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Would this really even work?

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Would this really even work?
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>>582731740
Would this really even work?
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>>582731936
/thread
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>>582731936
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>>582731936
u real?
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>>582731740
I would think someone who acclimated themselves as a Jedi, the could avoid cutting themselves with a light saber hilt.
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>>582731740
Colbert figured it out... oddly enough look it up!
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>>582731936
but theres the chance of burning your self on that sword you fucking idiot
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wouldn't another lightsaber sliding down the beam just cut through the emitter instead of hitting the beam guard?
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No the enemys saber would cut the cross gaurd modules
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>>582731936
A lightsaber doesn't work like an actual sword. You could try to argue that the cross-guard things would work in a 1 on 1 situation where the blades lock, you could totally stab someone's face with that. But that's retarded. These are lightsabers, which are known to cut through its own metal + the crystals inside them. If blades were locked, the saber would just cut through the little guard.
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That L-Saber looks gay as fuck. Super mega faglord gay. They would have to be super careful or they cut there own hands off
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>Mandalorian ore
>Cortosis
>>582732394
All of these are viable explanations, now fuck off already
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zk9hd950-9I
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>>582732628
you're a faggot. stfu
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>>582732524
FUCK..Thank you..I thought I was the only one. I don't mind the design of it. But that's the first thing I thought of seeing it. So therefore the design is flawed..Not terrible looking, but flawed.
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>>582731740
of course not. it's a lightsaber.
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>>582733121
/thread
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>>582732391
a thousand times this
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>>582732394
this already you fucks.
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I think if he's wielding that saber then he's obviously trained on how not to fuck his own hand up.
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That a light saber for special Jedi/sith s
Helps to keep the gene pool clean
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sidenote, you dumb fags, this has been a thing since OR lol
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>>582731740
>Would this really even work?

What, a light saber? No.
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>>582731740

to protect your virginity yeah maybe
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>>582731740
I think the two blades on the sides are excess energy from a faulty crystal, more like exhaust ports than blades. That's why they don't have the clean lightsaber look and shape.

>>582732524
Only if the saber stayed completely still while the other slid down. A single movement would make it impact the crossguard as it should.
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>>582731740
What if those aren't actual blades? Looking at the trailer the saber looks either old as fuck, or jerry-rigged. It's not a constant beam, it looks like flowing fire. I think it's a shoddy saber and those are exhaust vents for when it first powers up. The thing doesn't even hum right, it sounds like it's going to blow up. I would love to see some random dude make a shitty lightsaber and try to take on jedi.
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>>582732519
>super space wizard in a setting where space wizards can predict the future, bend shit with their mind and shoot lightning bolts
>sword clearly indicates blade and guard activate independently
>somehow can't turn off the laser sword's guard with his mind if he needs to baton twirl instead of using the sword like an adult would
>somehow can't turn off the laser sword's guard with his mind if the weapon's being tilted towards him in a way that brings the guard into contact with his forearm

You can't bitch about impracticality and then not assume the space wizards haven't figured out the details when your average toddler figure this bit out.
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>>582733895
Coupled with that, a saber hilt would be fucking USELESS, as when sabers collide, they do not slide on each other, their physics don't work that way. There is literally no reason to have
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superior design incoming
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Really

This is the first fucking thread I see on /b/ tonight

Fucking shit come on guys
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>>582734276
That actually looks really fucking cool and somewhat practical.
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>>582734276
This
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>>582734425

neckbeards arguing over a fictional sword, shocking
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>>582734276
That looks awesome.
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>>582731740
Depends on the material used for the handguard. They have some kind of material in the star wars universe that kind withstand a lightsaber for brief periods of time.
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>>582734186
There's also no reason for the dudes who fight force users to not use guns that use shot, since the projectiles are faster, not easily visible in flight and instead of being deflected by energy weapons simply turn into molten liquid and melt the poor bastard's face off if he accidentally blocks one.

