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September 21st, 2012, 16:20
Originally Posted by Couchpotato View Post
There is no reason why a mage or sorcerer can't wear armor. Only in D&D games and other tabletop games does this apply because of game balance and no other reason.
Well, another reason can be adherence to tradition; historical (and fictional) Wizards aren't known for their heavy battle armor. But as long as the magic system doesn't actually require subtle limb movements or prohibit contact with iron, then sure, why not? On the other hand, I seem to recall that guns were the reason soldiers eventually did away with metal armor.
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