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    Histories List by Offkorn

    Version: 1.01 | Updated: 12/24/07 | Printable Version | Search This Guide

    Bloodlines History List
    Version: 1.01
    By Jake Zahn
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    This will be a complete list of all the histories available in game, and will 
    list exactly who has access to each and what benefits/penalties each has.
    
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    Version History
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    1.00 - First incarnation.
    
    1.01 - Spelling fixes.
    
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    How to Enable Histories
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    First you have to make sure you have the console enabled. If you don't know how 
    to do this, instructions are at the bottom of this guide.
    
    Once that's done, go into your vampire\cfg folder located in your main 
    Bloodlines folder. 
    
    The default is: C:\Program Files\Activision\Vampire - Bloodlines\vampire\cfg
    
    Now find the Config.cfg file. Open it with notepad, scroll down to the bottom, 
    and add this line: vchar_edit_histories "1"
    
    Then, just save the file.
    
    Now, when you start a new game, you'll have the opportunity to choose a history.
    
    WARNING: Sometimes the game will crash after selecting a history, this is 
    normal and happens seemingly at random. Simply start the game back up and 
    choose the history again.
    
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    Explanation
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    Basically each clan has a specific set of histories they can choose from, but 
    there are a few histories that more then one clan have access to. Those are 
    listed first under "General", while the clan specific ones are listed under 
    their respective clan.
    
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    Selectable Histories
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    General:
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    1) Blunt Fangs
    	Clans: Brujah, Malkavian, Nosferatu
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: Every time you gain 3+ XP at one time, you get +1 XP
    	Penalty: It takes 3 Blood Points to restore 1 of yours.
    
    2) Burnout
    	Clans: Gangrel, Malkavian, Toreador
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: +3 Frenzy modifier
    	Penalty: -1 Wits
    
    3) Cadaverous Flesh
    	Clans: Brujah, Malkavian, Nosferatu, Toreador, Tremere
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: Cheaper Physical Attributes (2nd dot costs 3, 3rd costs 6, 
    	       4th costs 10, and 5th costs 12)
    	Penalty: -1 Charisma, -20% healing rate 
    
    4) Con Artist\Special Forces
    	Clans: Nosferatu, Ventrue\Brujah, Gangrel
    	Gender: Both\Male
    	Bonus: Switch Ability order to: Skills Talents Knowledges
    	Penalty: N/A
    
    5) Corporate Schmo
    	Clans: Toreador, Ventrue
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: Switch Ability order to: Skills Knowledges Talents
    	Penalty: N/A
    
    6) Deceptive Strength
    	Clans: Gangrel, Toreador, Tremere, Ventrue
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: Blood Buff duration doubled
    	Penalty: -1 Dexterity and Perception
    
    7) Degenerate Gambler
    	Clans: Malkavian, Ventrue
    	Gender: Male
    	Bonus: Switch Attribute order to: Mental Physical Social
    	Penalty: N/A
    
    8) Dropped on Head as a Baby
    	Clans: Brujah, Gangrel, Nosferatu
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: +2 Stamina
    	Penalty: Stunted Mental Attributes (2nd dot costs 6, 3rd costs 10, 
    		 4th costs 16, and 5th costs 20)
    
    9) Eco-Terrorist Hacker
    	Clans: Gangrel, Nosferatu
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: Switch Ability order to: Knowledges Skills Talents
    	Penalty: N/A
    
    10) Eerie Presence
    	Clans: Gangrel, Malkavian, Nosferatu, Toreador, Tremere
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: Cheaper Mental Attributes (2nd dot costs 3, 3rd costs 6, 
    	       4th costs 10, and 5th costs 12)
    	Penalty: Stunted Social Attributes (2nd dot costs 6, 3rd costs 10, 
    		 4th costs 16, and 5th costs 20), Stealth Costs x4
    
    11) Glass Eye
    	Clans: Brujah, Nosferatu
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: +2 Intimidation
    	Penalty: -1 Perception
    
    12) Gossip Columnist
    	Clans: Malkavian, Ventrue
    	Gender: Female
    	Bonus: Switch Attribute order to: Social Mental Physical
    	Penalty: N/A
    
    13) Hard-Ass Chica
    	Clans: Brujah, Gangrel
    	Gender: Female
    	Bonus: +1 Firearms, starts with a .38 handgun
    	Penalty: Knowledges cost x4 to raise
    
