A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

Fight your foe using a katana! Change your stance to block attacks, and retaliate with special dash attacks by charging up your super meter.

Shinin' Blades was made by SteelRaven7 and Wronex for a 48 hour game jam.

Controls (2 XBOX or XInput controllers recommended):

Left/Right, A/D or Left stick - Move

Up/Down, W/S or Right stick - Change stance (up, down or neutral)

Left/Right Control or Right trigger - Attack

Left/Right Shift or Left Trigger - Dash (Drains one super bar meter)

You can rebind the controls in the launcher input tab. These binds will be used when you select the Keyboard/Controller option ingame. Please note that XBOX controller support is limited on Mac and Linux, requiring you to set up your own binds manually.


- Up stance blocks up and neutral attacks

- Down stance blocks down and neutral attacks

- Neutral stance doesn't block anything, but allows you to move faster!

- Gain super bar by performing successful blocks

- The super bar also fills up slowly over time

PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
(4 total ratings)
TagsController, Local multiplayer, one-hit-kill, samurai, Swords
InputsGamepad (any)
MultiplayerLocal multiplayer
Player countSingleplayer


Shinin Blades Windows 32bit.zip 14 MB
Shinin Blades Windows 64bit.zip 16 MB
Shinin Blades OSX.zip 19 MB
Shinin Blades Linux.zip 31 MB

Install instructions

Unzip all files from the zip anywhere on your computer. Run the .exe / .app / .x86 / .x64 file.


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I Would like to say, This is a good game. I Like the controls they are smooth and easy to use, But I do have 2 problems. 1: What if the players have no one to play with? I Suggest coding a bot mode for the 1 player experience. 2: Maybe add  some more features to the game like, Different Maps, Custom Characters, Custom Blades, Or even just some new moves. I Do want to say that this game is a little too simple, I could make it in scratch better. Thanks!

EDIT: I Created it in scratch, The graphics are different and so are some of the mechanics. https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/829793508/



yeah but i have no friends





Oh my god please develop this further this is freekinggg amazing brother. Make the swords clash and just other stuff like maybe a jump and a campaign moddde

i love your games i played ravenfield and i really like it can't wait to try this game.

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bruh i just saw a game with the exact same thing going on i mean it has ninjas or samurais one hit kills and complicated moves

the game is called first cut

but firstcut is only for windows

Steel Raven making more masterpieces! 


I found a bug. Don't care if it isn't fixed, but if a normal thrust is used close enough to someone blocking up, the sword will ignore the block.


Wait... You're the guy that made Ravenfield!


I added AI, feel free to recycle my code, dear devs: https://gist.github.com/iwanPlays/eb38d6184ef79232100519fe22ae1da2

Hey Iwan, how do I put the code in myself, until steelraven has put it in?

you gotta install ahk and save my file as an .ahk file run it and press f1 when ingame. I'll be putting a video explaining it soon on youtube


Just a question, will this be continued???



So this is what u have been working on. Cool! Can't wait to try it out!

Cool raven

Cool game