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ITT: Fucking horribly designed weapons.

This is a god awful weapon and limits what the combatant can do. Name me a worse weapon design wise.

>> No.21983927

entertaining to see used though

>> No.21983941

>>21983911

I believe that weapon was designed to be lashed to the arm stump of disfigured gladiators, so they could continue to entertain, even if they only had one hand.

>> No.21983964

>>21983941
Nope. there is a handle in there. Though I am sure they could strap that to a stump if need be.

>> No.21983972

>>21983911
>limits what the combatant can do
Like every weapon?

>> No.21983988

Nunchakus, that Klingon weapon, any sling based weapon...

>> No.21984009

>>21983972
Well to be fair taking it off would be a full round action.

I have to say the Katar is just as bad as much as I love that weapon.

>> No.21984046

>>21984009
The katar is as useful as a punching dagger, you can imprim more force though because its natural movement of punching.

Well, speaking about practical katar, not flamboyant katar with 4 edges, pistols and shit.

>> No.21984055

>>21983988
I'd rather have a set of nunchucks with blades attached to the end of the handles than a Batleth (Pretty sure I saw them as a weapon for the Elvis looking dude in Soul Calibur)

>> No.21984062

>>21983911

>scissor
>terrible weapon

HA HA yeah no that thing is fucking deadly, punches straight through fucking ribs and mangles them when it comes out, excellent forearm protection to use as a crazy maneuverable shield.

scissors are fucking brutal

>> No.21984112

>>21984062
Any given sword is better. The Scissor is clumsy

Really EVERY Gladiator weapon is shit. They are meant for show not efficiency.

>> No.21984137

>>21983911

>> No.21984154

>>21984137

>> No.21984170

>>21984154
i have tons far worser weapons

>> No.21984183

>>21984170
That can't be real.

>> No.21984191

>>21984154
THE FUCK IS THIS?

>> No.21984198

Come at me, bro.

Preferably one at a time with long intervals between each person so I can figure out how the fuck this thing is supposed to be held comfortably.

>> No.21984215

>>21984198
I think you hold it like an N64 controller. Just disregard half of it.

>> No.21984217

>> No.21984218

>>21984183
in soviet Korea it is
>>21984191
*hmm* dunno *hmm*

>> No.21984224

>>21984218
you did it guys im

>> No.21984230

>>21984224
going to post my folder of idiot weapons.

>> No.21984247

>>21984230
For a people without steel, that really doesn't deserve its place. They used what hey had.

>> No.21984249

For when you need to say HAHAHAHAHA FUCK YOU while still remaining partially safe.

>> No.21984253

>>21984230

>> No.21984259

>>21984198
How exactly is that supposed to work? Wouldn't you have to reach uncomfortably far to pull the bolt back?

>> No.21984261

>>21984253

>> No.21984265

>>21984253
Looks like a toy.

>> No.21984267

>>21984261

>> No.21984270

>>21984224
The Battle Pan: For the Fighting Princess on the Go, Now just 39.99gp

>> No.21984274

>>21984267
the longest one in my collection

>> No.21984275

>>21984267

A... a Balisword? Holy shit where do I get one!

>> No.21984277

>>21984267
That is way too much balisong right there.

>> No.21984280

FUCK YOU ALL. JUDICIAL DUELING SHIELDS.

JUDICIAL DUELING SHIELD GOES IN ALL FIELDS?

YOU NEED TO SETTLE A MOTHERFUCKING LAWSUIT BUT DON'T WANT THE WARRIOR TO WIN BY DEFAULT? MAKE A GODDAMN WEAPON THAT NO ONE CAN USE WELL, MOTHERFUCKERS.

>> No.21984284

>>21984267
>Balisword

WHAT HAS SCIENCE DONE?

<s>Can you block with the handles?</s>

>> No.21984286

>>21984270

>Princess
That's not how you spell Sam.

>> No.21984303

>>21984055
>have bladed nunchucks
>make one mistake
>cut off own head

Simply terrible

>> No.21984307

What about the sharkblade?

>> No.21984312

>>21984274
fear the banata

>> No.21984315

>>21984198
Can we say Experimental and Concept weapons get a pass? Sometimes you have to try shit to find out it's shit.

>> No.21984319

>>21984261

...Helter Skelter?

>> No.21984324

>>21984312

>> No.21984325

>>21984247
Agreed. Considering the environment that it comes from, that thing is pretty damn efficient.

>> No.21984327

>>21984315
THIS

Same goes for fictional weapons.

>> No.21984333

>>21984324
>>21984303

>> No.21984334

>>21984230
When I first saw it I chuckled but... I can't help but think if you swung that at someone just as naked at you are... I think that would fuck up someones day. I can't quite make out where this weapon is from, but I picture it being used in old ass Hawaii for some reason. But I guess it could be from any tropical island type place.

>> No.21984342

>>21984217
Well, I know one thing that shitty weapon can destroy

>my sides

>> No.21984344

>>21983911
>complaining about a weapon that was used exclusively for showmanship

>> No.21984347

>>21984333
>Helter Skelter

>> No.21984349

>>21984259
Not to mention you have to get the gun away from your face, and therefore from the target, to work the bolt.

