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Don't be that guy :p
Most people don't know/care about historical sword details and as far as they can tell, saber = sword. I'm pretty sure what OP meant when saying "saber".

There are also people, that don't care for historical realism, but just have played a lot of RPGs and are able to differentiate sabre - scimitar - yatagan - machete - cutlass - sabre
/stopping being that guy  :grin:
 

No dice. The Saber/Sabres in Eternity have grips that are going to make sure you are using them one handed. Also Obsidian should just stick to their guns, if you want to use a sword two handed get a great sword or an estoc.

Personally I don't care much what to swing at the enemy. I could easily use a stylish shovel if it had the right penetration stats to pay respects to the villains of Deadfire.
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I'd like to see some naval-related weaponry like boarding pikes, musketoon, belaying pin, marlinespike, boarding axe, and, of course, grenados.



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A two-handed saber is basically a short pole-arm. There are several asian cultures from Mongolia to Japan that have variants of two-handed sabers, mind you they mounted it on a pole roughly a yard long because someone using a normal saber two handed looks really stupid and is a good way to get yourself killed.


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Maybe something like a Kilij? Were they 2 handed? Not sure.

 

Or a Tulwar, or Cavalry Sabre.

 

It's spelled sabre right? Whatever, doesn't really matter.



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It's spelled sabre right?

 

In British English yes, in American English (according to Wikipedia) it's spelled saber. However in Pillars of Eternity it was spelled sabre so I'm not sure I trust Wikipedia, not that it matters given I am a Brit.



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It's spelled sabre right?

 

In British English yes, in American English (according to Wikipedia) it's spelled saber. However in Pillars of Eternity it was spelled sabre so I'm not sure I trust Wikipedia, not that it matters given I am a Brit.

 

You better trust it
https://en.wikipedia...e_Star_Sheriffs


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It's spelled sabre right?

 

In British English yes, in American English (according to Wikipedia) it's spelled saber. However in Pillars of Eternity it was spelled sabre so I'm not sure I trust Wikipedia, not that it matters given I am a Brit.

 

Them bloody colonials! Need to get them back under the banner of the empire!



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Huh, I wonder why it's sabre in Pillars then.



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You better trust it
https://en.wikipedia...e_Star_Sheriffs

 
Huh, I wonder why it's sabre in Pillars then.

Considering that USA is a young country sabre might feel more "historic." Also Brits spelling are usually more fun. I simply would like much more Dishonored if it had "u". I don't know why. Dishonoured just looks more honourable to me.
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When I see armour spelled "armor"... hooo boy!



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You better trust it
https://en.wikipedia...e_Star_Sheriffs

 
Huh, I wonder why it's sabre in Pillars then.

Considering that USA is a young country sabre might feel more "historic." Also Brits spelling are usually more fun. I simply would like much more Dishonored if it had "u". I don't know why. Dishonoured just looks more honourable to me.

 

 

Yes but does it look more honorable ;)


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