Losing team gets strong, if you lose at full strength, game over.



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Setup: 2 Teams


  • Divide into 2 equal teams.
  • Everyone is allowed to use only one small sword.


  • This game plays in rounds.
  • Each round won by the team with players remaining on the field.
  • The team that loses a round must pick one of their players to “Upgrade”,
  • An Upgraded player may use any kit they would like.
  • The winning team is the one that wins a round and the other team has no more players to upgrade.


  • For larger groups you can play first to X number of upgraded players.

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Sword of Truth

Sword of Truth

Preparation: Establish field boundaries. Spread equipment all around the center of the field. Use equipment that is visually different from each other. You will have to be able to tell the referee which sword got you out and have it be recognizable. The referee should...

Knights vs Peasants

Knights vs Peasants

Preparation: Divide into two teams with 4x the number of players on one team. (E.g. 1 versus 4) The smaller team are the “Knights” and they can use any equipment they would like. The larger team are the “Peasants” and they can only use 1 sword. The goal is to have the...



Preparation: Have a stopwatch ready to track how long each team will last. Divide into two equal teams. Setup 2 points (cones, landmarks, or other) as “Respawns Using cones setup a “Castle” for the entrenched team. The edges of a castle are HARD boundaries, if you...