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From:     Eugene Shumu1insky <static@??.???.????.edu>
Date:     Wed, 18 Sep 1996 10:23:02 -0400 (EDT)
Subject:  Re: Size of Fleets
In our last episode, ADEPT@???.com said:
>In a message dated 96-09-13 11:10:23 EDT, you write:
>
><< 	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
>  >>
>
> Just think of it as a modern day or even a world war II air raid. A sierin
>goes off and people start rushing to there posts. Heavy billista and
>catupults fireing into the air at the ships, mages with spells ready to
>engage the enemy as soon as they get into range, ect. Maybe the billista bolt
>(that flowers out) has a large chain attached to a very large rock so that
>when it hits, it stops the ship or at least rips out a large section of the
>hull and may jar off some of the people on the deck.
>  It is easy to see if you just put some modern thinking into it. Even thoe
>the weapons are medivel.

	Ballistas and spells?  Aren't ships a *bit* out of range for that?
Maybe some good long range spells would be able to reach the ships, but
I doubt that medival weapons could do anything...  I like the idea of the
rock chaned to a bolt though... (:

-Static

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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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