History PlayingWith / ThunderboltIron

6th Dec '15 11:10:06 PM ZenBlade
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* '''Downplayed''': The sword is partly made of meteoric iron.

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* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
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The sword is only partly made of meteoric iron.iron.
** The sword is made completely from meteoric iron, but doesn't seem to be that much better than any other sword.
13th Jul '13 3:27:11 PM VPhantom
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* '''Exaggerated''': The series is set on a world with no terrestrial metal deposits. All weapons are made of meteoric iron.

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
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The series is set on a world with no terrestrial metal deposits. All weapons are made of meteoric iron.
13th Jul '13 2:08:04 PM Someoneman
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** Weapons made from meteoric metal are ridiculously powerful. Bob manages to conquer an entire city with little effort using his meteoric sword.
26th Feb '13 9:30:38 PM Trogdor7620
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???The sword is partly made of meteoric iron.
4th Feb '13 7:36:19 AM VPhantom
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* '''Justified''': Meteoric iron is better for making swords than terrestrial iron, because [insert [[{{Infodump}} 15-page explanation of metallurgy]]].

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* '''Justified''': '''Downplayed''': ???
* '''Justified''':
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Meteoric iron is better for making swords than terrestrial iron, because [insert [[{{Infodump}} 15-page explanation of metallurgy]]].



* '''Deconstructed''': The scarcity of meteorite metal renders the awesome weapons too valuable to actually use for fear of losing or damaging them, so they're basically just museum pieces.
** Alternatively: Thunderbolt Iron is actually merely magnetic, and it was called magic by a people who didn't know what magnetism was.
** Or, their ignorance of modern chemistry that we take for granted lead them to miss that Thunderbolt Iron also happens to contain some impurities... some radioactive impurities.
* '''Reconstructed''': ...then, in need of a really good weapon, the hero raids the museum and uses one of the priceless weapons anyway.
** Alternatively: The enemies in the series are disoriented or wiped out by sufficiently strong magnetic fields.
** Or, some sort of radioactivity happens to be [[ILoveNuclearPower what makes those swords powerful in the first place]].



* '''Exploited''': ???



* '''Deconstructed''':
** The scarcity of meteorite metal renders the awesome weapons too valuable to actually use for fear of losing or damaging them, so they're basically just museum pieces.
** Thunderbolt Iron is actually merely magnetic, and it was called magic by a people who didn't know what magnetism was.
** Their ignorance of modern chemistry that we take for granted lead them to miss that Thunderbolt Iron also happens to contain some impurities... some radioactive impurities.
* '''Reconstructed''':
** ...Then, in need of a really good weapon, the hero raids the museum and uses one of the priceless weapons anyway.
** The enemies in the series are disoriented or wiped out by sufficiently strong magnetic fields.
** Some sort of radioactivity happens to be [[ILoveNuclearPower what makes those swords powerful in the first place]].



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14th Nov '10 8:17:57 PM Micah
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** somehow the meteoric iron has a higher carbon content, turning it into steel in a setting without any.

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** somehow Somehow the meteoric iron has a higher carbon content, turning it into steel in a setting without any.
14th Nov '10 6:19:47 PM theflanman5
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** somehow the meteoric iron has a higher carbon content, turning into steel in a setting without any

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** somehow the meteoric iron has a higher carbon content, turning it into steel in a setting without anyany.
14th Nov '10 6:19:25 PM theflanman5
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** somehow the meteoric iron has a higher carbon content, turning into steel in a setting without any
12th Aug '10 2:06:35 AM Koveras
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* '''Invoked''': A weaponsmith makes a weapon with meteoric iron.

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* '''Invoked''': A weaponsmith makes When given a weapon with choice, the hero ventures far and wide in search of meteoric iron.iron for his new sword.



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