    14) Highway Drifter
    	Clans: Brujah, Gangrel, Nosferatu
    	Gender: Male
    	Bonus: +1 Melee, starts with a knife
    	Penalty: -2 Humanity
    
    15) Lowborn
    	Clans: Brujah, Gangrel, Nosferatu
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: 1 bum/hooker blood point restores 2 of yours
    	Penalty: Knowledges cost x4 to raise
    
    16) Perv
    	Clans: Gangrel, Malkavian, Nosferatu
    	Gender: Male
    	Bonus: +2 Blood Pool, 1 female blood point restores 2 of yours
    	Penalty: Max Subterfuge of 1
    
    17) Rapacious Bloodlust
    	Clans: Malkavian, Nosferatu, Toreador, Tremere
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: +1 Strength, +1 Brawl
    	Penalty: -1 Frenzy modifier, Stealth costs x4 to raise
    
    18) Runaway
    	Clans: Brujah, Gangrel, Malkavian, Toreador
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: +1 Stealth
    	Penalty: Brawl costs x4 to raise
    
    19) Slut
    	Clans: Gangrel, Malkavian, Nosferatu, Toreador
    	Gender: Female
    	Bonus: +2 Blood Pool, 1 male blood point restores 2 of yours
    	Penalty: Stunted Mental Attributes (2nd dot costs 6, 3rd costs 10, 
    		 4th costs 16, and 5th costs 20)
    
    Brujah:
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    1) Anti-Paladin
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: Presence costs x4
    	Penalty: Stunted Celerity (2nd dot costs 8, 3rd costs 12, 4th costs 18, 
    		 and 5th costs 24)
    
    2) Ex-Cop
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: +2 Firearms, +1 Intimidation
    	Penalty: Max Stamina of 3
    
    3) Infomercial Huckster\Voyeur Website Model
    	Gender: Male\Female
    	Bonus: Switch Attribute order to: Social Physical Mental
    	Penalty: N/A
    
    4) Quickling
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: +25% Celerity duration
    	Penalty: Stunted Potence (2nd dot costs 8, 3rd costs 12, 4th costs 18, 
    		 and 5th costs 24)
    
    5) True Brujah
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: Switch Attribute order to: Mental Physical Social
    	Penalty: N/A
    
    Gangrel:
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    1) Anda Gangrel
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: +1 Fortitude and Stamina
    	Penalty: Stunted Animalism (1st dot costs 6, 2nd costs 8, 3rd costs 12, 
    		 4th costs 18, and 5th costs 24), -1 Animalism
    
    2) Beastmistress
    	Gender: Female
    	Bonus: +35% Animalism damage, +50% Animalism duration
    	Penalty: -25% Protean duration
    
    3) Chupacabra
    	Gender: Male
    	Bonus: Protean +1
    	Penalty: Max Fortitude of 3
    
    4)Insectoid
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: +40% Fortitude and Protean duration
    	Penalty: -1 to Wits, Charisma, Appearance, and Animalism
    
    5) Pagan\Pagan Priestess
    	Gender: Male\Female
    	Bonus: Switch Attribute order to: Mental Physical Social
    	Penalty: N/A
    
    Malkavian:
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    1) Completely Batshit
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: +100% Dementation duration, +40% Dementation damage
    	Penalty: Stunted Obfuscate (2nd costs 8, 3rd costs 12, 4th costs 18, 
    		 and 5th costs 24)
    
    2) Cut-Rate Clown\Gymnast Turned Stripper
    	Gender: Male\Female
    	Bonus: Switch Attribute order to: Physical Mental Social
    	Penalty: N/A
    
    3) Doomseer
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: +100% Auspex duration
    	Penalty: -50% Obfuscate duration
    
    4) Inoffensively Nutty Weatherman
    	Gender: Male
    	Bonus: Switch Attribute order to: Social Mental Physical
    	Penalty: N/A
    
    5) Long Foot, Little Foot
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: +1 Humanity, +1 Charisma, +1 Wits
    	Penalty: Max Dexterity of 1
    
    6) Ninja!
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: +1 Brawl and Melee
    	Penalty: Max Firearms pf 0
    
    7) Woman's Prison Guard
    	Gender: Female
    	Bonus: Switch Attribute order to: Mental Physical Social
    	Penalty: N/A
    