>> No.21984353

>>21984315
I think that in this case they should have stopped when someone drew the thing, and someone else asked, "well that's nice, but how the fuck do I hold it and reach the bolt while people are trying to kill me?" And when the artist just shrugs his shoulders, they should realize that they're probably better off not bothering with making one.

>> No.21984355

>>21984334
I'd imagine it would work the same as the Aztec weapons that used obsidian shards in lieu of shark teeth: fucks up naked flesh quite nicely, and will often leave little pieces of rock/teeth in the wound.

>> No.21984357

>>21984325
>>21984327
Ok, with this in mind...

>> No.21984360

>>21984217
How do you even use the scope without getting your face smashed by the slides?

>> No.21984362

>>21984333
>For when you absolutely
>positively
>absolutely
>must
>fuck up some dude's bonsai tree from a distance

>> No.21984364

>>21984347

>> No.21984374

>>21984364

>> No.21984375

>>21984364
Fictional. Who cares?

>> No.21984384

>>21984364
>Not showing Zabimaru in its whip form
Nigga, do you even shitty weapons?

>> No.21984385

>>21984324
That is one evil looking pizza cutter.

>> No.21984387

>>21984362
That's some serious shit right there.

>> No.21984393

>>21984374

>> No.21984401

>>21984374
wha-
>Steampunk
>mfw

>> No.21984405

>>21984357

>>21984374
Turn the blade sideways and it's alright. Just a shoddy manufacture.

>> No.21984406

>>21984357
Who would need such hand cannon?

>> No.21984409

>>21984327

Some things deserve no pass.

For instance, this weapon. You can cut through time with this.

>> No.21984410

>>21984267
I want to own this weapon for some reason.

>> No.21984421

>>21984270
Don't mock what works.

>> No.21984423

>>21984374
This isn't steampunk! It's just stupid! It's not even lazy glue-some-gears-on-it steampunk, for God's sake! This is- I don't even have a word for it. It's Regretsy steampunk.

>> No.21984425

>>21984393
with this i posted the best imho pivs in my folder.
If anyone wants more stupid weapons i can keep posting

>> No.21984426

>>21984406
Someone hunting elephants.

>> No.21984440

>>21984253
Toss the chainsaw and that would be an awesome sci-fi prop

>> No.21984442

>>21984406
People huntin Big Game.

>> No.21984445

>>21984410
Who wouldn't? It's a fucking butterfly sword.

>> No.21984446

>>21984303
>>Grip by the handles
>>Stab the enemy like it was a dagger

Not optimal but it would work

>> No.21984450

Can we all talk about the best weapon ever devised for a second?

>> No.21984461

>>21984450

It would be incredibly inefficient. Wouldn't it kill you?

>> No.21984472

>>21984275
>Balisword
incredible i googled balisword .... and you are not the first person to use it

>> No.21984474

>>21984461
Nah. It worked on Karen.

>> No.21984475

>> No.21984480

>>21984440
Give a second one and you have some WH40k weapon.

>> No.21984491

>>21984475
I like this just for the effect it has on /k/ommerades.

>> No.21984494

>>21984475
More dakka

>> No.21984498

>>21984475
What
what
what
what

what
<s>I like it</s>

>> No.21984507

>>21984491
Dickgun!

>> No.21984514

Combine
>>21984491
and
>>21984217
loaded with pic.

>> No.21984517

>>21984442
...Its a brilliant solution to a problem you never should of had in the first place

>> No.21984534

>>21984491

Wow. They really put the "b" back in subtle in this monument to overcompensation.

>> No.21984536

An absolutely terrible weapon.

>> No.21984537

>>21984491

Isn't there also an advertisement for a pistol with the sights mounted on the side for gangsta-style shooting?

>> No.21984550

>>21984514
Is this- is this a gun that fires bullets that fire other bullets!? Now we just need a gun made out of other guns.

>> No.21984554

>>21984409

There is actually a reason for weapons like that, specifically that such weapons leave wounds that are almost impossible to stitch shut as the flesh won't connect properly or heal right. If they don't exsanguinate, then necrosis almost certainly claims the flesh between the lacerations. Death by gangrination.

Prison shanks often use a double-blade design for exactly this reason.

So it isn't really a terrible design so much as you not being fully familiar with the medical problems associated with such injuries.

>> No.21984556

How the hell you're meant to use the M203, I don't know

>> No.21984571

>>21984406

Because fuck you.

That's why.

>> No.21984574

>>21984550
Yes it is.
Please see >>21984475 for the multigun.

>> No.21984575

>>21984554
Or you could just kill the guy

>> No.21984580

>>21984491
If you made the ammo feed form an infinity symbol it would give the user infinite ammo

>> No.21984590

>>21984536
>For its time, place, materials and use katana were awesome weapons

>> No.21984593

>>21984550
Closest thing i have.

>> No.21984594

>>21984575
It is true that touching a person with a blade automatically kills people, yes. Good suggestion.

>> No.21984595

>>21984362
A man's spirit is insid their Banakai *ehm* Bonsai
if you destroy it you lose your powers.

