Quote Originally Posted by Ashtagon View Post
Thematically, what niche should twf fill?

one-hander: swashbuckler; Erol Flynn, Sinbad, Three Musketeers

sword & board: Soldierly types - slow and steady; Roman legionnaires, hoplites, etc

two-hander: big muscled Conan/Thrud types

two weapon: ?

Once we answer this question collectively, we can better make feats or whatever that work for twf.
Drizzt Do'urden.

Real life examples don't work. Sword n' board was always strictly better.

And on sword n' board guys, what Spiryt said. The shield users you listed were formation guys, and in formations, speed was very necessary.