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** ''Magic itself'' makes guns redundant. When the Army Mage Corps can hurl fireballs at the rate of twenty per minute or summon an air elemental to work up a storm and wreck enemy ships off the coast, projectile weapons make little sense.


* '''Parodied''': In order to [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar get around the banning of guns]], a wizard invents various fancy names for the guns he made, such as "[[HandCannon Silver Magic Wand of Enriched Flying Bronze Objects]]", "[[GatlingGood Conjoined Chain Steel Staff of Bronze Rain]]" and "[[GrenadeLauncher Enchanted Box of Fire Dragon Eggs]]".

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* '''Parodied''': In order to [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar get around the banning of guns]], a wizard invents various fancy names for the guns he made, such as "[[HandCannon Silver Magic Wand of Enriched Flying Bronze Objects]]", "[[GatlingGood Conjoined Steel Chain Steel Staff Staves of Everlasting Bronze Rain]]" Rains]]" and "[[GrenadeLauncher Enchanted Box of Fire Dragon Eggs]]".

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* '''Parodied''': In order to [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar get around the banning of guns]], a wizard invents various fancy names for the guns he made, such as "[[HandCannon Silver Magic Wand of Enriched Flying Bronze Objects]]", "[[GatlingGood Conjoined Chain Steel Staff of Bronze Rain]]" and "[[GrenadeLauncher Enchanted Box of Fire Dragon Eggs]]".


* '''Double Subverted''': It turns out magic is much more useful than guns and the inventor scraps the idea of having a gun for good.

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* '''Double Subverted''': It turns out magic is much more useful than guns and the inventor scraps the idea of having a gun for good.good.
* '''Zig Zagged''': There are no handguns, but there are pistols, but there are no rifles, but there are cannons...
* '''Averted''': Guns appear as they would in real life, in spite of the magic.
* '''Enforced''': The author thinks medieval weapons are cooler than guns, and they also offend the MoralGuardians less without them.
* '''Lampshaded''': "It would be nice if someone would make a projectile weapon of some sort." "Nah, ItWillNeverCatchOn".
* '''Invoked''': A magic spell prevents gunpowder from working.
* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': Someone invents guns and starts using them.
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???
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** The crossbows are advanced enough [[AutomaticCrossbow they can fire automatically]] or shoot magical projectiles, making guns redundant.

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** The crossbows are advanced enough [[AutomaticCrossbow they can fire automatically]] or shoot [[DepletedPhlebotinumShells magical projectiles, projectiles]], making guns redundant.


* '''Justified''': Magic makes guns useless.
** The goverment or higher authority bans reseach in gun guns.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
**
Magic makes guns useless.
** The goverment crossbows are advanced enough [[AutomaticCrossbow they can fire automatically]] or shoot magical projectiles, making guns redundant.
** The government
or higher authority bans reseach research in gun guns.


** Guns becomes a tool exclusive for mages, and they only [[MageMarksman use guns to cast spells]] instead of firing bullets.

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** Guns becomes While guns do exist, they're treated as nothing more than a tool exclusive for mages, MagicStaff by any other name, and they the mages only [[MageMarksman use guns to cast spells]] instead of firing bullets.






* '''Downplayed''': While Tropeia never invented gun cannons and grenades exist.

* '''Justified''': Magic makes guns useless

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\n* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
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While Tropeia never invented gun guns, cannons and grenades exist.

exist.
** Guns becomes a tool exclusive for mages, and they only [[MageMarksman use guns to cast spells]] instead of firing bullets.
* '''Justified''': Magic makes guns uselessuseless.




* '''Inverted''': Everyone in Tropeia has a gun even though they are technologically in the stone age.

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\n* '''Inverted''': Everyone in Tropeia has a gun even though they are technologically in the stone age.age.
* '''Subverted''': Then someone on Tropeia invented a gun and decides put it to a good use.
* '''Double Subverted''': It turns out magic is much more useful than guns and the inventor scraps the idea of having a gun for good.


Basic Trope: A fantasy world where guns don't exist

Straight: The world of Tropeia is in the renaissance era but no guns exist

Exaggerated: Tropia is in the far future with faster than light travel and space ships but bows and slings never existed

Downplayed: While Tropeia never invented gun cannons and grenades exist

Justified: magic makes guns useless

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Basic Trope: '''Basic Trope''': A fantasy world where guns don't exist

Straight:
exist.

* '''Straight''':
The world of Tropeia is in the renaissance era but no guns exist

Exaggerated:
exist.

* '''Exaggerated''':
Tropia is in the far future with faster than light travel and space ships but bows and slings any kind of ranged weapons never existed

Downplayed:
existed.

* '''Downplayed''':
While Tropeia never invented gun cannons and grenades exist

Justified: magic
exist.

* '''Justified''': Magic
makes guns uselessuseless
** The goverment or higher authority bans reseach in gun guns.

* '''Inverted''': Everyone in Tropeia has a gun even though they are technologically in the stone age.

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Basic Trope: A fantasy world where guns don't exist

Straight: The world of Tropeia is in the renaissance era but no guns exist

Exaggerated: Tropia is in the far future with faster than light travel and space ships but bows and slings never existed

Downplayed: While Tropeia never invented gun cannons and grenades exist

Justified: magic makes guns useless

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