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popular horror weapons that haven't made kf yet

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  • popular horror weapons that haven't made kf yet

    thought of a suggestion kind of thread recently that might be fun (who knows?). killing floor is a game that started out with some of the most essential horror movies weapons already onboard, like the axe, the machete and the chainsaw. the idea is that everyone posts a single signature horror movie weapon that is yet missing and what it brings to the table. didn't post this into the "ideas" forum cause it shouldn't be about changing the game, but something like "now thinking of ... to slash zeds with". might bring up some interesting gear no one would have thought of too (like a rebecca black cd buzzsaw - she's popular, she's horror and it would be a weapon). if anyone thinks this is a pretty strange idea, keep in mind that i propably have no idea where you live. propably.

    first up - the pickaxe

    used in movies like "my bloody valentine", "friday the 13th (part 2 if i remember it right)" and "cold prey 1+2". a mining tool that's heavy and slow to swing but can do some serious damage. might therefor be better as a high tier gear against the big guys (or people who dare to post "this is retarded" as sole and useless answer).

    so which could be your tool of destruction?

  • #2
    Last edited by zYnthetic; 05-07-2012, 03:05 PM.


    • #3
      Freddy Glove From!!! - YouTube

      Freddy Kreuger's Glove


      • #4

        Evil Dead 2


        • #5
          The Russian community has a pick axe weapon for zerker. Its called improvised weapons or something on their forum.

          Greater Good Games


          • #6
            Originally posted by Gregs2k2 View Post

            Evil Dead 2
            #hunting shotgun


            • #7
              Pickaxe is a bad weapon against a horde as it's virtually guaranteed to get stuck in a skull or ribcage after a couple blows. A mace or sledgehammer is more appropriate.

              Best wishes,


              • #8
                zYnthetic beat me to it. lol. Well if we are talking weapons...

                I choose...

                Eat that zombies (Until I run out of fuel and it becomes a fancy tomb. But what a tomb it'd be!)
                Whisky's Workshop
                "As you can see here, I'm -ALL ON MY F***ING OWN! Guys where the hell are you?!"


                • #9

                  Kitchen knife. Classic, quintessential, ubiquitous.


                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Gopblin View Post
                    Pickaxe is a bad weapon against a horde as it's virtually guaranteed to get stuck in a skull or ribcage after a couple blows. A mace or sledgehammer is more appropriate.

                    Best wishes,
                    Exactly. I want to beat the crap out of zeds with a blunt weapon, like a mace or brass knuckles.


                    • #11
                      Combat spoons!

                      Single or Dual Wield

                      Primary fire (slap slap slap)
                      Secondary fire (Scoop out a specimen's eye)
                      Last edited by Alex_KF; 05-08-2012, 05:17 PM.


                      • #12
                        We are in England right ? So why don't we play a jolly good sport like the cricket ?

                        I'm for a cricket bat for my berzerker (it could be a non cutting weapon (therefore it's not OP) with a large angle of hit and pushing back the specimens)

                        Am I right ?
                        Last edited by Bobob; 05-14-2012, 04:17 PM.
                        Sorry for the bad english, i'm French ! Yes, you know, baguette baguette, ohohoh !


                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Major Liability View Post
                          Kitchen knife. Classic, quintessential, ubiquitous.
                          Machete here would like to have a word with you.
                          Know the difference!


                          • #14
                            And if you want to go really iconic




                            • #15
                              @ slavek : thanks for the info. found and downloaded it. it's not a beauty in terms of shape and texture and a bit too effektive but if you're not looking for a realistic weapon feeling and want to do a grand slam pickaxe massacre it's not a bad choice.

                              since that means that the pickaxe already kinda is in kf, i have to chose another weapon to stay true to the title of the thread. something a little more diverse but still iconic that would give a modder some headaches this time : the hellraiser puzzle box

                              when opened most likely to grab whoevers close with chains that have hooks to their ends and tear both body and soul to shreds.

                              the painkiller sequel overdose had a cube that turned into a shredder but, from my knowledge, that's as close as an fps ever got. so this is not only a weapon that didn't made kf, but propably not even any other first person game there is.

                              @ all : like the contributed ideas so far. fun to read and picture in game.

                              btw : the kittchen knife is different enough from the machete to pass.