Bushido: Legend of the Samurai is an Action/Melee Combat game set during during the turbulent feudal period of medieval Japan.

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HampstaSandwich
HampstaSandwich May 26 2013, 8:12pm says:

I assume this would be for spear units? (Based on Shogun 2 anyways) Looks awesome. Can't wait for a demo.

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ZeroComfort
ZeroComfort May 27 2013, 3:43am replied:

The Ashigaru were foot-soldiers employed by samurai to fight alongside him.
They were usually peasants in service of that particular samurai or mercenaries.

The "unit" you're referring to is the Yari Ashigaru, which stands for "spear foot-soldier".

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Kieran88
Kieran88 May 27 2013, 3:45am replied:

Exactly! You put it better than I did lol.

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jteahon
jteahon Jul 1 2014, 1:55pm replied:

During the Edo period, when peasants were banned from carrying arms, Ashigaru stopped being part time peasants and full time soldiers. I think.

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Kieran88
Kieran88 May 27 2013, 3:43am replied:

Our Ashigaru will be more of an all-rounder than the shogun 2 version. We'll be detailing the class load-outs properly when we launch our website. Thanks for the support!

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A realtime render of the Red Team Ashigaru helmet. High Res Link:
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