If you haven't started watching Man at Arms, the awesome webseries where weapons from movies and video games are recreated by master blacksmith Tony Swatton, I have to wonder why not. The real draw of the show is that they go out of their way to make functional replicas, even when that's impractic...

July 3rd 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments

With the arrival of Azeroth Choppers episode 7, we'll finally have the chance to do the thing that the entire webseries was leading up to, namely to vote on a new mount favoring either the Horde or the Alliance. Which will you choose, that monstrosity with tank treads the other faction got, or the...

May 29th 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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The folks behind the Man at Arms video series and makers of replica weaponry from games and films are at it again, this time with a Pokemon look-alike. The latest Man at Arms video shows the creation of the Pokemon Honedge, a new creature introduced in Pokemon X and Y that resembles a sword with a...

March 11th 2014 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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Humanity has yet to invent plasma-based stabbing technology, but we still celebrate Man at Arms' recreation of the iconic Halo weapon, the Energy Sword. Metal isn't a bad substitute for plasma, except when it comes to plastic. Plasma would've done a better job destroying that bottle of Mountain De...

February 11th 2014 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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Professional blacksmith Tony Swatton has forged a scaled-down replica of Kratos' Blade of Chaos from the God of War series, recreating its flesh-rending power with terrifying accuracy. Swatton's latest work follows up on previous gaming-focused projects like Final Fantasy 7's Buster Sword and a pa...

December 17th 2013 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Master swordsmith Tony Swatton has a knack for building fictional weapons, and for his latest YouTube video Swatton has set his sights on Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed IV. In the course of the nearly nine-minute-long video, Swatton walks viewers through the process of creating a pirate's cutlass as...

October 22nd 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments