The Grand Masquerade - Labor Day weekend in New Orleans!
We are incredibly excited to share some news we know the community has been eagerly awaiting!
The Grand Masquerade returns to New Orleans from September 1st - 5th, 2016! Celebrate... Read more
MET: Werewolf is FULLY FUNDED!!!!
Vampires rejoice (or perhaps tremble in fear). The World of Darkness gained another monster today. Mind's Eye Theatre: Werewolf The Apocalypseis fully funded! Thanks to the backers that supported... Read more
MET Werewolf: the Apocalypse Kickstarter is live!
Today is the big (and somewhat scary) day! With your help, we brought MET: Vampire to life. Now, we are asking for your help to create Mind's Eye Theatre: Werewolf... Read more
2015 Reflections – What the Hell Did We Learn Anyway?
Hello backers, friends, fans, passionate gamers, lifelong LARPers, newbies, and the rest of our vibrant community!
While we are winding down the year and the VtM Kickstarter, as well... Read more
MET Werewolf: the Apocalypse Gamma Slice
We told you we'd have something huge for you before the end of the year. Here it is!
We have 400 pages (yes seriously) of Mind's Eye Theatre:... Read more
Pickering Lythe now available
Hello backers and happy holidays!
A few of you may have noticed that we sent out a little present on Christmas Eve - the download code for a copy of... Read more
Blood & Betrayal 2 - IC teaser!
We know a lot of you have been waiting for more info about our games at Las Vegas by Night. Here is your OOC info and your IC teaser for... Read more
Free Digital Wallpapers
As a way to say thank you to our community, By Night Studios is proud to bring you ten beautiful digital wallpapers to grace your favorite devices! All of them... Read more
The Deluxe is now shipping!
The first wave of books have begun shipping across the world. Expect yours in the next 1-3 weeks, depending on where you live.
We want to say thank you to... Read more
The Deluxe is HERE!
Our printer just sent us these shots of the Deluxe, fresh off the presses. Time to ship these babies to you!
Blood & Betrayal - now available!
Blood & Betrayal is complete!!! Those of you who pledged for Blood & Betrayal received your download codes last week. (Check your Kickstarter inbox if it's not showing... Read more
Deluxe Update from our printer
We have been in contact with our printer, working to expedite the process of creating the Deluxe. The books are at the printing facility currently. They are doing... Read more
Deluxe Shipping Update
Frustrating news today, backers. We spoke with our printers about the Deluxe, which was supposed to complete printing and begin shipment this week. Unfortunately, several of their machines crashed which... Read more
Blood & Betrayal - now with photos!
We're finishing up the layout for Blood & Betrayal. It's coming in at a beefy 140 pages. Check out some photos of our proof process. You might even spot some... Read more
Physical Deluxe cover proofs
Our printer just sent us the physical version of the Deluxe leather cover. The detailed mask looks fantastic in the silver foil. Check it out for yourselves!
First Deluxe proofs! And update your addresses!
We are excited to say we have the first proofs of the Deluxe in our little claws. Look at the massive box it took to ship them!
We... Read more
V:TM Clan Pins now available
That's right! The clan pins offered during our kickstarter are now permenantly for sale on ByNightStudios.com
We're starting this one off with two thank yous. The first is to CCP... Read more
Progress report for the Deluxe, Translations and PDFs
It's time for some good news. Let's get to it!
With the art complete, we are on track for an April release. Our layout designer... Read more
Deluxe Art is complete! Plus an update on everything BNS!
Happy post-Turkey Day backers!
We hope those of you that celebrate Thanksgiving had a delicious holiday and those of you that don't still had an epic weekend. We have a... Read more
ST Secrets coming this week and more Deluxe art!
We're happy to release our next supplement from the MET:VTM Kickstarter out into the wild - Storyteller Secrets! If you purchased it as an add-on, keep an... Read more
Download your free copy of the MET: Werewolf The Apocalypse Alpha slice!
Fresh out of a secret Pentex lab… oops. We mean fresh from our preview event at Nashville by Night, we are excited to share the Alpha slice for our upcoming... Read more
Werewolf Alpha Slice Preview at Nashville by Night!
