How?.... dragonborns, holding greatswords with one hand and . rts. if. Upgrade your computer, this is Skyrim not Runescape skrim yall
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#28 - kodac (08/05/2013) [-]
Logic: 2H swords are not extremely heavy but with both hands you have more power and strength to get speed and momentum or better attacks, on a horse you have the speed and momentum of the horse moving to better your attacks with power.
#136 to #28 - Rascal (08/11/2013) [-]
Depends on the make of the weapon, region of it's creation, and it's creator. Claymores used by Templars in the Crusades weighed up to 20lbs whereas Scottish Claymores usually weighed about 6-12 lbs.
User avatar #1 - Firenter (08/04/2013) [-]
I blame momentum...
User avatar #62 to #1 - gravitystereo (08/05/2013) [-]
53 thumbs? You guys should know better. His arm and the sword are moving at the same speed. Momentum would only hold the sword up if his arm was going at a faster speed than the sword (dragging it into place by momentum).
#105 to #62 - wardd (08/05/2013) [-]
Trying to teach FunnyJunk physics?
yeeee, good luck with that
User avatar #64 - mrnoodlez (08/05/2013) [-]
Two handed swords can be used with one hand, it's not like they weigh 80 pounds. Using two hands allows you to swing with more power, riding on horseback gives momentum, so you don't need to hands to still get that same power in a swing. That's the way I look at it.
User avatar #77 to #64 - alfrebecht (08/05/2013) [-]
Actually, using a two-handed sword isn't about the power involved, it's the leverage. Think about it like a baseball bat. You can't get the rotations at a sufficient speed with only one hand (essentially you're using the other hand as a pivot). Put simply, when you strike with a sword you don't push it, you turn it.
As for on horseback though, a two-handed weapon might rip your arm off used that way, but this is fantasy, so who really cares all that much I guess
#82 to #64 - doubledisme (08/05/2013) [-]
finally someone who knows there ****
my two fav swords
the uthbert a viking sword that was very destructive
as well as the bastard sword which can be described as a two-handed sword
in the pic is an uthbert below is a link to bastard sword fencing
www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWemTgGetzw
very deadly
#85 to #82 - doubledisme (08/05/2013) [-]
can someone also suggest a game with some real kick ass combat (that involves melee for the most part)
User avatar #91 to #85 - wtf man (08/05/2013) [-]
dark souls
User avatar #108 to #85 - lordmacflurri (08/05/2013) [-]
mount and blade
#133 to #85 - Rascal (08/05/2013) [-]
far cry 3
User avatar #132 to #85 - urbanawp (08/05/2013) [-]
skyrim
User avatar #110 to #85 - dedaluminus (08/05/2013) [-]
Chivalry: Medieval Combat
#13 - irokk (08/05/2013) [-]
Upgrade your computer, this is Skyrim not Runescape
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#131 to #13 - blackrookfiend (08/05/2013) [-]
Yes, because upgraded graphics certainly make a game that's mostly greys and other dull colour palettes so much better.
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User avatar #106 to #73 - dsgbiohazard (08/05/2013) [-]
I like how the original picture is a 99 slayer party, and an all 99 party at that.

I wish I could have been there.
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#100 to #56 - Rascal (08/05/2013) [-]
then play on a console. you don't half ass pc gaming, son.
#102 to #100 - Rascal (08/05/2013) [-]
Consoles don't have mods faggot.
Also, steam sales make **** cheaper.
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User avatar #69 to #66 - envinite (08/05/2013) [-]
Well **** I can't even afford a 1 liter Coca Cola
#60 to #56 - Rascal (08/05/2013) [-]
Get a ******* job
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#68 to #63 - Rascal (08/05/2013) [-]
Kids and their name brand rigs, it's pitiful.
#67 to #60 - leandros (08/05/2013) [-]
WHERE'S MY MONEY, BITCH?
#26 - auesis (08/05/2013) [-]
Greatswords don't actually weigh that much.

