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    Combat Techniques of Yesteryear

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    Maigrets
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    Combat Techniques of Yesteryear

    Post by Maigrets on Thu Jan 29, 2015 5:19 am

    This is something that interests me quite a lot since I like games that have realistic combat, or as close to it as possible.  The only game(s) I have played with what seems pretty realistic combat are the Dark Souls games.   Now I realize they are games and like movies certain things are embellished or exaggerated, so I decided to look for some videos on how it was really done.

    This one is archery and there are some pretty incredible displays of flexibility, dexterity, and accuracy.  It disproves the way movies and games show the quiver on the back/shoulder, and I even used a mod in Skyrim to have the quiver on the hip, which seemed as though it would be much easier in real life.
     

    This one shows how swords really sound when drawn form the scabbard.  They don't have a high pitched, screeching metal sound as in movies and games.  That's all another fabrication for effect.

    Comparing axes and swords on the battlefield.

    Fantasy Swords and why they would be useless in real combat

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    Re: Combat Techniques of Yesteryear

    Post by Fessels on Thu Jan 29, 2015 12:45 pm

    I know that video of Lars Andersen, he is a absolutely amazing Archer. But I do not know the other videos, should be a lot of fun to watch. Smile

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