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Bard Weapon Proficiencies. Do they make sense?
I've never paid much attention to Bard weapon proficiencies (I never play as one and if I recruit them I usually keep them with the type of weapons they start with) but I noticed that they can use all weapons apart from composite longbows.
So your charming rogue of a Bard can wander round with a two-handed sword in his hand and a heavy crossbow over his shoulder. Where does he put his lute or his harp or his bongos? How do you pick pockets when you are carrying a two-handed sword?
I can understand a Skald being able to use martial weapons but shouldn't other Bard classes be restricted to the simple weapons a Thief can use?
And come to that, shouldn't all thieving abilities be turned off when you have got a two-handed weapon equipped? I know people enjoy backstabbing with quarterstaves but it would make a lot more sense to let thieves use one-handed weapons like maces and flails and let them backstab with those instead.