Sword Queen Games is creating Narrative Based Roleplaying Games
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patrons
Hi! I'm Jamila R. Nedjadi and I'm your Queen of Swords, your Tarot Reader turned Game Designer.

It feels like Tabletop Roleplaying Games saved my life. Over the years I've found so much joy and fulfillment in running and playing games! When I finally gave myself permission to make my own games, something started to shift. When I jumped into making small scale ones that focused on narrative, one-night, intuitive experiences, something wonderful exploded.

I'm committed to making games regularly, honing my craft, and providing interesting and fulfilling experiences for people who run and play my games! If you'd like to support me on this journey, I'd be infinitely grateful! 

I am one of many unique voices trying to find their way. I'd love to explore making games that express this voice. I'm bi-racial (Algerian-Filipino), panromantic on the asexual spectrum, and have become very zen about my temporal lobe epilepsy, a condition that in the past removed or undermined many of my memories.

Currently I enjoy exploring themes of identity, the fragility and magic of memory, social connection, our relationship with our emotions. I also really, really love robots. Most of my games focus on satisfying one-shot experiences or short-term campaigns.

Games I'm working on: 

Powered by the Apocalypse Games - I enjoy the narrative-first approach of PbtA, and how its structures support great storytelling and player creativity. The nuanced task resolution mechanic means the story always moves forward, and a lot of satisfying story can happen in just one sitting. Because of that, a lot of my games focus on PbtA inspired mechanics.

Wayward Synths - Androids are on the run,for a crime they didn't commit. At least, they think they didn't. They're trying to get off planet and evade capture. Themes are forced/expected emotional labor and its repercussions, escaping your destiny, rewriting your future. Wayward Synths will be followed up by two more games that continue the narrative and growth of these androids. This series of games will come out within a few months!

Children of Bathala - The first game I started working on, my most ambitious one yet. Transhumanist tribes on the Philippine islands are thriving several generations after an apocalypse. Bathala cares for all and is all. Machine and Spirit are one and the land is full of Bathala's Blessed Machines, their favored children. The Blessed Machines appear to have evolved from ancient folklore and myth.

The game focuses on stories of redemption and trespass, forgiveness and corruption. The intricate relationship between community and the individual, along with all its strengths and flaws. It's also my way of making sense of my relationship with being Filipino, as a bi-racial third culture kid. But I also want it to be extremely fun (and so far in testing, this has been the case). This game has undergone rigorous playtesting for two years, but I still need to tighten up to a level where anyone of any background can run it with confidence. This one is going to take quite a lot of time and effort and needs the most support.

Tarot-Inspired Games - I have been reading the tarot for more than 16 years now. I enjoy teaching an intuitive approach to the tarot, but I'm also exploring the idea of teaching through gaming. It's my goal to help people become more confident in their intuition, creativity, and receptivity. I'm experimenting with different ways the tarot can be used as a task resolution mechanic and generation of creativity/narrative.

I have so many game ideas. I plan on releasing a game every month! To get an idea of my style and potential as a Game Designer, please check out: https://temporalhiccup.itch.io
Tiers
♠ Ace of Swords ♠
$1 or more per month

Thank you!  (cue grateful tears)

This will already help me loads. I'll endeavor to supply you with regular game content, and give you a peek to how I design and which games/concepts inspire me!

  • Access to Patron Only Posts
  • Behind the Scenes Content (probably featuring my cats tbh)
  • Monthly Micro-Games or Games in Development
♠ Knight of Swords ♠
$5 or more per month

Let's Game!  (cue grateful tears)


I love running games! I've been running games regularly for almost 10 years and am ridiculously dedicated to being an intuitive and fun GM. My games focus on emotional catharsis, relationships, and high-octane action.


This tier will also ensure you get access to my hard-polished games!  


  • Access to Discord Server
  • Access to sign ups for Discord games I run (1-2x a month)
  • Digital copy of small scale Games/Products, regardless of final price.
  • And all previous awards
♠ King of Swords ♠
$10 or more per month

Let's Hang and Magic! (cue grateful tears)


This is a great way to engage and hang out! Our monthly hang outs will be a good chance to geek out about games and connect. 


I'll also be including specialized tarot spreads. This is really exciting for me! I'll be sharing the tarot spreads I use to create adventures, villains, organizations, GM help, etc. I'll include an example of how I use the spread too, so it's easier for you to do your own reading.


  • Monthly one hour hangout on Discord
  • Access to the Monthly Tarot Spread. Includes an example reading!
  • Mention in special credit section of my games
  • And all previous awards
Hi! I'm Jamila R. Nedjadi and I'm your Queen of Swords, your Tarot Reader turned Game Designer.

