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Broadsword is an epic fantasy adventure game that seamlessly brings together elements from classic board games with elements from tabletop roleplaying games to result in something truly extraordinary — not quite a full RPG, but much more than a simple board game.

Inside this package, you will find:

  • Complete Rulebook - Everything you need to play the game. Just grab some friends and either a gridded game mat or a virtual tabletop and get ready to start your adventure!

This does not include any other components of the game.

To get a better Broadsword experience, make sure to also pick up the Quest Book titled "Conquering Despair" and all the extras - character sheet, tokens, VTT cards, and more!

Although the Complete Rulebook includes descriptions of every card available in the game, for the most complete gaming experience, get Just the Cards printed, and hold the power of all your spells and skills in your hand!

In addition, Bloody Eye Games has partnered with Heroic Maps to provide all the tilesets used in the "Conquering Despair" Quest Book in one convenient bundle, and at a 20% discount. Click the image below to check it out!

Broadsword Bundle

Thanks for your support! Don't forget to pick up the other products in the Broadsword lineup, including the ;Character Sheet to capture your character's epic adventuring journey!

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Michael B December 31, 2020 10:17 am UTC
There are 2 PDFs here for the Rulebook and the Questbook has also 2 PDFs. Both products seem to have duplicate PDFs with identical names.
Is there any reason I'm missing why these are duplicate? Is there any difference between the two PDFs?
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Alex H December 31, 2020 2:45 pm UTC
Hi Michael, thanks so much for your support. I appreciate you bringing this to my attention. I looked into it and you are correct. There should have only been one PDF for each product (they are both identical). I've now corrected it. Thanks again!
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Pete P February 08, 2020 12:09 am UTC
Looking good I just printed up a bunch of your stuff from the forums. I bought hard copies of everything and was looking at the PDFs. I got two PDFs of the quest book and the rule book. They seem Identical. Was one supposed to be color? I am assuming all of the spells are supposed to have the same backs. I would have thought the would be different for the various types of spells.

It all looks great and can't wait for the cards.
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Alex H February 08, 2020 4:01 pm UTC
Hi Pete, thanks so much for your support.

The Quest Book is supposed to be in color and the Rulebook is B&W. For the cards, you're right. All the Spell cards have the same back. The reason for that is because the kickstarter didn't achieve enough in stretch goals to afford separate backs for all the decks (there are a lot of decks).
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Pete P February 12, 2020 5:36 pm UTC
Cool beans. I figured it was something like that. I also know when you’re actually going to formally publish you need to make sure everything is sourced correctly and it can get pricey.

By the way, I found your stuff by looking at and printing a bunch of your hero quest prime stuff that was still floating around. I turned the cards into sheets to make it easier for people to use at a convention I’m running at. If people ask do you mind if I share those images, they do still have your name on them, but if it’s too close to this I could see where you wouldn’t want those PDFs handed around.
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Alex H February 12, 2020 5:47 pm UTC
From an official standpoint, HQP no longer exists. I'm a little surprised some of that stuff is still floating around, as I had removed the sources from public view. But of course, Nothing Is Ever Deleted From The Internet, so I shouldn't be surprised, heh.

I very much appreciate you asking about the PDF sharing. I would really prefer if you didn't. Instead, in the future, you can direct people to bloodyeyegames [dot] com. If you'd like to continue this conversation in private, feel free to email me at bloodyeyegamesinc [at] gmail. Thanks so much, Pete!
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Joe R April 07, 2019 7:42 pm UTC
Game looks good, are any basic map tiles included? If not which Heroic Maps set would you recommend? I wouldn't want to buy the bundle for $75 just the minimal to get started.
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Alex H April 13, 2019 2:56 am UTC
Hi Joe, sorry for the delay in getting back to you.

There is only one map included in the Extras package, custom created for the game. I can't resell the others. As for recommending a set, I would suggest your choice of Heroic Maps' Geomorphs sets. Even if you have a map or tileset that doesn't match the image in the Quest Book, you can adapt it as you see fit.
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Michael H October 23, 2018 8:12 am UTC
Preview doesn't work...
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Alex H October 25, 2018 6:06 pm UTC
Michael, Thank you for bringing this to my attention. I looked into it and have now fixed it. Thanks again.
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