A downloadable roleplaying game

Cross swords and fall in love with this tabletop roleplaying game by April Kit Walsh

UPDATE: A physical edition of Thirsty Sword Lesbians is forthcoming from Evil Hat Productions! Our Kickstarter runs from Oct 13 - Nov 13 2020 at SwordLesbians.com!

Those who purchased the game here on itch prior to December 3, 2019, will receive the final, professionally-finished PDF when it is ready at no additional cost (as well as the in-progress version being shared with kickstarter backers).

Thank you so much for your early support! Your enthusiasm has meant a lot to me and working with Evil Hat has made this game even more amazing!

Watch the Gay Spaceship Games twitter @GaySpaceshipGms for more updates!


A Feelings-Focused Game System

The Thirsty Sword Lesbians RPG celebrates queer love and power. The game uses a lightweight, easy-to-learn system to focus the story on your characters' feelings, angst, and relationships.  Player safety and consent are built in to the mechanics so you can dive into the messy world of flirtatious swordfighting with confidence.

Will you be a Trickster, who craves closeness but fears vulnerability? A Scoundrel, who keeps looking to the next horizon instead of honoring what she has? A Spooky Witch, friend to monsters who is seen as monstrous herself? Or something else entirely?

With nine different archetypes to choose from, you can discover and customize the Thirsty Sword Lesbian that speaks to you.

The core mechanics are an evolution of the "Powered by the Apocalypse" game engine used in RPGs like Masks, Monsterhearts, and The Watch.

Logo by Hannah Templer

Illustrations by Kanesha Bryant

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