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MEDIEVAL MISCONCEPTIONS: torches and candles

MEDIEVAL MISCONCEPTIONS: torches and candles

My Epic Fantasy novel, Shadow of the Conqueror, is now available in ebook and paperback from most major book retailers, here are a few of the main ones: ...

3 недель назад
Best medieval weapons for WOMEN

Best medieval weapons for WOMEN

If women need weapons in medieval settings they usually pick the bow and arrow or rapier, but are these weapons really suited for women? Video responses ...

3 лет назад
The Rogue: FANTASY RE-ARMED

The Rogue: FANTASY RE-ARMED

Is the classic fantasy rogue using the right weapons based on how medieval weapons function in real life? Shadiversity on Patreon: ...

2 месяцев назад
What medieval weapons would wizards really use? FANTASY RE-ARMED

What medieval weapons would wizards really use? FANTASY RE-ARMED

If Wizards and Sorcerers really existed in a medieval setting what real historical weapons would they use? The Very Interesting Shirt: ...

2 лет назад
Why were medieval cottages and castle white?

Why were medieval cottages and castle white?

Most Medieval cottages and castles had a whitewash coating on their outer surface and in this video I explain why. Why are medieval buildings made of squares ...

1 лет назад
Underappreciated historical weapons: THE EXECUTIONER SWORD

Underappreciated historical weapons: THE EXECUTIONER SWORD

Want to buy awesome swords and stuff? Check out SwordsOfMight.com through this affiliate link: http://bit.ly/shadiversityswordsofmight A new series looking at ...

1 лет назад
Why do medieval CASTLE roofs flare outwards?

Why do medieval CASTLE roofs flare outwards?

The inwards curve or angle on medieval castle roofs have become visually iconic but why are so many castle roofs made this way? Shadiversity on Patreon: ...

5 месяцев назад
Underappreciated Historical Weapons: the SPEAR

Underappreciated Historical Weapons: the SPEAR

The spear is one of the most effective and prominent weapons in history, but it's often overlooked in movies, tv shows and video games. Shadiversity on Patreon: ...

9 месяцев назад
Underappreciated Historical Weapons: the MAN CATCHER

Underappreciated Historical Weapons: the MAN CATCHER

A series looking at the underappreciated, somewhat unknown, historical weapons that really existed. In this episode we'll be looking at the Mancatcher, also ...

11 месяцев назад
The historical origin of the Paladin crotch flap, NOT A TABARD!

The historical origin of the Paladin crotch flap, NOT A TABARD!

The classic fantasy Paladin always seems to have some type of cloth crotch flap hanging down in between their legs, which many identify as a tabard. I'm here to ...

11 месяцев назад
Why were castles built?

Why were castles built?

The medieval castle spotted the landscape of the middle ages and are probably the most iconic and recognisable feature of this period, but why were they built ...

2 лет назад
What medieval weapons would ORCS really use? FANTASY RE-ARMED

What medieval weapons would ORCS really use? FANTASY RE-ARMED

The medieval fantasy orc, including the uruk hai, are much stronger than humans, so what weapons would be best suited to them? Music backing: Lord of the ...

2 лет назад
The Kite Shield vs ALL OTHER SHIELDS FROM HISTORY!

The Kite Shield vs ALL OTHER SHIELDS FROM HISTORY!

I have often said that the Kite Shield is the best shield in history, so here are my reasons for that opinion. Shadiversity on Patreon: ...

6 месяцев назад
Rey's terrible very bad Lightsaber skills: Star Wars

Rey's terrible very bad Lightsaber skills: Star Wars

Rey doesn't know how to fight with a lightsaber. How to fight with a Lightsaber if they were real: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpdTooRUbv4 Shadiversity ...

1 лет назад
Weapons that a FAIRY could use effectively in real life: FANTASY RE-ARMED

Weapons that a FAIRY could use effectively in real life: FANTASY RE-ARMED

Are there medieval weapons and combative styles that could make a fairy dangerous? Awesome hoodies by Shadiversity: ...

