#1 Kit layout - Light Infantry (Fyrdman) by King Zultra I 19.06.2013 19:39

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Nik has stated that ALL items you'd expect a man to have in battle will be in-game, the Arrmour will be broken down into there realistic divisions (Helmets, Shoulders, Torso, legs, feet, knees etc..)

Here is the division I'd expect there to be.

Head
Left/Right Shoulder
Torso
Left/Right upper-arm
Left/Right lower-arm
Hands
abdomen (groin)
Upper legs/Thighs
knees
lower legs
feet

Here is how I suggest we equip as soon as we can our Fyrdmen.

I'll supply pictures to help with the endeavour.

Head - Leather Spangenhelm (Leather Helmet)



Shoulders - No specific item, it'll be covered by the main torso protection

Torso - Leather Gamberson with Heraldic/Sigil on + Cloth shirt



Upper Arms - covered with the Gamberson

Lower arms - Vambraces



Hands - Not sure

Abdomen - Gamberson covers it

Upper legs - Cloth Trousers

Lower legs - Covered with boots

Feet - Leather boots



On-hand - One handed spear



Off-hand - Wooden Round shield



Secondary - Javelins



Post your ideas for the Layout of our Fyrdmen.

#2 RE: Kit layout - Light Infantry (Fyrdman) by Trewier Coshall 19.06.2013 21:27

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I would suggest leather gloves for the hands just for the grip they give. Also a larger square shield might be better than a small round one just because it gives more protection and shields better to arrows.

#3 RE: Kit layout - Light Infantry (Fyrdman) by King Zultra I 19.06.2013 21:34

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A large boxy tower shield is slow and cumbersome, Fyrdmen are designed to be quick, hitting flanks, long distance engagements (I.E lots of running around), they are Militia, not designed to be in the front taking the Brunt of the fighting, they are the Hammer in our Anvils.

#4 RE: Kit layout - Light Infantry (Fyrdman) by King Zultra I 19.06.2013 21:58

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Imagine him with a Gamberson then you'll have a Fyrdman.

#5 RE: Kit layout - Light Infantry (Fyrdman) by King Zultra I 20.06.2013 16:42

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Anyone else have any suggestions on the kit layout of Fyrdmen?

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