Why would you ever need to? You have MAGIC. There are plenty of apostates wandering around looking for work…
Someone did though. They’re called the Kossith.
They haven’t created guns, though. They have blackpowder, and possibly canons, which are different than what the OP is referencing.
My point was that this is a fantasy world. Not everything from the real world should be included, otherwise, what’s the point of it being a fantasy?
That’s something I dislike about Fable II and III, having guns. There’s enough guns in the real world and in other games. I want my fantasy to be magic and swords and arrows and shit.
I like my magic. I believe guns are unnecessary in a fantasy game unless it’s a plot point like the Qunari’s blackpowder.