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20 Jul 2018 8:41 p.m. PST
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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian28 Dec 2017 4:35 p.m. PST

What weapons do you commonly associate with Orcs?

Timbo W28 Dec 2017 4:44 p.m. PST

Scimitar
Spear
Bow
Polearm
Axe

Personal logo brass1 Supporting Member of TMP28 Dec 2017 4:44 p.m. PST

What he said.

LT

roving bandit28 Dec 2017 5:05 p.m. PST

choppa, big choppa, 'uge choppa, rippy choppa, and bad breath

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP28 Dec 2017 5:17 p.m. PST

wickedly curved scimitar
spear tipped with a cruel and jagged point
a small and carelessly strung bow
a sea of polearms with crude but deadly sharp edges
a great double headed war-axe

and daggers, mattocks, flails, whips ("on you maggots, on !"), and club-like maces.

RudyNelson28 Dec 2017 5:30 p.m. PST

Axe
Sword only
Sword and bow
Polearm
Spear

Crazyivanov Inactive Member28 Dec 2017 6:26 p.m. PST

A Chopping Type Sword (either a wide bladed scimitar, falchion, messer, or cleaver)
Spear
Battleaxe (Single or Double Edged, Single or Double Handed)
Polearm (Glaive, Guisarme, or Voulge)
Bow (Longbow or Heavy Recurved Bow)

Dishonorable Mentions: Flail, Spiked Mace, Spiked Club, Scythe, Spiked Gauntlet, Whip, Spiked Chain, and Spikes.

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP28 Dec 2017 7:12 p.m. PST

Choppa and Cuta

Glengarry528 Dec 2017 8:54 p.m. PST

Awful manners and bad attitude
Reprehensible smells
Eating people (and each other)
Cowardly backstabbing and general sneakiness
Hordes and hordes of the loathsome crew!

Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP28 Dec 2017 10:32 p.m. PST

Armpits, Orc breath, Orc chow flatulence, rock hard nose pickings hurled with fury, their charming facial features. "Does this dwarf corselet make my butt look fat?"

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP29 Dec 2017 12:00 a.m. PST

They seem quite useless in both technique and eye-hand coordination so a smart gun from Aliens might be best.

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP29 Dec 2017 1:37 a.m. PST

Sword, axe & spear/polearm

Caliban29 Dec 2017 2:13 a.m. PST

Knuckledusters and/or garrotte – anything that lest you get really up close and personal.

langobard Supporting Member of TMP29 Dec 2017 3:24 a.m. PST

Scimitar, spear, bow, whip, knife/dagger.

Timbo W29 Dec 2017 3:29 a.m. PST

Good point langobard and 20th Maine – where there's a whip there's a way!

cosmicbank29 Dec 2017 3:40 a.m. PST

club with a nail in it

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP29 Dec 2017 3:50 a.m. PST

Sword
Spear
Shamanistic Magic
Improvised Weapon
Bare Hands

Gone Fishing29 Dec 2017 6:53 a.m. PST

Tolkien and the old Bakshi LOTR film forever set my vision of Orcs:

scimitar
club with nails in it
medium bow
knives

Palewarrior29 Dec 2017 7:37 a.m. PST

Forehead + any of the above ;)

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP29 Dec 2017 9:47 a.m. PST

Big bloody curved sword
Spear/Polearm
Knife
Axe
And, for those weaselly cowardly Orcs, a bow

sneakgun29 Dec 2017 10:24 a.m. PST

Blood Bowl Orcs, we don't need no stinking weapons….

ppecena Inactive Member29 Dec 2017 10:32 a.m. PST

The weaponry of orcs is typically:

Sword & spear 10%
Axe & spear 10%
Axe & pole arm 10%
axe & crossbow 10%
Axe & bow 10%
Sword & battleaxe 5%
Spear 10%
Axe 10%
Polearm 20%

Personal logo Herkybird Supporting Member of TMP29 Dec 2017 10:37 a.m. PST

Sword, usually curved
Spear.
Axe
Dagger
Bow

Mick the Metalsmith Inactive Member29 Dec 2017 11:39 a.m. PST

Glaives, scimitars, short straight swords for Uruk hai, Spears, bows.

Decapitated head throwers.

Kropotkin303 Supporting Member of TMP29 Dec 2017 1:13 p.m. PST

Sarcasm.

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP29 Dec 2017 4:37 p.m. PST

@ ppecena : LOL !

thumbs up

nevals30 Dec 2017 6:39 a.m. PST

Tetanus.

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