Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Dilvish the Deliverer

Getting to Know Each Other --- June 2015

Recommended Posts

Welcome back to our June installment of everyone's favorite Q&A thread.  It would have been a T&A thread but this is a family friendly forum.

 

Question the 1st of June: What is your favorite historical melee weapon?

  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Glaive guisarme fauchard-glaive bec de corbin glaive halberd-glaive glaive glaive glaive bill.

 

That's the technical term, of course.

  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I believe the French translates as "stabby thing on a pole."

  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

 

 

Question the 1st of June: What is your favorite historical melee weapon?

 

I've always been a fan of the kukri myself.

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Question the 1st of June: What is your favorite historical melee weapon?

Answer #

 

1. Battleaxe

 

I don't have one. I just like the sound of the word. Makes a great name for a man-O-war even...HMS Battleaxe. Now that is a ship that means business.

 

But to own one? If money were no object? Then I would change my answer to:

 

 

1. Basket-hilted Claymore

Edited by TGP
  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hmm. There's a question.

 

Of those I own? We have a pair of full-length swept-hilt rapiers that are just gorgeous. We don't get to play with them very often, though...

 

That I don't own? One of these days I'll have a stage-worthy Schiavona made for me, along with a nice Venetian-style buckler.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Question 1: Probably a Bo/Quarterstaff, it doesn't get much simpler than a stick, anyone can find one, and if you train with it, you can become pretty damned effective.  My brother and I studied Bo for a number of years at my karate school, and had fun sparring with them, though funnily, the headmasters didn't allow that in the dojo...something, something, something...liability...something...  So we just used the back yard.  :)  Lots of bloody knuckles, but man, it was fun to learn.

  • Like 5

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Similar Content

    • By Crowley
      So there's a thing called Inktober/Drawlloween that @Pingo reminded me about, where you draw/paint/sketch/art a thing every day during October. There's the "official" list of daily prompts...
       

       
      and this other one that Pingo found that I think is cooler.

       

       
      So who else is up for the challenge? 
    • By SirLarpsAlot
      The Three Color Challenge is the brain child of forumite (and CMPA member) skippen. The idea is to select a miniature, then select, or have someone else select, three colors with which to paint the figure. Black and White are added to allow for highlighting and shading and color mixing is allowed and encouraged. The idea is that by limiting the palette and maybe using colors that may fall outside of one's comfort range, something could be learned.
       
      If you wish to participate in this challenge, please do! If you're struggling with colors and lack friends who are willing to give you opinions, look in the spoiler tag below. When it comes to picking the colors, the idea behind the colors isn't to pick strange combinations or to make this intentionally difficult based on the color choices. You'll find it hard enough to operate without proper flesh tones or metallic paints. I found it a good suggestion because I had to stretch myself and use some paints in combinations I wouldn't have otherwise. Overall, the point is to have fun!

       
       
    • By Paradoxical Mouse
      Sooo...these look like fun. So Mouse is doing one! Yay! Now ask me stuff, please?
    • By ub3r_n3rd
      *trudges into his own cave again and invites guests to come ask him questions of any kind*
       
      Welp, I've been kicked out of the Goblin Cave now have new digs, feel free to ask me whatever you like.
    • By Corporea
      So, recently, I enjoyed visiting twitter (something I never really do and am honestly uncertain if "visiting" is even the right word to employ...showing my age, I know...) and looking at the pictures from the Cute Animal Tweet Off.  It made my day!  A bight a cheery bit of internet amid the dark an depressing wintery mix around it.  I feel inspired to start our own miniature version of this!
       
      Let's have a game!  Post pictures of cute miniatures we find all around the internet.  They can be your own work, so someone else's, just make sure to credit the source!  And have fun!!!  Bring joy to others through the power of CUTE!
       

       
      Here's one I've always loved:  Ali Bailey's version of the Easter Mousling.  Soooooo cute!!!!

  • Who's Online   24 Members, 1 Anonymous, 37 Guests (See full list)

×
×
  • Create New...