However, people in a society where these guns exist, are fairly easy to obtain since dirt farmers on some fuckistan moon can have them and there's FTL travel to get them to you still don't prepare these weapons even when knowingly going up against force users.

It's not a fucking realistic universe.
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>>582734276

Superior superior design incoming
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>>582734276
That looks sick!
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Just use the hilt to guide your own sabre into that T junction, destroying his sword. Then he is fucked.
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>>582731740
would this be worth giving two shits about?
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>>582735261
Do you even colbert?
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>>582735104

i literally lol'd at that, topkek
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>>582731740

IM PRETTY FUCKING SURE IF HIS LIGHSABER IS LIKE THAT HE IS TRAINED TO USE IT WITHOUT HURTING HIMSELF

JESUS FUCK

YOU THINK DARTH MAUL SLICED HIMSELF IN HALF TOO?
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>>582735095
I'm just saying it would be cool if they went the route of shitty lightsaber that could blow up at any point
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>>582731740
basically old lightsabers weren't as good with heat exhaust [or whatever the fucking word is] so they needed those side nubs to vent the heat out so the lightsaber wouldn't get overheated and melt, so those mini-sabers are really just flames, and the reason there are those short metallic nubs before the flames come out is so the wielder's hand doesn't accidentally slide into the flames during combat or doing a rave show like obi-wan and anishit

but who fucking knows, maybe jabrams is doing something different with an older design of the lightsaber
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It's pretty clear that's an unrefined lightsabre.

I like where this is going, the sith are the ones that are scratching at the bottom of the barrel, finding the old ways and reverting back to a time when they made their own equipment with the crystals. The sith as a race are dead but I wonder if they will bring them back in this and ditch the "force is evil and good" bullshit.
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Where's the dickbutt sabre
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>>582732394
>>582732952
>2014
>still don't know tv hosts say whatever is written on a cue card
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>>582734686
gets me everytime
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>>582734276
This would have been a million times better.

>>582731740
It's possible, yes. Just wait for the official explanation in the movie.
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>>582735095

Physical projectiles would easily be blocked using the force, though.
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>>582732519
>quibbling about practicalities in a world where people shoot lightning from their hands, lift things with their minds, and generally conduct themselves in impossible ways

u dun goofed
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>>582737486
The ones they can't see, the ones coming from every angle and the ones that get there before the sound they create gets to them fired by that dude on a hill a mile away?
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>>582734276
Looks better, would not work in terms of star wars lore.
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>>582737759

You would "feel" them coming if you were a Jedi worth a shit.
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it's just completely impractical, sorry JJ
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>>582731740
>bringing le lightsaber close to chest for battle
>stabs self in heart
>light side wins, rebels win
horray
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>>582737759
The force very obviously increases their senses, reflexes, etc and gives them a pseudo-spidey sense.
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>>582731740
No, because lightsabers aren't real.
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>>582736065
to be fair, the blade technique inherent to a double-bladed lightsaber is a bit easier to master than one where the sabers come out at right angles and could potentially cut you if you bring the device too close to yourself

then again, magic wizards fictitious worlds whothefuckcares
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>>582738415
neither are your fucking eyes. Get a clue dingus.
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>>582734276
NOICE mon 10/10 would watch
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>>582734276
fukking awesome!
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>>582734276
>>582734276

