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September 21st, 2012, 21:37
Originally Posted by wolfen View Post
I also dislike guns in fantasy settings.Fantasy means a different world and when medieval weapons are mixed with gun powder I feel its Earth history with magic on top.
Could that perception be because firearms are still with us, while swords and metal armor have gone to the dust bin of history? Blackpowder was very much an invention of chinese alchemy.

Hey, if you need a fantasy-based reason for blackpowder weapons, how about as a defense against dragons? That dire necessity would tend to spur the development of new weapons.
Last edited by rjshae; September 21st, 2012 at 22:25. Reason: Note about dragons
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