You have traveled an impossible distance in search of the dragon’s lair, and now you stand before its entrance. You can feel the heat radiating from inside and smell the sulfur. This will be the greatest battle of your life.
You pull your Crusader sword from its sheath and continue forward to meet your destiny. Whether you succeed or fail, you will go forth with the confidence of a seasoned knight.
Your squire buckles the straps of your custom-fit armour, adjusting it to be comfortable and snug over your gambeson. Then you are handed your piece-de-resistance: the First Crusader sword. You paid top coin for this sword, and you expect people will be impressed when they see how it shines on the battlefield.
Your blacksmith assured you that the First Crusader’s design was both effective and awe-inspiring, and you’re one to agree. You are a mighty warrior, indeed, to be the owner of such fine craftsmanship. A fitting symbol of your godly-given status.
Almost all LARP weapons are made from a foam that is then covered in a plasticised acrylic-latex paint. If not maintained, this paint eventually dries out and can flake or crack. To avoid, a silicon outer coat is applied to all weapons but is slowly worn off as the weapon strikes other weapons, shields and armour. Maintenance spray ensures your weapons are kept in the best condition possible by reinforcing this silicon layer and keeping the PAX paint underneath it moist and supple. It should be applied after every combat, or at least once a month.
Available in 150ml or 400ml spray packs, and a 250ml pump pack.
"I feel lied to, Alan!" Samuel yelled as another arrow pinged off the wide brim of his helm
"Not much for it now. It's not like we can stop halfway through and enjoy a slice of orange and a mug of water, is HAAAA!"
They both stared at the quivering shaft that now protruded from Alan's chainmail. The links were completely useless against the bodkin heads. The soldier sagged to his knees amoung the muck of the churned earth and fallen bodies, tears in his eyes as he grasped at the wood piercing him. Samuel rushed ot his side, grabbing Alan's wrists.
"No, you fool! You remove that and you'll just bleed out." He dropped to be level with Alan, both men in the mud as the battle raged on about both men. The din of the battle, it's clanging steel and screaming men faded away for Samuel as he held onto his brother-in-arms.
"You were lied to, S-Sammy," Alan gasped "We... we were never..."
Alan coughed blood as he whispered his last "Never going to make it to the...to the juice vault..."
Designed to be the maximum allowable size under the Swordcraft rules set, this shield has the Epic Armoury tri-position grip to allow you to hold it no matter what style of shield bearer you need to be.
There are wars worth fighting for in this world, meant to defend the righteous and serve true justice. As you prepare your armour and your horse for the journey, you believe you are setting off to join such a war. Your god supports the cause.
Your family is tearful as they say goodbye, watching as you place your Crusader Helmet upon your head before mounting your horse. With a wave you are on the road, their mournful faces behind you as you ride toward your devout purpose.
Epic Armoury’s Crusader Helmet is an enclosed helmet designed to protect the head during combat. The helmet has a flat helm with a large faceplate detailed with rivets and rolled steel visor reinforcing 8 x 2 cm eye slits. Six large oval breathing holes below the eyes improve ventilation. Pair this helmet with a mail coif or padding for a historical look.
Secure the Crusader Helmet by tightening the leather strap beneath the chin, keeping the helmet in place. Made of 1 mm thick mild steel and top-grain leather straps and fittings, this armour piece is built to withstand the abuse of a LARP or reenactment with regular leather and metal armour care.
Available in sizes Medium and Large.
Considered to be a type of enclosed helmet worn in the late 12th- to 13th-centuries
Evolved from the nasal helm
Often worn over a mail coif and padding to absorb force of blows
Depicted in the storm on Jerusalem during the First Crusade
Made from 1mm/19 gauge thick mild steel
Rolled edges with no sharp edges
Straps and fittings made from top-grain leather
Hand made, welded pieces for maximum durability
Polished steel finish
Epic Armoury metal works products should still be treated with oil and kept in dry storage. All our metal armours contain leather parts that need regular maintenance using leather-care products to keep the leather from drying out.
The street is a hard place to conduct business, but it’s a way of life you’ve become very good at keeping. Unfortunately, a poor ol’ sap hasn’t paid his dues. You’re an understanding sort, but you can’t risk looking soft. Not on the street.
So, you decide to give the ol’ sap a visit. Pulling out your Trench Knife and preparing your most intimidating look, you don’t expect this meeting to last very long. You’ll get your money today or the chap will be missing a few teeth. You’ll let him decide.
A rondel dagger was a type of stiff-bladed dagger in Europe in the late Middle Ages, used by a variety of people from merchants to knights. It was worn at the waist and might be used as a utility tool, or worn into battle or a jousting tournament as a side-arm for the purpose of piercing chainmail.
Your Knight’s Code is one of valor, truth, and courage. You are tasked with defending the innocent and the weak, and today your oath is being tested. A dark knight has destroyed both your shield and sword during a duel, and he advances upon you.
This honorless fiend believes he has won, but you will not allow yourself to perish without taking this evil with you in the process. You grab for your Stiletto still at your waist, and prepare to make a final desperate attempt to lodge the blade between the dark knight’s armour.
Let your god guide your hand...for you have only one chance.
You are a citizen of the Roman Empire, and a professional heavy infantryman of the Roman Army. You enlisted in your legion for twenty-five years of service, and you are both relieved and anxious to know you have only a few years left.
As you double-check your military-issued sword and Bollocks Dagger are securely in their holders, you feel prepared alongside your fellow soldiers to go into battle. You just hope that your training will continue to serve you well. At the very least, you have confidence in the sharpness of your weapon.