Werewolf: The Apocalypse fans! Are you going to Nashville by Night? We will be hosting two preview sessions to experience the full Alpha Slice of Mind's Eye Theatre: Werewolf the... Read more
Ananke art rough and a shoutout to Brazil
We're happy to present you with another art rough from Tim Bradstreet. This one is very special to us for a number of reasons. When the By... Read more
A statement about depression and Koldun art from Tim Bradstreet
We know this is a heavy topic so please feel free to skip down to the bottom to view another one of Tim Bradstreet's rough art pieces from... Read more
The Quick Start Guide is here
Hello backers! Make sure you log into your Kickstarter account to pick up your copy of the Mind's Eye Theatre: Vampire The Masquerade Quick Start Guide. A backers-only link has... Read more
An update on the Deluxe and a personal message from Tim Bradstreet
Tim Bradstreet has a personal message to all of you about his health and an update on the state of the Deluxe, which several of you have asked... Read more
We want to see your pins
We are happy to report that all Domestic pin orders have been mailed. If you haven't received yours yet, you should be receiving them in the next week.... Read more
Our very first clan pin has been shipped!
Shipping of clan pins and dice rings has started this weekend! Brian Alden has the honor of being the very first pin to go out the door. We can't wait... Read more
LAST CHANCE to update your address before pins are shipped!
The great Pinning approaches....
We have pin approval from CCP! WOOT! This means we can start shipping pins ASAP.... but we are giving backers one last chance to ensure we... Read more
Pins, rings and a salute to White Wolf
We start this update with sad news. As many of you have no doubt heard, yesterday the World of Darkness MMO was canceled and many staff in the... Read more
Find-A-Game directory, Community Tools, and YOUR pictures!
It's time for a little spring cleaning. We redid our website in order to make it easier for you to find the information you are looking for. We... Read more
Address changes, FAQ and errata
Lots of updates but we will try to keep it short. This first one is very important so read on..... if you dare..... ::Evil laughter::
Many of you... Read more
ST Secrets Table of Contents
Our dev team is hard at work on those stretch goal PDFs. As a teaser, here is the Table of Contents from the Storytellers Secrets PDF. Enjoy!
- "The Economy... Read more
Teatro De La Mente: Vampiro La Mascarada
Happy Monday, Backers!
We have loved seeing all of the photos, tweets, comments and other excited posts from backers as you receive your standard English edition books. Keep them coming!... Read more
Softcover and Hardcovers available on DTRPG!
All standard English hardcover and softcover orders have been submitted to be printed and shipped. We know some of you have already begun to receive your books. We... Read more
Kickstarter State of the Union
Before we dive into this message, we want to say thank you to Tim Bradstreet and his wife for the personal message that was shared yesterday. Their bravery... Read more
Deluxe Updates and a personal message from Tim Bradstreet
Depression and mental illness - it's a serious topic and one that has touched the lives of many. It is with heavy hearts that we share with you how it... Read more
Ship it! Standard English soft and hardcover update
Good news, Backers! Not only are you now reading this in Professor Farnsworth's voice, many of you will soon be receiving your Mind's Eye Theatre: Vampire The Masqueradebooks! We... Read more
Hardcover and Softcover update
Happy Thursday backers! (Unless you open this on another day... hey, you're in the future! Do you have rocket packs?)
Our creative team has been working hard to resolve the... Read more
We recently updated the Standard english PDF with some corrections, tracked below. If you already have your copy, you can download an updated version by going to "My Library" on... Read more
Art adjustments update
We are making good headway in our art adjustments for the standard book. Working with our friends at DriveThruRPG and CCP, we have new specs for our artwork... Read more
Interactive character sheets from MrGone!
We are happy to announce that the Prince of Character Sheets, MrGone, has made an interactive Mind's Eye Theatre: Vampire The Masquerade sheet for you to use! Plus, he has... Read more
Physical book delivery update
While we hate to give you bad news, backers, some times it must be done. While completing a final proof of the printed Standard books, we discovered some problems with... Read more
Updated MET: VTM PDF
Have you downloaded your copy of the standard English edition of Mind's Eye Theatre: Vampire The Masquerade? We uploaded an updated version with typo corrections and an updated backer... Read more
Hardcover and Softcover pics!
We got our proofs of the hardcover and softcover standard English editions. They are looking pretty swank! We were particularly concerned with making sure we had a solid binding for... Read more
Didn't get your PDF?
We've gotten more than a few questions about this, so we wanted to send out a short update to clear up any confusion. The PDF that went out... Read more
Standard English language PDFs are HERE!
Surprise! We got the PDFs out early!
After two years of hard work, we can officially say all Standard English language PDFs of Mind's Eye Theatre: Vampire The Masquerade have... Read more
MET: VTM PDFs will be delivered next week!
