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Fighting Staves

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A fighting stick, usually hardwood, from slightly shorter than its wielder to ⅓% taller. Usable offensively, defensively, lethal, or less-than-lethal.

176
games
47
platforms

Alternate names: Fighting Staffs, quarterstaffs, quarterstaves, 棍, gùn, 棒, bō, 半棒, hanbō, 六尺棒, rokushakubō, bâton, Taiaha

The first video game about Fighting Staves was released in 1985.

Konami, Ubisoft and Origin Systems has published most of these games

Unlike the other staves, quarterstaff has a very different fighting style which is rarely seen in fiction and the weapon itself is much thicker and shorter than the others.

Parent groups

Archaic weapons, Pole weapons

Platforms

Windows 34
Linux 27
MS-DOS 7
NES 7
C64 6
PS2 6
Amiga 6
GameCube 5
Mac OS X 5
GBA 4
PS 4
Xbox 4
Nintendo DS 4
Atari ST 4
X360 4
Mega Drive 3
Amstrad CPC 3
Arcade 3
Mac OS Classic 3
SNES 3
Pandora 2
Wii 2
PS4 2
Apple II E 2
Apple IIGS 2
GB 2
PS3 2
N64 1
MICRO 7 - FM7 1
Sharp X1 1

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