Blade & Sword (Windows)

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In BC 1044, Emperor Jo sets fire to himself when invaders destroy his country. Emperor Jo's grand wizard Wen creates a rift between worlds powered by the emperor's hate-filled dying thoughts. Monsters from the beast and demon realms roam through the rift to the human realm and Wizard Wen enslaves the creatures to create a powerful army. Players must save the populace by adventuring through the human, beast and demon realms to confront Emperor Jo and Wizard Wen.

Blade & Sword is an action role-playing game combining Diablo-inspired gameplay with an ancient Chinese setting and Kung Fu combat. Players choose from 3 characters, each with 12 unique Kung Fu attacks and 4 Super Attacks triggered by mouse gestures. The player can combine attacks to design customized combo moves.

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Blade & Sword Windows Create custom combos and upgrade skills from the skills window.
Blade & Sword Windows Great Blade Warrior at Equinox Village, Chapter 2. A slow-moving hero with more stamina and high attack power. On the bottom left is a portal created by a homing pearl.
Blade & Sword Windows Chapter One World Map. The player can teleport to any area with an activated transport point.
Blade & Sword Windows Long Swordsman at Wu-dang Village, Chapter 1. The long swordsman is a balanced character with well rounded skills and no weaknesses.

Alternate Titles

  • "刀剣封魔録" -- Japanese spelling
  • "刀剑封魔录" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Клинок Доблести" -- Russian spelling
  • "Tōken Fūmaroku" -- Japanese title
  • "Dao Jian Feng Mo Lu" -- Chinese title

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Critic Reviews

GameSpot Jan 14, 2004 6.3 out of 10 63
Gameguru Mania Feb 06, 2004 61 out of 100 61
DreamStation.cc Mar 01, 2004 6 out of 10 60
IGN Jan 07, 2004 6 out of 10 60
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Feb, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameDaily Dec 14, 2006 5 out of 10 50
Game Over Online Feb 13, 2004 50 out of 100 50
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Apr, 2004 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Armchair Empire, The Feb 11, 2004 4 out of 10 40
Withingames Jan 10, 2004 1 out of 5 20

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harmonia (248) added Blade & Sword (Windows) on Apr 04, 2005