Hey Backers - how does "next week" sound as a delivery date for the standard edition English language PDFs? Sounds pretty good to us, and we hope it sounds... Read more
Book and pin delivery update
Happy December backers!
It is crunch time and we are giving Santa's elves a run for their money this year! The final stages of the process, which include final layout... Read more
Clan pin proofs are HERE!
We are extremely excited to share with you pictures of our first two clan pin proofs. We tested out the Brujah and Camarilla symbols to get an idea of... Read more
Proofing, proofing, proofing... If we have been a little quiet lately, it is because we are in one of the final phases to get the books and pins ready to... Read more
MET: VTM is APPROVED! (Mostly)
Today, we are celebrating and we want you to join us. Mind's Eye Theatre: Vampire The Masquerade passed a major milestone in the approval process: the book content was approved... Read more
Storyteller Appreciation Day (plus your questions)
It's our favorite holiday of the year! Today marks the second annual celebration of Storyteller Appreciation Day! Tell your Storytellers thank you for the cruel things they do to your... Read more
MET: VTM is officially submitted for approval!
We have hit a few big milestones with Mind's Eye Theatre: Vampire The Masquerade in the past week! First, we have delivered the book to layoutand we're making good... Read more
Our LAbN panel, your feedback, and the words of Jason Andrew
While we were at LAbN, we did more than just LARP and drink. We also gathered together to give a panel about the future of By Night Studios. Due... Read more
The next Mind's Eye Theatre product will be...
Werewolf: The Apocalypse - beginning development in December 2013. Our Kickstarter will be some time in 2014. Get ready to howl!
B&B Packet: Questions and Answers
As always, we received some very astute questions from our community about the Blood & Betrayal Character Creation Packet. Click here to see the answers from the By Night... Read more
The Blood & Betrayal Character Creation packet is HERE!
Come one, come all! We have 373 pages of Mind's Eye Theatre: Vampire: The Masquerade goodness for you to read. This is the character creation packet for Blood & Betrayal... Read more
Blood & Betrayal is ALMOST sold out
Before we get into Blood & Betrayal - SURVEYS! Make sure you have filled yours out. Not sure if you filled it out correctly (or at all)? Message us... Read more
New dev diary - 16 days to LAbN plus ALL THE QUESTIONS!
Hello backers! We hope you all had a great holiday weekend, for those of you who got a chance to celebrate Labor Day.
We celebrated the holiday by shooting a ... Read more
Surveys, surveys, surveys!
Make sure you get them in, folks! We've received most of your responses but there are still some outstanding. Can't find the link to your survey? Search your inbox for... Read more
MET: VTM Equiptment Preview
Guns. Knives. More guns. Stakes. Guns with guns strapped to them. Triple guns. These are the things that you might find yourself needing in the World of Darkness. To that... Read more
Dev Diary #8 - LAbN, surveys and cross-genre play
Your somewhat sleepy By Night Team has more answers to your questions in our latest dev diary. Plus, we talk about what the next rules previewis going to... Read more
Surveys are going out TODAY!
Spread the word and make sure you check your inbox. Surveys for our Kickstarter backers are going out today. This is where you will indicate your shipping address, your add-ons,... Read more
We like big books and we cannot lie
That is just about the prettiest thing we have ever seen. That is a print out of the first draft of Mind's Eye Theatre: Vampire The Masquerade. It's thick... Read more
Sabbat Art. Praise Caine!
Just when you thought you'd never get another Kickstarter update from us... we're back! This time, it's with our Sabbat piecefor the standard book. It's got blood, it's got shovels,... Read more
Anarch Setting Preview
“You didn’t found the revolution, kid. The Revolution found you.” — Smiling Jack
Our Anarch Preview is here! This is a short one, meant to demonstrate what we mean when... Read more
Oh and about that French Translation...
We're going to do it anyway! Vive la France!!!
Thanks again, everyone!!
Finish line! Our Kickstarter is complete!
After 45 crazy days, we have reached the end of our Kickstarter! Thank you and you and you and you and you.... thanks to all 1921 of you!!
Thank you... Read more
New Dev Diary; 23 hours to go, Italian Translations and the future of MET
In less than a day, our Kickstarter will be over. We have cracked the $200,000 mark which is not only wildly insane but it means that the Italian translation... Read more
Signed Tim Bradstreet Deluxe Editions
We have 38 hours leftto go so it's time for one last extremely limited tier. A few backers (and also our friends at Bleeding Cool) have asked us about... Read more
Spanish Translations - now available!
