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WickedDimension
06-15-2015, 11:37 PM
You guys tell me, who are you rooting for as of now :D

Matwau_Alucard
06-15-2015, 11:38 PM
Vikings

Vldmr-utn.
06-15-2015, 11:39 PM
I plan to root for knight man!

deviluke420
06-15-2015, 11:42 PM
Knights all the way

YarbleckX
06-15-2015, 11:46 PM
Knights all the way

The only right answer xD !

Nikalai9
06-15-2015, 11:46 PM
Ooo, so hard to choose, I love the style of all of them. Viking or Knights.... AH who am I kidding, FOR VALHALLA!

WickedDimension
06-15-2015, 11:54 PM
Ooo, so hard to choose, I love the style of all of them. Viking or Knights.... AH who am I kidding, FOR VALHALLA!

Hahah I know right,
I'll probably settle for Knights, for now atleast.

blackstar1037
06-15-2015, 11:56 PM
The only right answer xD !

The only reply to the only right answer :cool:

Dostoe
06-15-2015, 11:56 PM
Samurai for sure! I have a samurai tattoo on my arm. :p

capnkappa
06-15-2015, 11:57 PM
I think we all secretly know Samurai is the best choice!

HoboWael
06-16-2015, 12:14 AM
Knights.

Exicutionz
06-16-2015, 12:22 AM
viking

EmperorxZurg
06-16-2015, 12:25 AM
Knights all the way! Gotta defend the homeland, man

Puggerugger
06-16-2015, 01:27 AM
Deus vult!

OneLaw4you
06-16-2015, 01:33 AM
Either samurai or knight. I hope there's a character creation and the ability to mix and match different armors

EnragedFrutopia
06-16-2015, 04:34 AM
Ooo, so hard to choose, I love the style of all of them. Viking or Knights.... AH who am I kidding, FOR VALHALLA!

You've made the correct decision, brother.

ViscountVicomte
06-16-2015, 06:27 AM
Guys, swinging a sword while holding it by the blade. Need any precision on this ?

Knights.

SpabRog
06-16-2015, 06:33 AM
Samurai BABY!

Jay_Archer
06-16-2015, 06:47 AM
The Chosen/Samurai.

DirtyBirdie
06-16-2015, 06:57 AM
Big 40k fan ;) so Knight all the way, FOR THE EMPEROR AND FOR CHAPTER, WE ARE THE HAMMER.

Niphrentil
06-16-2015, 07:19 AM
Samurai of course!!

Live by the sword, die by the sword! :D

Anakin1022
06-16-2015, 07:43 AM
You guys tell me, who are you rooting for as of now :D I CHOOSE SAMURIA! But, I'm glad there are no NINJA, yet?

HowlingLestat
06-16-2015, 07:47 AM
Knights

WhoIsVelez
06-16-2015, 07:49 AM
You guys tell me, who are you rooting for as of now :D

SAMURAI all the way. not just because they look awesome !!

Tranmet
06-16-2015, 09:04 AM
They all seem really awesome which makes the decision hard but if I have to pick one I guess it would be Samurai :)

odi0n2009
06-16-2015, 10:24 AM
Samurai all day! Patience and precise is my style.

Their motto says it best:
The strongest of all warriors are these two:
Time & Patience

dodiot
06-16-2015, 10:45 AM
Samuraaaaaai

WindyWindmill
06-16-2015, 10:48 AM
Vikings all the way. By the way, this game looks AWESOME

Ubi-Bazhuka
06-16-2015, 10:50 AM
Samurai all the way! :D

Konradobjj
06-16-2015, 10:51 AM
Vikings for sure! Wish to see them in action!

Ewenz
06-16-2015, 10:54 AM
"Our king, his broad shield disregarding,More keen for striking than for warding,Now tells his lads their spears to throw, --Now shows them where to strike a blow.From fleet to fleet so short the way,That stones and arrows have full play;And from the keen sword dropped the bloodOf short-lived seamen in the flood."

