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Old 09-25-2016, 07:40 AM
Kobal2 Kobal2 is offline
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Originally Posted by Chimera View Post
I might actually have to buy that. I've been looking for a "Short Sword" and despite statements in Pathfinder (for one example) about how they're ubiquitous, they really aren't. I've been casting about for something with a 22-24" blade that isn't some gimmicked piece of shit and has at least minimal aesthetic appeal. This isn't perfect, and I'll hold off for now pending finding something better, but I'll keep it in mind.
You should look into replica gladii (gladius singular). That's the iconic short sword, no frills whatsoever. Another choice would be a Greek xiphos (a short sword with a kind of leaf-shaped blade). This site has a few, but they don't come cheap !