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What aspects of sword fighting are most important to get right in a game? | S6 E6

Released Monday, 30th November 2020
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Hosts Jemima and Matt are joined by another incredible guest in this weeks episode. Sword fighting expert Fran talks to us about weapons in video games.

Which games do it well? Which games do it badly? What is most important to get right when showing the complexities and brutality of using weapons? We look at The Witcher, Mount & Blade, Nidhogg, Skyrim, For Honor, and more.

Games discussed in this episode

Mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord - Medieval Combat Simulator & RPG

For Honor - Medieval Action Melee game

Skyrim - Action RPG, wizards, dragons, classic

Nidhogg - side-scrolling two-player fighting video game, with fencing

The Witcher 3 - Action RPG - The best one ever

Mordhau - multiplayer medieval fighting PVP game

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