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“Cowards and faint-hearted runaways look for orations when the foe is near:
Our swords shall play the orators for us.”
—Christopher Marlowe, ‘Tamburlaine the Great’

Blade Bind is a storygame of sword-powered tragedy. Become one of the Chosen, wield an ancient supernatural Blade, and fight to secure your goals while struggling to maintain control!

Blade Bind is GMless, designed for one-shots, and uses a pack of regular playing cards to resolve duels using a system inspired by real-world swordfighting experience.

Also included in this product package:

  • Printer-friendly version of the rulebook (B&W, 34 pages, Letter-size)
  • Print-and-play Blade reference cards and custom playing cards
  • Separate record sheet

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January 24th, 2023
Blade bind has a very tight focus. The sword fights between anime esque sword wielding badass characters and the things that are at stake during those fights. Character stats are almost non-existent beyond how good they fight, what sword they have and [...]
April 4th, 2018
I picked this up in a Bundle of Holding and was shocked to see it isn't more popular. This really doesn't deserve to get lost in a sea of indie RPGs. The game's combat mechanics are absolutely fantastic. It only took a couple of practi [...]
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File Last Updated:
December 23, 2016
This title was added to our catalog on February 22, 2017.