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29941192 No.29941192 [DELETED]  [Reply] [Original] [4plebs] [archived.moe]

>Weapons that get you rock hard every time like a 9 year old with a sears catalog

A Templar long sword. These things was insanely heavy and cleaved through man and metal like the fierce and judging eyes of God himself. Do these Warrior commit themselves to a single swing of divine right only to be hacked by the heathens to follow?


They wear armored greaves that allow them to grip the sword part-way down and use it to leverage against swifter foes. Parry and shield. Cut deep and fast in close quarters where a full swing is not possible. Use the hilt weight to smash skulls bone into wet sacks of wasted flesh.

I cannot even contain how much I am in lustful admiration of this weapon and fighting style.

>> No.29941446

The claymore is ridiculous.

>> No.29941448
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I love the pure simplicity of the Sten gun. Looks like crap, but you can tell they put a lot of thought into making the best piece of crap they possibly could.

>> No.29941460

>These things was insanely heavy

But they werent.

avg. 1.1–1.8 kg (2.4–4.0 lb)

>> No.29941482

The gladius, the bilbo, the claybeg.

>> No.29941487

I hate those things in a special kind of way. The way you hate the thing that jams constantly, overheats like it was made to cook eggs, and works better than any of its counterparts for the price.

>> No.29941512

What the fuck are you talking about, OP, is that sone sort of christian katana?

>> No.29941529

I will find you and I will rape you. Eyes lock face to face unblinking. You will look into my face every moment as I violate your body and rights of a individual with my rigid hate fueled cock.

>> No.29941533

>They wear armored greaves that allow them to grip the sword part-way down and use it to leverage against swifter foes

Greaves are the things that protect your shins.

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Maces are always viable. Always.

>> No.29941537

The largest claymore on record is a sword measuring 7 feet 6 inches (2.24 m) and weighing 23 pounds (10 kg). The claymore was wielded by a 15th-century Scottish giant of unknown name and origin, though the individual is believed to have been a member of the Maxwell Clan.[citation needed]

>> No.29941542


Gauntlets perhaps?

>> No.29941544
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That movie was so fucking rad

>> No.29941563
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How about flails?

>> No.29941568
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spiked flails
>all my unf

>> No.29941571

I like them in concept but I always couldn't shake the feeling that one miswing and you would just to likely to kill yourself then your foe.

>> No.29941579


If you ever want to clear a room, throw that piece of shit in there.

>> No.29941587

I still love that the sword is long enough to get the hand of the dude behind him. That little bit makes my fucking day.

>> No.29941588
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I cringe every time I see templar with ridiculously large sword
They start to appear 200 years after Templars were gone
and they NEVER EVER were used the way 99% of movie and games shows

anyway, have a sabre

>> No.29941595

And the face and shield of another guy

>> No.29941597 [DELETED] 

Wait, upon closer inspection, he loses his fucking face too.

>> No.29941617
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Kraut Spehss Magik is best magik.

Imo one of the most interesting weapon designs post 1945 and ever since I saw one and know what it is, I want one. Never going to happen though, German gun laws and only about a dozen prototypes produced.

>> No.29941623

Jesus, you're right.

That was such an angry movie. I love it.

>> No.29941625

Is this some sort of Christian magic!?

>> No.29941639

By the jolly green giant you're right and I'm retarded. No idea why my brain switch that when I was typing.

>> No.29941641

And retarded. I'm sure people wore paper armor and wielded axes with balsa wood handles, makes total sense.

>> No.29941643
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Britain's answer to the katana. Scientifically proven to be the greatest combat knife ever created.

>> No.29941648

>that fucking movie
That shit was awesome, I might just watch it again now

>> No.29941661

get yourself educated

>> No.29941664
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Dunno if the knife itself is that good, but if you see one pulled on you, you're probably going to get fucked.

>> No.29941673

Where the fuck is his helmet? He doesn't plan to fight like that, does he?

>> No.29941676

For a moment I imagined protruding greaves where you could rest the blade on your knee and kick it up.
Wholly impractical but I think you might be onto something.

>> No.29941678

Everything good came out of ww2.

>> No.29941701

It allows the heathen scum to see the face of their purifier.

>> No.29941716

oh, its this thread again.

>> No.29941725
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>> No.29941733

>Posts a pic of a "sabre"
>It's super short, super thin, and not curved.

Why would you post a sport saber instead of a real saber?

Also why not just call it the smallsword that it is? Smallswords were edges sometimes too.

>> No.29941738

>acrobatic Capoeira paladins


>> No.29941741

>a mix of overbearing heavy longswords and kungfu gunkata where you slice a man halfway through then cross kick the stuck blade so hard is decapitates the man next to him

We need drawfags and we need them NOW

>> No.29941745
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>> No.29941749

Because a little man with a big knife and a smile is more terrifying than a big man with a small knife and a frown.

>> No.29941762
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M1911 pistol. Shitty magazine capacity? Heavy? maybe.

There's just something about it: "This is a close as man gets to the platonic idea of the automatic handgun. Two pounds of metal stamped, forged, and twisted into the shape of death. It has been used as a weapon for a hundred years. It will endure as long as human beings appreciate the great tools of violence. Amen."

>> No.29941770

Oh, hello thrusting swords that are way too heavy to actually do their job.

