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Oh noes! Referential humour regarding obscure blood-lines! Damn thee! DAMN THEE EVIL CARTOONIST!

I usually torment those I love..

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Torpor 2011-05-12

Let the dead rest until they are needed again. It is no use to deny it any longer. I have to put Vampires Suck on indefinite hold for now. There’s a number of reasons why, and I’ll try to sum them up fairly quickly.

One thing is the internet as a medium in itself. You’ve seen me contemplate in earlier commentaries how the need for proper updates and a fair amount of content each update makes longer storylines challenging. After my first creative breakdown, I started the Chronicles of coffee and cigarettes, adjusting focus from the setting to those who (ab)use it. These were short gags presented as strips. But I don’t want to make strips. Or gags for that matter. At least not now.

VS evolved into something I find much more interesting creating – a story. Some of you, who play any edition of WoD, realise this as well. It’s not about how shitty or badass your character is in a game mechanic balance perspective. It is the drama that inevitably will surface because everything you touch will turn to shit. Life’s still a fucking joke, but everyone doesn’t get it, and others don’t find it particularly funny.

Continuing on what has been done is troublesome. I could start making proper ‘zines altogether out of VS, but there’s simply too much backstory only available online. And then there’s my conscious decision to direct VS to those already familiar with the Masquerade-setting. A proper shift in medium would require a full re-boot, and probably to drop the universe by White Wolf altogether.

But I assure you that the vampires have not returned into the shadows forever. They are always present, and the great resource material for classical Victorian horror can be applied within a multitude of settings. But VS as it is and has been, will not be for quite a while. I am deeply indebted to you all for giving me these 4 years.

Thank you so much,
I love you.

THE PUBLICUM SPEAKS OUT

Faie2011-01-29 10:35:56

*dies laughing* THAT was soooo good. Always nice to see when vamps care for the food haha.. klockremt, helt underbart, helt fantastiskt. Peace man

Martin2011-01-29 13:03:50

Awesome reference to obscure bloodlines! More plz! :)

Ravnos in disguise2011-01-29 20:02:20

NAGARAJA! XD (Thank you. That is all.)

Martin the Bloody2011-01-30 21:17:07

dgdrjkjkjij njvnahgsd I don't understand this comic any more :( Don't mind me though ... I'll be in the corner drawing chibi-Abels. FOREVER ALONE!

Martin the Bloody2011-01-30 21:18:58

P.S I love the artwork

Linus2011-02-01 13:34:54

Poor Martin.. you know, there's only one solution. There's a Sabbat LARP right around the corner from you, and there's bound to be a dozen different gaming groups using oWoD as the setting of choice amongst the student ghettos of Uppsala. I suggest you contact them ASAP! ;)


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