>In my current campaign I had a PC who was also trying similar "Modern
>Day" ideas such as your 18 YO conscription. There's no black and white
>answer, and it depends on your gaming style. I refused the ideas with

I don't think that this form of conscription should be at all
possible. Why? because it assumes the (semi)literacy of all the populace.
Here in Brazil we have a major problem with this because many of the (very)
poor, who live in serf-like conditions have no way of keeping track how old
they are, they have no documents such as a birthcertificate and even if they
did they would not be able to decipher its significance. The lucky ones are
semiliterate and have a date scribbled on a piece of paper.

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