Welcome to V:TES Online
V:TES Online is the unofficial home to play Vampire: The Eternal Struggle online.
Register an account, create a deck, or import from your favorite deck building programs.
Play using text commands, in a format that suits your availability.
- Real time (RT)
- Check during breaks at work (WT)
- Check one or more times a day (QK)
Play multiple games simultaneously, test a deck before a tournament.
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Manipulates player pool values. The default PLAYER is yourself.
pool [PLAYER] [+|-]AMOUNT
|pool +2||adds 2 to your pool|
|pool -2||deducts 2 from your pool|
|pool Adam +2||adds 2 to Adam's pool|
Manipulates counters on various cards. Generally used for moving blood on or off of vampires, or manipulating pool totals. Can be used for cards such as Dreams of the Sphinx to indicate the number of counters on the card. The default PLAYER is yourself. The default REGION is ready region
blood [PLAYER] [REGION CARD] [+|-]AMOUNT
|blood ready 1 +3||adds 3 blood to your card #1 in your ready region (Dreams of the Sphinx)|
|blood ready 1 1 +2||adds 2 blood to the first card attached to your card #1 in your ready region (adding life to a Raven Spy)|
|blood Adam ashheap 2 +7||adds 7 blood to Adam's card #2 in his ashheap region|
Changes the capacity of a vampire or other minion with blood.
capacity [PLAYER] [REGION] CARD [+|-]amount
|capacity 2 +1||Adds 1 capacity to ready minion #1, for example if a master skill card is added.|
|capacity Jeff torpor 1 -1||Reduces the capacity of Jeff's first torporized minion by one.|
Moves a card from your hand into the ashheap. Note that this will not draw a replacement card by default.
discard CARD|random [draw]
|discard 3||discards card #3 from your hand without replacing|
|discard 5 draw||discards card #5 from your hand and replaces it with a new card from your library|
|discard random||discard random card from hand without replacing|
|discard random draw||discards a random card from hand and replaces it with a new card from your library|
Used to draw cards from your library or from your crypt. By default, the command will draw one card from your library.
draw [crypt] [NUM]
|draw||draw 1 card from your library|
|draw crypt||draw 1 card from your crypt|
|draw 5||draws 5 cards from your library|
|draw crypt 4||draws 4 vamps from your crypt|
Assign or burn the edge.
edge [PLAYER] [burn]
|edge||gives you the Edge|
|edge Adam||gives the edge to Adam|
|edge burn||burns the Edge, making it uncontrolled (eg votes)|
Used to tag a card with some extra text.
label [PLAYER] [REGION] CARD [text here]
|label 5 corruption counters - 1||Put a note attached to card #5 in your ready region describing corruption counters.|
|label 5||Remove the note attached to card #5|
|label Jeff inactive 1 Is Tremere||Label Jeff's first inactive with a label "Is Tremere", perhaps because it was a target of Arcane Library|
Moves cards from one region to another. Note that cards can be placed on top of other cards. The default SRCPLAYER is yourself. The default SRCREGION is your ready region. The default DESTREGION is your opponent's ready region. DESTPLAYER and DESTCARD do not have defaults obviously.
move [SRCPLAYER] [SRCREGION] CARD [DESTPLAYER] [DESTREGION] [DESTCARD]
|move 1||moves card #1 in your ready region to the last spot in the ready region (assigns card #1 a different #)|
|move ready 2 1 ashheap||moves card #1 which is attached to card #2 in the ready region from card #2 to your ashheap|
|move re 2 1 ash||same as above but with shortforms for regions|
|move Scott torpor 1 Ghost ready||moves vampire #1 from Scott's torpor region to Ghost's ready region (Graverobbing at DOM)|
|move hand 1 ready 2||moves card #1 in your hand to card #2 in your ready region|
|move ashheap 1 hand||moves card #1 in your ashheap into your hand (useful for mistakes)|
Re-seat the players around the table. Useful with the restructuring cards. Also used with Reversal of Fortune, since the server always advances player turns in order.
order index1 index2 index3 index4 index5
Assume the current table seating is "Al Bo Cy Di Ed".
|order 5 4 3 2 1||Reverses play order, now "Ed Di Cy Bo Al".|
|order 1 3 2 4 5||Switch seats. New order is "Al Cy Bo Di Ed".|
Manipulates cards in various ways. You can use this command to play vampires from your uncontrolled region to your ready region. You may also use this command to play cards from your hand.
play [vamp] CARD [@ DISCIPLINES] [PLAYER] [REGION] [CARD] [draw]
- The default PLAYER is yourself.
