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Old 04-17-2020, 03:34 PM   #28
jason taylor
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Default Re: Which weapons may be Fine Weapons?

Originally Posted by JustAnotherJarhead View Post
Why is a Saber "cutting" , but a Rapier is not?

* "Cutting" weapons can go up to +2 damage, and other weapons listed can go up to +1 damage.
A saber is a cavalry saber not a sport saber. The former has mass enough to get a good enough blow in the edge whereas a rapier is to thin to have much mass for a cutting stroke. Cavalry need the edge to eliminate contestants in seconds and move on as their ultimate success is to slaughter fugitives and finish an army up for good.

A sport saber scores points from the edge but in real life would be more like a whip than a sword if used to fight with.
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