ANST - Re: History Repeats Itself

Greg Shetler mordockvonrugen at
Tue Apr 17 18:28:36 PDT 2001

Mmmmm.  Bows, not crossbows.  I agree the crossbow standard needs
revision.  But our *bows* could be heavier....


Pug Bainter wrote:
> Greg Shetler (mordockvonrugen at said something that sounded like:
> > Per friends in Caid and Outlands, a large nock made of plastic or rubber
> > does not cause the arrow to be useless.  The overall weight of the arrow
> > *is* increased, and we should probably up the poundage of bows slightly
> > if we use them - I'd prefer a slightly harder hit from bows, anyway,
> > just so there's no question I've been hit.
> Uhh. The Trimarians pulled several crossbows from the field that were
> within Society standards but hit heavier than others. There were a *lot*
> of complaints about these. The bruises left from these were pretty damn
> impressive. I don't think everyone is for that.
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