>> No.29941777

>oh no, a movie that isn't completely and utterly true to everything ever
Lighten up.

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>> No.29941800
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Lighten up? That's what hipsters do.

Have a gladius for your troubles.

>> No.29941801

You thrust and pull back, thrust and back. Effectively sawing the man in half like a log.

>> No.29941811

>Oh no someone's saying the movie I liked that claimed to be historically accurate was not infact historically accurate at all!
>better tell him to lighten up, that'll learn him!

Yeah maybe if it were a fucking big dumb action flick, but it didn't sell itself that way and tried real hard to tell you it was historically accurate when it was pants-on-head retarded.

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The mere pounamu.

Lightweight, almost unbreakable, incredibly sharp, elegantly beautiful.

>> No.29941826
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I love the simplicity of it. Shame it's not a popular weapon so it's never used in anything ever. I'm guessing that simplicity that I love so much is why it's never used in anything. Too simple for a protagonist or even a villain. Maybe some mooks will have a wooden club but that's not the same.

>> No.29941841

We're talking about weapons, not rocks.

>> No.29941846
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Always loved flails.

>> No.29941856

I recall seeing them in mook hands in some animu

>> No.29941858
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If I must sword, then I must Shiavona.

>> No.29941861

Claws. Wolverine style claws. Makes me want to be psychotic and homicidal in a dark elder on cocaine kind of fuckawesome way.

>> No.29941879
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Probably some oni or something.

>> No.29941894

Oh jeez...

>> No.29941897

Not him but whatever man. I watched the movie because it had a templar on the cover.

>> No.29941907

Yeah, except for where that's fucking stupid.

You don't have to "saw a man in half" to drop him. It takes ~1 inch of penetration to send a person into shock.

A thrusting weapon needs a single decent lunge to kill or disable an opponent. You put the point in, and then you circle him while he goes into shock and bleeds out. He probably won't even swing back, but if he does...well, he's in shock. How well do you think he can fight?

A big stupid wavy blade does nothing to make you better at putting your point in the other guy. In face, it makes you worse, because it weighs a lot and doesn't add anything.

>> No.29941908

Ironclad actually had people using swords in ways beyond 'I chop the mans'. Half swording, using the pommel and crossguard to strike and all that.

It also however had a half naked giant Scandinavian man with blue war paint using a double sided battle axe. Not the most historically accurate film.

>> No.29941912

looks like a buttplug

>> No.29941917
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Woops. Better?

>> No.29941929

It had a guy with a white tabbard and a red cross on the cover. That dude a templar ain't.

>> No.29941938

Different guy but the big long wavy blade certainly gives you superior reach.

>> No.29941951

Well it's less likely to make me go fap

>> No.29941952

>A big stupid wavy blade does nothing to make you better at putting your point in the other guy

Well yeah, they were made that way to make other swordsmen jealous because you put more money into your sword than they did. Also, wavy blades do not make the blade any better or worse.

>> No.29941953
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This is not an elegant weapon. It was not created by a master craftsman and it will never be wielded by a legendary warrior.

This is an industrial death machine. It takes living creatures and turns them into corpses. That's what it does. That's all it does.

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How did you feel about Kingdom of Heaven?

>> No.29941978

Don't remember shit except that leper's bitchin' mask.

>> No.29942030

Actually, a wavy blade requires a fairly flat blade.

And while a wavy flat blade isn't really worse than a straight flat blade, it is worse than a triangle or lozenge blade, at the things that a smallsword needs to do.

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I was surprised to find out later that he was played by Edward Norton who at that point I just knew as "American History X guy"

>> No.29942061

Its WWI cavalry sabre, some guy named Patton designed it.
and sabres were mostly stabbing weapons (yes even the curved ones)

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Did you ever watch a series called "War" by Gwynne Dyer? Because you've come very close to paraphrasing him.

Reminded me of this line:

"Stalingrad is no longer a town. By day it is an enormous cloud of burning, blinding smoke; it is a vast furnace lit by the reflection of the flames. And when night arrives, one of those scorching, howling, bleeding nights, the dogs plunge into the Volga and swim desperately to gain the other bank. The nights of Stalingrad are a terror for them. Animals flee this hell; the hardest stones can not bear it for long; only men endure."

>> No.29942071

A longer, reasonably-shaped blade also gives you more reach without slowing you down like an idiot.

>> No.29942076

I didn't find Orrando Broom's character to be interesting, but the whole "Jerusalem comes." and Norton's character bits were amazing.

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It also makes bacon.

>> No.29942097

Yeah. I enjoyed the movie for the setting and the side characters most.

>> No.29942111
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The gladius. A elegant weapon, from a more civilized age

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Apparently the English had a similar trick with the Vickers. It was water cooled and belt of ammunition with the radiator detached heated the water in the jacket enough to make tea with.

>> No.29942129

>Elegant weapon.
It's just one step above pulling a knife and stabbing some naked fucker in the dick.
>Civilized age.
It was designed to BRING civilization, if anything it was from a more uncivilized age.

Gladius are fucking cool, though.

>> No.29942149


Well insofar as they were taught to stab in the guts to ensure a kill, it was one step above. But it's pretty much EXACTLY for stabbing naked fuckers.

>> No.29942171

I have never thought to look for more pictures of female oni until now. Holy shit, it's hard finding any good ones. Most of them are drawn to just look like a pretty humans with a normal skin color, horns, and MAYBE tusks. Where all the big bestial looking oni wimmin art at?

