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Slings and Slingers

1 March, 2010

To start out the martial month of May, I will (as promised) finally get to looking at slings in D&D/Pathfinder.  I have always felt that slings were ill-treated in D&D (and equally so in Pathfinder).  The Baleric Slingers were mercenary soldiers prized by the Carthaginians and later by the Romans and served all over the ancient world, David used a sling to defeat Goliath.  For centuries, they were a weapon justly feared.  It should be the same in fantasy games.

So to do that, several things need to be addressed:

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