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Tango0119 Oct 2019 10:02 p.m. PST

….work would you have had?

Choose here….



Redcurrant20 Oct 2019 1:15 a.m. PST

Probably start as a gongfarmer, shovelling s**t, but to advance myself I would have a cunning plan…..

Bigby Wolf20 Oct 2019 7:44 a.m. PST

You really don't want to know …

Roderick Robertson Fezian20 Oct 2019 9:16 a.m. PST

Probably "Corpse".

Stryderg20 Oct 2019 9:21 a.m. PST

They didn't have computers, so I would have probably ended up on a farm, like most everybody else.

Cerdic20 Oct 2019 10:14 a.m. PST

Are your parents extraordinarily wealthy? No? Here, have a pitchfork…

Tango0120 Oct 2019 3:18 p.m. PST



Twilight Samurai20 Oct 2019 8:57 p.m. PST

+1 Roderick Robertson.

Quick Google, child mortality rate in the Middle Ages 30 to 50%.

Zephyr120 Oct 2019 8:58 p.m. PST

I would've starved as a farmer; Wasn't able to grow much of anything in my garden this year (except weeds…)

Personal logo Dan Cyr Supporting Member of TMP21 Oct 2019 10:00 a.m. PST

At my present age and health, would have died 30 years ago or so. The "Good Old Days" were brutal, nasty and short in terms of life for nearly everyone.


Mithmee21 Oct 2019 6:21 p.m. PST

Soldier of Fortune

I.E. fighting for money.

Tango0122 Oct 2019 11:21 a.m. PST

I'm with you…. and for the pillage!… (smile)


KimRYoung Supporting Member of TMP23 Oct 2019 8:17 a.m. PST

Well, since I can trace an ancestral descendant from Edward I, Longshanks (Through his son Thomas Brotherton), I guess I would say I luck out into Nobility.


dapeters23 Oct 2019 9:38 a.m. PST

So you get out your 20 sided dice is you roll a twenty you get one of those mention careers otherwise your a serf.

French Wargame Holidays23 Oct 2019 11:05 a.m. PST

lets see

I live in a chateau
I hunt
I ride
I have armour
A number of swords and lances
A collection of soldiers

A wargamer it is!

Mithmee24 Oct 2019 12:28 p.m. PST

Back then nearly everyone was a…


Though some were a bit more lucky than others and actually had the ability to buy a good horse and armor.

Tango0124 Oct 2019 12:40 p.m. PST



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