fucking no you stupid fucking fuck

this shit isnt skyrim. gtfo of here with that shit. fucking asshole.
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>>582734276
10/10 - ign
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Darth Spielberg reporting.
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>>582731740
if the crossguard bypasses are mandelorian iron or another lightsabre resistant material then yes
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>>582738736
i would totally wear that hamburger sweater
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>>582732524
Lightsabers dont slide
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>>582731740
I often wonder why they don't make them longer
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>>582737965
moor?
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>>582739982
Probably limits on crystal size. Though some, like Darth Vader's could switch between two lengths, using two different crystals.
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>>582732741
besides which the lightsaber guard is fucking huge compared to a regular sword guard
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>>582737990
actually this is my #1 fear when disney bought out starwars its bound to happen though
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>>582740207
so what your like gay or something?
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>>582731740
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I wonder if it's Lupita holding the red saber?
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>>582733895
I think it's just a regular lightsaber made to look cool with cgi and you're autistic
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>>582731740
Who use this saber? Jedi or Sith?
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>>582740890
>blah blah blah upside down cross
>blah blah saint peter
>blah blah blah fuck you all
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It's not a crossguard. They're vents so that sith can use stronger unstable power crystals without short circuiting their lightsabers.
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>>582736960
>I like where this is going, the sith are the ones that are scratching at the bottom of the barrel,

Never understood the idea that for all the jedi, it takes 2 sith to "balance" it all out.
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>>582737074
Colbert actually writes a lot of his own shit. And considering his extensive knowledge of the lord of the rings series, i wouldnt be surprised if he was well versed in the star wars universe as well
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>>582741256
It also looks stupid, and why would a power crystal need to 'vent' the energy it focuses? there are no circuits even involved with the crystal those are just for the damn 'on' button
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>>582737074
did not even FUCKING watch the video
and its so fucking obvious you didnt
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>>582740971
>wanting an interesting plot makes you an autist
Ok.
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>>582741139

1/10 I replied
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>>582741276
no the rule of two, was to help prevent Sith killing each other and fucking everything up. least that's what I get from it. The biggest threat to the Sith is other Sith.
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>>582732741
there is metal lightsabers cant cut through, dipshit
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>>582739705
claymores arent jewish, fag. how many times do I need to keep explaining this.
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>>582731936
>implying the sides couldn't hurt you
>unlike the pic related
>>582731740
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>>582731740
that looks less than practical, even if you are a pro at wielding it and would never cut yourself, it would restrict your movement

but in the world of fiction it's awesome, debating this is like debating the final fantasy swords
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something something something, dark side
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>>582741139
Smugglers you dipshit, watch the movies
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It's going to make flexing the sword a real hazard. You'd be sacrificing a lot of mobility just to avoid leaning into the burning hilt.
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>>582741538
>>582741550
welcome to the thread b/oys.

>fags
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>>582739121
>>582737905
Explain
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>>582739705
that's kinda cool actually
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>>582739705
Underrated post
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>>582739121
wat. Star wars is just future fantasy, its not sci-fi at all, it's full on fantasy but in a more futuristic world instead of medieval.
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>>582741276
>>582741618
That;s right pal, they used to kill each other only for training and the the strongest out of a few became a Jedi.
Also they usually killed their overseers once they finished their training, if they made it of course, or most of the times some time later, anyway at some pont they killed another Sith for one reason of another,
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>>582732952

Daymn son. He's got dat shit figured out.
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kekekek
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>>582743138
WTF did I just say Jedi?
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>>582734276
this guy 1
disney 0
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>>582734543
practical but impossible
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>>582732524
no because saber's don't work like swords. they don't slide.
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>>582731740
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>>582741276
>>582741618

The rule of two is an effort to constantly refine the sith and prevent infighting.
The way it used to work was lesser sith constantly teamed up to take out powerful ones and so on, meaning that the sith were always getting weaker and had to work in teams.
By a master training an apprentice until the apprentice surpasses them and kills them, each sith is better than the one before.

I just finished reading the darth bane trilogy
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>>582744136

What if there were FOUR crossguards!?
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>>582734276
You fucking King Arturo
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>>582735421
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>>582740890
lol
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>>582744563
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>>582742976

>implying they're not going to have to replace the casting on the handle every time they get into a fight
>implying melted metal isn't going to drip onto their hands
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>>582744563

what if there were 8?
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>>582740890
lulz
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>>582745246

What if the cross guard was a plate?