>> No.29942175

Which you could do just as easily with a regular blade...

>> No.29942179

It is made that way so that a push or pull cut will leave a wound that can't easily be sticthed i think, on twohanders it is said to have been used to better cut plearms as far as I can remember.

>> No.29942216

>It's just one step above pulling a knife and stabbing some naked fucker in the dick.

Welcome to Rome. Enjoy your stay.

>> No.29942218

The biggest sword possible is always my favorite weapon. Charging into a group of enemies and going fucking berserk is the best feeling in games

>> No.29942252
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The Sword of the King of Goujian.

It has a simple elegance and its looks and the story of its finding sounds like it came from a fantasy novel.

>> No.29942266

Do tell.

>> No.29942271
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Not to mention the Ancient Chinese Bird-Bug Characters on the blade is bitchin.

>> No.29942276

Looks like something from Morrowind.

>> No.29942286

>Look it up.

Holy shit 10/10 would discover while running from prey dogs and avenge my parents with.

>> No.29942292
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You don't need to wear gauntlets to hold a sword by the blade anyway. They're not lightsabres.

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This gun is so pretty, it should be in more movies, even if it is a .22 its not like the people making movies care about things like that with pump-action spas-12 and grenade launcher armsel strikers

>> No.29942318
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Made for the King Goujian of the Yue Kingdom in the 500's B.C. for his personal sword during the Chinese Warring States.

Millenia later, the tomb of King Goujian was found by Chinese archaeologists fucking around Jinan, capital of the Chu kingdom (which absorbed Yue). They opened a sarcophagus and found a skeleton with, among other grave goods, an ornate sheathe.

Due to certain fortunate conditions (i.e. lack of oxygen, lack of moisture, tight-ass scabbard), when they pulled the blade out it seemed good as new.

>> No.29942326

they do care you sperg

>> No.29942327

Is that a picture of it today? Seems they were good smiths.

>> No.29942366

Sweet christ it almost would be a shame to soil it with human blood


>> No.29942374

Well the Chinese were amongst the god-tier workers of bronze, that's for sure.

That, and the sword is lucky to be in conditions that aided its survival. Most Ancient Chinese swords, and most Bronze artefacts of the same Era, aren't

>> No.29942375

Go hold a knife by the blade and bash someone over the head with the handle.

>> No.29942383

Damn, that looks like some fancy magic elf blade.

>> No.29942440


>> No.29942454
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Most likely it wasn't. Didn't show battle damage and Warring States era Chinese Kings rarely went into battle (save the King of Qin/First Emperor, who was a vicious militarist warrior king) and if they did, they used their dagger-axes and spears first.

King Goujian, however, was a particularly vicious bastard himself. He was known for his brutal war against the Kingdom of Wu, in which part of his pyschops tactics is to force criminals and captured enemy soldiers to kill themselves in front of the Wu army.

>> No.29942469

That thing looks sexy as fuck.

>> No.29942471

Wavy blades are made to show off the swordsmiths skill by making something that's exceedingly hard to get right without critically weakening the blade. This unnecessary complication only adds to the chance your blade will be flawed and fail in battle.
If a wavy sword has the same cross sectional area as a normal sword it will inevitable be heavier per unit length with no gain in strength.
The bends themselves act as stress concentrators, again increasing the chance of the blade failing in battle.
Wavy swords are objectively worse and only poseur faggots would carry them on the battlefield.

>> No.29942517

Yeah try that shit in a fight when you are sweating your tits off and your hands are covered in blood and mud and rain and piss and the hilt catches ever so slightly on your target and your unprotected grip slices your hands so deep you just killed yourself.

>> No.29942532

It's like they crafted a gucci purse into a sword.

>> No.29942571

I find this description...incredibly apt.

>> No.29942597
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>tfw no qt3.14 guisarme gf

>> No.29942673

You've been shown to be wrong, be more graceful in acknowledging it.

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>> No.29942719


Enjoy your Mandrill Rape.

>> No.29942721

Goddamn I love you.

>> No.29942768

Blades are not 10,00 years of honorable christian pope folded steel. We know that. That video is incredible out of contest of where these things were used. People sweat. This is fact wearing armor or getting ready for a competition or battle. You get nervous and anxious and heated. Your hands are NEVER dry in these situations. He was holding a sharp blade in a controlled circumstance and landing blowing on a fake enemy. In life when these were used those conditions would not exist. You would have moist hands one way or another and the blade sliding up or down from your grind that is only skin friction tight WOULD slice your fingers and palm deep.

>> No.29942784

This just in: Templar Knights were amazing at Twister.

>> No.29942816

The Soviet Laser Pistol.

They built it, they tested it, they intended to use it if shit in space ever got real. It's such a basic idea, but it's simply marvelous that somebody actually thought of it. The Cold War surely was the best of times.

>> No.29942893

I want to fondle the base of her horns

>> No.29942905
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Considering how there are a few different old manuscripts that appear to show techniques where you grasp the blade with your bare hands, it seems to me that a bit of sweat probably isn't going to be much of an issue here.

>> No.29942942 [DELETED] 

This sexy son of a bitch.