Whenever there is made a game where I can play as vikings, vikings it is!!!

Cindax
06-16-2015, 11:00 AM
Viking!

They are all great but I have the most personal affinity with Vikings

IamCrumbz
06-16-2015, 12:42 PM
Team Samurai

DasMaaro
06-16-2015, 01:45 PM
Samurai probably, i love their armory, swords and fighting style. :rolleyes:

BonumNox
06-16-2015, 01:47 PM
Samurai!!

Boutsjan
06-16-2015, 05:07 PM
Vikings'll probably be the worst; wich probably makes them most fun to play with

Malaki_UK
06-16-2015, 06:11 PM
For honor....Samurai of course!

Aphex_Tim
06-16-2015, 06:15 PM
I already know that once I get the game, I'm gonna spend the first four hours in the main menu trying to decide between Knights and Vikings.
Kinda like trying to think of a name for your RPG character...

D3LKO
06-16-2015, 06:48 PM
KNIGHT

Has to be a Knight for me! Even though inside I'm screaming Samurai!

FOR THE KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE! AND FOR THE KNIGHTS WHO SAY NI !!!!!!

;);););)

SpaceElephant
06-16-2015, 07:23 PM
What is interesting with those factions, is that they all had their own codes of honor, values and ways of life. That's also why we chose this name FOR HONOR. Even if those 3 warriors never really fought against each others' historically, they were all very honorable, and highly valued the fact of being a warrior.

Someone started a poll right here if you want to take part : http://forums.ubi.com/showthread.php/1174820-Poll-Choose-your-Faction

(and I'm a Viking from the Warborn :) )

SpaceE

Bomooo
06-16-2015, 07:28 PM
Vikings !!!!!!!!!!!!!

WickedDimension
06-17-2015, 04:39 PM
Looks like it's pretty mixed, that's good :D

CaesarVI00
06-17-2015, 04:54 PM
The Samurai were the greatest Warrior Class the human race ever produced!

SnorriUlversson
06-17-2015, 06:52 PM
Why have a knight in shiny armor when you can have a viking in bloody chainmail?

dany3811
06-17-2015, 09:19 PM
Odin be praised!! Summon Ragnarok!

Kenji_Hattori
06-17-2015, 10:25 PM
Samurai all the way. I love playing as the samurai and i cannot wait to see how they are played in this. I hope tomorrow they announce a beta or alpha testing because i wanna get into it as soon as possible.

Ryen91
06-18-2015, 12:48 AM
Knights all the way. I have always been infatuated with the medieval times so I would have to go with the knights, even though the Vikings were as well part of the dark and iron ages.

The knights are noble, might have a slower swing then the other 2 do to the armor slowing down movement, but they should be more powerful as well, and if the knights are true to there history, depending what age the knights are taken from, swords stopped penetrating the knights armor making the swords useless, that is when the war hammer was created. it could create fatal blows without penetrating the armor and that nice sicle point at full force on the helmet would pierce it.

KNIGHTS ALL THE WAY....One of KING ARTHURS legions no doubt.

KailLokeson
06-18-2015, 01:49 AM
Guys, swinging a sword while holding it by the blade. Need any precision on this ?

Knights.

Yeah, it's a legit thing. The move that the knight specifically uses is called the "murder stroke" which sounds really badass, but essentially the idea is that you turn your longsword into a makeshift warhammer which can bash in armor and hook and pull limbs. It's not as good as a proper warhammer, but a sword on it's own does terribly against armor unless it is very specifically designed, and even then not as well as a hammer or spear.

As for the question, historically speaking the knights would almost certainly win in a fight between the three. Better armor, better weapons.

That being said, TO HELL WITH HISTORY! I AM A VIKING! ODIN SHALL GIVE ME POWER, THOR SHALL GIVE ME STRENGTH, AND LOKI WILL GIVE ME CUNNING!!! YOU SILLY KNIGHTS AND SAMURAI WILL FALL BEFORE THE FURY OF THE NORTH!!!

