Naval Ships and Tech discussion (LONG)
Larry D. Hols
crkdface at PCPARTNER.NET
Tue Dec 16 23:13:10 CET 1997
> Did some more research, and found that springalds went out of fashion
> Found a good book entitled "The Crossbow" written by a rich Brit back
> 1880s or 90s who built his own catapult weighing a ton and a half. Good
> information on ranges of crossbows as compared to longbows, good info on
> firing rates, good info on seige weapons, and the famed repeating crossbow.
What's the info on the book? Title, publisher, all that?
> Ok, so I have a degree in Classical Studies. I still like the show,
> a complete fantasy, with no bearing on historical realism. Much like the
> Perilous Lands and it's naval technology. (Feeding back on the original
I don't watch the shows for the reason that they're so grossly
inaccurate and also bad fantasy (which is a different thing.) As a game
master, I prefer that my players not watch them, either. I am blessed in
that the group I just started has noone who watches either of the shows.
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