The massive heat feels like a cyclopean wave shrouding and suffocating every soldier standing on the arid ground outside the city of Etakia. “Stand your ground! Hold the formation!” your captain screams. You notice how the fellow standing close to your left is clenching his spear as one single drop of sweat trickles down your nose and vanishes into the dusty swarm of feet. In a flash of a second the enemy will slam against the front shields, and you and your fellow soldiers will do as you have been trained to. Moving forward slowly as one entity, as a living machine. Sweating and panting. Pushing. Bashing. Killing.
Very few things offer greater protective qualities than steel, when it comes to historical armour. But with steel also comes disadvantages like weight, inflexibility and the need for constant maintenance to protect against rust. Nevertheless, in this day and age, unless you are on the re-enactment or SCA battlefield, you simply don’t need the level of protection that steel affords. We here at Epic Armoury would like to present our Light Kit Edition Armours. Light Kit Armours are armours made out of Polyurethane, meant to resemble authentic metallic armours. Created with weight, comfort and utility in mind, Light Kit edition armours are for those people, who want to look like they are wearing authentic metallic armours while being comfortable. To the untrained eye, these polyurethane armours are difficult to distinguish from their metallic counterparts.They are, however, more comfortable to wear and can be worn for long periods of time without discomfort. Indeed, the flexible nature of this armour means that it can bend to the contours of your body in a way that rigid steel will not. Each part is typically a quarter of the weight of their steel equivalent, allowing for faster movement with less fatigue. Each piece is hand painted with a durable acrylic finish and is detailed to look as realistic as possible. The maintenance free finish will not rust like steel does and can be worn in all kinds of weather. Adjustable leather straps and the flexible nature of the armour allows it to be comfortably worn.The Spartan Light Kit Musculata is inspired by Ancient Greek body idealized armour and Hoplite soldiers.
This armour is perfect for a variety of uses such as LARP, Cosplay, Costume Parties or Theatre.
Polyurethane armour is a new project collaboration between Epic Armoury and The Knight Shop International designing under the brand names "Red Dragon Armoury" and "Light Kit".
You are a Rahk of the Black Ice Essence, a physical manifestation of perfection and complete unification. You march in unison and you fight in unison with all the soldiers and the officers of your unit. Together you are efficient.
The mortal races will all become assimilated in time. When everyone becomes an aspect of your Essence, the world will finally be perfect.
The Lancelot tassets match the look of the leather cuirass of the same name from the Fucina del Drago range. With two adjustable straps they can be easily attached to the Lancelot armor belt. They complete the armor and visually close it off at the bottom. Of course, they also protect the thighs from hits.
Round (table) it all out with the complete matching set.
You think about dreaming it, we will take care of making it happen.
Our work briefly translates into this: starting from an idea, a sketch, a story and transforming those smoky lines into an object that can be used in the context (whether strictly historical or fantasy) for which it was designed.
Design therefore, at the base of each project, modulated on the budget of each client.
Realization, with a particular attention to detail and real use (not only display but rather mainly products made to be worn, used, lived).
Assistance, so that everything that has already been created does not suffer the damage of time or the wear and tear of years of use.
Black Dragon is our brand for the design and construction of weapons, armor and props oriented to LARP, Cosplay and film productions.
These are articles made of materials such as plastazote, evazote, resins and the like, used to give shape and substance to the wildest dreams of every designer or to reproduce objects not otherwise available because of fantasy.
It was born from the meeting between the Fucina del Drago and Black Forge, an artisan workshop that has been active for years in the LARP and Cosplay sector at national and international level which, in February 2020, joined forces in the common goal of expanding their work and their skills to offer them on a wider market also linked to film productions.
From this collaboration, projects related to TV series have been born that have benefited from years of experience and tests on materials, at the same time highlighting on the one hand the absolute reachable realism and on the other the possibility of truly shaping the imagination to give shape to things otherwise unattainable.
From the feedback obtained, the push that led us to strongly believe in this new project was born to the point of creating a brand dedicated only to this type of product.
A fundamental component of our work remains attentive listening to the customer and continuous contact in order to be certain not only of the achievement of the final result, but also and above all of full satisfaction: from this point of view it makes no difference that you are a live role player, a cosplayer or a film production company, we will still be able to accompany you from the preparatory sketch to the finished product in order to give you the most precise possible idea of what we are making for you.