At Gen Con White Wolf announced that Mark Rein•Hagen, creator of Vampire: The Masquerade first edition, is coming back to the title. He’s joining the team developing the 5th edition of the iconic roleplaying game.
ANNOUNCEMENT: World of Darkness creator and author of Vampire: The Masquerade First Edition Mark Rein•Hagen returns to the property to join the Vampire 5th Edition development team! #GenCon50
The 5th edition of Vampire is due out in early 2018 and produced under the auspeces of White Wolf’s new owner Paradox Interactive.
The news follows on from White Wolf striking a marketplace partnership with DriveThruRPG to launch the Storytellers Vault where anyone can sell their non-canonical World of Darkness products, with the publisher’s blessing, for a share of the profit.