Originally Posted by DrNefario
Why would you change the design of a gun, just because it's the 43rd century? It's a thing you point that kills people. I don't see why any other shape is going to be better.
Agreed. As long as it's a single-handed weapon that needs to be aimed in some way and shoots something (be it matter or energy of some sort) it will probably be recognizable as a 'gun'.