Shadow Blasko: [i183.photobucket.com image 705x530]/Would like to shake the hand of the propsmaster that made that.Gorgeous work.
Rich Cream: Tortured and twisted, he walks the streets alonePeople avoid him, they know the street's his ownCold blade of silver, his eyes they burn so wildMean as a tiger, society's own childThose that tried to burn him paidYou don't do that to Johnny BladeHe's the meanest guy around his townOne look and he will cut you downJohnny Blade, Johnny Blade
Skyrmion: Fano: Yes, that's a mancatcher, and was the most unusual standard weapon I could think of from AD&D. I'm now trying to think of weird Indian weapons like the urumi or scissor katars. At any rate, a Bat' leth seems to me the least efficient weapon a person could possibly design outside of the weird shiat used in the Soulcaliber series.Well, nunchucks could give them a run for their money. At least a Bat'leth is heavy and pointy and metal.And then there's always:[www.bigbadtoystore.com image 752x564]
zzottt: is it wrong that I was surprised he was black?
Fano: Which is more impractical as a weapon, the Bat 'leth, or the Glaive from Krull?
cynicalbastard: m00: cynicalbastard: As a guy who's made swords for a few decades, the bat'leth breaks my heart. It looks like a joke, not a weapon. There's a reason every sword-using culture has come to the basic idea of "grip at one end, sharp pointy bit going the other way". It's simple and it works.[www.superiormartialarts.com image 330x550]Yeah, about those- got any refs for their use in actual battle, as opposed to esoteric martial arts and various kung-fu movies?
Fano: Yes, that's a mancatcher, and was the most unusual standard weapon I could think of from AD&D. I'm now trying to think of weird Indian weapons like the urumi or scissor katars. At any rate, a Bat' leth seems to me the least efficient weapon a person could possibly design outside of the weird shiat used in the Soulcaliber series.
unchellmatt: I've always been of the opinion that a bat'leth wold be a perfect addition to a zombie preparedness arsenal. Great for close fighting, big pointy bits for jabbing in the head, and can be swing easily and effectively for decapitation.
NephilimNexus: Big kudos to the journalist who didn't mislabel it as a "samurai sword" for once!
Feral_and_Preposterous: Known to "loyal Star Trek fans" my ass. No loyal Star Trek fan ever watched The Next Generation just like no loyal Star Wars fan ever watched the crapfest that was Episodes I-III./Not a loyal fan so--I did get to see ol' cow-patty head playing with his goofy crescent sword.
Omahawg: [th04.deviantart.net image 850x739]don't dream it....be it
DarkSoulNoHope: He was captured, which means he must commit suicide, otherwise he will disgrace his family name.
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