Episode 37: A Harrowing Deep Dive into (Wraith: The) Oblivion!

In which the trio talks Harrowings, Shadows, and the Underworld at large. Also somehow Neall makes it on.

  • Do we really have to tell you we go off the rails?
  • The Wraith Curse! (Oh, no!)
  • First-edition stories
  • What is Wraith about?
  • A bit about the setting
  • Different ways to play
  • Guilds and changes from older editions
  • Passions and Fetters
  • Matthew has a theory!
  • Shadows and Shadowguiding
  • Spectres
  • More on Shadowguiding
  • Wraith’s market in 1994 versus today
  • The Risen and the Skinlands
  • A bit on second chances and Transcendence
  • Why there’s no Chronicles of Darkness Wraith equivalent
  • Orpheus Appendix

Wraith: The Oblivion 20th Anniversary Edition: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/233842/Wraith-The-Oblivion-20th-Anniversary-Edition
Over the Edge: http://www.atlas-games.com/overtheedge/
Orpheus: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/771/Orpheus?it=1






3 responses to “Episode 37: A Harrowing Deep Dive into (Wraith: The) Oblivion!”

  1. […] Bearing a special mention is the incredibly well-received Onyx Pathcast from last week, in which our hosts performed a deep dive into the nihils of Wraith: The Oblivion: https://theonyxpath.com/episode-37-a-harrowing-deep-dive-into-wraith-the-oblivion/ […]

  2. Russ Patitz Avatar
    Russ Patitz

    Very informative. I haven’t played Wraith in almost 20 years but loved running it in the late 90’s. I am looking forward to getting a group together and running it again under the new rules.

  3. Kevin Berry Avatar
    Kevin Berry

    So much of this line was packed with stellar writting. It was that and the imagery that drew me to the Shadowlands.