Red Dead Redemption 2 saw Rockstar return to the frontiers of the Wild West for a prequel to the seminal Red Dead Redemption, and as a result, it includes a range of period weaponry from 1899 such as the Smith & Wesson Volcanic Pistol, the Remington Rolling Block Rifle, and the Norwegian 1894 Krag-Jørgensen rifle.

In the above video, Jonathan Ferguson–a weapons expert and Keeper of Firearms & Artillery at the Royal Armouries–breaks down the guns of Red Dead Redemption 2 and compares them to their real-world counterparts.

If you’re interested in seeing more of Jonathan, you can check out more from the Royal Armouries right here. –

If you would like to support the Royal Armouries, you can make a charitable donation to the museum here. –

And if you would like to become a member of the Royal Armouries, you can get membership here. –

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