Thursday, April 11, 2013

Footwear in your Setting

Sometimes it is simply enough to mention that a character in a tabletop roleplaying setting is either wearing shoes or boots, and sometimes more detail can be useful.  Are they hard boots that can withstand a snake bite or spike through the sole?  Are they light shoes, even slippers, that make hardly a sound when walking and sneaking?  There was a recent article on news.discovery.com that showed some 2,000 year old shoes and also includes a number of sketches of sandals from that time.  See and read more here!


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