Why is it the player character is so bad at handling any weapon besides a rapier?
You don't lay a two-handed sword on your shoulder.
You telegraph your strikes.
You turn your back towards your enemy.
Good thing they're undead because if any enemy had sense, they'd just stab you in the face as soon as you reeled back to take a swing with a long sword.
At least they character holds a two handed sword properly in Skyrim..
Edit: To all those stating its fiction/ a video game, I couldn't tell. I thought that this shit was a historically accurate retelling of the development on mankind. It never occurred to me I was being overly pessimistic for the sake of being overly pessimistic.