It feels like Tabletop Roleplaying Games saved my life. Over the years I've found so much joy and fulfillment in running and playing games! When I finally gave myself permission to make my own games, something started to shift. When I jumped into making small scale ones that focused on narrative, one-night, intuitive experiences, something wonderful exploded.

I'm committed to making games regularly, honing my craft, and providing interesting and fulfilling experiences for people who run and play my games! If you'd like to support me on this journey, I'd be infinitely grateful! 

I am one of many unique voices trying to find their way. I'd love to explore making games that express this voice. I'm bi-racial (Algerian-Filipino), panromantic on the asexual spectrum, and have become very zen about my temporal lobe epilepsy, a condition that in the past removed or undermined many of my memories.

Currently I enjoy exploring themes of identity, the fragility and magic of memory, social connection, our relationship with our emotions. I also really, really love robots. Most of my games focus on satisfying one-shot experiences or short-term campaigns.

Games I'm working on: 

Powered by the Apocalypse Games - I enjoy the narrative-first approach of PbtA, and how its structures support great storytelling and player creativity. The nuanced task resolution mechanic means the story always moves forward, and a lot of satisfying story can happen in just one sitting. Because of that, a lot of my games focus on PbtA inspired mechanics.

Wayward Synths - Androids are on the run,for a crime they didn't commit. At least, they think they didn't. They're trying to get off planet and evade capture. Themes are forced/expected emotional labor and its repercussions, escaping your destiny, rewriting your future. Wayward Synths will be followed up by two more games that continue the narrative and growth of these androids. This series of games will come out within a few months!

Children of Bathala - The first game I started working on, my most ambitious one yet. Transhumanist tribes on the Philippine islands are thriving several generations after an apocalypse. Bathala cares for all and is all. Machine and Spirit are one and the land is full of Bathala's Blessed Machines, their favored children. The Blessed Machines appear to have evolved from ancient folklore and myth.

The game focuses on stories of redemption and trespass, forgiveness and corruption. The intricate relationship between community and the individual, along with all its strengths and flaws. It's also my way of making sense of my relationship with being Filipino, as a bi-racial third culture kid. But I also want it to be extremely fun (and so far in testing, this has been the case). This game has undergone rigorous playtesting for two years, but I still need to tighten up to a level where anyone of any background can run it with confidence. This one is going to take quite a lot of time and effort and needs the most support.

Tarot-Inspired Games - I have been reading the tarot for more than 16 years now. I enjoy teaching an intuitive approach to the tarot, but I'm also exploring the idea of teaching through gaming. It's my goal to help people become more confident in their intuition, creativity, and receptivity. I'm experimenting with different ways the tarot can be used as a task resolution mechanic and generation of creativity/narrative.

I have so many game ideas. I plan on releasing a game every month! To get an idea of my style and potential as a Game Designer, please check out: https://temporalhiccup.itch.io

Recent posts by Sword Queen Games

Tiers
♠ Ace of Swords ♠
$1 or more per month

Thank you!  (cue grateful tears)

This will already help me loads. I'll endeavor to supply you with regular game content, and give you a peek to how I design and which games/concepts inspire me!

  • Access to Patron Only Posts
  • Behind the Scenes Content (probably featuring my cats tbh)
  • Monthly Micro-Games or Games in Development
♠ Knight of Swords ♠
$5 or more per month

Let's Game!  (cue grateful tears)


I love running games! I've been running games regularly for almost 10 years and am ridiculously dedicated to being an intuitive and fun GM. My games focus on emotional catharsis, relationships, and high-octane action.


This tier will also ensure you get access to my hard-polished games!  


  • Access to Discord Server
  • Access to sign ups for Discord games I run (1-2x a month)
  • Digital copy of small scale Games/Products, regardless of final price.
  • And all previous awards
♠ King of Swords ♠
$10 or more per month

Let's Hang and Magic! (cue grateful tears)


This is a great way to engage and hang out! Our monthly hang outs will be a good chance to geek out about games and connect. 


I'll also be including specialized tarot spreads. This is really exciting for me! I'll be sharing the tarot spreads I use to create adventures, villains, organizations, GM help, etc. I'll include an example of how I use the spread too, so it's easier for you to do your own reading.


  • Monthly one hour hangout on Discord
  • Access to the Monthly Tarot Spread. Includes an example reading!
  • Mention in special credit section of my games
  • And all previous awards