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Dog Weapons: Part One, Polearms

Add Comment! By Aubrey Serr on March 11th, 2009

I decided this week I would take a break from my modeling series and show off a little of what I have been working on. I am finishing up a bunch of 3D weapon models for dog characters and I am pretty happy with how they have come out.

A spear
A spear

I think that a normal dog soldier is often armed with a spear and sidearm. The spear would make an effective throwing weapon against lightly armored opponents. Dogs often fight against other dogs, and the longer weapons help keep their enemies out of biting range.

A bladed polearm called a glaive
A bladed polearm called a glaive

The glaive is another standard armament for dog soldiers. It cannot be thrown like the spear, but it makes up for it by being better at slashing attacks. The prong on the handle can be used as a handle for extra leverage or to parry incoming strikes.

A defensive weapon called a rabbit catcher
A defensive weapon called a rabbit catcher

The rabbit catcher is a more unusual weapon. Although rabbits usually don't like to fight, it is not unheard of. This weapon is used to prevent rabbits from jumping over defensive fortifications or into the middle of troop formations. It's fearsome appearance is usually deterrent enough to prevent their enemies from even trying it.

I have more weapons to show off soon. What weapons would you like to see in Overgrowth?