Tag - swords

Win Square Enix’s Dragon Quest Swords...

I know there’s a bunch of Wii fanatics out there. Ken is one of you. You’re like pod people. I’m going to fall asleep one night and wake up with that whatchamagizmo in my hand with this urge to virtual-bowl. But until that...

The Most Badass Gift I Received For Xmas

So I mentioned the gift Siege made for me. It’s a two-handed longsword. The handle’s wrapped in leather. Yes, the blade is metal and yes, it most certainly has an edge. It is badass. It’s about the only way he could top the...

Dennis Weaver in Duel

A History of Throwing Down the Gauntlet

Finding a set of antique pistols in a Croatian museum might be, in our experience, an opportunity to say, “Ooh. That’s pretty cool.” This would probably be followed by “How the hell did I suddenly wind up in Croatia...

Syrio Forel Lives!

BibliOdyssey has posted some fascinating pages from the 1630 book, Academy of the Sword. Or rather, its full title is: Academy of the Sword. Wherein is demonstrated by mathematical rules on the foundation of a mysterious circle, the theory...