Toy Swords That Keep Score

Prepare to eat foam.

Who doesn't like mock sword fights? But too often, they devolve into arguments over whether a hit "counts" or not. That's where Sabertron comes in. They create foam swords that tally the score, tracking body hits as well as blade-on-blade strikes. Check it out in this video, created by our partner Portico.

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