- Fountain of Expies:
- Many of the positions in the game and terms like Sheriff, Harpy, and how the Camarilla operates were established by the first book.
- Lodin is the inspiration for Sebastian La Croix from Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines and most other V:TM princes.
- The character of Balthazar a.k.a Sheriff was the inspiration for all future Sheriffs in the Camarilla.
- Real Life Writes the Plot: Mark Rein Hagen created Vampire: The Masquerade after driving through Gary on his way to Chicago and being inspired by the urban decay.
- The Wiki Rule: The White Wolf Wiki.
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