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Sometimes areas of Stack Exchanges will overlap and that is okay. The linked question is a question about how to use history to depict to players of an rpg the verisimilitude of throwing a hammer (an unwieldy looking object). I've been trying to find a 'realistic' or at least believable depiction of a light throwing hammer, that would be the equivalent to ...


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I'll just reiterate/rephrase what I already said in the comments below the question. As written, the question does indeed ask about "historical precedence". However, I don't think that's what OP is really asking; instead, he's curious how a realistically throwable (but still melee-capable) hammer would look like, especially in the context of past ...


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I would say yes, it is off-topic. Adding a reference to D&D (or any other game system) to the question doesn't really change the question. The question could be asked as "Do thrown hammers, as weapons, have a historical precedent?" without changing the expected answers. Alternatively, the question could be asked on a different (non-History) ...


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