Google shakrs tooth weapons and you will find serius shit

>> No.21984608

>>21984536

>mfw katana is a ridiculously good sword when used in the context it was supposed to be used in

You use the fucking bow and kill your enemy. If they get closer, polearm. Still closer, sword. That's a rare occasion.
Katanas are really fucking good at cutting.
Once or twice.
And then they dull down.
They dull REALLY quickly.
Also, katana techniques are all pretty much hit-or-miss. You put your whole body behind attacking. It's not like the Chinese swords that can actually be used to, I dunno, disarm the opponent.
But, as a one-strike kill weapon, the katana's decent.

>> No.21984610

>>21984491

>> No.21984612

>>21984554
Its still a terrible sword in real life

>> No.21984625

>>21984385
hahah
If you fear the pizza is stil alive when you eat it,
Use our Ebil Pizza slasher Delux

>> No.21984627

For when you absolutely have to kill a motherfucker before the fish course

>> No.21984629

>>21984550
Here is a gun that shoots other guns.

>> No.21984636

>>21984580
Why bother when you can paint letters on your face and have infinite ammo for every weapon?

>> No.21984650

>>21984627
So wait
Am I seeing this right?
It shoots toward the handle
But the trigger is designed to be pulled while pointing the other end at the person you want to shoot?

>> No.21984652

How about a gun that shoots other guns that shoot chainsaw-bullets?

>> No.21984658

>>21984355
The aztec used thick 30-layer salted gambesons. That thing would do very well against european light armor, until you introduce rigid scales or metal.

>> No.21984664

>>21984593
How to troll /k/

>> No.21984666

>>21984650
It's for when the dinner conversation becomes so dull hat the only option is suicide.

>> No.21984679

>>21984650
I think you push the trigger forward
So you point the handle at them, and push the trigger forwards with your thumb, something like a matchlock

>> No.21984680

>>21984425
The best part about this bomb is that the Soviets were planning on making it bigger.

>> No.21984681

>>21984608
>he thinks the techniques for armored fighting are similar to his silly kendo shit
Katanas were acceptably effective weapons used in a perfectly logical manner.

And I say this a s a full fledged jap hater.

>> No.21984684

>>21984652
>chainsaw-bullets
I too like Planetary.

>> No.21984693

>>21984575

No seriously. I learned about it in EMT training for ski patrol because one of the other trainees worked at a prison which is why it came up as I recall.

Think about it from a historical perspective. Most of the deaths on battlefields would be from wounds that turned septic because shitty medical practices back then. Not so much because of OMG INSTANT DECAPITATION!

Is it a silly weapon? Yes, but it does serve a purpose, even if it isn't really worth the extra weight and cumbersomeness.

>> No.21984694

>>21984652
how about a chainsaw in where every tooth is actually a bullet that gets fired every time the chain is moving?

>> No.21984700

It's a glass bottle in front of the moon.

>> No.21984701

>>21984421
most awesome disney princess ever.
I loved the pans jokes

>> No.21984721

>>21984650
You pull the trigger with your hand pointing at you. This points the muzzle at them.

>> No.21984723

>>21984684
I think you can get those in Rogue Trader. Ripper rounds I think they're called, you use them in wide bore solid shot weapons, and they dig their way through a target until their motor burns out

>> No.21984727

>>21984694
Chaingun?

>> No.21984760

>>21984480
only the week need chainsaws to make Ork weaponz

>> No.21984761

>>21984009
punching aids are incredibly practical

they're the best self-defense weapons, although obviously you wouldn't have full-size katars used as a punch load
they're more or less one of the deadly(er) variations of brass knuckles

>> No.21984786

>>21984760
>needz dakka

>> No.21984788

>>21984761
although I should add that they become considerably more effective if aids are also included for hammer-style hitting

>> No.21984799

>>21984681

Kendo? Fuck kendo.
But, the katana isn't a blocking or parrying weapon. Like I said, it dulls really quickly. With Chinese swords, you can easily disarm opponents, disorient them, stab and slash. The katana is a slashing ONLY weapon.

Also, in order to use the katana properly, like any slashing sword, you've got to put your whole body into each slash. It's meant to cut through things, after all. But if you miss, you're wide open. It's as if you've got a rocket launcher that shoots 20lb rockets. If it hits, your opponent is FUCKED. But reloading that bitch takes time and by the time you're ready to shoot again, you're probably dead.

>> No.21984806

>>21984112
What about Kopis, Tridents, Spears, Gladii, Sica, and nets?

>> No.21984824

>>21984786
>dakka and choppy

>> No.21984828

>>21984760
>>21984786

>> No.21984844

Dat riot shield.

>> No.21984849

>>21984806
>trident/net
GOAT weapon combo. One of my favorite characters to play is a seafaring ranger or druid who uses these.

>> No.21984863

>>21984799
>like any slashing
No.
Any sword. Literally all of them. All sowrds requie you to put your body behind strikes, even the rapier
>isn't a blocking or parrying
funny then how they teach users to do exactly that. Hell, there are even half-sword techniques for the shitana.

>> No.21984865

>>21984806
All used with minimal armour, to make it interesting.
The gladiator is not defined by the weapon, but by the entirety of his equipment.

>> No.21984867

>>21984806
>Net and Trident

I have always wanted to try it in a game.

>> No.21984869

>>21984806
I think he meant every weapon that only gladiators used were shit. Kopis, spears, gladii and sica were real weapons used by real soldiers before gladiators started using them.