Get the full advantage of the 360 degree lightsaber.
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>>582744587
>>582743903
>>582739223
>>582739082
>>582738831
>>582737425
>>582735110
With all the replies I'd just like to point out that I did not make this. It was posted by another Anon a few days ago, and also loved it. God Bless that Anon
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>>582731936
Seeing as how it's a 3D rendering, no.
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>>582732952
>implying that jew is credible after anita
still can easily cut your own forearm off.
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>>582744986

Oh well, I tried.

Star Wars fans are literally the most autistic people on earth. They make Bronies look like SOCOM
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>>582736565
This. Fucking this. People just assume it's a fucking gross guard because reasons.
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>>582745397

Would be better then what they have right now.
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>>582745442
good karma for you

those who thought you made it are idiots and must not have been on the internet since the teaser came out
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>>582745813
Shooped this the other day. enjoy
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>>582731740

the guards are retarded. unlike a real sword, the guards on that lightsaber can easily be chopped off by another saber.

its completely pointless to have it.
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>>582731740
If the guard is made of phrick, yes.
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>>582740890
lulz
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>>582731740
Do you even work?
Its sad that people get this into things that the people making it probably didnt even really care about
But who am i to say
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>>582746172
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>>582731740

Would a lightsabre really even work?
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>>582731740
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>>582736565

you are forgetting a very crucial piece of information.

those cross guards can easily be chopped off . making them, like i said before, pointless EVEN IF they were used to vent the saber.
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I think it works.

The crossbar is just a guard for the user's hand. The lightsaber goes all the way in so if the other guys blade slid down it would cut only the top of the crossguard and then hit the hidden part of the lightsaber.

Solved.
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>>582747378
MIT and Harvard are getting close
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>>582747749
yeah...but steven colbert is a kike and everyone believes what he says
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>>582747749
people are arguing that there is still blade beneath the metal, and the metal is to guard the user.

but that still makes having the metal on the top part by the actual blade stupid.
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>>582747854
I think the main problem is getting the beam to stop for no reason.
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>>582731740

the question isn't, would the cross guard work, it's that it would make the weapon so cumbersome to the user, having to keep it in a particular position, and a safe distance away from the body. It's a FAIL
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>>582732519
a normal light saber is hot enough to cut through a large metal door, somehow they managed to not burn themselves with it yet, what is two more side bits really gonna do to increase to chance of being burned
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ITT: Idiots who think they could work for DARPA
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>>582748212
It stops because its contained in a force containment field.
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>>582739974
>>582744004

If lightsabers don't slide then what is the fucking point of this thing?
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>>582748212
Yeah and they would need plutonium batteries or some shit like that.
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>>582731936
For the love of titties
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>>582748212
I could see some kind of magnetic field being used to reflect it and confine it
I know shit about science though.
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>>582731740
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>>582748641
To look fancy and get extra attention and publicity.
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>>582748986

lol.........
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>>582731740
If you're all going to be such roody poos about this, why aren't you asking why these idiots carry around electronic swords like they're some kind of Krokodil Dundee as everyone else shoots at them?
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>>582731740
Darth maul is just laughing
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>>582749210
>Krokodil Dundee
:D
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>>582749210

there not electronic, they are, more than likely, plasma. these "swords" are esentially hotter than the surface of the sun and powerful enough to reflect back other energies similiar to it.

why the fuck would u not carry it around?
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>>582748261

>FAIL
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>>582731740

Here's the problem.
excuse the bad Photoshop.

