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Questions tagged [middle-ages]

For questions that take place in or ask about aspects of the middle-ages. If possible the time should be narrowed down, for example by defining whether the question is about the early, high or late middle-ages.

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Truth Stone: Effects on the justice system, and criminal world

The setting is the medieval ages, vaguely European. No magic exists except what is explicitly stated in the question. The judicial system is similar to historic examples, with the head-of-state ...
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Explosives in the Middle Ages

Scenario: In the medieval ages, Our brave hero, without his trusty shield and sword, is surrounded by enemy mooks from all sides and needs a miracle to escape. Fortunately, he has one such thing, ...
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Would a sonic sword be useful in the middle ages? [closed]

Say Mongolian armies managed to forge a sonic saber to conquer Europe, the only handwavium part of the story is the special blade only responds to its master and when connecting with an opponents ...