>> No.21984877

>>21984844
I would actually play that game. Either its tacticool spec ops teams being deployed to alternate dimensions or fantasy realms, or its a first person perspective of the early days of X-Com. Win-Win

>> No.21984892

>>21984844
Shit yes, someone saved this picture!
I long ago lost hope that I would see it again.

>> No.21984893

>>21984421
UNF

>> No.21984912

>>21984863
Katanas suck compared to a comparable european sword.
>small hilt
>usually shorter

>> No.21984916

>>21984680
Thing is, you can probably make a bomb big enough to start a chain thermonuclear reaction which will burn entire fucking planet to its crust.

>> No.21984934

>>21984863

>any sword
As someone who regularly watches users of Chinese swords, I can honestly tell you that the idea with that is ALWAYS to disarm your opponent before giving a nice, quick stab. Not like when you're using a katana, where you put all of your momentum into your first strike.

>They teach users to do exactly that
In martial arts, there's something called Drunken Boxing. Yeah, you could use a Drunken style in combat, and some schools teach you to specialize in it. Still, you've got to know when it IS and ISN'T a good idea to limp around.
Add to that the fact that good swords are fucking expensive. Do you really want your expensive sword to get chipped and dulled by blocking and parrying? Are you retarded?

>> No.21984938

>>21984680
The bomb isn't even the real weapon.
They bury them to use as reverse-orbital lasers, firing discs of metal into space ships.

>> No.21984940

>>21984867
>seaweed net of binding/poison trident
So much fun.

>> No.21984946

>>21984799
so what about this katanas upgrade?

>> No.21984951

>>21984912
No shit. So does almost EVERY WEAPON. The langscwhert was a stupidly effective weapon. Not being as good as it doesn't make a weapon bad, it makes it not a longsword.

also
>tryinmg to tell me the katan is bad cmpared to the glorious langschert
>while replying to a post where I called it a shittana
Wow, HUUUR KATA BAD LONGSWORD GOOD really IS a kneejerk reaction that precludes the actual reading of the thread now, isn't it?

>> No.21984957

>>21984916
Yeah, nuclear physics says no. That's not a thing.

>> No.21984958

>>21984721
what about the key ?

>> No.21984962

>>21984946

That is beautiful and has no flaws whatsoever.

>> No.21984966

>>21984877

Yeah. It's kind of saddening to see that zombies are the only thing they want to snag from fantasy for war games.

>>21984892

Not the original, I'm afraid. I remember seeing it in one of the Modern Fantasy threads all that time ago, couldn't find it again, and remade it.

On an related note, fiddling with GIMP is hard when you don't know what you're doing.

>> No.21984978

>>21984450
Those aren't wandchucks

>> No.21984996

>>21984951
>implying I posted a longsword

>> No.21984997

>>21984958
Standard cock-pull.

>> No.21984998

>>21984966
DGAF, it looks the same as the original did... three years ago?
Fuck.
Thanks.

>> No.21984999

>>21984934
>do you relay want yoursword to HUUUUR DURR
Yes
Yes you do. Because if you don't, you are going to die.
>chipped and dulled
>he thinks you block with the edges
>he thinks parrying has ever involved edge on edge contact when flat on flat is universally more effective for redirect and opposing weapon
You are an idiot. Watch less TV.

>> No.21985018

>>21984844

Also can i post immaginary/v/ weapons?

>> No.21985034

>Katanas aren't used for parrying

ahahahahahaahahahahahaahahahaha

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=cQB5Lc1C_a8#t=184s

<s>Yes, they're using bokken. These are all still techniques meant to work with a live steel katana.</s>

>> No.21985049

>>21984999

You obviously know nothing about swordsmanship.
LIKE I SAID.
First attack with bow. Then with polearm. Katana is last effort defense. Sometimes, yes, they were used in duels the same way a pistol may have been used.
Still, purposefully blocking another sword with your own sword instead of simply moving out of its range and counterattacking is akin to crashing your Mercedes in order to piss off the cars around you. Ridiculous and retarded.

>> No.21985063

>>21985018
You can. We'll tell you it doesn't count.
I'd still prefer it to the Weaboo and Westaboo war.

>> No.21985071

>>21985063
Bring on the JRPG character with the giant glass pizza cutter.

>> No.21985074

>>21985034

Real combat isn't as fluid as forms. Herp derp.
A real swordfight is usually over in only a few movements. It doesn't usually go on like that.

>> No.21985103

>>21985074
>The point


>Your head

>> No.21985115

>>21985034
And then I found this:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1OtKH1yOWUg

>> No.21985122

>>21984957
not exactly, opinion differs. Nuclrear phiscist are never sure about their theoretical results.
One of the reasons Ruskies didnt do the 100mt version of Tsar bomba was beacause they feared a chain reaction in the ocean. The hydrogen could be enough to keep it going.

>> No.21985123

>>21985049
You don't even know what a parry IS, do you?

>> No.21985124

>>21985074

That movie is just a choreographed dance more than anything else.

>> No.21985136

This thing looks like it would be about as accurate as the pepperboxes of yore. That is to say, the only safe places would be either directly behind or directly in front if it.

>> No.21985151

>>21985123
Of course I do. Have you ever even held a sword? Have you ever been within ten FEET of a sword?