/thread
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>>582750367

see

>>582742976
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>>582750367
except the lightsaber blade would block the other one
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>>582749520
shit takes skill rather have a heavy blaster or a flamethrower can a jedi block flames?
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>>582750617
Can a jedi lift a slab of concrete big enough to block the flames?
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>>582750638
how have I not seen this before?
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>>582750792

Can a jedi make a hat so big that not even he can wear it?
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>>582750542

Not the case. There wouldn't be a point in the metal housing. You would need the top housing in the pic show here for the other beams.
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>>582750910
Can a jedi fuck you're mom?
The answer is yes because you're mom is a 1$ whore faggot
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The question no one is asking is, why are a bunch of fags in space using magic swords to fight instead of their lasers and spaceships? Doesn't make much sense unless you're a virgin, right?
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>>582744136
If this is the case, it would be super easy to cut off your hand with the handguard during any sort of movement in an actual fight
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>>582731740
>>582749523
theres a lot of butthurt about blocking/sliding/slicing thru blades and all that. i dont think those blades are meant for blocking, theyre meant for stabbing and slicing.

sith are all about getting the edge on the opponent. inb4 "hur dur you might stab yourself". in the siths eyes its worth the risk; if the user swings and the main blade misses or is blocked, a quick jab of the hilt will punch that side blade right into his opponents face. much quicker than sweeping the entire blade back around for another attack, and sneaky shit like that gives sith fat boners

not to mention the unstable blade, which is all sorts of double-edged sword. higher damage and unpredictability at the risk of self-harm. sith dont give a shit if it makes them potentially stronger
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>>582750617

of course, its called "the force" you gigantic retard.

also, use fucking periods for fucks sake.
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>>582751074

Its not because its a jedi with that mind changing power that Obi Wan use? Maybe its just me, but i wouldn't mind my mom banging a jedi.... Good for her.
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>>582751047

You're a Star Wars fan. You're supposed to be autistic as fuck. You're telling me after 30 years they couldn't redesign the inner works of a lightsaber?
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>>582751527
>fat boners
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>>582751731
"this space magic is too space magicky. lets throw out all the canon and lore to appease the faggots who dont want to admit they care about space magic"
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>>582741256

Why not just vent it out the top for a blade that's a few inches longer?

or at least angle the vents upward 45 degrees
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>>582751731

Suppose they could have. Im just using evidence we have right now. The new movie is 30 years after the battle of Endor, so i suppose the tech could have changed. "But the wiring" wouldnt really match up. Ill make another crap photo.
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Alright nerds. Listen up. Yes. It would work.

The only thing that this lightsaber would not be practical for is normal lightsaber combat, in that being able to spin it around and do acrobatics would be difficult. We cannot treat this as a normal lightsaber, just as we can't treat the combat styles of a saberstaff, dual-wielded lightsabers, guard shoto sabers, and all the other various kinds.

A normal lightsaber is used for combat similarly to how short swords such as a katana may be used. This lightsaber is more of a long sword. If you pause the video when the lightsaber is at its longest shown, it still extends off the screen. Which means this is a long ass bladed lightsaber which would be more similar to a longsword rather than a katana. With a longsword, you aren't going to be doing tricks and rotating that. Simple powerful swings with a long reach. This type of light saber would've been great for Darth Vader in the original trilogy as he didn't spin his blade around.
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>>582751527

it would make more sense if they were portable lightsaber daggers that the sith can take out and stab someone in the face when they are in a "blade clash" situation.
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>>582732391
Are you sure you're using that word correctly?
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>>582731740
COLBERT GET OFF 4CHAN, YOU HAVE A SHOW TO RUN!
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As for this being a crossguard, it is slightly impractical. Yes, as the way Colbert described it, it could be a connected blade on the inside and the metal cross section is to simple control the blades as well as to protect the wielder's hand. You could cut through that section if it was made of an average metal, but there are materials, such as Mandalorian iron and cortosis, which are resistant to lightsaber blades. But why not just make the entire guard out of these materials as well? The added weight is one reason. But maybe this isn't a guard.

Another one of the plausible explanations is that these small lightsabers which make the "crossguard" isn't actually a crossguard but exhausts. For the blade to be that long, a lot of power must be used. The sith are known to use synthetic crystals which are more powerful, which is why their sabers are red and which is why this one has the flame appearance and plasma coming off the blade. It is unstable. Unstable crystals have been used before in the SW universe and there are accounts of them breaking the hilts. This is why the idea of these small lightsabers being exhausts makes sense. The exhausts allow extra exits for the excess power from the lightsaber. Even looking at them, they seem more flame like.