Designed during WW1 for trench combat and used ever since, the trench knife either looks the part or has a spike like in the pic, if you need an extra large artificial orifice in your enemies to fuck. The thing I love about them is that if you hold two you can basically beat an opponent until he's disoriented through a kind of boxing and then immediately cut them in the way that makes the biggest shower of blood.

Best close quarters zombie weapon too if you listen to max brooks.

>> No.29942956

>getting an erection thinking of this 7ft 8 she-beast warrior of primal violence moaning in frustration and confusion as you stimulate the most sensitive part of her body in ways no other living creature has while she staves off the impulse to smash your skull in

pls stop anon this is too hot

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>>29941192 (OP)
This sexy son of a bitch.

Designed during WW1 for trench combat and used ever since, the trench knife either looks the part or has a spike like in the pic, if you need an extra large artificial orifice in your enemies to fuck. The thing I love about them is that if you hold two you can basically beat an opponent until he's disoriented through a kind of boxing and then immediately cut them in the way that makes the biggest shower of blood.

Best close quarters zombie weapon too if you listen to max brooks.

>> No.29942970

Yeah but with simple leather gloves you would be protected. What's the deal? Most people with armor used leather gloves.

>> No.29942974

Wasn't the Gyrojet designed for about the same purpose?

>> No.29942982

My grandfather was with the paras and he told me they would throw their sten on the floor to see how many rounds it would spend on its own.

>> No.29942996

Ok leather I would agree with but bare ahnds? bullshit

>> No.29942997

For fucking real? That's amazing.

>> No.29943002

Also, I don't happen to have a pic right now because I'm lazy, but check out the Apache revolver.

It's the three-way love child of a knife, a gun, and a knuckle duster.
You can literally punch bullets into your enemy's stab wounds.

>> No.29943010

>you eventually have one hand on a horn and the other on the opposite ear
>all violent thoughts gone from her mind as she goes as limp as cats do when you get them by the scruff

>> No.29943018

Whats it made from? Bronze? Gilded steel?

>> No.29943034
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It isn't the clearest drawing, but this doesn't look like gloves to me. The previous pic I posted seems clear enough to me though since the colouration of the hands and face match up really well.

>> No.29943072

Its the AK47 of its day. Its not about civilised fightan. Its about murdering quick and efficient.

>> No.29943099
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Not form a manual, and maybe not terribly clear either, this one's from a sketchbook which seems to be about showing how fights actually ended up looking. (While the previous two illustrations would be more about clearly showing the technique.)

And as strange as all of this may seem, is it really that odd that we today would have a poor intuitive understanding of these things? It's centuries since these swords were used for their original purpose, a few things can have slipped from collective memory over the years.

A few different bronzes. Cast the first type, stick it in the mould for the second cast, etc. The Chinese did that a lot to get harder edges onto low-tin bodies (tin being bloody expensive), here it looks like they added a third alloy for decoration.

>> No.29943116

Max Brooks is full of shit and a bad writer to boot, he is a blight on his family name

>> No.29943176
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>Its about murdering quick and efficient.

Ivory hilt parts, scabbards largely covered in heavily decorated tinned bronze...

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And if that doesn't kill efficiently enough, I'm sure a bit of gilding on the scabbard will do the trick.

>> No.29943221

Blinged out AK's are rather common among in the Cartels and shit

>> No.29943233

Somebody post the swiss katana.

It makes me rock hard.

>> No.29943270
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>Googling is hard

>> No.29943283

Swiss Katana?

>> No.29943302

His PR was eight. The Sten was not much of a reliable weapon.

>> No.29943327

Kriegsmesser or großes Messer.
Germanic katana rather.

>> No.29943336

Not that there is a huge difference, but don't tell the swiss!

>> No.29943338

i love the smell of fresh bacon in the morning...

>> No.29943348
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It's a hand-and-half sabre, so it's a katana!

And the most well known one, the Wallace A489, probably had its hilt made in Switzerland, so they're all Swiss!

Meanwhile, for an actually Swiss sabre style, take a single handed sabre with one of those not-actually-Walloon-hilt demibaskets and add an animal head pommel.

>> No.29943363

>Almost unbeakable
>Incredibly sharp.

It's a strictly inferior weapon compared to most kitchen knives.
It's a sharpened rock.
Get the fuck over yourself.

>> No.29943382
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Not quite the same thing. Most notably the messer will have a somewhat different hilt. In many cases functionally identical, it's largely about legalities and guild monopolies.

>> No.29943386

Rapiers. Graceful and elegant weaponry, where skill and finesse overthrow sheer brutality and strength.

And longbows. Efficient, with a decent range, and that required skill to use, unlike the god-forsaken crossbow

>> No.29943389

I think his helm got smashed in by One of those vikings early in the fight

>> No.29943398

[spoiled]katana are really cool[/spoiler]

i dont care about effectiveness, it's just a neat aesthetic

>> No.29943440

I was joking about the swiss.
Success breeds jealousy.

>> No.29943517
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what movie?

>> No.29943554


top lel

>> No.29943582

......sabres were meant as cavalry weapons, purpose made for the downward slash when you swept passed an enemy.
They could be used for stabbing but it was not its main purpose or use

>> No.29943588

Ironclad. About a templar helping defend against king John as he started slapping the nobles around and laying siege to their castles.

>> No.29943727
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Oversized war hammers.

>> No.29943822
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This right here.

>That simplicity of use
>That armor penetration
>That low cost of production
>That association with both barbarism and nobility.

