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Author Topic: Cleaving a helm with a longsword, on film! (Sword of Lancelot)  (Read 10984 times)

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So, proof on film that a longsword can cleave a helm! :)  LOL

"Sword of Lancelot"

http://youtu.be/gWzkJ5qrVxU?t=15m20s

Longsword portion of the fight begins at 15:20, and the helm-strike is at around 15:35.




« Last Edit: 2016-03-09, 16:21:19 by Sir Edward »
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Lol
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You laugh, young Naythan and yet you have just viewed incontrovertible proof that it can be done.  ;)

I recently found a copy of this movie- a Chinese copy at that, on my bookshelf!
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Ah, the dreaded shield throw. What a great way to open for the helmet cleaver.
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That helmet cleave is like the Macenjewski Bible & Fist of the North Star together.
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What have I been throwing mortshlags this whole time for? Now I can just hack at your helms!
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Lol, might be possible with a Two Hander, but with a Longsword, Mortschlag will do just fine for me.\

On the other hand, why not ring the bell of a helmet and see what happens.  :P 
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What have I been throwing mortshlags this whole time for? Now I can just hack at your helms!

Does that leave fewer dents, or more? :D
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I think the technique only works on people with split personalities.
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