Intimidation. It’s your main form of weaponry while facing the heroes, because it gives you full control. When your enemies fear you, they are more likely to make fatal mistakes.
Your Dark Drake Armour is as dark as your intentions, hardened by the evil magic your subjects provide. As you withdraw your sword, sizing up the quivering soldier who feels brave enough to stand against you, you begin to laugh. This will be a very brief fight--if you can even call it that. The little man looks barely strong enough to hold up his hammer.
Epic Armoury’s Dark Drake Shoulderplates are a set of two shoulder guards with spaulders, pauldrons and besagues. The spaulders have four scale-like ridged metal plates--or lames--overlaying one another to provide laminate protection of the upper arms. Overlaying the spaulder is a large pauldron, which provides additional protection to the shoulder joint and armpits. Besauges (small round convex metal shields) tied onto the spaulders with leather cords add further protection to the armpits. The shoulderplates are fastened with leather straps around the biceps and at the shoulder blade, attaching to a breast- and backplate. Epic Armoury breast- and backplates can be purchased separately and have fittings for mounting the shoulders.
The Dark Drake Shoulderplates are designed to match Epic Armoury’s Dark Drake Armour, but is fully usable with other Epic Armoury metal products, giving you the freedom to customize your character’s costume. Made of 1 mm thick galvanized mild steel and top-grain leather straps and fittings, this armour piece is built to withstand the abuse of a LARP or reenactment with regular leather and metal armour care.
You bear the heavy weight of the Empire upon your shoulders. The hardship of taking new lands, the horror of putting down insurrection. It's almost all you can do to carry it.
It's the least they can do to ensure you look this good doing it.
A Noble’s Neck Protection
Epic Armoury’s Green Noble Leather Gorget is a gorget designed to sit around the neck, providing protection to the thorax and shoulders. Molded to sit comfortably around the neck and rest on the shoulders, this gorget offers some of the best protection for the battlefield. Overlapping leather provides more coverage, while the green velvet lining and the scalloped edges give this armour a rich appearance. The brass knobs along the neck and beneath the collarbone are used to attach the matching Noble Bevor for a complete look.
Secure the Noble Gorget by sliding it over the head and sitting it comfortably over the shoulders. Made of thick, hardened top-grain leather, this armour piece is built to withstand the abuse of a LARP or reenactment with regular leather care.
Also referred to as a gorget, which means throat
Early versions were typically worn under the breastplate and backplate to support the weight of the heavier plate armour
Later versions were larger and designed to be worn over clothing
Rainfall has made this area a muddy mess, thankfully you came prepared. adjusting your Scout Shoulder Plates, you sally forth determined to make your way through the mire of mud and mist...
Thanks to your simple and lightweight gear, including your Scout Shoulder plates, you manage to make your way forward relatively easily, the lightness of your armour balanced perfectly with your ability to traverse this treacherous and hostile land. You’ll head back and tell your own group about the upcoming bandits.
Epic Armoury’s Scout Shoulder plates are a set of mild steel small Shoulder Plates designed to cover your shoulders... Each Shoulder plate consists of a small plate, secured to the side of a gorget with a tie string. The shoulder plates are made from 1mm steel, forged to fit comfortably over your shoulder . .
Made from polished mild steel with rolled edges, these arms guards are practical and affordable, while offering a degree of mobility. With its low-fantasy and neutral appearance, these Scout Shoulder plates are easily paired with other Epic Armoury metal works.
Epic Armoury’s Dreki Pauldrons are a set of pauldrons with shoulder guards and spaulders, protecting the shoulders and upper armours. These robust steel plates efficiently protect the back of your shoulders and upper arm, while maintaining the same Nordic inspired, imposing, design that is common for the Dreki set. With overlapping plates and rivets and angular design gives these pauldrons an intimidating look, with plates in Epic Dark, that runs down the middle of the pauldron, to give symmetry to the pauldrons. The upper arm protection consists of three pieces of overlapping steel plates held together with two bands leather, which is spilt down the middle with an Epic Dark coated plate, designed to keep symmetry. The Dreki Pauldrons together by two tie strings that is attached to the Dreki cuirass or other compatible torso armours, along with a strap on the lower plate of the Dreki pauldron. With overlapping plates, rivets, and its lean form, you can feel like a fantasy Norsemen, braving the harsh wilderness and slaying ancient dragons among snow covered peaks.