Also, the wielder of this blade is rumored to be a cyborg (think General Grievous) and parts of his body and limbs could be made of those lightsaber resistant materials. Imagine a sith badguy who could not be destroyed in lightsaber combat. He would have amazing defense, and awesome offense with the power and range from the length of that blade.
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>>582752493
but what makes longswords powerfull is the weight behind the blade, the impact. A lightsaber only weighs as much as the hilt. the longer the blade the easier it is for an enemy to leverage their blade against yours.
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>>582733895
Fucking this. I'll bet that it may be the explanation.
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>>582752370
>>582751731
lightsabers have had the exact same construction since the great hyperspace war, and presumably even before then. which means they havent changed in over 5000 years. 30 more aint gonna change shit
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>>582752526

actually it would make sense for them to have a dozen "light balls" gold ball sized plasma balls that you can switch on and off with the force and fly them around and shoot them at people with the force.
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>>582752995

yes. I bet those are none harmful beams / vents

Abrims just trolled the whole fan base and we'll all have mud on our face when the design is explained.
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>>582752862

With his body being made from resistant materials, there is no threat posed from the exhausts, even if they were not exhausts and were smaller blades.

Other potential is that there could be a switch allowing the user to select which one of the three ports the blade fully extends from to allow for more variety of combat.

Imagine holding the blade in your fist as if you were to bunch someone and it extending alongside your arm or extending away from you, allowing the user to use a punching motion in combat with the smaller ports giving off the smaller blades. It would allow for very versatile combat.

Either way, yes. This new lightsaber will work but is not practical for traditional lightsaber combat. We just have to wait and see what they will do with it.
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> would this even really work /b/?
>> sci-fi

also
>>582731936
pic related
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>>582731740
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>>582752958

I get that, but at the same time, this is a variety of lightsaber. It isn't a longsword. I was using that as a comparison for the length and style of combat.

The advantage of this lightsaber could come from the power of the extra strong and unstable blade. A stronger blade is an advantage on its own. But it also provides extra length for increased range. And you still get the advantages of quick swings with the light weight.
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>>582753692
kek
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>>582753041
lurk the wookiepeedia, you'l find an older technique
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there are things that a lightsaber can not cut through, the things housing the side beams are more than likely made of that...
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>>582753692
lol'd
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>>582753041
>>582751731

So here is the problem. You would need it to look something like this. However you would run into internal problems with the "Power Crystal". But you do need those socket type things for the projection of the laser.

Sorry about the crap photoshop job again.
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>>582733848
Exactly what I was thinking.
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>>582732524
Not if it's made out of a lightsaber proof material. Hell, the Emperors lightsaber was lightsaber proof.
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>>582754136
protosabers and all that existed before, but exar kun and revan and malak established synthetic crystals as the norm and reintroduced double-bladed sabers. since then there have been no more major advancements
>>582754534
i would guess that since they arent full-sized blades, they wouldnt need full-sized emitter shrouds like that
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>>582742229
>implying that the vast majority of historical swords (which have crossguards of some kind) restrict your movement
you know nothing.

This is a great design. Assuming those emitter bits are made of whatever bullshit metal that a lightsaber can't cut through, it's a wonder that it took the jedi/sith so long to invent something for their swords that medieval europeans invented ages ago.
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>>582743606
>decimated
>roman term for when a legion deserted and 1/10 men would be executed
>deca = ten >>> decimated
OMG WE WERE DECIMATED AND LOST ONLY 10% OF OUR GUYS

lel
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HAHAHA I'M HERE TO RUIN YOUR MOVIE GOY, HAHAHAHAHHAHA
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>>582755128


I agree, but look back at the original image and you can see they use something like it. Just my take on it.
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>>582752493
>>582752862
>>582753558
>>582754015

Nerds. Read those. Stop arguing. Save your time. Browse a different thread.
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>>582744004
real swords will bite into each other and not slide if they are in edge-to-edge contact, sometimes the edge can bite into the flat a little and not slide. The only time sharp swords will really slide is if they are flat to flat.
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>>582744136
how does adding EXTRA protection somehow mean it's worse than an "original" lightsaber?