    Nosferatu:
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    1) Boogeyman
    	Gender: Male
    	Bonus: +40% Obfuscate duration
    	Penalty: -1 Potence
    
    2) Cleopatra
    	Gender: Female
    	Bonus: +30% Obfuscate duration, +1 Subterfuge
    	Penalty: Stunted Animalism (2nd costs 8, 3rd costs 12, 4th costs 18, 
    		 and 5th costs 24)
    
    3) Leatherface
    	Gender: Male
    	Bonus: +1 Melee and Potence
    	Penalty: Humanity costs x4
    
    4) Shepard of Vermin
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: +50% Animalism duration, +35% Animalism Damage
    	Penalty: -25% Potence duration
    
    Toreador:
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    1) Beautiful Monster
    	Gender: Male
    	Bonus: +25% Presence duration
    	Penalty: -1 Frenzy and Wits
    
    2) Country Club Lothario\Southern Debute
    	Gender: Male\Female
    	Bonus: Social Physical Mental
    	Penalty: N/A
    
    3) Decadent Enchantress
    	Gender: female
    	Bonus: +1 Appearance and Subterfuge
    	Penalty: -20% Celerity duration
    
    4) Faelike
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: +25% Presence and Celerity duration
    	Penalty: Stunted Firearms, Intimidation, Stamina, and Strength 
    		 (2nd costs 6, 3rd costs 10, 4th costs 16, and 5th costs 20)
    
    5) Lounge Singer Seductress\Velvet Rope Doorman
    	Gender: Female\Male
    	Bonus: Switch Ability order to: Talents Skills Knowledges
    	Penalty: N/A
    
    6) Uncanny Awareness
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: +40% Auspex duration
    	Penalty: Stunted Celerity (2nd costs 8, 3rd costs 12, 4th costs 18, 
    		 and 5th costs 24)
    
    7) Vaguely Employed Twenty-something
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: Switch Ability order to: Knowledges Talents Skills
    	Penalty: N/A
    
    Tremere:
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    1) Eldrich Prodigy
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: +40% Thaumaturgy damage and duration
    	Penalty: Every time you gain 3+ XP at one time, you get -1 XP
    
    2) Infernal
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: Thaumaturgy costs x4
    	Penalty: Max of 3 Dominate, -50% Auspex duration
    
    3) Mortician
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: Switch Ability order to: Skills Knowledges Talents
    	Penalty: N/A
    
    4) Pedagogue
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: Switch Ability order to: Talents Knowledges Skills
    	Penalty: N/A
    
    Ventrue:
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    1) Agent\Fixer
    	Gender: Female\Male
    	Bonus: Switch Ability order to: Talents Knowledges Skills
    	Penalty: N/A
    
    2) Cleaner
    	Gender: Male
    	Bonus: +35% Fortitude duration
    	Penalty: Stunted Presence (2nd costs 8, 3rd costs 12, 4th costs 18, 
    		 and 5th costs 24)
    
    3) Diabolic
    	Gender: Male
    	Bonus: +35% Presence duration
    	Penalty: -1 Frenzy and Humanity
    
    4) Dominatrix
    	Gender: Female
    	Bonus: +40% Dominate Damage, +100% Dominate duration, +1 Subterfuge
    	Penalty: Skills cost x4
    
    6) Industry Lobbyist
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: Switch Attribute order to: Mental Social Physical
    	Penalty: N/A
    
    7) Pharmaceutical Saleswoman
    	Gender: Female
    	Bonus: Switch Attribute order to: Social Physical Mental
    	Penalty: N/A
    
    8) Union Boss
    	Gender: Male
    	Bonus: Switch Attribute order to: Physical Social Mental
    	Penalty: N/A
    
    9) War Profiteer
    	Gender: Both
    	Bonus: Switch Ability order to: Knowledges Skills Talents
    	Penalty: N/A
    
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    Enabling the Console
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    First, right-click on your Bloodlines shortcut. Then select "Properties".
    
    Now look at the text to the right of the word "Target".
    
    It should look something like this: 
    
    "C:\Program Files\Activision\Vampire - Bloodlines\Vampire.exe"
    
    Change it so that it looks like this: 
    
    "C:\Program Files\Activision\Vampire - Bloodlines\Vampire.exe" -console
    
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