The Dreki set has two colours, the primary being a Matte Polish and the secondary being Epic Dark, to highlight different aspects of the Dreki armour and again show its Nordic inspired roots. Made of 1 mm thick polished mild steel and top-grain leather straps and fittings, this armour piece is built to withstand the abuse of a LARP or re-enactment with regular leather and metal armour care.
Based in fantasy inspired Nordic Armour such as Skyrim,Dark Souls and modern depictions in other fictional media
You grunt a command to the scouts, and they sneak off into the underbrush with their spears in hand. Your hunting party searches the woods--not for food--but for the rush and excitement of finding a fresh elven kill.
Soon the scouts return with news of an elven encampment ahead, and your fellow orcs share toothy, eager smiles. Dressed in your Raider Armour, you set out into the night in the direction of unsuspecting prey.
Epic Armoury’s Raider Shoulders is a worn and rugged piece of armour protecting the front of your shoulders. Consisting of a spaulder and three overlapping metal pieces The overlapping pieces are held together with two parallell leather straps that keep the joins flexible yet cohesive. The spaulders have a leather strap that can be fastend to a breastplate and another leather strap at the lower part of the armor that is used to wrap around the user's arm. When these two leather straps have been fastend the Raider shoulders offer a high degree of movement and agility. This steel riveted piece has been treated with Epic Armoury's Epic Dark Metal and a speckled brown coat to give the armour a rusted, well used finish.
The Raider Armour is embellished with leather straps and antique-finished metal rings on the front, which can be used to hang trophies. The backplate features a riveted metal plate that allows for flexibility of movement--and looks eerily like a beast’s flesh. Made of 1 mm thick galvanized mild steel and top-grain leather straps and fittings, this armour piece is built to withstand the abuse of a LARP or reenactment with regular leather and metal armour care.
You look upon your leading officer as he makes his way down the line of your fellow soldiers. Your fate and the fate of your entire unit is dependent on this veteran’s word, and you find yourself relieved not to shoulder such a heavy burden.
“We must fight!” your officer shouts for all to hear. You adjust your Neck Plate Dark Warrior armour, double checking the buckles as you listen to him continue. “For our homes and for our families, we will fight until we can fight no more!” With a resounding cheer, your fellow soldiers ready themselves for the charge. You withdraw your weapon, eager and afraid all at once.
The battle has begun.
Epic Armoury’s Neck Plate Dark Warrior is a gorget designed to sit around the neck and give additional protection to the throat. An elongated front piece and shorter back piece are decorated with rivets, and can be attached to a breast and backplate using its sturdy top-grain leather straps. Although the armour is designed to match Epic Armoury’s ‘Dark Warrior’ set, it is fully interchangeable with other Epic Armoury armours in order to fully customize your character’s look.
Secure the Neck Plate Dark Warrior by tightening the leather straps across the shoulders, adjusting so that the armour sits comfortably around the neck. Made of 1 mm thick galvanized mild steel and top-grain leather straps and fittings, this armour piece is built to withstand the abuse of a LARP or reenactment with regular leather and metal armour care.
Available in sizes Small and Medium/Large/X-Large.
The Neck Plate King is an oval plate of armour designed to sit around the neck and give additional protection to the vitals of throat and thorax. The neck plate has an elongated front piece and a shorter back piece, which are fitted together and can be fastened to the a breast- and back plate with top-grain leather straps. The front piece is sculpted with a wide, raised section arching from the shoulders down to the apex of the front neck plate. The raised elements are polished shiny while the body of the mail is a matt grey made by treating the mild steel material with acid. Around the rim the neck plate has a low flange. Though designed to go with the other ’King’ armours it is fully interchangeable with other Epic Armoury armours allowing the wearer full freedom to customize character looks.
The Neck Plate Warrior is a late gorget – an oval plate of armour designed to sit around the neck and give additional protection to the vitals of neck, throat and thorax. The neck plate has an elongated front piece and a shorter back piece, which are fitted together and can be fastened to a breast- and back plate with top-grain leather straps. The neck plate also provides fastenings for additional shoulder armour. The Neck Plate Warrior is made from mild steel with rolled edges. At the outer rim it is decorated with shiny metal rivets. Though designed to go with the other ’Warrior’ armours it is fully interchangeable with other Epic Armoury armours allowing the wearer full freedom to customize character looks.