>> No.21985155

>>21985049
>move out of it's range
>move out of range of an already moving weapon in full kit
>simple
People do not move that fast. When they do, they can enjoy either being caught on bad ground, or moving too slowly, since the opponent has no reason at all not to simply continue the attack. Fighs are ended by hitting th other guy which requires you to either strike first, or successfully force his weapon out of position, which is best done by countering an attack with your weapon and instantly moving to attack him.

also
>thinking th eother guy isn't going to be moving forward as he strikes so you CAN'T get back
All strikes can be made to incorporate steps for this exact reason.

>> No.21985171

>>21985122

No, they reduced the power because they wanted to keep the crew of the bomber that dropped it alive. And to reduce the radioactive fallout so that it wouldn't land on populated areas.

>> No.21985176

>>21985124
But all the moves are functional moves you would be using in combat.

>> No.21985197

>>21985151
If you had even the slightest clue what a parry is, you would not be saying such stupid things. Parries are primarily DEFLECTIONS, not BLOCKS.

>> No.21985223

>>21985197

Yes, and like I said, good swords are FUCKING EXPENSIVE. Katanas are FUCKING THIN. Parry, block, parry, oh look my katana's got a chip in it. A few more times with good hits, you need a whole new katana.

>> No.21985243

>>21985155
>or successfully force his weapon out of position, which is best done by countering an attack with your weapon and instantly moving to attack him.

There is, or perhaps was (as I'm having trouble finding it) a TSKSR video demonstrating such techniques in action on Youtube. It was from a German show talking about Japanese swordsmanship.

>> No.21985260

>>21985223
>thinks katanas, despite having edges more brittle than most, are as resilient to blade contact as spun sugar

No.

>> No.21985304

>>21985223
Katanas aren't thin, they're more thick than european swords dude.

>> No.21985314

>>21985223
>katans
thin
Katanas are exceptionally flat blades with a very thick spine. It's what makes them such excellent cutters.

>new katana
No, you just need to put a new edge on it.
Really not a great concern given that the field is littered with them after the battle, the the damage to your sword means the opposing weapon didn't harm YOU.


>>21985243
Wouldn't shock me, given that it's basically THE fundamental concept of all forms of fighting, especially single weapon.

to badly paraphrase those more skilled than I:
All attacks must also defend, all defenses must also attack.

>> No.21985324

>>21985314
Fat, not flat.

>> No.21985342

>>21985223
Just how weak do you think a katana -- or any sword for that matter -- actually is?

As others have said, parrying is NOT edge-on-edge. You use the flat, because (a) it gives you better control over where your enemy's weapon goes, and (b) so you don't dull the blade!

Parrying only fucks up your edge if you're doing it wrong. And in that case, you're a lot less likely to live long enough to care about roughing up your cutting edge, because you're not protecting yourself as effectively.

>> No.21985375

This thread has become dildos.

Deuces.

>> No.21985379

>>21985314
The video actually pointed out that katana used in combat frequently had notches in said spine, as the technique in use involved using that big thick back bit to parry the incoming strike.

>> No.21985427

>>21984554
That doesn't make it an acceptable weapon design. Good weapons are meant to win fights, not cause your opponent medical problems a week after he's killed your dumb ass for using with twice the strike area and therefore half the power. Using a sword like this when you could just as easily use a regular sword is like using a one-armed strike when you could just as easily use a two-armed strike. Shanks are different; you gotta play the psychological game in prison. I'm sure there's a decent way to implement the tactic you're talking about, but just sticking a regular katana blade right next to your already perfectly functional katana blade isn't it.

>> No.21985436

>>21985379
I've heard the same thing.

>> No.21985461

>>21984249
Damn, that looks badass.

>> No.21985557

>implying all weapons aren't horribly designed

>> No.21985768

>>21985049
I'm not the one you're arguing with, but people don't just make constant sound barrier-breakingly swift dodges in the middle of swordfights. A sword can be swung a hell of a lot faster than a human body can be moved out of range of a sword swing. You can dodge backward, sure, but unless you're a vast open plain with no obstacles and you're capable of running backward faster than your opponent can run forward, eventually you're gonna need to close, and relying strictly on opportunistic strikes in close combat is reckless; you need a defensive response in case your opponent counters. Obviously blocking is also important. I don't exactly how many blocks occurred in an average katana duel, it might not have been many, but I'm sure that they didn't just try dashing away like the Flash when counterattacked at close range just to protect their damn swords.

>> No.21985817

>>21985557
Old weapons weren't designed horribly.

>> No.21985928

>>21983911
I can't tell for shit what the hell I'm looking at here.

>> No.21985983

>21985817
>old smokescreen device

>> No.21985987

>>21984230
Is that shark teeth? That would hurt something fierce.

>> No.21985999

>>21985928
That's a tube at the bottom that you put your arm in. It makes you look like you have a tiny guillotine for a hand. The tube helps protect the arm for some added defense.

>> No.21986055

>>21984261
So the Brand Jakobs from BL is real?

>> No.21986091

>>21985557
>glock
>hand removal device
10/10, would laugh again

>> No.21986103

>>21984347
I hope you ain't dissing the TAP Vespa.
That thing was for jumping out of fucking aircraft with.

Paratrooper artillery and transport. Fucking awesome.

