Vampire: The Masquerade was the first of White Wolf's "World of Darkness" role playing games, centered around the vampires of a modern Gothic-Punk world. The Third Edition was released in 1998 and states, "The setting of Vampire is a composite of its populace and their despair." (VtM3 - 28). The title of the series comes from "The Masquerade", referring to the Camarilla's attempts to hide vampirisim from humans and their governments/media.

Characters within the Vampire setting are generally members of one, or another, of the various clans/bloodlines:

Kindred the Embraced, a television series based on Vampire, was produced by Aaron Spelling. A video game based upon the Vampire milieu is Vampire: The Masquerade: Redemption, released in 2000.

Werewolf: The Apocalypse, Mage: The Ascension, Wraith: The Oblivion, Changeling: The Dreaming, Hunter: The Reckoning, Mummy: The Resurrection, Kindred of the East and Demon: The Fallen are other RPG titles set in the so-called World of Darkness.