Vault Comics, World of Darkness, and Worldbuilders Partner for Special Vampire: The Masquerade Charity Live Stream

By | December 4, 2020

Vault Comics, World of Darkness, and Worldbuilders are thrilled to announce that they have partnered to host a very special Vampire: The Masquerade one-shot live stream as part of Worldbuilders’ 2020 fundraiser to raise money for Heifer International. The one-shot game of Vampire: The Masquerade 5th Edition will stream live on the official World of Darkness Twitch channel on Saturday December 5th from 12:00-4:00 PM PST.

The one-shot cast will include legendary author Patrick Rothfuss, esteemed LA By Night cast members Erika Ishii and B. Dave Walters, and Vault Comics’ Vampire: The Masquerade Winter’s Teeth comic co-writers, Tini Howard and Blake Howard. The one-shot game is based on the events and characters of Vampire: The Masquerade Winter’s Teeth, the critically-acclaimed comic book series from Vault Comics, and is an official canon story.

Every $10 donated by livestream viewers will enter their name into a prize draw where they will have a chance to win thousands of prizes, including signed or rare books, games, collectibles, and other geekery donated by a wide array of Worldbuilders’ awesome sponsors. Learn more here.

Patrick Rothfuss is the bestselling author of The Kingkiller Chronicle. His first novel, The Name of the Wind, won the Quill Award and was a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year. Its sequel, The Wise Man’s Fear, debuted at #1 on The New York Times bestseller chart and won the David Gemmell Legend Award. His novels have appeared on NPR’s Top 100 Science Fiction/Fantasy Books list and Locus’ Best 21st Century Fantasy Novels list. Pat lives in Wisconsin, where he builds box forts with his children and runs Worldbuilders, a book-centered charity that has raised more than $9.6 million for Heifer International. He can be found at and on Twitter at @patrickrothfuss.

B. Dave Walters is a Storyteller & proud Scoundrel American. He is best known as the writer and co-creator of Electropunk, Dungeons & Dragons: A Darkened Wish for IDW comics, and creator and DM of the Darkened Wish streaming show for Wizards of the Coast. He plays Baron Victor Temple on Vampire the Masquerade: LA by Night on World of Darkness Twitch and Freely on Silver & Steel on D&D Beyond Twitch. Find him on social media @BDaveWalters.

Erika Ishii is an actor known primarily for her voiceover work in games and animation. She can be heard as Ana Bray and Kridis in Destiny 2 and Amanda in Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Sim, with roles in Marvel Avengers, Fortnite, Sailor Moon SuperS, the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077, and more. Erika has acted and hosted with numerous new media outlets including Geek & Sundry, Critical Role, Nerdist, Screen Junkies, and Collegehumor.

Blake Howard is a writer and storyteller who is part of the team on the hit comic Vampire the Masquerade: Winter’s Teeth, where he writes comics and game content for the line.

Tini Howard is a comic book writer best known for her recent work on the X-Men, including X OF SWORDS and EXCALIBUR. She is also a member of the Winter’s Teeth creative team, and a long time fan.


Worldbuilders believes that people will always help others when given the chance. It’s their aim to give everyone that chance.

Worldbuilders is a non-profit that does one thing: they raise money for charities they respect that might otherwise get overlooked by the geek community. The Worldbuilders team is full of geeks, gamers, and book nerds, and people who tend to respect intelligent solutions–whether it’s a rock-solid magic system in a favorite fantasy series, or an airtight game mechanic that’s easy to learn and offers amazing variety. Over the last ten years, Worldbuilders–with the support of the community of awesome geeks–has raised more than $9.6 million for Heifer International. Learn more at


Vault Comics is an independent publisher of science fiction, fantasy, and supernatural horror comics, based in Missoula, Montana. Follow Vault on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram. Learn more at


World of Darkness is an entertainment brand encompassing a number of modern fantasy horror franchises, including Vampire: The Masquerade, Werewolf: The Apocalypse, and more. Through tabletop roleplaying games, video games, board games, literature, comic books, and more, these franchises tell mature stories in a dark supernatural fantasy layered over our modern world. Since 1991, World of Darkness has defined monster-perspective entertainment for a generation of fans. For more information visit