>> No.21986119

A worse weapon, OP?
>BAT-LITH
LOOK NO FUCKING FURTHER

>> No.21986141

>>21984393
Ok.. a sword and a shorter sword.
The bar for stupid weapons needs to be reset.

>> No.21986199

>>21986141
It's a sword with no guard.

In other words, just asking to get your finger removed.

>> No.21986200

>>21984450
I suppose we could.

>> No.21986239

>>21984347
I've read that those were actually pretty effective.

>> No.21986302

>>21986200

>> No.21986309

>>21986302

>> No.21986676

>>21985557
It's Ma Deuce, dammit!

>> No.21986894

>>21984556
from the hip

>> No.21987340

>>21984265
It is a toy. The main gun part is just a nerf rifle.

>> No.21987409

>>21984224
can I please buy this?
without the ebony hilt though
ebony is awful for grips

>> No.21987422

>>21984249
that's so incredibly unwieldy

>> No.21987472

>>21984374
it's a fucking bladed tonfa

>> No.21987490

>>21984405
that looks like it's entirely for show, like a royal guard or something

>> No.21987580

>>21987472
And this is an actual bladed tonfa. Called rooster blades.

>> No.21987629

>>21985122
>beacause they feared a chain reaction in the ocean. The hydrogen could be enough to keep it going.

>> No.21987645

>>21986894
from an aircraft

>> No.21987673

>>21986119
It's a Bat'Leth, you fucker, and oh god did I really just correct someone on that I have to lie down.

>> No.21987836

>>21987673
if you need to, count to ten and take deep breaths

>> No.21987906

What's really funny about these threads is that even if a lot of these weapons ARE terrible, there's still probably people even today who could do some nasty things with them.
In my experience with martial arts, and just what i've seen in real life, even unconventional weapons can still hurt like a bitch. I mean I've seen a guy beat up another guy with a metal hoop, not even a bladed chakram, I mean fucking metal hoop, the kind you'd push with a stick if you were a child in the 1900's.

Except this 'weapon'. Seriously, how can you fire this without getting a concussion?

>> No.21988024

>>21984554
ew

>> No.21988037

>>21987906
the addition, and naming of a rear visor is hilarious to me

>> No.21988170

>>21984224
11/10 would forge glorious breakfast of legend with

>> No.21988248

>>21984347
Nice to know the Cobra Ferret has a historical basis.

>> No.21988309

I did martial arts for years. My weapon of choice was nunchuks. I agree that they are a stupid weapon with no point. The hardest part about using them isn't hitting yourself when bouncing them, no the hardest part is avoiding getting him by them after you hit something really fucking hard.
On an unrelated note, when the ball bearings wear out on a chain pair you can injure yourself even if you're decent with them as the spinning motion is changed.

>> No.21988310

>>21984406
>Not using gratuitous amounts of heavy ordinance
What are you, man, some sort of namby-pamby?

>> No.21988542

>>21985063
As ridiculous as this is I like the look of it.

>> No.21988564

>>21985122
I want this table.
It is glorious.

>> No.21988671

>>21988564
>swordanboardan against bed intruder
Hell yeah

>> No.21988707

>>21984693
Yeah, but you know what's WAY more practical than a double-bladed sword?

One with a triangular cross-section. Sure it's really only good for stabbing, but stabbing's fucking good. Many daggers from the Renaissance and thereabouts are made this way. IIRC, a lot of WW1-era rifle bayonets were triangular spikes.

>> No.21988762

>>21988707
You mean like this? Aren't those illegal because the wounds are so hard to close?

>> No.21988895

>>21988671
Except you would probably want to change it to a single hand grip in the middle so it actually functions as a shield and not just a piece of wood bound to your forearm. Unless you were planning to joust with the intruder. Or stand in a phalanx.

>> No.21988896

>>21984951

That's a swiss saber, dude. Schweizersabel. That's why he said 'equivalent', it's basically a katana with a proper hilt.

>> No.21988938

>>21988895
Hm. Then would the top of the bat be attached to the single rigid handle?

>> No.21988946

>>21988762
Kind of a ZOMBIES EPIC XD example of what I was talking about, but the principle's there. Can't imagine that that's anything but a show piece.

This IS an impractical weapons thread, after all.

>> No.21988958

>>21988895

>and not just a piece of wood bound to your forearm

You realize that's exactly what most shields were, right? They tended to be strapped to your arm.

>> No.21988994

>>21985122
0/10. Almost tried to teach you nuclear physics.

>> No.21989048

>>21988895
>not having your entire family trained to fight in a phalanx

>> No.21989445

>>21988958

Larger shields were are were more common on horseback and in formation fighting.

for a one on one encounter with a small shield like this one, you should grip in the middle like a buckler

>> No.21989456

OP, that's not a weapon, it's a hair pin.

>> No.21989484

>>21988946

W... why the fuck are you posting a stiletto in an impractical weapons thread?

>> No.21989534

>>21989456
cannot unsee

>> No.21989574

>> No.21989586

>>21989574
I've never even been to /k/, but now I understand. I understand their rage.

>> No.21989608

>>21987906
>>21987906
wow, a helmet cannon, and cooking utensil in one.

