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Old 15-08-2010, 02:11 AM   #1
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Default Fantasy Medieval RPGs must not have different races

It's just ridiculous that in a Medieval-like game, one of the characters is black...

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Next, I want a film in which Chaka Zulu is white!
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Old 15-08-2010, 10:50 AM   #2
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Some Roman Emperors came from North Africa, and black people weren't unknown in Europe. Of course they were rare, but known in Shakespeare's time. And then there was Byron's She Walks in Beauty Like the Night - you didn't think the lady in question was white, did you? A lot of the Spanish Inquisition in its later incarnations was dedicated to removing the 'blood taint' of heresy - i.e. descendants of Moorish and Jewish inhabitants of Spain pre-Reconquista.

You fail history forever? Hmmm. Or just plain racism.
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