A Scottish claymore is only about 6lbs.
#58 to #26 - hellstar (08/05/2013) [-]
A real life Zweihander of the same style in Skyrim, as made by cold steel is only 6 pounds, 13.5 ounces. Not that much really.
#104 to #58 - stopbacontime (08/05/2013) [-]
And a lot of the weight just above the hilt, making it easier to carry.
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User avatar #27 to #26 - auesis (08/05/2013) [-]
Let's not forget the momentum from the horse, too.
#87 - scumbagposter (08/05/2013) [-]
You can attack while on a horse
You can attack while on a horse
User avatar #112 to #87 - thebrownydestroyer **User deleted account** (08/05/2013) [-]
yea but you need the first DLC to use it
User avatar #127 to #112 - babbysmithy (08/05/2013) [-]
Isnt it just in the update not in the DLC itself?
#40 - Kabutops (08/05/2013) [-]
wait...YOU CAN DO THIS IN SKYRIM NOW?   
OR HAVE WE ALWAYS BEEN ABLE TO BUT MY NOOB ASS NEVER REALIZED THIS?!?!!
wait...YOU CAN DO THIS IN SKYRIM NOW?
OR HAVE WE ALWAYS BEEN ABLE TO BUT MY NOOB ASS NEVER REALIZED THIS?!?!!
#41 to #40 - psyachu ONLINE (08/05/2013) [-]
you've been able to do that for a while.  You can also use a bow while on a horse, too.
you've been able to do that for a while. You can also use a bow while on a horse, too.
#43 to #41 - Kabutops (08/05/2013) [-]
omfg....im a failure. all those times i rode my horse into battle charging....and then blissfully get off my horse like nothing's going on.... ****
User avatar #113 to #43 - dedaluminus (08/05/2013) [-]
Actually, you're not a failure. Your horse can't fight while you're on it, and it's hard to hit anything, but when you're on the ground not only do you have full range of motion, but your horse turns into a killing machine that will not rest until every ************ that intends you harm has been turned into reddish jam.
User avatar #57 to #40 - akkere (08/05/2013) [-]
Actually, it wasn't until an update at some point that you were able to use weapons while on horseback.
If you never updated your game, you never have, and never will so long as you use that version, be able to enjoy the luxury of wielding a weapon while on horse.
User avatar #75 to #40 - thundagawd (08/05/2013) [-]
Mounted combat was implemented into the game during update 1.6 alongside dawnguard which came over a year ago.
User avatar #76 to #75 - Kabutops (08/05/2013) [-]
i guess that explains most of it. all i really used a horse for then was to get around places
User avatar #78 to #76 - thundagawd (08/05/2013) [-]
To be honest, the mounted combat isn't THAT great either, it's hard to land hits with a melee weapon, chances are whatever's attacking you would have time to kill your horse before you managed to position yourself properly to hit them back. Using a bow on horseback is cool though, but again, if it's a serious fight, it's better to get off your horse. I really only fight on horseback to smack mudcrabs while zooming by just for ***** and giggles.
User avatar #79 to #78 - Kabutops (08/05/2013) [-]
slapping mudcrabs around for ***** and giggles?
have you ever heard of the swearing mudcrab mod, my friend?
#81 to #79 - thundagawd (08/05/2013) [-]
I just looked it up, and I'm still laughing like a dumbass. I must try this at once, thank you for this information kind sir!
User avatar #84 to #81 - Kabutops (08/05/2013) [-]
it'd go great with the Posh Mudcrabs mod as well.

oh i can taste the glory of smashing those little swearing posh crabs right now
#83 to #40 - jakeattack (08/05/2013) [-]
Found the Noob
#123 - zomitlu (08/05/2013) [-]
Maybe because on land he's got his weapon out which means he's about to fight properly.

