Check out this post from the Legends of Windemere blog with 7 Tips to Being a City Guard in a Fantasy World
Steiner from FF9
The life of a city guard is rife with peril, disrespect, and iffy pay. Nobody really knows how much a city guard makes, but it probably isn’t much considering how many of them need to make extra money gambling. Anyway, it can be a steady gig and you get some perks like free lodging and functional gear. What are some things to keep in mind if you choose this thankless path?
- Never leave home without a healthy breakfast. You have to march around with heavy armor and weapons regardless of the weather, so you need energy. Last thing you want is to have a rumbling stomach while chasing down a thief who is ridiculously skilled and lucky. If you can’t eat before you leave them bring the food along. Unless you have a helmet with a visor, you can still eat while at work. Just don’t use…
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