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    Oh Hai Katana!

    A two-handed longsword you can finesse/use dex with?

    I'm okay with this.
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    Me too. I was okay with it back in August, when it was introduced into the playtest, and I'm still okay with it now. Did this need a thread?

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    I concur. This is old stuff

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    Man, is there some rule that states that all you can talk about in this forum is the most recent changes from the most recent update?

    Katanas as a two-handed longsword you can finesse with is cool, and worthy of talking about, regardless of when it was introduced.

    I approve, too.
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    All they really did was replace then name of the "Falchion" with a name that had a bit more traction: "Katana"

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    Funny thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Remathilis View Post
    A two-handed longsword you can finesse/use dex with?

    I'm okay with this.
    Alternatively, a sharp, more expensive quarterstaff.

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    Elven Courtblade, anyone?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GX.Sigma View Post
    Me too. I was okay with it back in August, when it was introduced into the playtest, and I'm still okay with it now. Did this need a thread?
    Quote Originally Posted by KaiiLurker View Post
    I concur. This is old stuff
    I just noticed it!

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    Alternatively, a sharp, more expensive quarterstaff.
    Shhh. Don't tell the Japanophiles or the munchkins!
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    Elven Courtblade, anyone?

    Bingo, (though that does d10), that's exactly what I thought, and a good way to re-fluff the name for a non-Asian/Oriental setting.

    I totally dig it, but what I dig most of all, out of all the weapons in the play-test is, that the quarterstaff is a finesse weapon (and useable by the we folk).

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