- The default REGION is your ashheap if you are playing a library card or your ready region if you are playing a vampire.
- By default you will not draw to replace a card played.
- DISCIPLINES are printed in the log to let others know how you are using the card.
|play vamp 1||moves your vamp #1 from inactive to ready (example: revealing a vampire)|
|play 2 draw||moves your hand card #2 to your ashheap and redrawing (example: standard play-and-draw)|
|play 3||moves your hand card #3 to your ashheap without redrawing (example: Bum's Rush, Events)|
|play 1 ready 2 draw||moves your hand card #1 to be attached to your ready region card #2 and then draws (example: Owl Companion, Perfectionist)|
|play 1 ready 2 1||moves your hand card #1 to be attached to the first card already attached to ready region card #2|
|play 1 Jeff||moves your hand card #1 to Jeff's ashheap|
|play 1 Jeff ready||moves your hand card #1 to Jeff's ready region|
|play 7 Jeff ready 2||moves your hand card #7 to Jeff's ready region card #2 (example: Charnas the Imp, Fame)|
|play 1 torpor||moves your hand card #1 to your torpor region|
|play 1 @ ani||play card #1 at basic animalism|
|play 1 @ ani,FOR||play card #1 at basic animalism and superior fortitude|
Roll a NUMBER-sided die.
|random 6||roll a 6 sided die|
Reveal hidden cards to somebody. Used for searching libraries/crypts, or for peeking at the top of libraries/crypts. Often combined with SHUFFLE. The text of the shown cards show up in the private scratchpad of the intended methuselah.
show [REGION] amount [[PLAYER]|all]
|show 1||peek at the top card of your library|
|show 1 Jeff||show Jeff the top card of your library|
|show crypt 12||look at your whole crypt (assuming crypt is <= 12 cards)|
|show hand 1 Jeff||show Jeff the first card in your hand. shuffle your hand first if you want to show a random card|
|show library 1 all||show everyone in the game the top card of your library.|
Shuffles a particular stack of cards.
shuffle [PLAYER] [REGION] [num]
|shuffle||shuffles your library and crypt|
|shuffle Paolo library||shuffle Paolo's library|
|shuffle crypt||shuffles your crypt, but not your library|
|shuffle library 5||shuffles the top 5 cards of your library|
Transfers your pool to vampires in your uncontrolled/inactive region. The default PLAYER is yourself. To reveal a vampire, you must use the PLAY command.
transfer [REGION] VAMP [+|-]AMOUNT
|transfer 1 +4||move 4 pool onto uncontrolled vampire #1|
|transfer re 3 -1||remove 1 blood from vampire #3 in ready region, add 1 to pool.|
Locks a particular card. You may target any card on the table. Note that locking other people's cards should never be necessary. The default PLAYER is yourself. The default REGION is your ready region.
lock [PLAYER] [REGION] CARD
|lock ready 1||lock card #1 in your ready region|
|lock George ready 3||lock card #3 in George's ready region (Jar the Soul, Misdirection)|
Unlocks a particular card. You may target any card on the table. Note that unlocking other people's cards should never be necessary. The default PLAYER is yourself. The default REGION includes all of your cards. In other words, you can easily start your turn by using a UNTAP command to unlock all of your cards.
unlock [PLAYER] [REGION] [CARD]
|unlock||unlock all of your cards (start of turn)|
|unlock ready 1||unlock card #1 in your ready region (Speak with Spirits, 2nd Tradition)|
|unlock George ready 3||unlock card #3 in George's ready region (Babble, Angela Preston)|
The default PLAYER is yourself. The default region is the ready region. Note: This is a label only, no mechanics use votes currently.
votes [PLAYER] [REGION CARD] [+|-]AMOUNT
|votes ready 1 +3||labels ready region card #1 with 3 votes|
|votes ready 1 1 0||removes vote label from ready region card #1.1|
|votes Adam 2 +4||adds 4 votes to Adam's ready region card #2|