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>> No.77696394
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>> No.77696406

Depends on the class but I like relatively realistic armor with some embellishing and simple colors

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Quoted By: >>77710211 >>77734326

Romano British

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Quoted By: >>77710211

I'll dump some of my favorites

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>> No.77696551
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Quoted By: >>77696585 >>77736336

An anon the nice explained this as Japanese artists applying samurai aesthetics to western armor which makes total sense. I love the look of the cape and clothed limbs.

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Quoted By: >>77696989 >>77736336

I like the Jap take on Western armor as well as what you said. There's something charming about it.

>> No.77696671
Quoted By: >>77724436 >>77736382

I hate this less than any other pauldroncore I've ever seen.

>> No.77696806

oh I like that one, actually.
her lips should be fucked up by the scar though.

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>> No.77699231
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Quoted By: >>77709949 >>77710211

I'm personally a big fan of any armor that has animal motifs in it. And unrelated to the pic, I also have a guilty pleasure in pauldroncore stuff.

>> No.77699504
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Quoted By: >>77742610

I like simpler armors. I think they give a little more room for variance.

>> No.77701256

Historical and slightly-fantasized samurai armor is pretty fucking dope.

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Quoted By: >>77701446 >>77702240

historical and semi-historical/semi-fantastical samurai stuff is pretty excellent, in my opinion. the kind of stuff you might see in Sekiro or Ghost of Tsushima

>> No.77701446
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there's also something nice about insanely colorful it can all be. i know that medeival european stuff is capable of being just as colorful and flamboyant, but that's not how we're used to seeing it. whereas japanese media is not afraid of color, and it's pretty nice to see

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>> No.77701534

kino armor

>> No.77701582
Quoted By: >>77701611 >>77702302

Yoroi > all

Not even that much of a weeb, but the aesthetics are perfect for me.

>> No.77701611
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Quoted By: >>77702302

forgot pic

>> No.77701784
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Quoted By: >>77701897

This guy's series isn't 100% perfect (some of his characters designs feel too pauldroncore for my tastes, personally) but his Mandalorian armors are a really great fantastical armor that looks and feels just semi-realistic enough.

>> No.77701819

2" thicc carbon steel codpieces

>> No.77701897
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Quoted By: >>77701930

Looking back at it after posting my favorite piece from that series, this is probably my least-favorite piece. The more adventurous Jedi a character is and the more cartoonish their source material, the more pauldroncore his interpretations get.

Even then though, this isn't all that bad because they're Jedi and can get away with wearing just pauldrons and aesthetic-only-maille for style points. And even then you have more down-to-earth Jedi like Obi-Wan and Qui-Gon wearing a decent amount of armor and even using shields, so the aggregate is less pauldroncore than I remember.

>> No.77701930
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Quoted By: >>77702019

Then you have stuff like this, that's very clearly a couple of steps away from effectively realistic gear and the artist was obviously using pretty decent-quality references.

>> No.77702019
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One last image from the series, of best boy in his lovely clothes.

>> No.77702079
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>> No.77702111
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Stand back, Mycenaean coming through.

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Quoted By: >>77702695 >>77774398

>tfw everyone else has helmets and actually swords

>> No.77702270
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>> No.77702302
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Quoted By: >>77706725

That´s an Okegawa-do and it doesn´t even use O-Sode. The Yoroi is the awkward metal box with the barn doors hung to each shoulder.

>> No.77702417
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Tube and Yoke is the perfect "I have stuff and I want to make armour from it!" pattern.

>> No.77702588
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Quoted By: >>77706483

Persian cataphracts are underrated

>> No.77702695

nice edit, saved

>> No.77702720
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This armour is dumb and makes no sense but I like the asymmetricality and jumbled look. Also that it was clearly more important to cover the tits than it was the stomach.

>> No.77702862
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I like bronze age armor through late antiquity, it's what I use in my setting.

>> No.77702904
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Quoted By: >>77704326 >>77704881

different people, different times

>> No.77702971

Mr III there is like "My helmet has spikes on it, your arguments are invalid."

>> No.77703047

I like asymmetry in my armor. I usually draw one arm more armored than the other, especially with leather armor. Usually I draw the sword arm more armored with the idea that they're putting that side forward so it needs protection.

