In Mage: The Ascension, the Technocratic Union (or Technocracy) is a world- wide conspiracy that employs a technological paradigm to pursue an agenda. A friend, recently, asked me how I run Technocrat games since I have a very cynical view of the Union. I tell him that I treat the Union higher-ups. Guide to the Technocracy (Mage: The Ascension) [Phil Brucato] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. We are the greatest scientific minds of.

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There are Nephandi that are born with an Avatar from a former life, called Widderslainte.

Are the servants of Les Mysteres, which translates into the Spirit Tradition. When the text attempts to address these technocgacy – by pointing out how the Traditions aren’t these things, or as in the case of Dissidents or Mad Scientists fear and struggle with these things – it is quickly dismissed – “that’s nonsense, we all know what people like that really act like.

What you see is what you get: Originally posted by Five Eyes View Post. However, they ascebsion much know what they’re looking for, so they find it.


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This is what happens when an Abyssal Exalted ends technofracy in H. Their mastery is the sphere of Spirit, which mostly focuses on summoning and binding magic.


The alternative is the Technocratic Union, who are currently winning asceension to being much better-organized than the Traditions and generally having something resembling a unified agenda. Full of Wiccans and tree huggers, but they also cling to the less-savory side of the druid game in blood-sacrifices and a general discomfort towards the modern world. Better than most of these others. In my experience the Technocracy has a lot of fans online, but when it comes to sit down and play the game it always ends up being the Traditions.


If this was not a fact until shaped by sufficient will to become a fact, then my guess would be awakened individuals spearheaded that effort of making that fact palatable to the Consensus as something that always was and others were previously mistaken or just ignorant about it, with the latter being easier to persuade about.

The Technocracy – Old WoD Mage

Actually playing RPGs, as we know, is a lot of work. It’s a lowest-common-denominator dystopia, and neither Traditionalist nor Technocrat can jar these six billion lumps of flesh from their programmed complacency.

Also, you can turn others into cancerous masses of still-living flesh if you really want They carry the timeline forward past the end-of-times metaplot that Revised was leading into. Essentially, the better elements of the Technocracy have always been stockpiling power, waiting for the more xenophobic elements to fully clear the Earth of dissenting magical philosophies before seizing power themselves as the Unionists, and bringing back that old-tyme religion: Tend to be pretty fun, but Hermetics also tend to explode into ths due to Paradox pretty easily if they stick to tradition, and the politics of the Order demands that they do.

Consider the Wright brothers.

And because White Wolf is full of hippies, neo-pagans, and New Age-types, we are supposed to find them sympathetic anyway. But it still works, because they will it so. You need a lot of effort and time,or a huge spark of change to even slightly affect the tide of consensus.

Is the Technocracy more popular than the Council of Nine in the fandom? – Onyx Path Forums

If they succeed, it’s all roses. You could go back and count posts indicating preference for one faction or the other, but it’s possible that one faction is notably more vigorous in posting simply because they’re a vocal minority. Inquiring minds and all that.

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The only Techie game I’ve every run was at a convention which was well attended and well liked, so clearly people do like playing them. There are just some You’d need access to sales data, needless to say-and I’m not sure how much of that is around from the old days of White Wolf, much less whether or not it’s publicly accessible.

Yeah, can you tell that the development team was full of hippies yet? The Technocracy likely does not approach peer review in this manner.

So, with the signs of the End Times clear, the heads of all nine Traditions gear up to actually have everyone attend a Council meeting for the first time in a while, and the Technocracy can’t resist the temptation to try to decapitate the snake by assassinating them all.

They are the leaders of the Technocracy, acting as advisers around the world to governments and industries, trying to steer humanity in what they think is the right direction. I love the Traditions for their wildly differing take on reality, and for their playability in gechnocracy the standard Mage game and in the wider World of Darkness.