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what types for guns and magic would be suited, for a arabian-style steampunk 5e setting?

Gunpowder in most of its forms is a combination of charcoal, saltpeter and sulfur. While charcoal is not particularily difficult to get, the other two ingredients are trickier. Sulfur needs to be ...
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what types for guns and magic would be suited, for a arabian-style steampunk 5e setting?

Well - if you are doing Steam Punk - aka Victorian aesthetic - you have a lot of options: Proper brass cased ammunition: 1840s-1860s Smokeless Powder and a 'modern' cartridge: 1886 (8mm lebel) Maxim ...
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Changes to firearms based on gasoline

Gasoline has 13 times the energy of modern gunpowder. It's not weak at all. The problem is 1. Oxidizer. It needs a pump for ambient air. 2. Slightly different amounts of gasoline introduced to the ...
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Wind needed to deflect a bullet

While a super-powerful wind stong enough to curve bullets would be impressive, it would also be devastating as a weapon in its own right. The mage would be able to launch a hailstorm of rocks simply ...
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Wind needed to deflect a bullet

I was a bit slow in answering this, but lets take it that the wind mage has some sort of "passive and automatic wind barrier" that isn't effected by the reaction speed of the caster. This ...
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Wind needed to deflect a bullet

Tornadoes are more than just wind Effects on the bullet Wind alone makes a pathetic bullet shield, but much like with your other question about weaponized wind, it comes down to what you have in the ...
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Wind needed to deflect a bullet

Just about any wind speed will start to deflect a bullet, especially for a long-range, sniper shot. Snipers are trained to correct for wind deflection by estimating wind speed and by shifting their ...
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Wind needed to deflect a bullet

Stop or adequately slow the bullet: not going to happen. The bullet is already going many times faster than a hurricane wind, it won't notice the difference over a short distance like 100m. Deflect ...
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How practical would it be to use a handgun-knife hybrid weapon?

If we're being silly - They did have a Moisin Nagant Revolver with a bayonet in Belgium, but practically speaking a bayonet converted a rifle into a last ditch spear when you were truely... in deep ...
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