>> No.29943831
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That's a maul. A warhammer is more like an actual hammer with a longer handle.

Any way, throwing swords are awesome and I wish they'd feature in more things.

>> No.29943838

They're quite cumbersome though.

>> No.29943853

> A warhammer is more like an actual hammer with a longer handle.
That's why I said oversized.

>> No.29943877
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Fucking africans, man. Love their nutty swords.

>> No.29943900

That book is ass. That being said, trench knives are fucking boss.

I give you a C+.

>> No.29943905

What is this shit.
I guess to fight against something like that with a straight sword might actually terrifiying.

>> No.29943932

You throw it at somebody. It is like three different throwing weapons melted onto each other. It is a ballistic Iron Throne.

>> No.29943974

But then you have no weapon.

>> No.29943976

It kills.

>> No.29943977

>low cost of production
it's huge hunk of steel
that's not very cheap in medieval time and NOT easy to make. You have to weld several pieces onto haft, which wasn't exactly easy with medieval technology. Its probably easier to forge a sword at that point.

heavy, hard wooden stick with some sharps stones (rammed into tree, so it grows into the wood before they cut it down)
or just with big heavy nails on top were common and pretty useful weapon.

>> No.29944008

>only has one weapon
Serf what are you doing away from your field?

>> No.29944058

When people have throwing weapons they don't tend to ONLY HAVE the throwing weapon

Its sort of a necessary part of a throwing weapon, that you will be throwing it away when you use it

>> No.29944178

figures. The blacks would use nike swords.

>> No.29944199
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>mfw i could join the army and fuck around with a modernized version

I have a lot of weapons that have OP's mentioned effect. The MG42, Benelli super 90 m4, NTW 20 along with any and all large swords.

>> No.29944201
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Dirk and shield: for when you really want to kill a guy, but don't want to bother with having reach or protection.

>> No.29944252
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I've always been partial to grenades and grenade launchers as a whole. Little less in life says "fuck you" like tossing a bomb next to someone.

Is it as pretty as a marksman putting a single shot down range and killing someone? No. Does it require as much skill as using a melee weapon? No. Does it fuck That Guy and everyone around him, either via fragmentation, explosions or some kind of chemical? Oh hell yes.

>> No.29944263

>Just Throw It™

>> No.29944279

It looks like someone was trying to make a knife then kept "upgrading" it.

>> No.29944282

>Be German soldier some years ago
>Weapon is given out only for training
>Only allowed to keep weapon abroad
>Such is the life of a POG

>> No.29944347



>> No.29944387

I thought robbing the dead of their valuables is a good idea, sire.

>> No.29944425

Actually this is not a sword.

It's a fucking throwing weapon

>> No.29944468

What does /tg/ think of gauntlets and sabatons? Do they count as armor or weapons?

>> No.29944491
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>It was not created by a master craftsman.
>Not Master Craftsman.
>Legendary warrior.
Two Gun Cohen of the Chinese Warlord Era.
General Pershing.
Every Single Gangster Legend in Philippine History.

>> No.29944496

>Keeping your sword sharp.

What are you, a faggot?

>> No.29944508

See, you and me. We can be friends.

>> No.29944513

well we dont want germans to actually have weapons.

They might get ideas...

>> No.29944516

Anything you can use to hurt your foe is a weapon. Some pointed sabatons to the wedding vegetables or a pair of gauntleted thumbs to the eyes make short work of an enemy without full armour.

>> No.29944521
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>> No.29944535
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Id consider them armor because as far as i know they weren't used for attacking, and if they were it was probably a secondary role

also pic related, theres something about this revolver i really like, i generally appreciate ornate guns but theres just something about the design i really like (mostly the hexagonal barrel)

>> No.29944536

What did I tell you about thinking, serf?

>> No.29944545

I think he meant the MG42.

>> No.29944551

10/10 would upgrade again

>> No.29944568

>as i know they weren't used for attacking
>what is punching

there were plenty of weapons that doubled as armor pieces

>> No.29944580

No fear required - When Germany was disarmed we learned how to achieve domination through economic warfare instead.

>> No.29944583

>blight on his family name

Mel handled that just fine

Funny how the goddamn "fun fact" gets more attention than the rest of the argument

>> No.29944588
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>> No.29944591

>weapon is the most powerful item in the game
>deals insane amounts of damage

>"if this weapon does not deal a killing blow you receive half the damage output of your attack"

>"if this weapon does deal a killing blow you take the remainder of damage points to your own person"

best weapon in rpg history

>> No.29944634

i realise that but like i said that was probably a secondary role, id consider them weapons if they had some sort of intentional weapon qualities
like spikes on the knuckles for example (and im sure a lot did) it just depends on the specific ones in question although id still lean towards armour

>> No.29944650
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Yes but their primary design was as bodily protection, not as a weapon.

Frankly anything you can hold in or strap to your hands or any extremity can be used as a weapon.

>> No.29944664
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you and I, brother

>> No.29944672

You know nothing.
You can't just point a grenade launcher at someone and yell "FUUUUUCK YOOOOOUUU" as you pull the trigger.
It's an elegant weapon that requires a cool head, an eye for force and angles and a bit of poise to use.

>> No.29944687

if you're a retard

>> No.29944733

The axe handle was completely legit. Big two-handed swords like that were invented specifically for the purpose of chopping pikes and polearms to pieces.

