YouTube engineer Colin Furze has made an actual, working model of Sekiro’s wrist-mounted unfolding Iron Umbrella defend, and one way or the other not blinded himself within the testing course of.
Furze has put out two movies on the undertaking – one exhibiting the way it was made, and a shorter one testing its effectiveness towards risks equivalent to fireworks and plain previous hearth. You can watch each beneath.
It’s entertaining viewing, and never only for the reference to an excellent game that we awarded 9/10 (see our Sekiro review in the event you’re nonetheless on the fence). Furze grapples with the engineering challenges of constructing an unfolding metallic defend that may defend the entire physique whereas additionally collapsing to suit on the wrist, prototying and rejecting a number of designs earlier than touchdown on the successful thought. He then exhibits a masochistic disregard for private security that might make a Souls participant proud as he exams his creation towards a flamethrower, and feigns enjoyment as fireworks bounce towards his crotch. Like I stated: entertaining viewing.
Here’s the ‘making of’ video:
And right here’s the testing video. Skip to 2:41 in the event you simply got here right here for “firework to the crotch” (there’s no disgrace in it – I put it within the headline, in spite of everything).
Madman. Furze has additionally made a real-life model of Sekiro’s loaded axe prosthetic weapon – the video for that’s here. If you’d love to do some engineering of your individual, our Sekiro Lapis Lazuli guide will provide help to observe down these elusive lategame improve supplies, whereas our Sekiro shinobi tools guide tells you the place to search out all of your prosthetic gadgetry.
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Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is out now and it’s actually, actually good. I discovered it more durable than Dark Souls or Bloodborne at first, however as soon as the fight system clicks it’s wonderful how straightforward and pure it immediately feels. It’s fairly the journey, and in the event you’re up for the preliminary problem, I strongly suggest you test it out.