The 1.2 patch for Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines addresses a number of known issues with the original release of the game. However, if you do not own Bloodlines, then you should head over to our review where you can download the full game.
Now considered a cult classic among RPG genre fans, Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines brilliantly mixes first person action, interwoven plot lines, and vampires. Set in the underbelly of modern day L.A. this dark tale casts you as a newly turned child of Dracula who must choose allegiances as you build a place for yourself in this undead society.
The game offers seven clans to choose between, all of which are loosely aligned against the Sabbat - vampires who embrace their beast like nature. Each of these groups their own advantages and disadvantages, and which you join with impacts how you progress through the game.
For example, pick the Nosferatu and your deformities have you needing to stick to the shadows, but you gain an aptitude for tech and intelligence. A clan like the Brujah, on the other hand, prove inflexible in their thinking but have excellent fighting skills.
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This 1.2 patch fixes known problems with the original release. These include issues with the Society of Leopold quest, quest items disappearing, and numerous other gameplay updates.
If you have a recent release of Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines, then the features of this patch are already rolled into the game. But, if for some reason you have an old copy, then this is a must.
More information on the full game is here, and I certainly recommend giving it a go if you have any interest in vampires or RPGs. While it may now look dated (with its 2004, Source Engine graphics), the story and writing still hold up to this day.
The Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 1.2 patch is perfect for fans who are still rocking an original release of the title. It fixes issues that can ruin the game and stop progress - making it a must.