Another stretch goal down!! Thanks to you, backers, the Spanish translation option is now available for all standard books. (Translations are not available for the Deluxe option.) There are several... Read more
3 Days left - Spanish translation stretch goal
We have 3 days of our Kickstarter left. We're really close to hitting another stretch goal, the Spanish translation option. We're excited about potentially unlocking this before the close of... Read more
Individualism is a path fraught with obstacles
"Individualism is a path fraught with obstacles, and sometimes angry mobs. But, for all its hardships, it is the only one worth taking." - Beckett, Vampire The Masquerade: Bloodlines
While... Read more
More Malkavian Answers from the Design Team
Remember how we said we weren't going to put out written answers to some of the more technical fan questions about our Malkavian preview? Well, eff it, we're doing it... Read more
The Tim Bradstreet Deluxe edition WILL be made!
Backers, thank you! Because of you, we just hit the last unlock for the Deluxe Edition. It will become the "Tim Bradstreet edition". This means it will feature art... Read more
New Dev Diary - One week left!!
Seven Days left until our Kickstarter is over!
Unlike The Ring, our Kickstarter won't end with some terrifying little girl crawling out of your television... hopefully.
We have one... Read more
"What the hell is Pickering Lythe, anyway?" A PDF stretch goal guide
A few backers have asked for more details on our three available PDF stretch goals, so this update is dedicated to them! When we thought about "content" stretch goals,... Read more
All clan, sect and bloodline pins now available
"All right," said Deep Thought.
"The Answer to the Great Question..."
"Of Life, the Universe and Everything..." said Deep Thought.
"Is..." said Deep Thought, and paused.
"Is..."... Read more
4 new pin pack tiers - Sabbat, Camarilla, Bloodlines and Great Clans
You've been asking for them... Now that we have hit the stretch goals, we have unlocked 4 of the 5 pin pack tiers. They are:
CAMARILLA PIN PACK- Gargoyle,... Read more
Malkavian Rules Preview
Lunatics, Kooks, Madmen - lend me your fears!
It is time for our next rules preview. This time, Clan Malkavian is under the microscope. Below are links to the... Read more
New Dev Diary - Willpower, Malkavians and more
Friends and backers, once more unto the breach! We have once again tackled (some of) your Kickstarter questions in this week's Dev Diary. The video is below, as always,... Read more
New Baali art and a performance by Voltaire!
It gets so lonely being evil....
Backers, we're pleased to share with you the new art for the most infernal of Bloodlines, the Baali. It features comic book artist... Read more
Gangrel Bloodlines - Coyote and Noiad
Hello backers! As promised in our last Dev Diary, below are two Gangrel bloodline descriptions. The Noiad pin stretch goal has been unlocked, along with over half of the... Read more
Clan pin symbol images and DOUBLE our funding goal!
Good news, everyone! (And now you're reading this update in Professor Farnsworth's voice. Sorry.) As of today, we are exactly halfway through our Kickstarter and we have more than doubled our... Read more
Dev Diary #4 - Vicissitude, Gangrel Clan weakness and more
Happy Father's Day, Kickstarter backers! Make sure you pick up a tie and Old Spice for Caine.
It's the weekend and that means it is time for games and... Read more
New Developer Diary and choosing clans for pins
Can we get a Praise Caine? I said.... can we get a Praise Caine?!? We are less than $1k away from unlocking our very first Antitribu pin... Read more
$100k raised! Give away, silver pages and more
Wow! The Deluxe unlocked this morning and we've already raised over $100k! THANK YOU! This means that everyone who pledged for a Deluxe edition will now automatically have silver-lined... Read more
Deluxe Edition - now available! Plus - new limited tiers, your pictures, and more
Black leather - Brujah wear it, Tremere wrap their books in it and Nosferatu have faces that look like they are made from it. The time has come for Mind's... Read more
Tim Bradstreet interview and BNS Q&A
Friends and Fans, we have now raised $77,744 toward the making of Mind's Eye Theatre: Vampire The Masquerade! We have smashed through a number of our stretch goals, including ... Read more
FULLY FUNDED! Thank you!!
Backers and friends, this is an incredible moment. As of May 29th at 1:22pm PST, Mind’s Eye Theatre: Vampire The Masquerade is fully funded!
We’re finding ourselves feeling just a... Read more
Clan pin packs, Canadian shipping, and new art!
Backers and friends, we are very grateful to you for your incredible support and generosity. As of May 28th at 1:22PM PST, Mind’s Eye Theatre: Vampire The Masqueradehas raised... Read more