The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Legacy of Dragonholt
Strongholds & Followers
Antlers
Rangers of Shadow Deep: A Tabletop Adventure Game
The Elf Archaeologists Are Saying Hurtful Things About Your Skeleton
The Lost Eclairs of Zero
As I Was Saying
Eldritch Skies
Principia Apocrypha
Thousand Year Old Vampire
Terror in Talabheim
The Kahn Protocol
Blades in the Dark
Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay (4th Edition)
Parsely #1: Action Castle
Shadow Over Nordmaar
Microscope
Witch: The Road to Lindisfarne
Keeper Rulebook
StoryCube: The Roleplaying Game
Dungeonology
The Dark of Hot Springs Island
Forbidden Lands Player's Handbook
Realms of Terrinoth
Ironsworn
Android: Shadow of the Beanstalk
Knights & Legends Non-Exclusive Content Creation License
Rêve de Dragon boxed set (Third Edition)
ePublisher D20/OGL Guide
Forbidden Lands Core Boxed Set
Fantasy Wargaming: The Highest Level of All
BSOLO: Ghost of Lion Castle
Book 02: The Citadel of Chaos
Vampire: The Masquerade (1st Edition)
S1: Tomb of Horrors
Torg
Everway Visionary Roleplaying
Killer
GW1: Legion of Gold
Instant Game
Polyhedron (Issue 11 - Mar 1983)
Frandor's Keep
World of Near
Book 1: The Legion of Shadow
Mouse Guard RPG Dice Set
Everyone is John
Horror on the Orient Express (2nd Edition)
The Quiet Year
JD1: Cess-Pit of the Bog-Mother
Player's Handbook (D&D 5e)
GeekGold Bonus for All Supporters at year's end: 1000!
10,381 Supporters
$15 min for supporter badge & GeekGold bonus
14 Days Left

Support:

Sword Noir (2011)

Average Rating: 7.50/10
RPG Item Rank: N/A
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
First Printing
Publisher: 
Year: 2011
Soft Cover
Product Code: SEP4500
71 pages
Size: Digest
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Nick: 
PDF Version
Publisher: 
Year: 2011
Electronic (PDF, DOC, eBook, HTML, etc.)
Product Code: SEP4500
71 pages
Size: Digest
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

Publihser's blurb:

Hardboiled sword & sorcery-it's Conan seeking for the Maltese Falcon, it's Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser in the Big Sleep, set in Lankhmar, it's hardboiled crime fiction in the worlds of sword & sorcery.

It's Sword Noir.

Inspired by mashing up the novels and stories of Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett, Robert E Howard, and Fritz Leiber, Sword Noir: A Role-Playing Game of Hardboiled Sword & Sorcery is a new RPG from Sword's Edge Publishing. In it, characters' morals are shifting at best and absent at worst. The atmosphere is dark and hope is frail or completely absent. Violence is deadly and fast. Trust is the most valued of commodities-life is the cheapest. Grim leaders weave labyrinthine plots which entangle innocents. Magic exists and can be powerful, but it takes extreme dedication to learn, extorts a horrible price, and is slow to conjure.

Now is the time for your characters to walk down mean streets, drenched in rain, hidden in fog, and unravel mysteries, murders, and villainy.

The print version is a 6" x 9" softcover book with black & white interiors running 104 pages. It is otherwise the same as the PDF version.

Head on over to swordsedgepublishing.ca for some sneak peeks:
- of the art;
- multiple opponent rules;
- Qualities;
- some characters and early artwork;
- the Appendices which include the character tracker, pre-made characters, the character sheet, and a map of the city of Everthorn;
- and an example of combat in Sword Noir.

A simplified version of the underlying system for Sword Noir is available free as the Sword's Edge System. If you want to give it a test drive, that's how you can do it, without the genre-specific parts or discussion.

More Information Edit | History
This page does not exist. You can edit this page to create it.
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
Linked Items
Sort: Pg
Relationship:
Pg. 1
No Articles Found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
RPG Item Rank: N/A
Num Ratings: 2
Average Rating: 7.50
Standard Deviation: 0.50
Num Views: 559
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 1
Users Owning: 14
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Price History: View
Total Plays: 0
Plays This Month: 0
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.