March 14th, 2009
Following up my earlier post on polearms, here are three new bladed weapons that I finished last week for Overgrowth. One visual theme that ties a lot of the dog equipment together is the repeated use of rectangular shapes. This even carries through to their architecture. With these weapons you can see it with the studs on the handle, and also reflected somewhat in the shape of the blades.
This is a standard issue knife for dogs. It is not very useful as a throwing weapon but the weight and sturdiness of the knife make it more effective against armored targets.
This sword is the standard sidearm for spear-wielding dog soldiers. The weapon is especially bulky so that it can cleave through the hafts of spears more easily.
This double-handed broadsword is used mostly by command units in dog war packs. This weapon is the most effective at lopping heads off of spears, but has a significant reach disadvantage.
Thanks for the awesome feedback in the comments to the last post. We do our best to use all the feedback we get. I have one more weapon left to show in part three so stay tuned!