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 Post subject: Arrow question
PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2016 4:21 pm 
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A member from my realm brought up that they were going to make arrows of an aluminum core, and I was quick to point out the rule of no weapon shall have a metal core. Another member said he brought it up with his weapon checker friend and they said it was allowed because no rule was in place specifically banning it. I was again quick to bring up the rule.

It's been awhile since my last event, so is this some unwritten rule that hasn't made the BoW yet? Or am I in the right about disallowing a metal core in one of the few head legal weapons in this game?

Added- I have received some input and been directed to the geddon page mentioning aluminum arrows. So now I just want to know why this isn't anywhere in the BoW to prevent such confusion? Should it be brought up come in next voting period?

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 Post subject: Re: Arrow question
PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2016 9:41 pm 
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Rules as written, no weapon can have a metal core and so aluminum arrow shafts are a violation of the rules.

However, precedent says that it'll be allowed to slide unless the weapon checker/marshal decides to be a * at a multi-realm event.

At local practice, you can just say that it's your house rule to allow it.

So... yes, you are 100% completely right and anyone who says otherwise needs to get the rules fixed. But, in actuality, bringing this up is probably not going to convince anyone.

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