Vampire: The Masquerade Rivals Card Game Announces New Expansion

Renegade Game Studios, the tabletop gaming company responsible for Power Rangers: Heroes of the Grid and Duel of Wands, has announced their first expansion for their expandable card game Vampire: The Masquerade Rivals! The set is called Blood & Alchemy, and it introduces two all-new vampiric bloodlines to the game: The Tremere, and the Thin-Bloods.

Promotional art for Blood & Alchemy, the first expansion set for Renegade Game Studios' expandable card game, Vampire: The Masquerade Rivals.
Promotional art for Blood & Alchemy, the first expansion set for Renegade Game Studios' expandable card game, Vampire: The Masquerade Rivals.

According to the crowdfunding page for the Blood & Alchemy expansion set on CrowdOx, the expansion for the core Rivals game includes the following items at a price point of $30.00 USD:

  • 49-Card Tremere Clan Deck
  • 49-Card Thin-Blood Clan Deck
  • 30-Card Crypt Pack
  • 14  '-1 BP' Tokens
  • 4 Fear Tokens
  • 4 Card Dividers

Additionally, the crowdfunding campaign on the site includes two alternate-art cards depicting Tremere and Thin-Blood leaders simply for purchasing the expansion. With this in mind, let's look at these alternate-art cards:

The alternate-art version of Sonja Valentine, a Tremere vampire Leader card from Vampire: The Masquerade Rivals' first expansion set, Blood & Alchemy. Source: Renegade Game Studios
The alternate-art version of Sonja Valentine, a Tremere vampire Leader card from Vampire: The Masquerade Rivals' first expansion set, Blood & Alchemy. Source: Renegade Game Studios
The alternate-art version of Jacob Frost, a Thin-Blood vampire Leader card from Vampire: The Masquerade Rivals' first expansion set, Blood & Alchemy. Source: Renegade Game Studios
The alternate-art version of Jacob Frost, a Thin-Blood vampire Leader card from Vampire: The Masquerade Rivals' first expansion set, Blood & Alchemy. Source: Renegade Game Studios

As for the contents of the box as a whole, according to the press release by Renegade Game Studios:

Blood & Alchemy will include two pre-constructed decks, one for each new clan, as well as a 30-card crypt pack full of additional deck customization options. All cards in the expansion can of course be mixed with the core set for a myriad of deck construction options!

Retailers who are interested in acquiring copies for their stores to sell can also get a discounted deal on a package group of six copies of the game, along with six copies of the above alternate-art cards. These box sets ware intended to be delivered in August of this year.

Are you excited for Vampire: The Masquerade Rivals' new first expansion set? Have you played the core game yet? Let us know what you think of it in the comments below!

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