>> No.77703145
Quoted By: >>77761556

>its just wood

>> No.77704326
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Something a bit more fantastical

>> No.77704881
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Quoted By: >>77705527

Are these your own drawings? I like them, especially those Celtic influenced types on the Minar one. You must be like me, drawing handouts for your players so when they ask something like "what does the temple look like?" I can give them out a drawing of the temple I prepared earlier, or background info on the setting.

>> No.77705066
Quoted By: >>77745224

it looks so dumb tho

>> No.77705527
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Yes, they are my own, thanks for liking them. Here's a Minar hovel by a stream.

>> No.77705591

I dig this. It's obviously fantastical and impractical, but it's consistent enough that you buy that it's feasible.

>> No.77706216

>neglecting to armor one of the most vulnerable spots on your body
Why do people make armor like this? Cover your bellies.

>> No.77706329
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Whatever the fuck you would call this

>> No.77706483
Quoted By: >>77706694

I like how you can see right away who the people who really mattered were. Everyone else wears their everyday tunics except for red hat over there who has pulled what looks like a fur vest over his, are tooled up with small shields, knives and an embarrassingly small bow, whilst the guy in charge is not only armoured head to foot, but his horse is as well.

>> No.77706592
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Quoted By: >>77706802

Reminds me of the Keyblade Armor. Sorcerous sentai-like armor is actually pretty dope IMO.

>> No.77706617

persian and indian armor Alexander the great era. After that, whatever gear the Golden Horde wore.

>> No.77706647

his vision and movement looks restricted.

>> No.77706648
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>> No.77706654
Quoted By: >>77774864

I played that game looking absolutely ridiculous from practicality point, but ridiculously styling.
I really appreciate that it had a lot of flavour. You could make a heavily armored outfit, or a completely clothing looking set up that would be of no use in a fight, but it didn't have smutty pieces. Almost everything at least looked period accurate, regardless of how practical it would have actually been.

>> No.77706670
Quoted By: >>77706802

Tengen Toppen Guran Goblin Slayer

>> No.77706694
Quoted By: >>77711751

All those guys are basically the pit crew to service the Formula 1 Cataphract and keep it operational and supported on the battlefield. Cataphract pilot is the F1 driver.

>> No.77706725

so they just wore baskets to try and protect themselves from arrows? It seems incredibly retarded. Why are japs so good at art but so retarded when it comes to making war machines, like the Battleship Yamato that didn't do jack shit in WWII, the katanas that are inferior to basic European swords, or retarded woven basket armor?

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>> No.77707250
Quoted By: >>77710040

Fuck, Americans are so stupid.

>> No.77707422
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I don't think so, buddy.

>> No.77709949

this is really cool, any more anon?

>> No.77710029

Boris vallejo

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>> No.77710613
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Monster Hunter has a lot of cool shit

>> No.77710700
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Quoted By: >>77736336

king thranduil

>> No.77710765
Quoted By: >>77716880

>so they just wore baskets to try and protect themselves from arrows
This is exactly how the concept of "studded leather" was developed, by some guy that just took pictures at face value, except at least Gary Gygax or whoever the fuck it was only had access to a small library with old books, whereas you have the fucking internet and were given the name and still choose to be ignorant and spout ignorant shit.

>> No.77711751
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The horse charge goes brrrrrrrrr

>> No.77712137

plate: sleek, polished, gleaming
mail: grimy, rippling, and fucking loud
leather: rigid, loose-fitting (otherwise i'd just put the character in normal fucking clothes), looks like it could take a punch or ten
anything not stereotypical fantasy: absolute autistic historical authenticity, because faithfully recreated details are already weird and eye-catching enough

>> No.77712162

>0/10 a black orc
what a fucking retard

>> No.77712398
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Helmet with an open face
Leather gloves

Picture unrelated but stylish

>> No.77712758
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Quoted By: >>77713028

Stylish and practical usually, but armored dresses are great too. Usually as long as it looks aesthetically pleasing its fine. Not a huge fan of boob windows/plate but seems hard to avoid.

>> No.77712883
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Quoted By: >>77716559 >>77746135

Medieval Russians were the shit.

