The V:tes Storyline Events are a series of worldwide tournaments and special events that allow V:tes players to influence the outcome of critical conflicts in the classic World of Darkness. These events have special rules in addition to the normal tournament rules, feature special promotional cards created just for them, and chronicle the victories and defeats to the V:tes clans, factions, and characters.
Storyline for the European Championship 2012 in Budapest:
Budapest is a city without a ruler. Its former master, a fearsome Kindred from the Cold War era, has publically declared his retirement and has suddenly vanished from the scene He has left no clear heir or successor. The largest factions of the Kindred have learned of this opportunity and have flocked to the city —some to seek their fortune, others to settle old scores. Prominent among these new visitors is the venerable Bulscu, a Magyar of ancient descent and former prince of this city. Many suspect he will bid to become lord of this domain once more.
2010 Spring: Battle Lines:
It has long been foretold that when the Antediluvians rise their descendants will be recalled to meet their founders. On that day the children of the ancients will be consumed, driven mad, or destroyed. But what of those vampires who through tricks of time or manipulations of the blood have no single Antediluvian they call their progenitor? What of the bloodlines?
Emissaries of the Bahari have approached the bloodline elders. They bring dark warnings and a message of hope. The bloodlines have a chance to survive the coming cataclysm. But they must renounce the father of their kind and swear allegiance to Lilith, the Dark Mother. They are faced with a terrible choice. Do they heed the warnings and join the servants of Lilith? Or do they remain true to all they have known and remain loyal to Caine? Faced with these choices debate, subversion, and civil war breaks out among and between the bloodline clans. They must choose which side they are on. The Battle Lines are drawn.
2009 Fall: Eden's Legacy:
For centuries the Royal Order of Edenic Groundskeepers conducted their clandestine research. The members of the order have gathered the secrets of their forbearers and the world's greatest trove of Kindred lore. Recently, several scholars of the order mysteriously disappeared. As the secret of the Edenic Groundskeepers is revealed, the world's Methuselahs realize their sudden peril and the opportunities before them. The clandestine struggle for control of the information unearthed by the order begins.
11/13/2009: EC 2009: Friday the 13th (Location: 2009 European Championship, Palma de Mallorca)
On the eve of the last chapters of Gehenna, the caster of a massive cataclysm awakes to a new world. His name is Claudio Severino and he comes back with knowledge and powers that are not meant to exist. Many seek him - some to destroy him, others to find out what he knows; some to save the Tremere, others to annihilate them. Others seek him to become like him. Indestructible.
2009 Spring: Rise of the Imperator:
In a time of crisis, a leader will rise. Who will have the honor, the responsibility, the power to lead the armies of the Camarilla? Who will be the Imperator?
2008 Fall: Anarchs and Alastors
An outlaw anarch gang is on the loose. Rich awards await those who can stop them.
10/23/2008: Black Miracles and Lies (Location: 2008 North American Championship, Montreal)
2006 Winter: Milleniumn Culitists
The followers of Caitiff preacher threaten the Masquerade. His sermons threaten something worse.
2005 Fall: The Return of Nergal (Infernal Plague II) Storyline.
The infernal plague continues when the Prince of Hell is unleashed.
2004 Fall: Infernal Plague Storyline,
Featuring Barbaro Lucchese’s efforts to spread infernalism.
2003 Summer: Lambach's Legion Storyline,
Featuring Lambach's efforts to raise a legion of loyal followers, for purposes known only to him.
2002 Fall: The Eye of Hazimel Storyline,
Featured the struggle for the control of the Eye of Hazimel following the events of the Clan Novel series.
2002 Winter: The Baltimore Storyline,
Featured the struggle for the control of Baltimore following the events of the Clan Novel series.