swordplay


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swordplay

the action or art of fighting with a sword
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WORCESTER -- The Worcester Art Museum's winter studio art classes will provide hands-on instruction and even swordplay.
Wendy Darling tells bedtime stories to her brothers John and Michael of swashbuckling swordplay with the formidable pirate leader Captain Hook, and the heroics of the playful Peter Pan.
The video also features lightsabers' inventor George Lucas, who explains and how he was inspired to include hand-to-hand combat by movie swashbuckling and historical Asian swordplay.
When Selim's lord thinks that Selim must have helped Dirk steal his priceless library, Dirk also steals Selim, sweeping him into her world of one-liners, swordplay, and, now, very good tea.
Though his hair-cut may be dodgy, the world around him and the incredible combat system at his disposal are pruned to perfection, leaving even naysayers itching for more sensational swordplay.
Swordplay and tomfoolery mix with jokes about sat-navs and fast-food places.
The practice yard was fully equipped with a quintain and rings, archery butts and a sanded area for wrestling and swordplay. The warm friendly odour of stabling came from a row of low buildings to one side and Nick saw a magnificent gelding being led out towards a bulky man in half-armour.
Once you master one skill, like swordplay, you have to learn another, like jumping, and then try to combine them.
Dante can still effortlessly switch between swordplay and shooting, keeping fights intense and your combo metre ticking upwards.
While the Galactic Dance Off mode is a straightforward Star Wars-themed Dance Central rip-off, Pod Racing proves to be a competent update on the classic N64 title, while the one-on-one lightsaber bouts of Duels of Fate (using arm waves to slash and parry the attacks of Star Wars villains) isn't a bad approximation of swordplay.
Knights in full armour charged in a reenactment of jousting, while children got the chance to put their swordplay skills to the test in special teaching sessions.
We practice for about four hours every Friday, and some of the swordplay would make your eyes pop out.