• Sabertron, For All Your Foam Swordplay Needs

    Sabertron, For All Your Foam Swordplay Needs

    LARPers rejoice! A new Kickstarter project, called Sabertron, will allow you and your fellow followers of the great goddess of the Whispering Eye to fight to the death using wirelessly connected foam swords. The swords, which cost $99 for a two-weapon set, have rings of colored lights around the hilt that note when you’ve been hit by other players. Once the lights go out, you become one… Read More

  • BBQ Sword: Swashbuckling meets Deliciousness and has a baby named Fun

    I know what you’re thinking: $20 is far too much for a skewer. And normally I’d agree with you, except that this skewer is called the “Swashbuckling BBQ Sword” and features a handsome fencing grip. Read More

  • BBQ tools for Zorro, other swashbucklers is, well, something

    The idea of “sword fighting with wieners” doesn’t bring the above image to my mind, but maybe I’m a bit off. This is a skewer with a fencing hilt, nothing more, nothing less. I’m not sure who it’s meant for or why it exists, just know that it does and be happy with life. Read More

  • Top 10 fictional swords? More like bottom 10

    I can’t say I agree with this guy’s list of awesome swords. The Headless Horseman’s weak sword? Come on. Go tell this guy what he’s missing – for example Japanese swords are mostly neglected. Since I’m a huge nerd, I humbly propose adding the following: Ogami Itto’s Dotanuki Battle Sword (Lone Wolf and Cub) Zatoichi’s Cane… Read More

  • Teen Stabs PS3 Burglar With Samurai Sword

    This is, without a doubt, the coolest PS3 story I’ve heard about in a long time. Two burglars broke into a Florida home and started to ransack the place. What they didn’t know is that Damian Fernandez and his 15-year-old sister Deanne were both home at the time. Deanne hid in her closet when she heard the robbers break in through her front door and watched the whole ordeal unfold… Read More

  • Real Life Link Shield Deflects Nerf Weapons, Girls

    This one goes the cosplayers in the audience (you know who your are). It’s a full-sized replica of Link’s Hylian Shield. Manufactured by True Swords, its been designed to parry the mightiest of blows from you foe’s Styrofoam weapons. And when you’re not using it for preventing your throat from getting slit feel safe in knowing that it’s keeping a constant vigil… Read More