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Sharp Swords & Sinister Spells is now an Electrum Best Seller!

I’ve been watching Uncle Matt’s D&D Studio lately, and I learned something. In Matt Finch’s interview with James Raggi (from Lamentations of the Flame Princess), James said something that made me rethink my approach to “marketing” my game. He said “you can’t be ashamed to sell your stuff” (I am paraphrasing here). And I think it’s true. If I made something, I cannot be afraid to promote it or say “buy my game, people”.

But at the same time, I think that the best way to do that is to show what others have said about the game. What other gamers think about it?

Well, the actual rulebook is now an Electrum Best Seller over DrivethruRPG (even though I mostly share links to RPGNow). That probably means something, right?

But if this doesn’t convince you to check Sharp Swords & Sinister Spells out, how about a few reviews of the game?

DriveThruRPG Reviews: Almost all of them are 5 stars with some highlights like: This is arguably the best pure sword & sorcery RPG out there. There are a handful of other systems that claim to do S&S better but none of them are as light as this one and being light is a very big thing when it comes to fast and dirty, puply S&S.

Sharp Swords & Sinister Spells: Sword & Sorcery Turned up to 11: A very insightful review by Sophia Brandt! She

Bloat Games reviews Sharp Swords & Sinister Spells, OSR RPG, D&D, DCC: Eric Bloat, author of many cool OSR games (like the recent Dark Places & Demongorgons) takes a look at SS&SS!

Review: Sharp Swords and Sinister Spell: The amazing James "White Star" Spahn also took the time to look at my sword and sorcery RPG and said it is actually a "must"!

A review for the Sharp Swords & Sinister Spells RPG: A more analytic view of the game, where it is said SS&SS is a perfect game for sword and sorcery settings!

Old School Blues Podcast Episode 7: The Dead Games Society of Texas also made a show to review SS&SS!

Ol' Man Grognard Reviews 32 - Sharp Swords & Sinister Spells: Famous Glen from Thacos Hammer podast made a video review of the game too! I got his seal of approval!

How about now? Go check it out! It’s completely Pay What You Want, even in print! Well, at it is not, but they have a bunch of coupons and the print quality is much better in my opinion (it’s saddle stitched and has cream paper that make the B&W illustrations look so much better)!

Sharp Swords & Sinister Spells is a Rules Light, Sword and Sorcery Role Playing Game, with Old School spirit!

So yeah, buy my game!

P.S.: has a Free Shipping coupon up until October 23rd (BOOKSHIP17)

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