>> No.77712913
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>> No.77713028
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>> No.77713278
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Al Antiqua doesn't get enough love

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Quoted By: >>77746135

Ah yes, good taste anon. Russian are very interesting. They combine Scandinavian, Eastern Roman and Steppe Nomad/Muslim esthetics. Also, I find Druzhina to be very cool. They are basically Russin Knights, while they used lances and could charge, they also extensively used bows.

>> No.77716738
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It's an acquired taste but Aztec is neat

(Note the "jackets of silver and gold mail" is actually describing an obscure piece of metal armor we don't have any other records, of, apparently, not Ehuatl tunics as this image points to)

>> No.77716880 [DELETED]
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There are stats for brigandine in adnd already you nigger. Studded leather was supposed to be just that, something a dumbass bronze age barbarian would wear, maybe some not!sarmatian and it had horse hooves sewn unto it instead of metal studs even. Rulebooks included armor for all sorts of games and eras and DMs should limit choices to fit their world.
Stop listening to some faggot ass nigger ecelabs you fucking nigger.

>> No.77716988

full chain, add plate greaves pauldrons bracers, and a non-plate chest piece, scale, gambeson, brigadine, anything really.

>> No.77717034
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>no pants
>lightly armored if at all, maybe just a helmet and greaves
>big shield

>> No.77717086
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Quoted By: >>77728227

I love armies like the Mexica, Achaemenids, Landsknechts, and many of the Caliphal forces because of how garish they are. The constant color in your face not only looks dashing but it's really fucking fun to paint.
I really should get some French Curassiers to paint as curaceros de Tulancingo.

>> No.77717118


For my part, it's one step above realistic armour, helmet optional. Something like most Bretonnia and Empire artwork.

>> No.77719274
Quoted By: >>77728227

Those Aztec warriors in garish pyjamas never cease to bring a smile to my eye. Incidentally, those gold and silver gilt jackets make me think of something like scales, worn where the Europeans would wear mail.

>> No.77719362
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Quoted By: >>77719539 >>77752234

I like when the helmet is full-face, and there’s no exposed skin anywhere. To me, the idea of the helmet being the entire face of the knight is pretty cool. Kinda like the Mandalorian, or a series like Infinity blade where we don’t see faces.

Monsters and demons have facial features. But knights and heroes have them hidden, with the helmet itself being their identity. It makes them embody the concept of a faceless, great warrior, instead of a fallible human with a squishy face under the helm.

>> No.77719539
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Quoted By: >>77719616 >>77719675

>with the helmet itself being their identity
"I could recognise that helmet anywhere! It's Sir William the Cruel, the great bastard! Get him, boys!"

>> No.77719616
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Quoted By: >>77725469

I am convinced painted and heavily decorated plate armor was more common than we typically depict.
Also you reminded me of that set covered in extremely detailed rude hand gestures

>> No.77719675


For better or for worse, yeah. A helmet that's their entire face, linked to their notoriety or accomplishments. I like protags where a cool helmet is their entire appearance. Goblin Slayer, Doomguy, Samus Aran, Master Chief, etc. The most iconic Dark Souls NPCs have a helmet instead of a face.

Bonus points if it's a troupe of jobber mercs with identical helmets, and the boss has a clearly upgraded version of their outfit, with a more detailed helm and colored cloth on their armour.

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>> No.77720531
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Quoted By: >>77725588

The classic Tempalr look. Platemail with a bucket helmet and a robe

>> No.77720938
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Not exactly fantasy armor but hnnnggg

>> No.77724436

>I hate this less than any other pauldroncore I've ever seen.
Why is that?

>> No.77725429

I'm getting really tired of seeing full plate armor. It's not that I hate full plate, it just feels so oversaturated. I see that shit everywhere, it just doesn't even feel like it's fantastical to me anymore.
I've taken to liking mythic bronze age style.