That's some technology right there

>> No.21989644

>>21989574
Why is this in the thread?
It's tacticool and therefore far superior

>> No.21989657

>>21989644

>> No.21989665

/thread

>> No.21989679

>>21984333
>Tfw you got to put those bars in there

>> No.21989685

>>21989665
>Bullets vibrate blade
>Magic power keeps them from exploding the barrel
Why not just use fucking magic to vibrate the retard sword in the first place.
Also:
>Cannot remove slug from enclosed barrel

>> No.21989709

>>21989685
Not to mention the whole "sword weighs more than you do" thing

>> No.21989738

>>21984406
... people...

>> No.21989782

>>21989738
Never know when you need to shoot down a helicopter with one shot

>> No.21989802

>>21989782
Or a charging rhino or five.
>TFW I actually want a revolver chambered in .45-70

>> No.21989803

Sechs' staff is pretty stupid, especially since it gets doubled in size later.

>> No.21989863

>>21989802
I see the giant from Dark Souls has moved on to gunsmithing.

>> No.21989883

>>21989802
Not large enough.
I want a gun that's able to tear a mans arm off by firing a single shot (and I'm talking about the guy holding the gun, not even the guy who gets hit by the bullet.)

>> No.21989894

>>21989883
>the guy who gets hit by the bullet
No such thing. There is only the crowd that was in front of the bullet at the time.

>> No.21989900

>>21989685
I thought the bullets themselves were magic, and only thing you need to remove is casings.

>> No.21989904

>>21989863
More like Jakobs exists in real life.

I think I just have a raging boner for rifle caliber rounds in pistol-sized firearms.

>>21989883
.45-70 will fuck all kinds of shit up, yo.

>> No.21989922

>>21989883
You don't even need to shoot your target, the explosive force of the gunshot will liquify him.

>> No.21989926

>>21989665
>Tfw you could never fire it in game.

>> No.21990044

>>21989926
>TFW I hit it every time
>TFW you must be 'tarded

But check this out.

>> No.21990057

>>21985122

You should read Teller's examination of the principles involved. It's actually very clear that the premise of atmospheric ignition literally doesn't work. It's not just not actively supported by physics, but requires elements that are incompatible with observable and testable laws of physics. It is as close no impossible as physics get.

>> No.21990064

>>21990044
Shishkebob was amazing.

>> No.21990071

>>21988946
Wasn't this type of blade used on knights that were knocked off their horses?

>> No.21990086

>>21985557
What about a rocket luncher?

>> No.21990089

>>21984224
Clearly you never played The Temple of Elemental Evil.

Fucking frying pans to 2d12+STR! :O

>> No.21990189

>>21984393
As inefficient as this almost certainly is I love the way it fits together

>> No.21990274

>>21985122
They didn't do the 100MT detonation because it was too dirty, and the bomber would have been doing a suicide run.

>> No.21990467

>>21986199
It's also a combined shirasaya, which kind of defeats the point of a shirasaya. You're not supposed to use them in combat anyway, they're for "storing" blades safely (and having more than one blade inside would likely lead to slight scratches if you transported it).

>> No.21991236

>>21989679
dont worry you got 2 hands.
You can always try a second time if you mess up

>> No.21991376

>>21990057
could you tell more?
Also Guatierskij?

>> No.21991393

>>21990467
>shirasaya in the there there are two holes in which you put blades
Also a wheapon for more civilized time
>>21991376

>> No.21991403

Serious question /tg/. How would you go about making a usable and durable flaming sword?

>> No.21991404

>>21991393

Lightsaber bong?

>> No.21991434

>>21983988

I'm going to assume you don't mean slings mean the things that throw small clay pellets right?

Because those things are super deadly.

>> No.21991476

>>21991403
White phosphorous. Parring with the blade with spray chips of burning phosphorous at the attacker, and provided you aren't dumb enough to make the entire blade out of it, won't compromise strength, although the burning property may make the blade brittle through over-hardening.

>> No.21991523

>>21985122

>shield on forearm

That's not how shields are supposed to work.

>> No.21991532

>>21991403

>> No.21991536

>>21991523
>what is a buckler

>> No.21991551

>>21991403
honeslty no idea how to make one.

>> No.21991561

>>21991551
And before anyone thinks that those leads are the ones feeding the fire, they are not. Those are wires for an arc welder so that when they collide they spark. You can see the same thing without the fire in another of the guy's videos.

>> No.21991563

>>21984286
...I think I know what Sam you're speaking about

>> No.21991574

>>21991536

A small shield held in the fist?

>> No.21991589

>>21991403

Take a durable sword and attach a colorful feather boa, paint it with a rainbow. And I think nothing else really needs to be done.

>> No.21991656

>>21991563
>Guat
could you tell to me too?

>> No.21991731

>>21991574
A brass knuckle you can block weapons with.

Really, the main moves with a buckler are punching the opponent in the face, slamming the sharpened rim on a hand or wrist and punching their weapon.

It's a blast to use in steel fights

>> No.21991737

>>21991403
Oil?

>> No.21991763

>>21991403
Small channel through blade, some holes in the upper area, gas bottle in hilt.

>> No.21991768

>>21991737
Fat of your victims filling the blade's abrasions, lit by your cigar before shit hits the fan.

