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10th Feb '18 9:43:39 AM zarpaulus
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* Most nations/regions in ''Webcomic/MyLifeAtWar'' have a national melee weapon that is scaled up for their HumnongousMecha. Dhuvalia favors the axe, with the mech version having plasma jets along the blade, while the Free Marketers seem to use knuckledusters with proximity mines in the studs.

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* Most nations/regions in ''Webcomic/MyLifeAtWar'' have a national melee weapon that is scaled up for their HumnongousMecha.HumongousMecha. Dhuvalia favors the axe, with the mech version having plasma jets along the blade, while the Free Marketers seem to use knuckledusters with proximity mines in the studs.
10th Feb '18 9:43:02 AM zarpaulus
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* Most nations/regions in ''Webcomic/MyLifeAtWar'' have a national melee weapon that is scaled up for their HumnongousMecha. Dhuvalia favors the axe, with the mech version having plasma jets along the blade, while the Free Marketers seem to use knuckledusters with proximity mines in the studs.
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7th Feb '18 8:42:50 PM Narutaki2012
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* ''Literature/MartinFierro'': Gauchos (Argentinian {{Cowboy}}s)and the Mapubhes (Argentinain Indians) used the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolas "Boleadoras" or “Bolas”]], [[SufferTheSlings a type of throwing weapon made of weights on the ends of interconnected cords]], used to capture animals by entangling their legs and to kill enemies.
6th Feb '18 3:51:14 PM Discar
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** The [[TheKingdom Federated Suns]] loves their ''[[JackOfAllTrades Centurions]]'', ''[[MoreDakka Jagermechs]]'' and [[KineticWeaponsAreJustBetter autocannons]]. They also use heavily the ''Enforcer'', ''Valkyrie'' and ''Dervish'' 'Mechs.

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** The [[TheKingdom Federated Suns]] Suns loves their ''[[JackOfAllTrades Centurions]]'', ''[[MoreDakka Jagermechs]]'' and [[KineticWeaponsAreJustBetter autocannons]]. They also use heavily the ''Enforcer'', ''Valkyrie'' and ''Dervish'' 'Mechs.
30th Jan '18 6:41:49 AM Cryoclaste
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* ''WorldOfWarcraft'' had "Weapon specialization" racials for certain races, as a result of this. Humans had Sword, Hammer, and Mace specialization, Orcs had Axe and Fist weapons, Dwarves had Guns, Hammers, and Maces, Trolls had throwing weapons, and Gnomes had Daggers and Shortswords.

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* ''WorldOfWarcraft'' ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'' had "Weapon specialization" racials for certain races, as a result of this. Humans had Sword, Hammer, and Mace specialization, Orcs had Axe and Fist weapons, Dwarves had Guns, Hammers, and Maces, Trolls had throwing weapons, and Gnomes had Daggers and Shortswords.
27th Jan '18 3:30:56 PM Divra
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* The High Guard force lance in ''Series/{{Andromeda}}''.

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* The ''Series/{{Andromeda}}'': For the High Guard Guard, it's the force lance lance, to the point that the High Guard's ground troops are referred to as Lancers.
** The Nietzscheans,
in ''Series/{{Andromeda}}''.defiance to the standard ProudWarriorRace tropes, do not have one. The Nietzscheans are {{Combat Pragmatist}}s ''par excellence'' and use whatever they can get their hands on and is appropriate for the situation.
16th Dec '17 2:18:39 PM kjnoren
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* In ''Literature/PrincessHolyAura, Tempest Corona uses a [[spoiler:khanda, a traditional Sikh and Indian sword]].

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* In ''Literature/PrincessHolyAura, ''Literature/PrincessHolyAura'', Tempest Corona uses a [[spoiler:khanda, a traditional Sikh and Indian sword]].
16th Dec '17 2:18:14 PM kjnoren
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* In ''Literature/PrincessHolyAura, Tempest Corona uses a [[spoiler:khanda, a traditional Sikh and Indian sword]].
18th Nov '17 9:50:07 AM Firebrand96
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->''"Did you see those warriors from Hammerfell? They've got curved swords. Curved. Swords."''

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->''"Did you see those warriors from Hammerfell? They've got curved swords. [[PunctuatedForEmphasis Curved. Swords."'']]"''
4th Oct '17 4:00:47 PM flip619
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[[caption-width-right:325:In [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oman Oman]], their emblem is nothing but weapons.[[note]]The center J-shaped object is a sheathed [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khanjar khanjar]], a men's dagger used primarily for ceremonies, but also sees use as a utility knife and self-defense weapon. It is superimposed over two crossed swords.[[/note]]]]
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