Yugureki
06-18-2015, 11:08 AM
Samurai!

MathiasCB
06-18-2015, 11:48 AM
vikings!

TheS4dNesS
06-18-2015, 11:55 AM
VIKING!

Shield plus Sword. disagree and heads will fly.

MissingOperator
06-18-2015, 12:32 PM
Probably Knights!

Erathiel
06-18-2015, 01:58 PM
Samurai

THE_JOKE_KING33
06-18-2015, 03:01 PM
Knights!

JLocher1
06-18-2015, 09:08 PM
Knight, gonna stay true to my heritage ;)

I_BarNum_I
06-21-2015, 03:01 PM
I am viking

Vordred
06-21-2015, 09:40 PM
i will play knights mainly with a bit of vikings here and there

Darrus-Ralier
06-22-2015, 07:27 AM
Knights.

Raviall
06-22-2015, 01:01 PM
I pledge my loyalty to the Legions. Knight!

Me2gud4U
06-22-2015, 01:18 PM
I am Viking!!

Arkmuth
06-22-2015, 02:08 PM
Knights

Fatal-Feit
06-22-2015, 02:46 PM
Knight, Viking, and Samurai Master Race O/

Dienekes12
06-23-2015, 11:05 PM
Knights or Vikings, probably knights. Years of listening to people spout nonsense about the katana has tainted the samurai for me.

cytovag69
06-23-2015, 11:12 PM
Samurai!

recklessmind
06-24-2015, 04:15 AM
Whichever has the best animation. Atm... Samurai is pretty cool. Personally I identity probably with a knight most, but Samurai has the cooler running animation.

MajorCynik
06-24-2015, 06:31 PM
Knights or Vikings, probably knights. Years of listening to people spout nonsense about the katana has tainted the samurai for me.
LOL yeah, a lot of people do seem to get off on the Samurai/katana thing. Personally I'm going to be Knight. It's just what I am.

deathreaper512
06-25-2015, 07:34 PM
samurais all the way mate

Grimmyke
06-26-2015, 04:34 AM
Nothing beats a beastly european Knight!

FaTToMaNN
06-26-2015, 01:42 PM
If Ubisoft makers would add more historical races The Ottomans were obviously best :cool:. But if we had to think for this 3 ( Best land army of age of series ) i think samurai is best..

CG_HouseVincent
06-26-2015, 02:14 PM
Knights.

ShadedSword
06-26-2015, 03:13 PM
If it's honor your looking for, the Samurai is the only way to go.

Dienekes12
06-26-2015, 03:55 PM
If Ubisoft makers would add more historical races The Ottomans were obviously best :cool:. But if we had to think for this 3 ( Best land army of age of series ) i think samurai is best..

Eh, best is a relative term. The samurai were very well suited for doing what they were doing quite well. A good cutting blade sword that would work superbly through unarmored or lightly armored opponents. However, it would be largely ineffective against plate (this is actually documented among the Japanese, when trade did open up one of the most bought items among the Japanese elite was the plate chestplates of the Europeans). They had other weapons as well, the spear and the bow, of course at that time the European knights were using their own spears and early guns. Now, personally I would give that fight to the Europeans, largely because of the armor rather than any perceived skill (actually the amount of time that both samurai and the knightly class put into weapons training seems to have been fairly equal, starting at around 6-7 years old), only the knights of Europe had a larger melting pot of cultures and influences to deal with, while the Japanese were largely isolated and didn't adapt too much over their history (not that they didn't adapt at all, of course, that would be insane).

The vikings were possibly the most interesting army of their age, in Europe, but as depicted they have a good 600 year technological inferiority than the knights and samurai they're up against. Of the three they'd probably be the weakest.

