I decided it'd benefit people to have a list of weapons they can go through for inspiration. In the case of Exotic weapons a description of their use may be necessary. I want to start out with Ôˆž-16th century weapons ("Medieval" Weapons), then 17th-19th (Steampunk and Early Guns) , 20th - 21st (Modern Warfare), and then space-age technology commonly found in sci-fi. (Meaning it has to have more than 1 pop reference using it. Aka no light sabers, they're only found in Star Wars, but yes to Ray Guns and Mechs.) I will need people throwing me a few weapons so this list can be comprehensive and complete. Thanks It's going to take a long while for this list to be completed.
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This can be helpful, especially when trying to use historically accurate weapon names and such. A suggestion though. This is to keep the post from getting too crazy, use spoiler buttons to categorize your list:
Sword list would be here
Daggers & Short Sword
Daggers and Short Sword list would be here
You can then include spoilers within the spoilers to categorize by country/army depending on how long that list gets.
I'm thinking of adding a quick description for each weapon, but it would take a longer time to compile.
Also I'm considering adding in musical instruments for when someone wants to make a bard character and also considering adding in mythical weapons section for things like Excalibur and Longinus and Gugnir.
In the end this list will help you stock up your weapon shops with some good stuff instead of "Fancy Sword" and "Dual Daggers" and could help artists make interesting weapons for their characters.
I may even add a comprehensive material list, though that'd be short since it's mostly catagorized by ages (Stone, Bronze, Steel) but may be expanded on by using Mythical or Unorthodox materials.
Also while the Katara is Indian, it is still Arabic. However I've decided to be less broad with their origins.
I suggest checking out the exotic weaponry for yourself. Some if it is really fascinating.
This post has been edited by Titanhex: Sep 29 2010, 05:23 AM
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