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Vampire: The Masquerade Rivals Expandable Card Game

A project in San Diego, CA by Renegade Game Studios

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An expandable card game set in the World of Darkness for 2-4 players.
Backers: 2995
Average Pledge Per Backer: $78

Funded: $234,588 of $10,000
Dates: Aug 4th -> Aug 20th (17 days)
Project By: Renegade Game Studios
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Latest News

FINAL HOURS! But the fun is just beginning!

August 20th - via:
The final countdown has begun! We're in the final hours of the campaign and we're hoping for a BIG finish! That's where you, our founding community members, come in! We would love it if you would share the campaign link on your social media! Tell... (Read More)

It's Vampire Wednesday! Join us to celebrate the campaign success!

August 19th - via:
Greetings Vamily! The timer is counting down, and there is only ONE MORE DAY in this Kickstarter campaign! We'd LOVE for you to share the link on your social media and tell your friends how excited you are about Vampire: The Masquerade Rivals... (Read More)

We've got a story to tell: A Dark Gift for you!

August 18th - via:
Welcome back vamily! The clock is ticking and we are now in our final days of the campaign! We hope these final days will be exciting and, as such, we have a surprise for you - all Kickstarter backers will receive a FREE digital copy of Vault Comics'... (Read More)

Tales from the Crypt...a look at deck customization

August 17th - via:
Greeting vamily! Welcome to our final few days of this Kickstarter campaign!  Today we're going to talk about the Crypt Pack and how to use it. This pack of 63 game cards is found inside of the Core Set. When you receive yours, it will be wrapped... (Read More)

Kickstarter Campaign For VAMPIRE: THE MASQUERADE RIVALS ECG Nears 2000% Funding With Three Days Left

August 17th - via:
There are only three days left in the Kickstarter campaign for Vampire: The Masquerade Rivals Expandable Card Game, but the card-playing adventure into the world of V:TM has accrued a massive following, with over 2000 backers bringing the campaign well past its initial funding goal. Almost 2000% of the original $10,000 goal has been raised, and there’s still time for fans of the vampiric roleplaying universe and tabletop gamers who are looking for something new. (Read More)

Ripe for the taking: Mortals in the City Deck

August 16th - via:
Welcome back Vamily! Yesterday we started giving you a glimpse at the kinds of cards you'll find in the City Deck, more specifically, some of the Event Cards. Today we're going to dig in a little deeper and show you the mortals you'll find in the... (Read More)

(Saturday Aug 15) Beware the streets after dark: A look at the City Deck

August 15th - via:
Greetings Vamily! When your coterie of vampires take to The Streets, they could encounter more than just their Kindred foes. There are many rewards and dangers in the City Deck, and today we're going to show you some of what you'll find!    In the... (Read More)

Backer's Choice: Help us determine the future of the game!

August 14th - via:
Welcome back Vamily, We have an extra special Daily Feature to tell you about today!     Today we've got a bit of a fun surprise for you! We will be letting you, our founding fans, help determine what clans we will include in upcoming expansions!... (Read More)

Eccentric or mad? A look at the Malkavians

August 13th - via:
Greetings Vamily! Are you feeling a little crazy today? If you are, you'll be right at home with today's look at the Malkavians! Enigmatic and deeply disturbed The so-called Clan of the Moon, Malkavians are the madmen, lunatics, conspiracy theorists,... (Read More)

The Clan of Kings - A look at the Ventrue

August 12th - via:
Greetings and salutations, Vamily! Today we want to give you a closer look at the Ventrue clan and a quick reminder to join us for Vampire Wednesdays tonight at 5 p.m. PT on Twitch to chat about the Crypt Pack with Lead Developer, Dan Blanchett!... (Read More)


August 12th - via:
Renegade Game Studios is running a Kickstarter campaign for a new expandable card game called Vampire: The Masquerade Rivals. This game is set in the same world as World of Darkness, and the game involves players running a coterie of vampires trying to control San Francisco. (Read More)

Meet our Vamily Part 2

August 11th - via:
Welcome back Vamily, A game like Vampire: The Masquerade Rivals Expandable Card Game contains a lot of art and we wanted you to be able to enjoy the Kindred world through the art in the game. It took a team of various artists to create what you see... (Read More)

A look at the Brujah Pre-Constructed Deck & Meet Hydra

August 10th - via:
Hey there Vamily, Today we’re gonna dig into another of the Core Set clans: The Brujah. Rabble-Rousers: Clan Brujah The Brujah function a lot like a gang of roughnecks and warrior poets. While they share both the Presence and Celerity disciplines... (Read More)

A deep dive into the Toreador pre-built deck & Vampire Lixue Chen!

