Does a reprisal after parrying require a shield to do so?
I was talking about game mechanics the other day & I brought up how in a game that we’ve all played the option to parry with an immidiate reprisal is only avalible with a sword & a small shield. Wielding a weapon two handedly this option is absent.
The person argued that it’s not physically possible to do so. Granted if he was talking about huge two handed weapons like, a great sword, a giant mallet, or a battle axe, but he was talking in general.
To me, I see reprisal after parrying possible with a short sword or a bastard sword or a katana with or with using a shield.
What does fluther think?
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