>> No.77725469

That should be easy to find out, trace pigment analysis is a thing
But I do think you’re probably right, at least for cheap and widely available colors.
Ochre, for example, you could paint a fucking army with ochre and the cost is nothing, it’s literally dirt

>> No.77725487

c o m f y

>> No.77725588
Quoted By: >>77742808

The “classic” look is a modern fantasy invention.
>The knights wore a white surcoat with a red cross, and a white mantle with a red cross. Sergeants wore a black tunic with a red cross and a brown or black mantle.
>The knights were required to wear the mantle at all times, forbidden to eat or drink without it.
fuckin nerds

And the bucket helms postdate them, they’d have worn chain and a conical helm with a nose guard

>> No.77727960
Quoted By: >>77742936


>> No.77728227
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Quoted By: >>77729584 >>77730767

There was actually an online lecture on Aztec featherwork (speffically of shields) a few weeks ago, if either of you are interested I can post it

>Incidentally, those gold and silver gilt jackets make me think of something like scales, worn where the Europeans would wear mail.
Well, it's hard to say how comparable it is for sure, since again, that one line is the only reference to it I know of. There's a speculative reconstruction of it here: https://twitter.com/ohs688/status/1345229077007851520 , though I'm personally wondering if perhaps there's some mistranslation going on simply due to there being no other contexts where Metal armor is mentioned or depicted, but OHS688 and Rafael Mena there are as/more educated then I am, so eh

As far as the jackets/tunic in the image I posted in >>77716738 that that cyan underline points to, those are Ehuatl (see also pic, this being the famous poet-engineeer-king of Texcoco Nezalhualcoyotl) It's basically the same concept of the Tlahuiztli full-body warsuits (thick cotton base with feather mosiac over it; both would have been worn over ichcahuipilli) just in a tunic or vest form rather then a full body suit, often with a skirt of leather strips and/or feathers (like greek/roman skirt armor) and often fancy regalia, as for the Mexica at least Ehuatl was largerly limited to royalty and very high officer/general roles (other Nahuas, or at least the Tlaxcalteca, used it more liberally)

Much of what you see in the image there would apply to other Nahua groups too, not just the Mexica speffically, mind you; if not Mesoamerican civillizations as a whole in a looser sense (for example, the Mixtec also had the Ichcahuipilli vests/tunics (the magenta underline in that image), just with vertical rather then cross stitching, though they only used full body animal themed warsuits in ritualistic rather then martial contexts, along with some (also very colorful) Mixtec specific armor and banners)

>> No.77729584
Quoted By: >>77734294

> online lecture on Aztec featherwork (speffically of shields)
Post it!

>> No.77730767
Quoted By: >>77734294

>if either of you are interested I can post it
Pls to post.

>> No.77732852
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Quoted By: >>77733151 >>77770284

Whatever's going on in like the entire Metal Gear series. Hardly a bad-looking character in them, from an art-design perspective. Death Stranding looks similarly amazing.

>> No.77733049
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>> No.77733057
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>> No.77733068
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Quoted By: >>77762033

>> No.77733146
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Quoted By: >>77762033 >>77768863

>> No.77733151
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>> No.77733181
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anything roman

>> No.77733528
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Everything semi historical by this artist is great, but this one particularly catches my fancy.

>> No.77734102
Quoted By: >>77751468

I am sure you only posted that to try and bait an argument, but does she have a little angry owl face on her pussy?

>> No.77734294
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Quoted By: >>77734305

Here, sadly is only on the CLAAS facebook page, not their youtube channel, so apoloigies for the facebook link

facebook DOT com SLASH claas.ca/videos/vb.230660540747364/897275121090461/?type=2&theater

Regarding the "Ahuizotl"/Coyote shield disscussed in the video, you can find high res photos and more info here:


I also have some featherwork art saved, a lot of it was comissioned by the spanish in the early colional period using catholic themes, either made by aztec artists or mixed artists who knew the craft, you can see some in my art drive which is in my resource directorylinked here https://desuarchive.org/his/thread/10505713/#10506978 though the art drive is out of date

>> No.77734305
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>a lot of it was comissioned by the spanish in the early colional period using catholic themes, either made by aztec artists or mixed artists who knew the craft,

example in pic

>> No.77734326

Absolutely patrician taste anon.

>> No.77734555
Quoted By: >>77742936

I agree with the other anon, you've got a cool style.

>> No.77735494
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twenty minutes into the future tactical, all the better if the future has supernatural and/or magical stuff in it

>> No.77735646
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Quoted By: >>77735680

Only the very best.

>> No.77735680
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Quoted By: >>77735697


>> No.77735697
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>> No.77735712
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Quoted By: >>77735742


>> No.77735715

Scavenged and refitted.

