Taunting



  • What’s the longsword taunt actually called in real life?

    When they point the sword forward and lift it infront of their face



  • A salute to your opponent?



  • It’s like how you check a pool cue to see if it’s straight before playing, the player is just checking the condition of his sword before going into battle… for any chips, rust or bends, etc.

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    … 8-) Naw, it’s what Gregcau said.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salute#Small_arms_salutes

    …… This gesture originated in the Crusades. The hilt of a sword formed a cross with the blade, so if a crucifix was not available, a Crusader could kiss the hilt of his sword when praying, before entering battle, for oaths and vows, and so on. The lowering of the point to the ground is a traditional act of submission…


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