>> No.29944744
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WW2 anti-tank rifles, and to a lesser extent, modern anti-material rifles, but the Boys takes a special place in my heart.

Between the size and hard edges of the design to the balls the men who wielded them had to have to shoot at tanks and reveal their position, this rifles have it all.

Including a Walt Disney cartoon:

>> No.29944751


>> No.29944760

The knife itself is that good. Short of carrying a cutlass around, you're not going to get a more efficient way to remove somebody's arm or face.

>> No.29944808

guess sarcasm doesn't carry well on the internet does it

>> No.29944828

Man, I love mauls and warhammers. It's the kind of weapon that says "I don't care how noble I look, I just wanna push that guy's shit in,"

>> No.29944845

You're talking about renaissance era twohanders. A few hundred years away.

>> No.29944849

>implying you can't look noble as fuck smiting people with a hammer

>> No.29944853

The tetsubo was generally used by heavy infantry to break mounted charges, but it was so heavy and unwieldy it was considered unsuitable for normal combat. Thus it was relegated to mythic status. Hence why you normally only seen in the hands of oni and other demons in Japanese folklore. A common phrase among the japanese is "putting a tetsubo in the hands of an oni", meaning to make a bad situation even worse.

>> No.29944870
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Two shot man-opener.

>> No.29944909
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>Implying Katana and other Japanese swords aren't the most aesthetically pleasing swords.

They may not be as sharp and perfect as popular culture claims but they sure are sexy as fuck and pure works of art. And I Ain't even a weaboo.

>> No.29944933
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Y'all are faggots. THIS is a real sword.

>> No.29944934

no love for the bow and crossbow?

>> No.29944973

Rolled 9

Rolling for fetish.

>> No.29944975

holy shit is that even a katana? it looks more like the lovechild of a katana and your average polearm

either way it look amazing, I really like swords where the hilt is almost as long as the blad

>> No.29945062

It's a nagamaki.

>> No.29945094

thanks, after reading the post again i realize it wasn't claiming that the picture was a katana as i previously thought

do you know if theres any western swords in the same vein?

>> No.29945151

is dat some LARP shit? Get it out of here.

>> No.29945162
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The falx and rhomphaia used by dacians and thracians, respectively.

>> No.29945174
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Depends on whether you count Thracia as western, but the Falx and Rhomphaia fell into the same niche, except that they were curved inwardly. Also in the middle ages you'd sometimes find scythes converted into weapons that looked quite similar.

>> No.29945184

This is great.

Bows are for people who are content eating plain bread and water.

>> No.29945205

they're fucking holding it with the pressure on their finger tips not with the palm of their hand on the blade.

>> No.29945234


I'm sorry, I couldn't hear you over the sound of armored knights dying to longbow fire by the hundreds.

>> No.29945321

Most of what the longbows killed were the horses, though. The riders were generally able to weather the arrows, though plenty of them were injured by the fall or getting ridden over.

>> No.29945362

Or getting merc'd by peasants with maces and hatchets.

>> No.29945384
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>dat profile
>dem engines

>> No.29945385

Them eyeslit shankings

>> No.29945387

Don't fuckin' matter. Silly french bastards got theres.

>> No.29945399

As much as I appreciate your good taste, that's a spy satellite with wings, not a weapons platform.

>> No.29945404

That's already been posted once and there is a difference. In the illustrations, they have encircled the entire blade with their hands. In the video, he's deliberately and carefully only putting the fingers of each hand on one side. I would guess this is because he's not a complete idiot and doesn't want to slice open his hand. In a duel or melee, there wouldn't be time to adjust you hold.

>> No.29945419
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>dem engines

>> No.29945421
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I know it's cliche as fuck, but Imma have to go with the Mosin.

Just a sturdy, reliable, and powerful rifle. It has no special lasers, innovative bullet cyclers, or anything of the sort.

It just makes the man fall down from far away.

It was the weapon that scored a man over 300 kills in the defence of his country.

It is the gun issued to young men thrown onto the front lines whom have nothing to defend themselves but this and their wits.

And I love it.

>> No.29945431

I'm sorry I can't hear you over the sound of longbowmen getting trampled by French knights by the hundreds.

>> No.29945444


That's what happens when you bring a wooden handled weapon to a sword fight

>> No.29945453

But can it weaponize handfuls of dirt?

>> No.29945455

Fuck the falx is a nice looking sword.

Personally I love maces and warhammers. They do incredibly horrible things to you whether you wear armor or not. Also as much as I love a huge sword like in OP's picture, they're not common for a reason.

>> No.29945465
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They get a lot of chopsticks airborne, but it seems you sacrifice a lot of power for it.


It's almost as if the problem isn't the specific weapons used, but rather the "just throw your men at a prepared defensive position and hope for the best" bit.

>> No.29945482

Yes, I'm sure in real life axes had handles made of wood with the equivalent strength of a cardboard tube.

>> No.29945489


If you're wearing a certain type of hat.

>> No.29945496

There's often a lot of noise made about the quasi-mythical properties of the longbow that supposedly carried the english to victory at Agincourt and Crecy, but there's a much simpler lesson to be drawn from it:
When your enemy is on a battleground of his choosing and has taken up a strong defensive position (and indeed his whole doctrine revolves around this), you don't humour him by charging straight at him. It's as easy as that.

