Shields have been the defensive weapon choice for thousands of years. Ever since someone strapped a rock to a stick other tried to defend themselves from this weapon by shielding themselves with a board of wood. These wooden planks developed in several shapes and sizes throughout all regions of the world. The "Rorrik" shield was designed as a round shield, which is the most known shape of shields worldwide. The rounded shield was used from early times on and was seen in all cultures spread around the world.