The new lightsaber presumably still has 360 degrees of "sharpness", and can still attack in any direction, it just as some extra protection.
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>>582753090

no, cuz they would be reflected by other light sabers.

thats exactly what the rifles are in the series... light saber bullets basically.
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>>582745669
only if you're a retard who would be smacking his crossguard on his arms with a real sword.

Have you ever actually handled a sword?
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>>582731740
Whether it works or not, you can bet the fucking nigger will steal it.
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>screenshot from yesterday's colbert report
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>>582731740
I'm pretty sure if you built that thing you would know how to use it properly, and even then who says the way this guy fights is gonna involve a lot of pointless spinning that would make the crossguard dangerous?
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>>582752493
my nigga

exactly.
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are people really arguing the plausibility of a weapon that would pretty much melt your hand if you tried to hold it?

they're fucking movies, people.
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What happens if you hold the saber close to your face and accidentally poke a hole in your skull with the side blade?
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>>582756313

Check below
V V
>>582754534


Laser cant just extend out of laser, you need some sort of projector.
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>>582752526
those "blade clashs" are a staple of hollywood, and real swordfighting arts have easy solutions and techniques to use if you're in that situation. It's just used in movies because it's dramatic or whatever
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For me this is a good idea to add a handguard on a lightsaber,seeing how luke, vador, count doku etc etc got their hands cut, but what bothers me is that it has little "handles" that are plainly ridiculous...a lightsaber blade stops a lightsaber blade, a lightsaber handle just gets cut as easily as paper...
As for the rest, just go read fastcodesign ??? com/3039210/in-defense-of-the-new-star-wars-lightsaber?utm_source=zergnet.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=zergnet_333634
The guy has a good point about the "brutal/unexperimented sith warrior", seeing how the blade looks unstable and sounds weird, just go check it
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As long as the hilt is made of phrik I don't see why not.
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>>582752958
what? no......who told you that?
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Could the cross guard be set on a different crystal? Training lightsabers don't physically harm yet can hold back another saber. Maybe, just maybe it is just a weaker beam that blocks. Anakin got his hand chopped off and I'm sure he wished his saber had one
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>>582756860

that's common star wars knowledge brah.
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>>582756690
Oh I know already, I just got a kick out of Colbert saying the same stuff
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>>582757107
>Anakin got his hand chopped off and I'm sure he wished his saber had one

Anakin got his hand lopped off by an 88 year old man, pathetic.
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>>582731740
Tfw none of you realize that those things coming out of the hilt are projectile light Sabre missiles.
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>>582756039

Look out everyone, we've got a master swordsman here
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>>582756691
yeah most swords would break or rapidly dull in real life if they clashed as much as in hollywood. Real swordfights are like 20 seconds long.
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>>582757282
I'm talking about the bullshit about longswords being "powerful" because of the weight behind the blade
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>>582752958
actually in the first movies book adaptation, they specify that lightsaber have actually a strong rotationnal inertia (i don't remember how they justify it) and magnetic fields, hence the impression of heaviness when they swing and clash em around in a fight...the props on stage were so light they could have fenced with it single handedly, but Lucas directed them explaining that inertia thing etc

Just look for "lightsaber inertia" on google, tons of fanboys explained it better than me ;)
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>>582731740
There is a theory that the cross guard is just exhaust ports because the saber looks unstable. besides that, people forget that the force is a thing, do you think jedis/sith wouldn't use it to have an extra strong grip onto the hilt.
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>>582757468
go back to your corner, windowlicker.
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