Princess with a Cursed Sword is a one-page role-playing game for one player. Players use a deck of tarot cards to guide the Princess through an ancient ruin. They keep a journal as they play, composing a fairy tale over the course of the game.

Setup photo

Featuring Lisa Sterle’s Modern Witch Tarot.

Princess illustration

Illustration by Rayne Klar.

Character questions

Exploration rules

Exploration rules

The princess’ own shadow mocked her, caricaturing her worst aspects. – But she had faced far worse ridicule as a poor tailor. She extinguished her torch, and her shadow, and crept forward in the dark.

Princess Sword Trilogy

Princess Sword's mechanics also power two sequels, Tavern at the End of the World and The Empress and Her Seer.

Princess with a Cursed Sword is available at its itch page.