>> No.77735742
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Quoted By: >>77735752 >>77754128


>> No.77735752
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Quoted By: >>77735777


>> No.77735765

hate it when people make posts like these

>> No.77735777
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Quoted By: >>77735794 >>77754401


>> No.77735794
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>> No.77735925
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I really like Michael Kirkbride armor, so basically dunmer armor and some other concept art

>> No.77736336
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Quoted By: >>77736423

japanese designs inspired on western armors are really good. for me some of the best noes are the Saint Seiya ones, Omega brought some fresh aesthethic and characters, shame it shat on old lore as onall of the new things it brought

i really like the wing-like scalemail behind the pauldron

>> No.77736382

Pauldroncore works for WHFB Orcs because they actually do have huge fucking shoulders

>> No.77736417
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Big fan of this armor on Sanguinius, also like the death mask though too.

>> No.77736423
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Quoted By: >>77736441


>> No.77736433
Quoted By: >>77737246 >>77740352

Thanks for your fucking input, whilst contributing nothing. Fucking hell when are they gonna make mass replies a bannable offense.

>> No.77736441
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Quoted By: >>77736449


>> No.77736449
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Quoted By: >>77736455


>> No.77736455
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that's all i have of this one. gotta dig on my folders otherwise and i don't wanna

>> No.77737246
Quoted By: >>77740352

When jannies stop being cunts.

>> No.77738336
Quoted By: >>77739005

Wow, this helmet really looks like shit

>> No.77738749

Excellent taste

>> No.77739005

This helmet is a really neat concept and you're a good GM.
Talk shit post drawings dumbass

>> No.77740352

>using the term janny when you're crying about wanting more jannie censorship
you know there are no massreplies on a site that rhymes with speddit

>> No.77741716
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post soviet russian slav armor

>> No.77741811
Quoted By: >>77761556

i made myself a wood armor one
its suprisingly effective for a disposable armor

>> No.77742156
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I have allot of favorites I cant decide between. Each is best in their own context. I prefer historical armours but I dont mind more fantasy flairs.

I tend to like:
-Crusader era full mail, great helm and surcoat
-Late medieval full plate
-Classical greek hoplite with corinthian helm
-Imperial roman heavy Lorica
-Late roman/byzantine heavy armor (esp cataphracts)
-Sengoku jidai samurai armor (and warrior monks)

I also have a soft spot for tolkein dwarf style armor and generic female fantasy 'dress' armor.

>> No.77742610
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Quoted By: >>77742666

I too like simple armour. It makes the little personal touches on the armour stand out more rather than overly busy pop fantasy designs. Plus, the game and settings that feature it usually have more intricate or deadly melee combat which I love.

>> No.77742666
Quoted By: >>77760235

>"Olbrorg, I've told you time and time again: chest hair is NOT a substitute for mail armour."

>> No.77742808
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Quoted By: >>77748271

Yeah, I don;t care if it's historically accurate or not, that's how people draw Templars in fantasy art, and that's what I like. Next you'll tell me Vikings didn't wear horned helmets or some shit, and I won;t care, I like the horned helmet look for vikings. Fuck the real shit, I like the fake shit better. To me horned helmets is the "Classic" Viking look.

>> No.77742936
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Quoted By: >>77742957 >>77743002

Here's some morearmor designs then, though they're less "grounded."

A mercenary scout and mercenary fighter

>> No.77742957
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Quoted By: >>77742985

a royal guard of some kingdom by a giant lake in a savannah region.

>> No.77742985
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and their great neighborhood rivals, the sun-worshiping empire - here's one of their traditional knights.

>> No.77743002
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>"What the hell do you mean I have to carry an armoured fighter on my back?"

>> No.77745224

Came here to also post >>77705066 about >>77702111. It's impossible to depict a wearer of that armor in any kind of a badass fashion

>> No.77745443
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I prefer my armor cute

>> No.77745487
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Mostly realistic but with a little fantasy flair, nothing too obnoxious.

>> No.77745897
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Tribal technology

>> No.77746135
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>> No.77746328
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fukken saved

>> No.77746423
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>> No.77748171 [DELETED]
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This on for sci fi.

>> No.77748261
Quoted By: >>77751524

I feel like looking at this puts me on a list

>> No.77748264
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>> No.77748271

Vikings didn’t wear horned helmets, but bronze age Sea People raiders did


>> No.77748293

Based. Jap weapon designs look cooler than they are effective.

