is a very popular Japanese role-playing game
created by Group SNE
. 10 million copies of the related books including rulebooks, novels and replays
have been sold.
The current edition, known as the "Sword World 2.0", was published in 2008, but the original was published in 1989, so many Japanese RPG gamers recognize it as the most famous role-playing game
with a long history.
Sword World RPG's system
was given the name 2d6 System
in 2003. Scrapped Princess
RPG and Dragon Half
RPG's system are also 2d6 System
, though the games are only partially compatible.
Sword World 2.0
The newest edition Sword World 2.0
for short) was released in April 2008. It has a new campaign setting
. There are 15 classes (Bard, Conjurer, Enhancer, Fairy Tamer, Fencer, Fighter, Grappler, Magi-tech, Priest, Ranger, Rider, Sage, Scout, Shooter and Sorcerer) and 8 races (Human, Dwarf, Elf, Rune-folk, Tabbit, Nightmare, Lilldraken and GrassRunner) in the rulebooks #1-3. It uses only two 6-sided dice
as with previous editions.
- Original races in Rakusia
- Tabbit - A bipedal rabbit race who are travelling around the world.
- Rune-folk - An artificial humanoid race who has a hunger to serve other races by instinct.
- Nightmare - They are mutants of other races and are born with the gift of both fighting and magic. However, because it is believed that their souls are distorted and polluted,......