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Athviaro Shyu-eck-Silfayr
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« on: 02 February 2011, 22:06:04 »

Hey all,

The issue was raised by a newcomer to the RP side whether the "almond-shaped" shields of this race are up-down or left-right - that is, which way does the point face? I guessed that it faces down, but the entry doesn't specify as such.

Thanks for any help,

Ath
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« Reply #1 on: 03 February 2011, 04:55:40 »

Odds are high that the point is on the down-side. Only very small shields (bucklers) would be designed with a swept point towards the side. This would be because their small size would require it to gain length along the arm for protection. Even with that said, a swept point towards the side would be extremely rare. So with relative certainty, the point is downwards, so as to grant the most protection along the length of the body. 
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« Reply #2 on: 03 February 2011, 06:19:52 »

I assume so as well. Facing down seems to be the most realistic.
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