Hell, even the kicks in Karate were from a french martial art called Savate. Aikido is mostly bullshido but kendo has been a bit lore effective (but has shown a lot of losses to fat Hema nerds).

>> No.77751451
Quoted By: >>77751627


Nothing beats the real thing. I have never seen a fantasy version of armor and thought its' differences from real life were improvements.

>> No.77751468

More like pubis

>> No.77751524

The list of people who have seem some shit fetish costume today.

>> No.77751627

real is no an aesthetic you fuckhead. look at what has been posted so far, the difference in culture make for different aesthetics, even if the places are geographically close to one another.
>Hur dur i like real fake bad
is the stupidest thing you could say in this thread.

>> No.77752151

Based slaver poster

>> No.77752234

Based infinity blade poster

>> No.77752475

i like it.

>> No.77752577
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always love napoleonic esprit de corps

>> No.77752926
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Love me some color

>> No.77753134

I hate colors.

>> No.77753151


I am indifferent to colour

>> No.77753210
Quoted By: >>77753246 >>77761832

I hate anything without colors

>> No.77753246
Quoted By: >>77761832

I am undecided about colors.

>> No.77754128

look at how pissed he is. his face says to me "i swear to god i'm gonna go fuck some shit up"

>> No.77754401

t posing for his girl.

>> No.77754616

- Cobbled together from metal/ monster materials
- Kinght's armor (like a templar knight's)

- Various assorted flavors of mail bikini and pelts.

>> No.77754858

I'm just cracking up picturing him trying to maneuver through doorways

>> No.77754944

I wonder how long he had to grind in Sen's Fortress to get that catch pole.

>> No.77756628
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Quoted By: >>77760321 >>77761836

>> No.77757696
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Chaos armour

>> No.77759740
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Quoted By: >>77759765

no contest, my favourite aesthetic

>> No.77759765
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Quoted By: >>77759778


>> No.77759778
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>> No.77760235
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>"Ha! Puny southern girly men cannot swing sword hard enough to pierce Olborg chest hair"

>> No.77760321

Everyone in that mural has a patronizing smirk of knowing contentment. kek

>> No.77760835


>> No.77761445

Chad tier

>> No.77761470
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>> No.77761556
Quoted By: >>77761821

The original armor could regularly stop a musket ball, even at decently close range. Russian settlers found out the hard way more than once.

>> No.77761821
Quoted By: >>77765294

why didnt everyone wear wood armor in the age of muskets then?

>> No.77761832

I am colorblind.

>> No.77761836

god, these armored potatos look like they are having real fun.


>> No.77762033
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Quoted By: >>77770215

Nice, would fit Gamma world

>> No.77764328
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>> No.77765294


>> No.77768436
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Quoted By: >>77768553

I'm a sucker for Mongolian aesthetics myself

>> No.77768553
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>> No.77768863

wtf am i even looking at?
some kind of bug?

>> No.77770215
Quoted By: >>77770406

>gamma world
What is this.

>> No.77770284
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That strange but very fun "supernatural tactical," is really nice. Valorant leans in that direction, and other tabletop stuff like Delta Green leans toward it as well. The hammier it is depends kind of on your GM/writer, but it's super neat that aesthetic can support both self-serious and the semi-serious stuff you can get out of Metal Gear.

>> No.77770330
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*blocks your path*

>> No.77770406

Unless it's something completely else, Gamma World is the ancient TSR post-apocalyptic RPG.

>> No.77774398 [SPOILER]
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hey now, don't go underestimatin' the power of this boat oar 'ere

>> No.77774417

I like mishmash trophy sorts of armors you'd likely see on a barbarious warrior culture,. other than that, gambesons, coats of plate, brigandine. good ol hemashit

>> No.77774685
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Quoted By: >>77775678

idk what it is about the roman aesthetic but its perfect

>> No.77774864
Quoted By: >>77778906


What's the game? Assassin's Creed of some kind?

>> No.77775678
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Shield walls are kickass

>> No.77777915

big tits and ass

>> No.77778906

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. It’s a bizarre trainwreck of a game. Some parts are great, like the armor and setting, they clearly put a ton of work into some stuff.
But the main quest is a joke, really really awful even by the series’ standards, and the sidequests are like... just... you have to see it to believe it, I can’t describe how low-effort they are.

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