>> No.29945501
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>> No.29945512

Don't forget that the French at Agincourt charged through their own crossbowmen, breaking their lances and disordering their formation, on a muddy field, in the rain.
Agincourt had quite possibly the worst conditions possible for a heavy cavalry charge, and the French went ahead and did it anyway.

>> No.29945513

...it's beautiful/a disgrace.

>> No.29945521

>It's almost as if the problem isn't the specific weapons used, but rather the "just throw your men at a prepared defensive position and hope for the best" bit.
My god, it's the historical break through of the century!

But seriously, this guy gets it. The battle of Agincourt should not be used as evidence for the superiority of the long bow against an armoured charge. It was, as it almost always is, all about the tactics used and the orders given.

>> No.29945522

>[citation needed]
And yet you mention it to is.

>> No.29945535
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This, on the other hand, was.
Or would have been, anyway.

>> No.29945536

It's a Mosin. If your old one breaks or gets lost you just buy a new sixpack of them for like a hundred bucks.

>> No.29945560
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In Flanders the French tried to mount a cavalry charge over an open field. Except the field was crisscrossed by irrigation canals.

the Flemish won that one with their goedendags

>> No.29945561

pull it out, dust it off, and head to the range

>> No.29945574

>Waiting for orders

>> No.29945582

I'm seeing a pattern here.

>> No.29945592


>>A disgrace

>> A Mosin fallen on the battlefield with sights stuck at maximum elevation.

Child please.

>> No.29945601


How foolish of me I didn't notice.

My apologies.

>> No.29945607
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Fucking yes.

"What if we had a rifle that could shoot a tank?"

>> No.29945611

Would piercing plate with a pointed weapon bend the metal inwards and hold the wound open?

>> No.29945633
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Massive polehammers. Like pic, but a warhammer instead of a tool-type one.

>> No.29945650

Unlikely. Usually people wore a whole lot of padding underneath plate, and the points of those weapons are generally so narrow that the metal bent inwards wouldn't portrude far enough to even touch the skin.

>> No.29945665


Less excitingly and sadly more likely, it was probably just a ceremonial sword.

>> No.29945671

I'd expect it to do so, but I'm not an expert. And the goedendag was more designed to be a club with a spike on it, so it would be used to beat an armored foe down before poking in the gaps

>> No.29945681

i would take that stock off and replace my nugget with it

>> No.29945696

Holy shit, that looks like something from an MMO.

>> No.29945758

That Patton being none other than George S. Patton himself.

>> No.29945759

I always have to giggle at the name for the goedendag, because in german it sounds like something in the ridiculous east-german accent.

>Goedendag, wad kannisch für se tön?

>> No.29945778

Sauce on pic.

>> No.29945809




>>"...can we just leave it in?"

>> No.29945820
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To be even funnier in dutch it literally means, "Good day!", which is all types of wrong considering that's the name for a weapon that kills you.

For me, I have a special love for warhammers, just walk up to a knight and crump his armor so hard rubies fall out!

>> No.29945837

Thats the Dutch language legend around the name. It's said Flemish urban militia would politely greet a fallen knight with 'Goedendag' before stabbing him to death

>> No.29945888
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See this? This is a sword. Its handle is a bit fancy but the blade is magnificent, making for an alluring weapon.

Look at it, and you will know why I gave it the name of Sword.jpg in my image folders. Because it sums up everything what a sword should be.

>> No.29945890

>Goedendag means "Good day"
>It's Guten Tag in german, which >>29945759
is referring to
I for one love my dutch neighbors.

>> No.29945926
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Belgians have an instrument of murder named "good day".

It takes a special people to make their weapons sound like friendly greetings. Truly Belgium is the Canada to the Netherlands' America.

>> No.29945933
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Itoh Ben's Graphix 2

>> No.29945950

That codpiece.

>> No.29945955
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>> No.29945979

Ok what is the SILLIEST weapon ever made?

>> No.29945992
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One of the most simple designs you can find, but goddamn they get the job done in a messy and effective fashion. Any game I can get my hands on Kukri's, you bet your ass I will use them.

>> No.29946008

All that porn.

>> No.29946010
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Before anyone complains, there is a man from /k/ who has been building this for a while, now.

>> No.29946014

By the great powers
It is so beautiful

>> No.29946031

I'm thinking of using a kukri disguised as a banana next campaign...

>> No.29946038


Oh this sexy machine.

>> No.29946051

>Ivan stop, you are drunk.

>> No.29946053

Could...could you imagine finding your sentry face deep in mud ass in the air crunched over with a purple dildo sticking out of his ass that went clean through his uniform and killed him for the sheer shot of it.

>> No.29946059
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>> No.29946071

Are you sure? It this condition? It hasn't been used for ages.
I mean, it might require a dip of oil before use.

>> No.29946080


It didn't claim anything like that. The actual siege ended when they were starving them out, and this movie had a hero run out and get food and survive further. That alone should've told you it's not meant to be historically accurate.

Not to mention, guys are using battle axes as big as teenagers, that's not historically accurate either.

>> No.29946084


How would you even throw that without losing a few fingers/an ear/an eye/your nose/multiple appendages from the guys standing behind and beside you?

>> No.29946101

With great difficulty.

>> No.29946105

This is the only Japanese weapon that gets me going. Shits brutal.

