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How Knights Fought in Their Heavy Plate Armor


It’s a vision all of us who grew up on fairy tales and fantasy novels have: “The Knight in Shining Armor” charging forth astride his destrier, lance at the ready – perhaps with a fair maiden’s favor tied about his neck.
More than likely not, the armor you imagine our knight wearing is probably plate: interlocking [...]

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Star Wars

Cool Documentary on the Creation of Stormtrooper Armor


Via the official Star Wars subreddit comes this fascinating look into the work of Scotty Graham, a man who creates Stormtrooper armor:

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RIP John Steakley


Numerous sources are now reporting the death of author John Steakley, best known for his novels Vampire$ and Armor. He was 60 years old.
Vampire$, the more popular of Steakley’s works, was adapted for the screen in 1998 by director John Carpenter. Although it wasn’t considered an entirely successful venture by many, it did bring Steakley [...]

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