On a horse he has to have one hand on the reigns but can still use his other hand incase somebody tries to attack, it just wouldn't be as powerful as a two handed strike
User avatar #130 to #123 - sparkyoneonetwo (08/05/2013) [-]
The horse momentum can lead to an attack much more powerful than you could get on the ground.
User avatar #25 - galaxyguy (08/05/2013) [-]
Whilst on horseback you use the momentum of the horse's movement to swing the blade, therefor you do not need a second hand.
On foot you do not have such luxury, and you must swing the blade manually, therefor you need two hands.
Really, it is simple and I'm utterly disappointed you failed to make that connection.
#4 - telamatoes (08/05/2013) [-]
Dark Souls
User avatar #17 to #4 - bossguycumsplash ONLINE (08/05/2013) [-]
Demon great ax? one handed.
#44 to #17 - arrowshock (08/05/2013) [-]
Demon Great Axe and Demon Great Hammer? Better dual wield them.
User avatar #19 to #17 - thewhitenigger (08/05/2013) [-]
demons greataxe, demons great hammer, goughs greatbow. rediculous **** like that.....
User avatar #20 to #19 - bossguycumsplash ONLINE (08/05/2013) [-]
Rolls in full havels.
User avatar #22 to #20 - thewhitenigger (08/05/2013) [-]
******* flipping in full havels, made of stone, flipping in giants, made of brass, flipping smoughs, fatass mode engaged
User avatar #90 - notzachjohnson (08/05/2013) [-]
am i the only person who has no ******* idea how to use alchemy or smithing....i just kill people blatantly and take whatever armor i find, is this bad? and tips? pointers?
love you guys
User avatar #101 to #90 - epilepticpandabear (08/05/2013) [-]
Put 7 skill points to alchemy, as many as you want in smithing, and a bunch in enchanting. make a potion that enhances enchanting, enchant armor to enhance alchemy, put on alchemy boosting armor, make better enchanting potion, next enchant new armor while using better enchanting potion. Repeat 4 time for max stats in enchanting/smithing/alchemy then make over powered armor with over powered enchantments on them.
User avatar #103 to #90 - colector (08/05/2013) [-]
Actually combining Alchemy with Smithing at top levels results in the strongest equipment possible in the game (assuming you took proper perks). Yes Alchemy is quite a bother but it is actually worth it.
User avatar #119 to #103 - fizzor (08/05/2013) [-]
Eh, I've never been one for using alchemy. Smithing yes but never alchemy. Right now I'm doing a full mage playthrough (I use zero weapons or I use them very, very rarely and I'm completely dependant on my magicka and spells) and I already got decent clothing with good enchantments on them (the usual Morokei+Arch-Mage's Robes combo, The Gauldur Amulet, Ring of Replenishing, some boots that give me +50% shock resistance and Cultist gloves with +25 magicka boost), and I have no need for armor since I have the Dragonhide spell, which is one of the best spells to ever exist.
User avatar #116 to #90 - stefanovic (08/05/2013) [-]
alchemy is a great way to earn money, just make paralysis potions etc.
User avatar #134 to #90 - corpsedolly (08/08/2013) [-]
I use alchemy rarely, mostly to just give me those extra experience points to level up.
I don't give a **** for smithing though.

Here's a very high costing potion that will get you gold and points.
Giants toe
Swamp Fungal Pod
Wheat

Make those and you'll level up alchemy pretty quick.
User avatar #92 to #90 - paradoxofnight (08/05/2013) [-]
being a smith has awesome perks but it costs alot of gold to buy the raw material. as for alchemy, i know as much as you do.
User avatar #93 to #92 - tinglyturtletaint (08/05/2013) [-]
That's why you steal the supplies from the blacksmith's house.
User avatar #96 to #93 - paradoxofnight (08/05/2013) [-]
i did when i could but for the more rare material like ebony i would end up buying. please dont make me type too much since i am using my xbox and no keyboard
User avatar #97 to #96 - tinglyturtletaint (08/05/2013) [-]
I don't know if they changed it. But it used to be to level, you could just use iron daggers, then when it's maxed you make dragon bone to wear.
User avatar #98 to #97 - paradoxofnight (08/05/2013) [-]
alot of this chat is useless for me bcuz a couple months ago i finally maxed out smithing.
User avatar #94 to #93 - notzachjohnson (08/05/2013) [-]
i do but i have no idea how to use any of it
User avatar #95 to #94 - tinglyturtletaint (08/05/2013) [-]
Go to a blacksmith and use the facilities.
User avatar #111 to #92 - thebrownydestroyer **User deleted account** (08/05/2013) [-]
And now it costs even more since making iron daggers don't give you **** anymore
#120 - findash (08/05/2013) [-]
When on a horse you can use the momentum to swing the sword instead of just your own strength.
User avatar #126 to #120 - PedoBearsAcomin (08/05/2013) [-]
Yea that just doesnt make sense, that would only help if the horse slowed down quickly. Thats like saying its easier to swing a sword in a car
User avatar #128 to #126 - findash (08/05/2013) [-]
What I'm trying to say you don't actually have to swing the sword as much as when standing still.
User avatar #129 to #128 - PedoBearsAcomin (08/05/2013) [-]
Ah okay fair enough, It seems i have misunderstood
#121 to #120 - dragontamers ONLINE (08/05/2013) [-]
IT shines through even in the most illogical circumstances.
IT shines through even in the most illogical circumstances.
#61 - upyoursnumbnuts (08/05/2013) [-]
Well technically aren't you playing with yourself the entire time?
User avatar #12 - oddesy (08/05/2013) [-]
well, if you are moving, the potential energy of the sword on a horse on full gallop is possibly more than most people could generate while merely wielding the sword with both hands.
#10 - heartlessrobot (08/05/2013) [-]
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Mixing armor? Can't be arsed to finish the suit? I went 3 weeks wearing ebony because I was finishing a suit of Daedric , so I went with the worse suit because I couldn't upgrade my daedric suit and weapons yet.
User avatar #47 to #10 - strangemoo (08/05/2013) [-]
I usually don't make mine until I have enough for the whole suit. And most of the time I don't get past Dwarven or Orcish. Hell, one of my characters I killed Alduin with the Rueful Axe and full upgraded Dwarven.
User avatar #70 to #10 - meganinja (08/05/2013) [-]
I only ever wear dwarven. But I agree, having armor from different sets is just awful.
#107 to #10 - boydaranga (08/05/2013) [-]
How about you let people play the game how they want and thus not sounding like an absolute idiot-child?

