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From:     Eugene Shumu1insky <static@??.???.????.edu>
Date:     Fri, 13 Sep 1996 10:23:58 -0400 (EDT)
Subject:  Re: Size of Fleets
In our last episode, Paul Westermeyer said:
>On a related note,  after several playtests,  using the Battlesystem rules
>and the SJ addendum I posted earlier,  I've found that spelljammers are not
>_tactically_ dominent against typical (IMC) fantasy forces.  Strategicily
>they offer quite an advantage,  and they are quite deadly against sailing
>craft,  but in general they fail poorly against semi-prpared ground forces
>(against groups that might have never encountered them,  Mazticans or
>Tuigan,  they have great morale effects).  They are most effective when
>using low level helmsmen,  or Furnace helms,  high level helmsmen would be
>better utilized as spellcasters rather than simple ship engines.  These
>tests all occured in a moderate magic Forgotten Realms campaign and of
>course your results may vary,  I'd love to hear them in fact.

	How do prepared ground forces in your campaign defend against
an airborn ship?  Without mid-level magic defense (and offense) would
seem difficult.  I'm having a hard time visualizing this because my
world if mostly lower magic than a typical campaign.

-Static

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SubjectFromDate (UTC)
Re: Size of Fleets    Eugene Shumu1insky    13 Sep 1996 14:23:58
Re: Size of Fleets    Paul Westermeyer    17 Sep 1996 06:17:18
Re: Size of Fleets    ADEPT@???.com    18 Sep 1996 03:13:36
Re: Size of Fleets    Eugene Shumu1insky    18 Sep 1996 14:23:02
Re: Size of Fleets    Truls Rostrup    18 Sep 1996 15:00:46
Re: Size of Fleets    ADEPT@???.com    19 Sep 1996 09:55:32
Re: Size of Fleets    Eugene Shumu1insky    19 Sep 1996 14:10:34
Re: Size of Fleets    Truls Rostrup    19 Sep 1996 15:31:17
Re: Size of Fleets    Eugene Shumu1insky    19 Sep 1996 16:00:24
Re: Size of Fleets    Paul Westermeyer    19 Sep 1996 21:44:21
Re: Size of Fleets    ADEPT@???.com    19 Sep 1996 21:31:41
Re: Size of Fleets    Paul Westermeyer    19 Sep 1996 21:44:01
Re: Size of Fleets    Eugene Shumu1insky    19 Sep 1996 23:09:29
Re: Size of Fleets    Eugene Shumu1insky    19 Sep 1996 23:37:15
Re: Size of Fleets    Paul Westermeyer    20 Sep 1996 02:26:09
Re: Size of Fleets    Truls Rostrup    20 Sep 1996 13:04:01
Re: Size of Fleets    ADEPT@???.com    20 Sep 1996 21:10:03
Re: Size of Fleets    Paul Westermeyer    20 Sep 1996 21:48:25
Re: Size of Fleets    ADEPT@???.com    21 Sep 1996 10:28:23
Re: Size of Fleets    Eugene Shumu1insky    22 Sep 1996 05:58:41

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