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A World of Darkness Chronicle, set in Astoria, Oregon

Astoria, Oregon
Country: United States
State: Oregon
County: Clatsop
Founded: 1811
Incorporated: 1876
Mayor: Aubrey Astor
ZIP Code: 97103
Area Code(s): 503 and 971
Website: City of Astoria
Area
Total: 10.11 sq mi (26.18 km2)
Land: 6.16 sq mi (15.95 km2)
Water: 3.95 sq mi (10.23 km2)
Elevation: 23ft (7m)
Population (2010)
Total: 9,600
Density: 1,538.5/sq mi (594.0/km2)
Ethnicities: White (90%), Hispanic (5%), Black (1%), Asian (2%), Pacific Islander (1%), Other (15)
Ancestries: German (15%), Irish (12%), English (10%), Finnish (6%), Norwegian (6%), Scottish (6%)
Income: $33,000 per annum (household), $42,000 per annum (family), 16% below poverty line
City Layout
Total: 10.11 sq mi (26.18 km2)
Land: 6.16 sq mi (15.95 km2)
Water: 3.95 sq mi (10.23 km2)
Elevation: 23ft (7m)
Neighborhoods
City Center: (Low-Mid) Astoria Column • Bank of AstoriaBlue Ocean Thai • CrossroadsDollhouse Hair Salon (and Warner's Loft) • Drina DaisyElaine's House • Kaffe • University of Astoria • Wet Dog Cafe

Alameda WestLex: (Mid) Old Ojala Cannery Warehouse • Youngs River Lofts
Navy Heights: (Low) Columbia Memorial Hospital • Stella's Home
Cathlamet: (Low) x
Greenwood: (Mid-to-High) x
Astoria Basin (CSF): Bonfire Clearing • House of Running Water • Old Ranger Station


Enrollment (2012): 6500 (2500 full time)
Characters
AdministrationFacultyStudentsFraternity Members
Places
Athletic CenterATO Fraternity House • Library • Queer Resource Center
Other Info
Floorplans: DormitoriesGreek Row Houses
Mechanics: Status (University of Astoria) • Status (ATO)

Werewolf Mechanics
Basics: Werewolf TemplateRegeneration • Wolf Senses • Animal MagnetismPhysical Augmentation • The Howl • Werewolf Social RolesThe Full Moon
Shapeshifter Traits: Primal UrgeHarmonyEssenceRagePack TacticsGiftsRites
Shapeshifting: Shapeshifting BasicsHybrid FormWolf FormAlpha FormThe Hunger
Werewolf Merits: Mental • Physical • Social • Fighting • Supernatural
The Feral Wolf: ArchetypeFeral Triggers • Going FeralAnchors • Balance (Cults of the Moon)
Banes: SilverAconiteBelladonnaElectricitySimple Banes

Wereraven Mechanics
Basics: TemplateRegenerationCrow SensesCorvid MemorySpeaker in BlackA Murder's PlansFinesse AugmentationWolf Bond
Shapeshifter Traits: Primal UrgeHarmonyEssenceRageGifts • Rites
Manifestations: Visceral ManifestationEphemeral Manifestation
Wereraven Merits: MentalPhysicalSocialFightingSupernatural
The Rookery: ArchetypeRook-CrazeRookery Triggers • Hoards
Banes: GoldCrowpoisonPuzzlesElectricityHeart StrikeSimple Banes

I see the bad moon arising.
I see trouble on the way.
I see earthquakes and lightnin'.
I see those bad times today.
Don't go around tonight,
Well it's bound to take your life,
There's a bad moon on the rise.
Bad Moon Rising

There's something new in Astoria, and it sounds an awful lot like hope. Two years ago, a bunch of the older families of Astoria moved away all unexpectedly, leaving the town of Astoria somewhat in the lurch. Without their considerable financial resources devoted to keeping the small town running, it was in trouble as a former cannery town and second-rate tourist trap.

But shortly afterwards, the news began to spread: Clatsop Community College was being accredited as a full undergrad university, the University of Astoria. Its architects and the city's planners have worked closely together to make it immediately relevant, focusing on social justice issues, sustainable technology and renewable energy. Sponsors have popped up out of the woodwork to help upgrade the facilities and prepare for the upgrade, and in the last two years, more and more out-of-town students have begun attending, drawn in by lucrative scholarships and an incredible faculty.

Now it looks like Astoria has a future as a college town, and already the community is feeling the lightening of the weight of obsolescence. But there is a moon rising in the distance, and the wind carries the scent of fear and fury.

Contents

Player Characters

Astoria


University of Astoria Campus

  • ATO Fraternity House: Signature Setting. One of the Greek Row Houses on campus.
  • Queer Resource Center: Signature Setting. The room in the Student Center dedicated to the University's Gay/Straight Alliance, and as a general resource center for LGBTQ students.
  • Athletic Center: Two story building with institutional glass windows. The first floor weight room is where "crazy bloody vandalism" happened.
  • Bonfire Clearing: A clearing Warner found and set up with a large fire pit in the university-owned woodlands east of campus.
  • Library: The library is a state of the art learning center with several computers and copious books. There is a heavily secured rare books vault in the basement. Currently there are no books stored here, but there are a couple Ikea sofas. The basement doesn't get cell reception.
  • Ranger Station: In the forest behind the college there is a small ranger station. It has two small rooms and a closet stocked with emergency preparedness gear.

City Center

  • Wet Dog Cafe: Signature Setting. A brew-pub known for its beers and burgers.
  • The Crossroads: Signature Setting. Nightclub and bar; a favorite gathering place for university students.
  • Warner's Loft: Signature Setting. The loft of Warner Pelt, located above the Dollhouse hair salon.
  • Kaffe: Signature Setting. The small coffee shop closest to the University and open twenty-four hours (a rarity in Astoria).
  • Drina Daisy: A little known Bosnian Restraunt tucked between the eclectic commercial street shops. Volf took Stella on a date here.
  • Blue Ocean Thai: "That Thai place Elaine likes"
  • Elaine's House: The newly-purchased home of Dr. Elaine Litchfield.
  • Bank of Astoria: This historic turn of the century bank is one of the city's praised historical buildings. Aside from having a small working bank the top floors boast a large elaborate two story ballroom that is rented out for events, such as the Fall Formal
  • The Hospital:

Alameda WestLex

  • Old Ojala Cannery Warehouse: An old warehouse where three members of Volk's pack holed up with some of their kidnap victims.
  • Youngs River Lofts: An old warehouse that has been divided into two swanky three story lofts. These are one of the properties owned by the Dean of Students. Jace has been temporarily gifted one of these by her to allow them easy access to eachother.

Navy Heights

  • Stella's Home: The small house that abuts the woods that Stella owns where found herself in the garden of several times.

Astoria Basin Forest (CSF)


Storyteller Characters

Chronicle Timeline & References

Mechanics

  • WoD Merits: Current Roster: Library (• - •••)
  • Natural Healing: Recovery from injuries in the World of Darkness, including information on medical care. Includes the Quick Healer Merit.
  • WoD Conditions: Conditions for the World of Darkness.
  • WoD Tilts: Tilts for the World of Darkness.
Personal tools
Game Calendar
Chillos' Campaigns
Greg's Campaigns
Josh's Campaigns
Ryan's Campaigns