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Swords Into Plowshares is a compilation project initiated by Sean K Reynolds Games to be a charity fundraiser for the Afghan Girls Fund, a charity created by the National Geographic Society to provide educational opportunities and medical assistance for the women and girls of Afghanistan. The project was initiated after the Society was able to track down Sharbat Gula, the Afghan refugee with the striking eyes photographed 17 years ago.

Swords Into Plowshares features 32 pages of magic weapons (each at approximately 1/2 page in length) for the D20 system, each with a description and background information. Authored, edited, and illustrated by concerned people in the RPG industry, Swords Into Plowshares was created entirely on volunteer time. The game material in the book is entirely open game content as defined by the Open Gaming License.

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September 20th, 2014
Swords Into Plowshares is a very useful accessory for rpg games, being a collection of diverse types of enchanted and well-described weapons, complete with histories. My favourite was True Companion, but there were at least half a dozen that could easily [...]
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July 9th, 2012
I enjoyed the heck out of this one. Lots of interesting magic items and a great cause behind it all. [...]
November 18th, 2007
Political activism doesn't exactly mix with gaming, but it was free. [...]
August 9th, 2005
This is an excellent grab-bag of items for any d20 campaign, and it's for a good cause. Can't beat that. I'm always a fan of variety, so... LIKED: Variety DISLIKED: Limited in scope QUALITY: Acceptable V [...]
December 4th, 2004
First: Buy this product, if only to support the cause. That said, even if there were no cause, this product was great. It is what "Swords of Power" should have been. A compilation of magic weapons, both amazing and simple, each with interest [...]
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August 01, 2002
This title was added to our catalog on August 01, 2002.