'Mordhau' Is the Most Fun I've Ever Had Dying
If you strike me down, I shall only laugh about it.
The Definitive Breakdown of Robbers Being Chased Away by Sword-Wielding Owners
Welcome to the perfect 45-second action movie.
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We Asked a Sword Instructor to Judge Lupe Fiasco’s Use of a Blade
In a move we didn't see coming, we found ourselves along the way.
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Video Game Swords Are Cooler Than Video Game Guns
Swords add a personal level to combat that guns often don't.
A Robot Challenged a Sword Master to a Battle of Blades
The Yaskawa Bushido Project gives new meaning to the term "samurai code."
Twilight Force Are the Best Dragon-Riding Rock Band in the Whole Wizarding World
Meet the sword-wielding Swedes hell-bent on making power metal great again.
MMA with Medieval Armor and Blunt Weapons
Every year there is a medieval style combat tournament that takes place in a castle in Europe; that means swords, full body armor, and shields.
This Beijing Bar’s Sword Fights Are More Enjoyable Than Its Steaks
Most people don't come to Knights and Merchants for the roast beef, or even its 18-percent alcohol mead. They come to dress up in medieval suits of armor and beat the living crap out of each other.
Samurai Jack Is Coming Back to TV
Genndy Tartakovsky's beloved samurai returns on Adult Swim in 2016.
Someone Made that Flaming Sword from 'Fallout 4' Real
Shishkebab, Fallout 4's flaming sword, in real life.
The Sword and the Fist: How Fencing Influenced Fighting
Swordsmanship and fist fighting shared a place in military martial arts, but as warfare left them behind the two became separate disciplines. We take a look at how the art of fencing came to influence the unarmed martial arts.
How LARPing Helped One Man Deal with His Autism
In this excerpt from VICE's new film "LARPing Saved My Life," we learn about the mental health benefits of live-action roleplaying.