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World of Darkness: The God-Machine Chronicle
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"Here’s the question: Do you really want to know? Because it’s not like it’s a secret. It's just like your car - it doesn’t run by magic but it might as well, for all you know when you look under the hood."

– Wesley Cote, AKA The Key

What Has Risen May Fall

What is the God-Machine? That question doesn't have a single, easy answer, but that doesn't stop people from asking. The World of Darkness is layer upon layer of mystery, but what is the mechanism that keeps it all moving? Is there a design in play? And what happens to those who think to use the Machine for their own ends? 

What Has Fallen May Rise Again

A Chronicle Book for the World of Darkness© 

  • A "default" chronicle, a way to introduce new players to the World of Darkness and experience one of its greatest mysteries
  • Choose the depth of madness that's right for your group, from local to cosmic!
  • A modular approach to building a chronicle, 20 different stories that fit together to form "chronicle tracks"
  • Revisions of many of the core rules from the World of Darkness Rulebook

Check out the God Machine Chronicle Fiction Anthology, a collection of terrifying insights into the God Machine and its effect on the inhabitants of the World of Darkness©.

Note: Requires the core World of Darkness Rulebook.

Note on the Print Editions: Standard Color uses a thinner paper stock than Premium Color, basically the same paper as the Black & White books. This usually means the colors are less vivid, but it also means the price drops a bit per page in the production process. Examples of pages: Premium Color vs. Standard Color.

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September 28th, 2014
The good: Setting: excellent Rules update: needed. The bad: Way how rules update is presented (need for old WoD corebook) Print: First book I ordered in "standard" print and... well, meh. I guess I'll stick to premium for any future orders. [...]
May 23rd, 2014
I was a little harsh to this title after my first read through. I've gone back and read it for a second time because even after being initially turned off by it there are some strong ideas in this book that stuck in my head. Mostly the organization of [...]
Roger L. [Featured Reviewer]
June 17th, 2013 -------------------------------- Rezension: World of Darkness: The God-Machine Chronicle Seit seinem Erscheinen im Jahre 2005 bildet das World of Darkness Rulebook die Grundlage der (neuen) WoD und erfüllt dabei [...]
Alexander L. [Featured Reviewer]
May 24th, 2013
Originally posted at: With some many games getting new rules sets this year like Dungeons & Dragons, Shadowrun, Call of Cthulhu, Tunnels and Trolls, and [...]
Christopher H. [Featured Reviewer]
May 14th, 2013 God Machine Chronicles presents an exciting and eerie new default setting for mortal games of New World of Darkness, plus provides sample stories to be used for chronicles, [...]
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July 05, 2013
This title was added to our catalog on April 30, 2013.
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Onyx Path Publishing
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