August 9th - via:
Welcome Back Vamily, The core set of Vampire: The Masquerade Rivals Expandable Card Game comes with four clans: Toreador, Brujah, Ventrue, and Malkavian. Today we’re going to sink our teeth into the Toreador. Seekers of Beauty - Clan Toreador The... (Read More)

Day 5: Meet our Vamily Part 1: Game design team & our cover artist!

August 8th - via:
Greetings Vamily, A lot of talented individuals put their blood, sweat, and maybe some tears, into Vampire: The Masquerade Rivals Expandable Card Game. Today we’d like to share a little about some of our creative team!  As the game designer, Matt... (Read More)

Bonuses Added to All Pledge Levels!

August 7th - via:
Hello Vamily! Due to your dedication and support, we’ve decided to unlock the full value of your pledges! No need to wait to reach the stretch goals to see what will be landing on your doorstep in December!  Methuselah pledge-level backers: You'll... (Read More)

Organized Play Kit revealed as upcoming Stretch Goal!

August 6th - via:
We just revealed our latest stretch goal – A full OP kit for every Methuselah level backer! We wanted to give you a solid explanation on why we’re providing it to you, how to use it, and ways we want to empower you to start hosting Organized Play... (Read More)

Day 3: Your Haven is your castle - A look at Havens & Agendas

August 6th - via:
Greetings and welcome back Vamily! Today we’d like to sink our teeth into some game mechanics and discuss the importance of your Agenda and Haven. But first, Stretch Goals! Your devotion has been rewarded! We have unlocked another Stretch Goal... (Read More)

Introducing Vampire Wednesdays!

August 5th - via:
Hi Vamily and welcome back! As we mentioned yesterday, we want to do more than just publish a game. We want to create a community of fans who share in the love of the world, the game, and the experiences it offers. We talked about The Elysium... (Read More)

Thanks for joining our coterie! FUNDED IN UNDER 20 MINUTES!

August 4th - via:
Greetings and salutations Vamily, This is a world of beauty and horror, a world where only the strong survive. Welcome toVampire: The Masquerade Rivals Expandable Card Game. Last week during Gen Con Online we presented a panel with some of the... (Read More)

Vampire: The Masquerade card game Rivals is bursting with scheming and strategy to sink your teeth into - Kickstarter preview

July 30th - via:
The return of Vampire: The Masquerade to the forefront of the gaming landscape might best be described as a frenzy. The franchise has never really gone away, but the new White Wolf backed by Paradox Interactive has shown that the publisher wants to make all sorts of games set in the World of Darkness. (Read More)

Vampire: The Masquerade: Rivals Is Shaping Up To Be Epic

July 27th - via:
Renegade Game Studios, the tabletop game design company responsible for such games as the Gudetama trick-taking card game, Power Rangers: Heroes of the Grid, and Clank!, have their sights set on releasing a new Vampire card game called Vampire: The Masquerade: Rivals. (Read More)

Vampire: The Masquerade - Rivals is a new expandable card game based on the RPG

July 15th - via:
Stalk through the streets of San Francisco to eliminate opposing clans in Rivals, a new expandable card game set in the world of Vampire: The Masquerade. The upcoming Vampire: The Masquerade - Rivals is an all-new entry in the series and sees players vying for control over the city of San Francisco. (Read More)

Vampire: The Masquerade Expandable Card Game: Renegade President Shares His Vision

November 24th - via:
Even The Eternal Struggle is back, with Black Chantry Productions producing new cards and republishing old sets. Renegade Game Studios is taking a new approach to letting players build decks representing clans of scheming vampires by developing the Vampire: The Masquerade Expandable Card Game. (Read More)

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