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.

182
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 Image Works 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 28
MS-DOS 10
NES 7
PS2 6
Amiga 6
C64 6
Mac OS X 5
GameCube 5
Xbox 4
Nintendo DS 4
Atari ST 4
X360 4
Amstrad CPC 4
GBA 4
PS 4
Apple II E 3
Arcade 3
SNES 3
Mega Drive 3
ZX Spectrum 2
Pandora 2
Wii 2
PS4 2
Mac OS Classic 2
Apple IIGS 2
GB 2
PS3 2
OS/2 1
Xbox One 1

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