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I'm in the middle of my work day, so, didn't have time to watch the whole thing, but seems like a quality production. Anyway, it has Jake in it saying: "Swords! Oh my gosh! Swords! We love swords! Everybody loves swords!" :D


youtu.be/mmTi-NGQNh8
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An outstanding article about historical records of actual knights doing some real duelling: https://www.quora.com/What-would-a-real ... -look-like
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Breakdown of 14th century armor by steel type: http://willscommonplacebook.blogspot.co ... lurgy.html

Essentially, modern mild steel is a pretty accurate representation of pretty much all 14th century armor, except for the tempered steel ones.
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Slow motion footage gives nice insight into buhurts and maneuvering: http://thechive.com/2015/04/17/medieval ... nds-video/
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That HEMA video sums it up nicely. Found a local HEMA club and joined them a few months back. Lots of fun! Hell yeah for longsword!
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Good on you, man! That's awesome to hear! :)

Be sure to tell us when you meet the ProGauntlet guys. ;)
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Awesome! :o http://www.christies.com/features/Disco ... 932-3.aspx

And the condition it's in! :shock:
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Looks really heavy without benefit? But yeah, great condition ;)
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This is probably the best image of a medieval siege that I've ever seen: https://www.artstation.com/artwork/YJnV
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higgins wrote:This is probably the best image of a medieval siege that I've ever seen: https://www.artstation.com/artwork/YJnV
It's very immersive. I love the immobility of everything. It's not one of those Wimmelbilder(teeming pictures) where there is action/fire/fighting/explosions everywhere, but a much more authentic version. Like a modern-day building site: A couple of people working, the rest eating sandwiches and "supervising" ;)
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That is great.
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EinBein wrote:Like a modern-day building site: A couple of people working, the rest eating sandwiches and "supervising" ;)
I think this has a lot to do with it, yes. :)
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Outstanding timelapse of traditional helmet making: https://www.facebook.com/plessisarmouri ... 865972226/
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Sparring chivalry quote of the day: "Let's agree upon not hitting each other in the dick."
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higgins wrote:Sparring chivalry quote of the day: "Let's agree upon not hitting each other in the dick."
Truly a gentleman's agreement.
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