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Durando06 Oct 2017 11:29 a.m. PST


These are great 40mm Samurai

Gone Fishing06 Oct 2017 11:45 a.m. PST

Not sure that's the link you want!

Durando06 Oct 2017 12:59 p.m. PST
Sobieski Inactive Member06 Oct 2017 11:02 p.m. PST

How often were samurai involved in skirmishes?

Durando07 Oct 2017 1:21 a.m. PST


Gone Fishing07 Oct 2017 7:09 a.m. PST


Lion in the Stars07 Oct 2017 6:16 p.m. PST

@Sobieski: There is a word in Japanese that translates to "crossroads killing," tsujigiri. It happened when a samurai would learn a new technique or get a new sword, he'd go find a random civilian or three to kill to test out the technique/blade in live combat.

So, yeah, samurai would be in skirmishes almost constantly, even in the 'peaceful' Edo period.

Sobieski Inactive Member07 Oct 2017 6:42 p.m. PST

Ugh. What an unpleasant idea!

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