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December 30th, 2013, 09:09
Originally Posted by wolfgrimdark View Post
A little research shows a lot of people asking about 2H scabbards with not a lot of answers. From history some are carried across the shoulder like a polearm. Depending on length some are at the hip. Most sources say the back is the least favored position and the only historical ones I could find stated carried on the shoulder or in carts and only used for actual battle.
People were geared up before entering combat. They had time to take their swords out.
That is when fantasy settings have trouble finding inspiration from reality: they wont find many occurrences of people running around fully clad, getting to fight every two hours or so.
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