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Reaching the Game Summit

One of the takeaways from Gen Con 2011 was that I was not good at pimping my product in person. I had copies of a Kiss My Axe ashcan edition and I wasn’t able to sell any, simply because I … Continue reading

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Monthly Sales for December 2012

Welcome to 2013. Watch your step. A summary of 2012? I reached the culmination of one spurt of design energy with the release of “Suffer the Witch” for Kiss My Axe, and then lay fallow (save for finishing some short … Continue reading

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Monthly Sales for August and September 2012

Well, yes, August was kind of a crazy month here at the old Ronald household. There was the kitchen installation, the hardwood floors, the porcelain tile, and no monthly sales update for SEP. Now that my home reno work has … Continue reading

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Monthly Sales for May 2012

And, yes, since you asked, this website is turning into the monthly sales update site. A few interesting (for me) notes: As of 31 May 2012, Sword Noir had sold 330 copies, 62 of those in print. The title has … Continue reading

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Audio: Sword Noir Questions

Joshua had some questions about Sword Noir: a Role-Playing Game of Hardboiled Sword & Sorcery. I recorded some answers, and you can listen to them if you’d like. You can find Sword Noir here. You can download the audio here. … Continue reading

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Sword Noir: Character Sheet

There is a character sheet included with Sword Noir: a Role-playing Game of Hardboiled Sword & Sorcery, but here is one that is designed as a form and so can be filled in. It doesn’t do anything fancy, like provide … Continue reading

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Sword Noir One-Pager: Kiss MacGuffin Deadly

This one-pager probably works best if your PCs are Urban Cohorts in Everthorn–or otherwise representatives of some level of law enforcement or other organization that imposes order in some fashion, like the Knights Templar and Hospitaller in the Holy Lands … Continue reading

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Sword Noir One-Pager: The Lost

This one-pager only fits on a page with 10 pt font, but that’s fair, isn’t it? One thing I like about this one is that if the PCs are playing criminals, this is where they distinguish themselves from the scum. … Continue reading

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Sword Noir One Pager: Layers

I talked a little bit about one-pagers over at Sword’s Edge. Here’s the first one-pager for Sword Noir, Layers. You can read the Sword’s Edge article here. Situation The criminal boss, Dugald the Lame, has brought the PCs into a … Continue reading

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Sword Noir: Valuable Lessons

I learned two things at our Sword Noir game last night. 1. One must enunciate correctly. “Contact” sounds very much like “contract” in the right conditions. 2. While Sword Noir has a magic system, it is possible to do “low … Continue reading

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