Kingdom Come: Deliverance is an open-world sport set in 15th century Bohemia (current day Czech Republic), and was marketed with a big give attention to its historic accuracy. As it seems, nonetheless, Kingdom Come: Deliverance won’t truly be all that correct – one Redditor claims that the developers got the armour wrong.
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The errors are assorted, and sometimes small. Redditor MRPolo13 does acknowledge in his publish that “fairly often, Kingdom Come gets the general shape right.” The points come up, nonetheless, as quickly as “any significant level of scrutiny is given to the armour.”
One instance of the inaccuracy focuses on a breastplate. According to MRPolo13, it’s estimated to have been up to date in round 1410, whereas the sport itself take locations in 1403. The plate can also be Italian, that means it’s doable, however fairly unlikely, that it’d be worn by somebody residing in Bohemia, which isn’t solely a great distance from Italy, however prefered its German-style armour. The plate can also be very barely the mistaken form – the bulging form of 14th and 15th century armour is seemingly much more pronounced than in lots of reproductions.
MRPolo13 additionally means that Germanic armour was usually lined by fabric, as this example from 1401 shows. Kingdom Come, nonetheless, focuses much more on ‘white armour’ which wasn’t lined by fabric. Again, it’s a small element, however the redditor says “I believe that regional variations in armour and style are very important.”
There are loads of different examples, specializing in every thing from gauntlets to chainmail, however my private highlights stem from the evaluation of the helmets. A comparability of a helmet housed in the Polish Army Museum and people in sport recommend some fairly evident inaccuracies, from eyeslits which can be too huge, to a helmet that MRPolo13 claims he has by no means seen any instance of, largely as a result of it might have triggered fast homicide by pollaxe if it was ever utilized in fight.
You can take a look at the publish (which is seemingly removed from an exhaustive checklist) in its entirety on Reddit. I’ve reached out to Warhorse for remark, and to MRPolo13 for extra data.