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December 30th, 2013, 03:55
Originally Posted by Zephyr View Post
Why are swords and weapons always (99%) carried on a player character's back? I know, I know. We're talking fantasy here. But I've always found it a bit jarring to see this humongous sword or axe stuck to a player character's back like it was a magnet. , not on the back.
I suspect it is cheaper to animate with a sword across the back rather than dangling from the waist. The latter needs to take more physics into account and thus consume more system resources.
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