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FledgeSRondo
03-10-2017, 01:59 AM
Hi everybody, I'm Fledge and new to the community, glad to join! I really really REALLY love this game and look forward to being here. Just thought I'd bring something interesting up, since a quick search didn't show anything about it, but there's a LARP company called Epic Armoury that's been selling these Visored Barbuta helmets for the past few years that look EXACTLY like the Warden class helmets, right down to the cross breathing holes in the faceplates, here are picture links to the store pages:

http://www.epicarmouryunlimited.com/5428-thickbox/visored-barbuta-larp-helmet.jpg (http://www.epicarmouryunlimited.com/en/larp-helmets/4892-visored-barbuta-larp-helmet.html)
http://www.epicarmouryunlimited.com/5423-thickbox/dark-visored-barbuta-pour-gn.jpg (http://www.epicarmouryunlimited.com/en/larp-helmets/4893-dark-visored-barbuta-pour-gn.html)

Here's a video from a year ago from the Armoured Instinct Youtube channel doing a fight demonstration with both helmets:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3HiGEfkjIs

Just thought it was really interesting, I wonder if Ubisoft made a deal with the company or just derived inspiration from their helmets, since I think historically Italian Barbuta helmets in the Renaissance didn't have visors. I'm actually considering getting the helmet since I'm a huge fan of the Warden class, though it's pricey. Anywho's, that's my (hopefully interesting) introduction, see y'all around!

TheMalakith
03-10-2017, 02:40 AM
That's a really good looking helmet and find. Thank you for sharing good sir!

ShadowFetus
03-10-2017, 02:46 AM
Yeah that helmet looks awesome, craftsmanship seems to be on point

Auztinito
03-10-2017, 03:33 AM
Are they selling these?

FledgeSRondo
03-10-2017, 04:07 AM
Are they selling these?

They sure are, the pictures in my original post are linked to their sales pages if you're interested.

UPDATE: Annnnnd wow, just like that now they're out of stock. LOL ;) Geez, and they were stocked just yesterday too. I think there are other retailers that sell them that you can buy these from, though, might want to look around (like medievalcollectibles I think has some). Be careful about ordering on Amazon, though, I talked with a customer services rep at Epic Armoury the other day and they said to watch out for an Amazon seller who's putting out fake cheap knockoffs, if you find a helmet somewhere that you're thinking of buying you might want to contact Epic Armoury first just to make sure it's legit.