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Shadow of the Sword for 5E

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Shadow of the Sword provides alternate and brutal combat guidelines for the 5th Edition of the most famous fantasy roleplaying game of all time. It is an option for players and GMs that want deadly and tension-inducing scenes, like those found in shows like Game of Thrones and Vikings, in their games. These guidelines also help even the battlefield between martial and magic-using classes.

That all adds up to a new, unique and visceral 5E gaming experience without having to learn an entirely new game. Play 5E like never before - especially if you combine it with Songs of Spellcasting also availalble here on

Thank you and Good Gaming!

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Jeffrey Q December 10, 2018 4:57 am UTC
You might want to clarify a bit on how the AR works for armor. You state that the AR rating is a die type that you roll to reduce damage taken by an attack, but then you have armors with AR rating 7, 5, 3, 2, and 1, which are obviously not dice types.

Also maybe add some advice on how to adjudicate the temporary and permanently disabled conditions. What happens when your leg is disabled? Do you take a penalty to speed? What about your arm? Do you take a penalty to attacks for using your off hand?
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December 21, 2018 6:32 pm UTC
Thank you, Jeffery Q for the feedback.

1) I added the dice-types to the armor tables for clarification along with an added note on shields. 2) I adjusted the wording and added a bit of text to the Wounds & Healing section to help the GM adjudicate those situations.

I'll upload and send out the updated version shortly.

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Bronto C September 07, 2018 3:47 pm UTC
Yet another product so confident in its content that its afraid to show a sample of the work...
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September 07, 2018 4:37 pm UTC
Thank you, Michael T, for the feedback. I forgot to click the boxes to enable the previews. I just did so and they are now available.
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peter L December 09, 2018 5:42 pm UTC
I've looked at the preview. It looks quite fair and complete.
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