For best, during their specific period of history, it's really hard to argue against the Mongols, but even they weren't a uniform group, picking up warrios and different types of technology and soldiers from everywhere they went, and they weren't unbeatable, their expansion was halted a few times on their great conquests.

But this is a video game, I don't think anyone wants 100% accuracy, then the first hit that doesn't touch armor would probably get you out of the game and the rest of the match, you'd have to worry about diseases, and a whole bunch of other details that just aren't fun.

Barred
06-26-2015, 05:52 PM
Odin!!!!!

MajorCynik
06-26-2015, 06:10 PM
But this is a video game, I don't think anyone wants 100% accuracy, then the first hit that doesn't touch armor would probably get you out of the game and the rest of the match, you'd have to worry about diseases, and a whole bunch of other details that just aren't fun.
This exactly. I think some peeps are getting carried away with their passion for the ideas. No bad thing mind but just forgetful of the end product and how it's got to function.

Warphorntek
06-26-2015, 07:17 PM
Well, Vikings are tough, Samurais are quick and vise but i answer for calling of knights for i god damn love its history. I always play for low populated races, orders etc. , but knights are number 1:o

Warphorntek
06-26-2015, 07:30 PM
If it's honor your looking for, the Samurai is the only way to go.

Knights have it too. Sure there are some corupted. But let me remind you that knights fight for good/god/ideals/repay sins they made/king/etc Every value of that for what they are fighting for change with every one of them . There are good and there are bad. Reason why good are not that much seen is for they are 100% fighting for their stuff they bealieve in so they are mostly dead and forgotten :(

Dienekes12
06-26-2015, 09:23 PM
Knights have it too. Sure there are some corupted. But let me remind you that knights fight for good/god/ideals/repay sins they made/king/etc Every value of that for what they are fighting for change with every one of them . There are good and there are bad. Reason why good are not that much seen is for they are 100% fighting for their stuff they bealieve in so they are mostly dead and forgotten :(

If you want to get technical, there is exactly 0 reason historically to think that the samurai were more honor bound than the knights, or vice versa. While there are always figures that display some sort of warrior ideal, such as say Sir William Marshal or Honda Tadakatsu for both sides. But if you read the books on chivalry or the books on the samurai warrior codes (not Bushido, that term wasn't used until the 17th century), they often start with a variation of: Hey guys, you people are acting like uncivilized animals out there, that's not how you're supposed to behave. Here, I'll explain how to actually follow the proper codes of conduct. Pay attention, and stop being **** to each other.

Though, just looking at histories, both cultures seemed to employ assassins (I found more evidence for this among the Japanese, but I will admit that is probably just a lack of research on my part than any mark against the Japanese), both had some disturbing massacres committed by them.

Though if you want to really expand the concept of honor, the vikings had their own very rigid honor codes. However, they were often less restrictive in ways that chivalry played emphasis on. Nevertheless, answering duels, obeying liege lords, not upsetting the status quo unless a grievance was made against you were all followed by the vikings as well. Though, (I'm pretty sure) they were less rigid than chivalry and courtesy.

Kinguseless
06-28-2015, 05:53 AM
Vikings!

SerWarhammer
06-28-2015, 11:47 AM
mmmhhh difficult choise..... wait. I'm going to ask a friend what he thinks..... http://static9.cdn.ubi.com/resource/it-IT/game/forhonor/game/aob_combo_gif_article2_208794.gif
:cool:

naphack
06-28-2015, 08:28 PM
For me it depends on whether they actually manage to nail the proactive fighting style of the vikings: Bind the opponent's means of attack with the shield and use the sword to attack through the created opening.
If they get down the fluid fighting style, I am 150% sold on the game and will play vikings exclusively. However, if they don't manage to unleash the full potential of large, flat center grip shields, I will probably side with the Knights.

ViscountVicomte
06-29-2015, 10:26 AM
I'm afraid the vikings won't have their pesky little shields but rather be fully oriented into attack (akimbo axes and such)