2 лет назад
Realistic implications of MONSTERS and MAGIC: FANTASY RE-ARMED

Realistic implications of MONSTERS and MAGIC: FANTASY RE-ARMED

Shadow of the Conqueror Audio Book affiliate link: US: ...

3 недель назад
Is the Warhammer 40k CHAINSWORD realistic?

Is the Warhammer 40k CHAINSWORD realistic?

My Epic Fantasy novel is now available in ebook and paperback, Shadow of the Conqueror: ...

1 месяцев назад
What medieval weapons would angels and demons REALLY use? FANTASY RE-ARMED

What medieval weapons would angels and demons REALLY use? FANTASY RE-ARMED

What historical medieval weapons would angels, demons, gargoyles, half-dragons, and other winged humanoids really use? Awesome shirts by Shadiversity: ...

2 лет назад
Incredibly ornate SWORDS: fantasy vs reality

Incredibly ornate SWORDS: fantasy vs reality

What's better than a sword, a really fancy one! but the type of ornate swords depicted in many fantasy worlds are very different to how they were decorated ...

10 месяцев назад
Monsters in medieval fantasy and Goblin Slayer: FANTASY RE-ARMED

Monsters in medieval fantasy and Goblin Slayer: FANTASY RE-ARMED

Due to many requests, I take a look at the anime Goblin Slayer and how it depicts the monsters within its world and why you want your monsters monstrous, or in ...

8 месяцев назад
Underappreciated Historical Weapons: the SWORDSTAFF

Underappreciated Historical Weapons: the SWORDSTAFF

In this episode of Underappreciated Historical Weapons we take a look at a truly awesome weapon that many people would assume comes from medieval ...

2 месяцев назад
What medieval weapons would a VAMPIRE really use? FANTASY RE-ARMED

What medieval weapons would a VAMPIRE really use? FANTASY RE-ARMED

What historical medieval weapons best suit vampires based on their physical characteristics? Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity ...

4 месяцев назад
What fantasy gets WRONG about medieval weapons

What fantasy gets WRONG about medieval weapons

Let's correct the main misconceptions that fantasy in all it's forms such as dungeons and dragons, novels and movies, gets wrong about historical medieval ...

4 месяцев назад
The TRUTH about the KATANA, part 1: Introduction

The TRUTH about the KATANA, part 1: Introduction

There are so many misconceptions about the katana (samurai sword) by both those who hate the sword (the katana bashers) and those who love it (the katana ...

4 лет назад
Sword gags jokes and puns. Why? because I can!

Sword gags jokes and puns. Why? because I can!

WARNING! I have a very dry sense of humor. . . so, yeah. ENJOY!

4 лет назад
What medieval weapons would dragon riders really use? FANTASY RE-ARMED

What medieval weapons would dragon riders really use? FANTASY RE-ARMED

The dragon rider is one of the most beloved classic medieval fantasy tropes, because dragons are awesome, but it seems like most people haven't realized that ...

2 лет назад
Wooden CASTLES hidden in plain sight

Wooden CASTLES hidden in plain sight

Many castles were made of wood in the medieval period but where are they in historical artwork and what did they look like? Shadiversity on Patreon: ...

1 месяцев назад
The historical origin of Gargoyles

The historical origin of Gargoyles

Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity The origin of a gargoyle is a bit different to how the word has evolved to mean. The evolution of ...

1 лет назад
What medieval weapons would HOBBITS, GNOMES and GOBLINS really use?

What medieval weapons would HOBBITS, GNOMES and GOBLINS really use?

This video for the little guys, specifically Hobbits / Halflings, Gnomes and Goblins and I'll analyse their physical characteristics to see what historical medieval ...

2 лет назад
The historical origin of the fantasy PALADIN

The historical origin of the fantasy PALADIN

The PALADIN is on of classic medieval fantasy character classes but did the paladin actually exist in the medieval period? Awesome shirts by Shadiversity: ...

2 лет назад
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