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Sword World 2.5: An Overview, Part Seven

Friday, June 23rd, 2023

(Chapter the Last in my exhausting — er, exhaustive — series of Sword World 2.5 articles, picking the bones of the English version by the Sword World Translation Project. Download their translation, join their Discord, or peruse their sub-Reddit. And gyre and gimble in the wabe.) The Translation Biting the hand Before TSR released the first Japanese version of D&D […]

Sword World 2.5: An Overview, Part Six

Friday, June 23rd, 2023

(Number six with a bullet in my persnickety series of Sword World 2.5 articles, as I obsess over the English version by the Sword World Translation Project. Download their translation, join their Discord, or peruse their sub-Reddit. This is your penultimate warning.) Guilds in Alfleim The Guilded Age Adventurer’s Guild: Originally a network of daemon-fighting warriors which formed after the […]

Sword World 2.5: An Overview, Part Five

Friday, June 16th, 2023

(Fifth of its name in my janky series of Sword World 2.5 articles, dissembling upon the English version by the Sword World Translation Project. Download their translation, join their Discord, or peruse their sub-Reddit. Your life, and theirs, do not depend upon in it any way.) Fellows “I think that enemy got … the point!” Look, we get it. Sometimes […]

Sword World 2.5: An Overview, Part Four

Saturday, May 27th, 2023

(Number four in my dorky series of Sword World 2.5 articles, examining the English version churned out by the Sword World Translation Project. Download their translation, join their Discord, or peruse their sub-Reddit. And like I always say, lay down that boogie and play that funky music ’til you die.) The Gods of Raxia Gods & ends After the War […]

Sword World 2.5: An Overview, Part Three

Wednesday, May 24th, 2023

(Third in my idiotic series of Sword World 2.5 articles based on the English version churned out by the Sword World Translation Project, of which I am only a humble fanboy. Download their translation, join their Discord, or peruse their sub-Reddit. Or don’t, I ain’t ya mama.) Combat I shall smite him roundly The most succinct explanation of how SW2.5 […]

Sword World 2.5: An Overview, Part Two

Monday, May 22nd, 2023

(Second in my dumb series of Sword World 2.5 articles based on the efforts of the Sword World Translation Project, which has nothing to do with me besides my voracious appetite for their work. Download their translation here, join their Discord there, or peruse their sub-Reddit over yonder.) Monsters, Dungeons, and Even More Swords A […]

Sword World 2.5: An Overview, Part One

Wednesday, May 10th, 2023

You have come to a World of Swords! ::swordcrack:: This is a review (more of an “opinionated overview,” really) of the Japanese role-playing game Sword World 2.5 (aka ソード・ワールド2.5). This review is based on the heroic work of the Sword World Translation Project who can be found on Reddit and Discord, if you so desire. […]


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