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Beyond the Barriers: The Book of Worlds (Mage: the Ascension)

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Worlds Within Worlds...

Pass through the Gauntlet, wander past the Penumbra, and encounter an infinity of worlds floating just beyond consciousness. Heavens, hells, Paradox Realms, Chantries, Umbral reflections and mysterious Zones spin in the unmappable dance of creation. Push on through the Horizon, and endless space becomes your playground. Just watch your step...

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Paperback, 197 pages
Published November 1st 1996 by White Wolf Games Studio
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Brian
Apr 20, 2015 Brian rated it it was amazing
I described this book in the following words when I was about halfway through it:
Mage: the Ascension, a storytelling game about the consequences of being able the change reality, and also about telepathic, time-traveling pink dinosaurs who live in a Victorian train station in orbit around the Moon.
And yeah, that's Beyond the Barriers: the Book of Worlds in a one-line summary.

This is the Umbra supplement for Mage, about the spirit worlds surrounding the Earth. And since Mage has an extremely bro
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Ryan Viergutz
Mar 22, 2014 Ryan Viergutz rated it it was amazing
Shelves: epic-fantasy
The Umbra is the best part of the World of Darkness and this book shows how surreal and mindbogglingly huge and bizarre it can get. If you like venturing to unusual and strange worlds, it's definitely a good read.
Francisco Becerra
Oct 31, 2015 Francisco Becerra rated it it was amazing
One of the best books about the Umbra, full of fantastic scenarios and breathtaking places. This book propels Mage to fantastic heights, each page full of jewels of the imagination. A must!
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