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Haven Of Wiidom > Normal Fights > History Swordsmen Tournament (Round 1 Fight 3)


Posted by: The Last Technomancer May 29 2009, 09:19 PM
Steel clashes with steel. Joan of Arc seems to be having trouble with Attila's strength. The Hun raises his legendary blade... *Squensh* Ladies and gentlemen, your winner by beheadment is Attila the Hun!

Our next match should prove just, if not more exciting than the previous two. Let me introduce or next two warriors.

Miyamoto Musashi: Miyamoto Musashi (m i?) (c. 1584CJune 13 (Japanese calendar: May 19), 1645), also known as Shinmen Takez, Miyamoto Bennosuke, or by his Buddhist name Niten Draku, was a Japanese swordsman famed for his duels and distinctive style. Musashi, as he was often simply known, became renowned through stories of his excellent swordsmanship in numerous duels, even from a very young age. He was the founder of the Hyh Niten Ichi-ry or Niten-ry style of swordsmanship and the author of The Book of Five Rings (݆, Go Rin No Sho?), a book on strategy, tactics, and philosophy that is still studied today. Miyamoto Musashi is widely reguarded as the greatest samurai and swordsman in Japanese history.

Sir William Wallace: Sir William Wallace (Scottish Gaelic: Uilleam Uallas; 1272 C 23 August 1305) was a Scottish knight and landowner who is known for leading a resistance during the Wars of Scottish Independence and is today remembered as a patriot and national hero.

Along with Andrew Moray, he defeated an English army at Stirling, and became Guardian of Scotland, serving until his defeat at the Battle of Falkirk. After several years in hiding, Wallace was eventually found and captured in Robroyston near Glasgow and handed over to Edward I of England ("Longshanks"), who had him executed for treason.

Wallace was the inspiration for the poem, The Acts and Deeds of Sir William Wallace, Knight of Elderslie, by the 15th-century minstrel, Blind Harry and this poem subsequently became the basis of Randall Wallace's screenplay for the 1995 film Braveheart

Which is the better swordsman? (I want serious answers Marvel Man and Surfer! dry.gif)

Confirmed round 2 fights: King Leonidas vs. Attila the Hun

Posted by: nicker May 29 2009, 09:42 PM
Miyamoto wins. He would be agile and not brash like William would be,and would kill William with a quick move.

Posted by: The Last Technomancer May 29 2009, 09:45 PM
QUOTE (nicker @ May 29 2009, 04:42 PM)
Miyamoto wins. He would be agile and not brash like William would be,and would kill William with a quick move.

Don't forget to vote.

Posted by: Marvel Man May 29 2009, 10:44 PM
What happened to your awesome Avatar?

Posted by: The Last Technomancer May 29 2009, 10:45 PM
QUOTE (Marvel Man @ May 29 2009, 05:44 PM)
What happened to your awesome Avatar?

Thanos didn't suit me; it was eyesore.

Posted by: Shadow Fenrir May 30 2009, 01:13 AM
The Scots own all! smile.gif Voted. Actually, he's not brash, he's a good fighter with the sword.

Posted by: The Last Technomancer May 30 2009, 01:50 AM
QUOTE (Shadow Fenrir @ May 29 2009, 08:13 PM)
The Scots own all! smile.gif Voted. Actually, he's not brash, he's a good fighter with the sword.

If he wasn't skilled with a blade he wouldn't be here. However Musashi's credentials are a bit more impressive than those of William Wallace now that I look at it.

Posted by: Shadow Fenrir May 30 2009, 02:01 AM
That was in retaliation to Nicker's post.

Posted by: The Last Technomancer May 30 2009, 02:04 AM
QUOTE (Shadow Fenrir @ May 29 2009, 09:01 PM)
That was in retaliation to Nicker's post.

Sorry sad.gif

Posted by: Shadow Fenrir May 30 2009, 01:26 PM
Its fine.

Posted by: Marvel Man May 30 2009, 02:02 PM
Forgot to grade.

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Posted by: treacherous May 31 2009, 11:52 PM
Why would you do that to William Wallace? Miyamoto will slice him to ribbons.

Posted by: GruntKilla06 Jun 3 2009, 04:26 AM
QUOTE (treacherous @ May 31 2009, 11:52 PM)
Why would you do that to William Wallace? Miyamoto will slice him to ribbons.

That's not what the votes say... blink.gif

Posted by: treacherous Jun 3 2009, 11:57 AM
That's because everybody is voting on Braveheart. Miyamoto's nickname is the "Sword Saint". He's often considered the greatest swordsman of all time. I think Wallace is awesome, but Miyamoto is on a whole nother level.

Posted by: The Last Technomancer Jun 10 2009, 04:58 PM
Well, I'd been waiting for more votes to cancel out fanboys, it worked; I'll get the results up soon.

Posted by: The Last Technomancer Jun 11 2009, 10:36 PM
Well guys, looks like the winner of this match is Miyamoto Musashi.

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