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I've added another picture of 14th century great helms to the first post, including one with a rather impressive (and slightly lobsided ) crest.
I think great helms would be the best to wear cuz they look like they would provide the most defense
Quote from: Flash_Knight on April 30, 2007, 12:47:04 AMI think great helms would be the best to wear cuz they look like they would provide the most defenseThey were also cumbersome, clumsy and had very poor visibilty. Which is one of the reasons why after 1350 AD (or thereabouts) they were only used for tournements and lighter, more flexible helmets such as bascinets, then later sallets and armets were used instead.
I'd like to see The Hound's black snarling-dog helm from A Song Of Ice And Fire.
Quote from: Dryvus on April 20, 2007, 04:11:34 AMI'd like to see The Hound's black snarling-dog helm from A Song Of Ice And Fire.I've got some pictures of grotesque helmets, as I mentioned before I personally am NOT in favour of these helmets as I feel that do not feel they fit in with the M&B setting because 1) most of these are 16th century helmets, not Medieval helmets and 2) because they are parade helmets and not designed for combat. In fact the decoration and embossing compromises their defensive properties.Here you go, click on the thumbnails: I suppose these would fit into the "other" category as "Renaissance parade helmets".
Really cool stuff, except for this one:Quote from: Aqtai on June 09, 2007, 03:28:41 PM Seriously, WTF?And yeah, they really don't have much of a place in native M&B. I would like to try modelling one of those some day, though.
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