User avatar #109 to #10 - pacmanwakkawakka (08/05/2013) [-]
What the **** is wrong with you, infamously fabulous hipster!?
#124 to #10 - Rascal (08/05/2013) [-]
I don't get why people are throwing hipster at him.
Are hipsters now the guys who make sure their clothes match?
#125 to #10 - zsabber (08/05/2013) [-]
Or, you know, you can wear them as they come and benefit of them?
#80 to #10 - Rascal (08/05/2013) [-]
Animal ****** and a hipster?
You are all types of horrible.
User avatar #54 to #10 - misticalz ONLINE (08/05/2013) [-]
>taking 3 weeks to finish a daedric set.
It takes me 30 minutes.

What the **** were you doing?
User avatar #55 to #54 - heartlessrobot (08/05/2013) [-]
… mostly forgetting that I was trying to make a Daedric suit of armor.
#15 to #10 - ragingflamingos (08/05/2013) [-]
You sound like the hipster of Skyrim.
User avatar #16 to #15 - heartlessrobot (08/05/2013) [-]
No, you miss out on the "matching set" perk when you mix armor.
User avatar #21 to #16 - viscerys (08/05/2013) [-]
I thought matching set applied to all sets encompassed by the armour demographic?
User avatar #23 to #21 - heartlessrobot (08/05/2013) [-]
No, it's only for armor from the same make. Like, all daedric, all ebony, all dragon bone, etc.
User avatar #24 to #23 - viscerys (08/05/2013) [-]
Dern it.
User avatar #30 to #16 - thisotherdude (08/05/2013) [-]
Except matching set is a wasted perk.
User avatar #31 to #30 - heartlessrobot (08/05/2013) [-]
Except it adds a decent amount of armor rating.
User avatar #32 to #31 - thisotherdude (08/05/2013) [-]
Even though you can easily go over the armor cap with even iron armor at high smithing levels? Plus mixing armor looks better and in skyrim appearance > stats (which is why I never touched daedric armor)
User avatar #33 to #32 - heartlessrobot (08/05/2013) [-]
I think mixing armor looks kinda stupid. Maybe it's because when the colors don't match it annoys me.
User avatar #36 to #33 - thisotherdude (08/05/2013) [-]
You're just not mixing the right ones, banded iron armor, steel gauntlets, and iron boots look ******* awesome.
#18 to #16 - ragingflamingos (08/05/2013) [-]
Or maybe op hadn't unlocked the matching set perk yet.
User avatar #135 - finblob (08/10/2013) [-]
SINCE WHEN COULD YOU DO THIS?

I'M SORRY WHAT.

WHAT.
#137 to #135 - sexypnguin (08/25/2013) [-]
with the Dawnguard DLC it lets you use Bows and Melee Weapons from horse back
User avatar #144 to #137 - WhitePimp (11/20/2013) [-]
ugh I bought skyrim and its like legendary edition or anything cause I have gotten any dlc notices or anything and it doesn't say it on the box but I can do that
User avatar #138 to #137 - finblob (08/25/2013) [-]
I just tried it and I can do it but I don't have Dawnguard? I only have Hearthfire.
#139 to #138 - sexypnguin (08/25/2013) [-]
Yeah its part of the Dawn guard DLC, have to get it to fight from horseback.
User avatar #140 to #139 - finblob (08/25/2013) [-]
Then how come I can do it? (I just went and tested it)
#141 to #140 - sexypnguin (08/25/2013) [-]
Not a clue, I couldnt till I got dawn guard. maybe they just threw it into another download or just updated the games mechanics to allow it into the normal game?
User avatar #142 to #141 - finblob (08/25/2013) [-]
It might be a patch
User avatar #143 to #142 - finblob (08/25/2013) [-]
Yeah I looked it up, it's a patch, my friend din't know about it either.
User avatar #114 - bitchplzzz (08/05/2013) [-]
actually, continuos working out wont get you gains...
just saying, its why you need off days
User avatar #65 - ivoryhammer (08/05/2013) [-]
You also appear to be using 1 handed in First person mode.
#59 - Rascal (08/05/2013) [-]
<small>hey guys look skyrim copied dark souls lets go beatem up
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