Are you saying Mage players are smart while vampire players are dumb? That makes a lot of sense actually Mage is the superior patrician choice while vampire is the basic bitch pleb choice. Mage: Citizen Kane, War and Peace. Vampire: Superhero movies, young adult fiction.
Not really, Nonny.
It’s just different games, with different hopes, themes, and sets of mind.
The fact that so many people associate Vampire with superhero movies is what KILLS ME MOST. Like, fucking assholes, that’s not the interest of the game, of the themes, of the politics, of the struggle, of anything political! It’s like pushing 60s spiderman into House of Cards, FFS, don’t do it.
Mage is great. Mage is awesome, Mage is about thinking with portals (philosophically speaking), and vampire is about thinking about society, predators and prey, and sociology. They can be both played by very smart people and have high end discussions about what is truth, what is right, what is ethic, what is reality.
And they can both be played by dumb heroes who wanna “change the world”, slash through everything, think of super cool powers and so on.