>> No.29946111
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Is nothing cosmoline cannot fix.

>> No.29946114

You hold it gingerly by the blade and just sort of lob it at your enemy. The effect comes from when he picks it up and tries to use it himself.

>> No.29946121

Nyet! With this weapon operational I will rebuild glorious Soviet Union! But with more hookers and black jack!

>> No.29946130

You tie a rope to the middle part and swing it.

>> No.29946162

Spuit 11

>> No.29946175
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It may have originally just been a 'meh' kind of gun, but the possibilities are endless.

>> No.29946235

See? Even when you call names you are polite and adorable.

>> No.29946250
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>not using a fancy sword

>> No.29946286
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I'd probably consider this one less practical than the Zeliska, which is an achievement.

>> No.29946288
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I am Dutch.

>> No.29946304

>Walrus ivory
I love rich people.
>What to use for the sultans hilt, apprentice?
>Strong wood laced in resistant yet flexible leather, master?
>You're thinking practical. This is the Sultan we are talking about.
>What then, master?
>Walrus teeth
>What's a Walrus?

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>> No.29946437
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>mfw none of you plebs can appreciate the simplistic beauty of Norman sword designs

>> No.29946517
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This thing. They tried to stuff seven different barrels on it, and when they ran out of room up front...

>> No.29946520

You pretty much ruined the world, so please no.

>> No.29946542

That looks really uncomfortable

>> No.29946553
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They just stuck them in the back.
Again, when you're holding this gun normally, you are pointing more barrels towards yourself than you are the enemy, in blatant contradiction to the entire idea of weapons in general.

>> No.29946575

Are there any gun halberd? Or spears with explosive tips?

That would be neat

>> No.29946582
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There are better parts of the animal.

>> No.29946587

Unconfortable inside your gut, maybe.

>> No.29946597
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>Are there any gun halberd
There are gun everything.

>> No.29946607
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>> No.29946608

>spears with explosive tips
I think the Chinese had something like that.

>> No.29946628


Oh dear god, that sounds even worse.

>> No.29946653

No no that is clearly a pistol first with an axe on the end and extended stock for easy grip.

I mean a halberd that was formed as a true melee weapon but also had a fire arm barrel and mechanics inlaned. Or more desirable. A spear that was only intended to break formations and basically was a hand held pole grenade you prodded over a shield wall to mutilate the enemy line.

>> No.29946674
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>not loving the elegant sexiness of the naginata
For shame

>> No.29946702

That pic gives me a boner in like half a dozen ways.

...oh, and there's a girl there, too.

>> No.29946724
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A battery howitzers giving a good hard barrage at whatever is downrange.

>> No.29946732

I would cum on everything in that photo. The girl too if she really wanted I suppose.

>> No.29946734

It didn't belong to Henry VIII did it? He had gun maces, swords, axes, shields, literally anything that could have a gun on would do.

No wonder the Mary Rose sank.

>> No.29946774

>made all his choppa more dakka
>krumped everyone he didn't like
>has lots of boyz who do what he says.

Henry VIII confirmed for Warboss.

>> No.29946828


Hundreds upon hundreds of guns. Armour so good that they used it for spacesuit design. Not a single gap in the whole thing.

>> No.29946850
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>No no that is clearly a pistol first with an axe on the end and extended stock for easy grip.
No, it's a full-length halberd with a pistol stuck on. The image just doesn't include the full haft.

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Not to the best of my knowledge, though it's the right time period.

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I like it. I like it a lot.
Imagine seeing a plated man moving towards you while pointing this at you, and holding a mace that was also a gun.

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>> No.29947064

what's that hatch for?

>> No.29947080

The lantern.

>> No.29947084

It has a lamp inside so you can shoot people in the dark. The hatch is for poking guns through, so you can keep switching them without reloading.

>> No.29947112

A lantern.

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>The hatch is for poking guns through

Here it is seen from the inside. As you can see, there's something in the way. Might perhaps help ruin someone's night vision though.

>> No.29947137

Shit, that's practically a medieval multitool

>> No.29947147

Vastly more likely.

>> No.29947160

What is that blade for? It seems really poorly placed

>> No.29947217
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It can be extended, which would probably help a bit in getting some use out of it. Still, this particular lantern shield probably isn't a terribly practical weapon. It's more of a conversation piece.

>> No.29948650

inferior to steel from centuries predating the island niggers developing rock carving ability.
shit resonance, so if you hit a non-nigger smart enough to bring armour to a rock fight you'll drop it.
generally not sharpened, never as sharp as iron.
mildly beautiful.
lrn2metalurgy nzfag.

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Billhooks- for when you want to really get medieval on someone.

>> No.29949263


While I agree that The Zombie Survival Guide was painfully boring and was essentially just your standard survival guide with the word "zombie" thrown in occasionally, World War Z was a genuinely good read.

The Survival Guide only got so popular because of its coffee table appeal.

>> No.29949467

holy crap that is skalgrim before he lost he weight and got a. more respectable. Haircut...hen married

>> No.29949899

There is no such thing as a Templar longsword.
From your description you seem to be talking about some kind of zweihander. Greaves are leg armour.

Also Ironclad is about as historically accurate as Legolas decapitating Adolf Hitler with a laser katana.
The above statement is not hyperbole, it really is that bad.

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