Quote Originally Posted by sktarq View Post
I'd recommend you take a look at Vampire the Requiem then. It is "nerfed" in a lot of ways but that is also the point. I like 1e more personally in part because 2e (Blood and Smoke) couldn't really pick between continuing the ideas of 1e's direction or blending VtM back in (power scale esp in combat, more defined clan histories etc) because it had been really popular. But that blend may also appeal to you.
...Requiem 2E doesn't have defined clan histories. In fact, every clan writeup has several possible origins for them, which may or may not have any truth to them in any given game.