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Thy Sword is a hack n' slash platformer with roguelike elements. It draws inspiration from Conan the Barbarian and great games like Barbarian, Golden Axe and Moonstone. Procedural levels and lots of sword & sorcery action. Unlockable content, Bosses, Loot and much more!

Play the game in single player or co-op mode, or engage in player vs. player combat.

The Story

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"This is the land of Nhaastans.

You, bold adventurer, must break the tyranny of the Dark Overlord.

Your quest will be to obtain the ancient crystals of power

with which to overcome the Dark Overlord's rule.

Can you be that hero?

Can you fulfil the destiny of greatness and bring deliverance

to these shadowed lands? The answer lies in your heart

...and Thy Sword!"

-An action rpg platformer

-Single player or co-op mode

-Player vs. player combat

-Procedurally generated levels

-Environments like forests, mountains and caves

-Different weapons and items, spells and enchantments

-Many types of challenging enemies and bosses

-Steam achievements and unlockable content

-Beautiful pixel art & animation

-Chip music created using the legendary SID (Commodore 64)


You can choose your player character. You will be able to unlock more characters in the game.




In the lands of Nhaastans you will encounter characters that will aid you in your quest.

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THE WANDERER bestows upon you rumours, advice and lore of the land.

"Many travellers seek gold and fortunes. Let me ask you, hero, what would you spend your gold on if you found

riches beyond your dreams?"

THE CLERIC deals in magic potions and arcane wisdom?"

"For a mere sum of 20 gold, I can heal you of your wounds. Do you wish this favour?"

THE MERCHANT offers useful equipment and weaponry.

"Hello adventurer! Do any of these fine items interest you?"

THE GAMBLERS. A visit to their camp can double your gold or empty your purse.

"Greetings mysterious one, do you wish to try your luck in the card game Hazard"

Showcased at:

Vaasa Game Days in Vaasa, Finland

White Nights in Helsinki, Finland

Gamedev Days 2016 in Tallinn, Estonia

Thy Sword Devlog



About the developers

We are a three-man operation and are all passionate about retro gaming, specifically 8-bit and 16-bit systems.

Follow us on

Twitter @gamephasenet



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Thy Sword gets update!


Hello swordslingers and indie lovers!

We're happy to announce an update for Thy Sword.
New content and features have been added along with various fixes. Some new equipment and weapons are coming and also some functional stuff
that makes the game even more enjoyable. We hope you'll enjoy the content and we appreciate all the support from you guys.

New Achievements:
- Ring the bell

New Items:
- Moonstone
- Bow of Fire

New Features:
- Gamepad vibration can be disabled
- Global sound volume can be changed

Visit gamephase.net for more info.

/Team GamePhase

End of year Boss!

End of year Boss!


2017-Quest is finishing up. The Boss has been beaten back once again. Along with our thanks and gratitude, a little post-launch-mayhem rant follows.

Steam release!

Steam release!


The time is near when swords will clash and heads will fly. Thy Sword is being released on Steam on November 14, 2017

The Beginning is near!

The Beginning is near!


The Beginning is near. Pixel adventure with Sword & Sorcery in fantastic lands. Lots of hacking, lots of slashing. Single player, local coop and player...

"Is that a health potion - or just happy to see me?"

"Is that a health potion - or just happy to see me?"


News! From the lands of Nhaastans. Features, heroes, gameplay, influences and more. Sharpen thy sword and let's take a look.

Bahototh Creator

Update posted! Chop some heads. Get loot - profit.

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Bahototh Creator

Hi guys!

Release date is set! Nov 14, 2017!
Swords will clash, heads will roll.

Thank you for supporting.

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With coop? Sounds awesome!

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awesome work done guys! hope you continue to work on this game looks just amazing!

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Bahototh Creator

Thank You DonBre. We have our sights on Early/Mid 2017!

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Bahototh Creator

Wow. Thank You so much for the support and votes.
This means a lot to a small Indie developer.
Let's make it great!

"Valour pleases you Crom!"
(Conan the Barbarian 1982)

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Bahototh Creator

Thank You so much @wrthofnino!

Still so much more to come. We have such sights to show you.

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This game is SO satisfying - so responsive and fun to play, plus a ton of nostalgia. Love the artwork, the retro feel, and the developers' sense of humor. Fun game to play solo, or add a friend and slash and hack through goblins and ogres together. Played through the demo and looking forward to MUCH more!

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