>> No.21991788

>>21991737
You'd probably need some sort of lipophob armor/coating to prevent the stuff from running down your arm tho.

>> No.21991789

>>21984198
You actually could not cycle the bolt without un-shouldering the rifle, who the fuck could be that retarded
>Designed by the Marine corps
Oh.
Also Pic related, who the fuck thought this would be a good idea? Throwing some Wrought Iron on the side of an Enfield does not make an LMG

>> No.21991797

>>21991788
Just always hold your sword low forward.

>> No.21991831

>>21984347
Ok the Cannon was removed before firing, it's just an adorable artillery tractor, not stupidly well armed scooter.
>>21984230
You know if you are say, a polyneisan who lacks the knowledge to work metel, this isn't that bad of an Idea

>> No.21991852

>>21991393
You can't really tell that from that picture and there are dumber mistakes copycat swordmakers make (katana with no blade collar is a favorite of mine)

>> No.21991934

>>21991403
wrap the blade in cloth

>> No.21991942

>>21991403

Soak it in methanol or something that burns away.

>> No.21991978

cant find a pic but it was in Rin daughters of mnemosyne, it was a glove that fired shotgun shells when you hit something.

>> No.21992029

>>21989685
Yeah, that explanation was retarded.

I would have accepted it more if it was basically a pistol with a sword bayonet

>> No.21992086

>>21991789
>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huot_Automatic_Rifle

Eh, it seems to have worked out well enough for the time period. Certainly better than, say, the Chauchat.

>> No.21992146

>>21991476
White Phosphorous is dangerous as fuck, but doable. You could even have a sortof ranged attack by swinging the sword in your opponent's direction, sending small sticky fireballs flying at him.

I would like to design a sword that looks as sword-like as possible but portable in that it doesn't need external fuel-sources. Like a big hilt perhaps with a hidden bottle that evenly coats the whole blade periodically without blowing up the bottle or compromising strength.

I'd also require a sortof ignition next to the grip of the sword so one could ready it by simply pressing a switch or valve then flick the ignition and bam, sword catches fire. The ranged attack flick thing could be done more times if it's replenished.

>> No.21992198

>>21992146
Sheath full of oil keeps the blade from becoming too unwieldy and tacticool.
Better be a sheath made from god's scalp or something tho.

Ignition could be something flint-based near the index finger or guard.

>> No.21992226

>>21984284
It was made by Ancient Filipinos, forged with fire and brimstone, and with the insane thoughts of:

"I should make this bigger."

>> No.21992244

>>21984224
New Demoman Random drop:

The Demopan!
No Random Crits, 25+ health for every egghead you "fry", +50% more if on fire.

Works with the Demodemopan kit:
Stoot Sheko.
Demopan.
Chergeen Terge.
2 Refeind Boots.

>> No.21992245

>>21992198
How about a sheath of asbestos? Could have one of those long kitchen lighters in the hilt, replaceable cause the hilt opens up. The entire roll of asbestos, soaked in gasoline would light up from the inside and voila, flaming sword and the sheath doesn't melt.

This is more of a prop though, I'd actually want a metal sword. I don't think that's possible without a machined swordblade that's a bit hollow and has tiny holes everywhere where gasoline/flame would come out. that would also snap.

Is it even physically-possible to make a flaming sword that's both battle-quality and durable?

>> No.21992292

>>21989665
it's even got a chain, so you can swing it around

>> No.21992309

>>21990071
yes. it pierces plate armor quite nicely

>> No.21992318

>>21990086
"jumping device"

>> No.21992384

>>21992245
magic

>> No.21992486

>>21991403
Attach cloth or felt or something to the blade, soak it in fuel, light before use.

It would really mostly be just very flashy without having much other advantages other than the psychological advantage of being the guy with a fucking flaming sword.

>> No.21992520

>>21992245
You wouldn't even need the asbestos if you just choose your fuel smartly.

Since the temperature of those flames is generally lower than that needed to ignite the cloth. (the outside will be somewhat singed after usage tho)

Hell, this is why torches can actually work like they do.
They are basically this concept.

>> No.21992570

>>21992309
No, it doesn't.
It's used to go AROUND the plate, in the gaps.
Generally one would use a misercorde, which is pretty much a shank. Think knitting-needle mounted on a cotton reel.

>> No.21992795

>>21984333
Its a man catcher and actually pretty useful, if extremely specialized. Its for capturing people (mostly) alive. Those talons are not sharp on the inside but the points make damn sure you are more liable to just let yourself be captured than ending up with those bastards fucking up your leg or whereever you are hit.

In a real fight, its horrible though.

>> No.21992838

>>21984333
Similar devices are like, the best thing for fishing.
Fishing spears are either barbed (harpoon) or almost exactly that but weaker.

>> No.21993370

>>21991393
http://www.ultrasabers.com/default.asp

>> No.21993831

>>21991532
What the hell is this dynamo for?

>> No.21994564

>>21993831
Ignition spark.

>> No.21994778

>>21984360
It's a two-eye sight you loot at it with the guns at arms reach.

>> No.21995479

>>21991393
>exposed core
You're just asking for that thing to explode in the middle of a fight.
>smoke from the emitter nozzle
lol nope

>> No.21995547

>>21995479
an unrealistic portrayal of an unrealistic weapon?

who'dathunk?

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