Update #14 Knives
The team has been working hard on many big things. Unfortunately, they aren't quite ready to be shown. However, it's been far too long since the last update, so I cooked up a little something for you guys. Consider it a little treat for your patience.
A while ago, we showed our extensive collection of clubs. Of course, if you have the mashy things, you need the stabby and slashy things. So this update will feature several knives to be included in the mod. Thank Diplex for these incredible looking preview layouts!
The Lebel bayonet was something that was shown before but I discovered that the references I used were of a pre-war model. This is a more WWI appropriate version, with a removed quillon. The blade has also been improved, now having a cruciform shape, which create wounds that were very difficult to heal. A popular nickname for the bayonet was Rosalie
The Poignard-Baïonnette Lebel M1886/14 was developed by Lt. Col. Coutrot of the French Army, who saw the need of knives in trench warfare. A Lebel Bayonet's blade could be turned into three Poignard-Baïonnettes.
The Couteau Poignard Mle 1916 was a much deadlier trench knife produced later in the war. It was called the Vengeur
Now to the Germans. The main bayonet the Germans used during WWI was the Seitengewehr 98/05. Because of its distinctive shape, it was often called the Butcher's Blade by Allied soldiers
Last is the German Nahkampfmesser fighting knife.
There are some things that still need improving but they're done for the most part. Stay tuned for the next update! Like I said, big things are on the way.