: ANST - War and changes

Jhan Knebel rixende at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 20 10:34:53 PST 2001

Actually, from what I heard, the gentleman that was
showing his site token was hit by a new style of
combat arrow head (Looks kinda like a superball)


--- Sigen3 at aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 3/20/01 8:45:03 AM Central
> Standard Time, 
> sean at ig.utexas.edu writes:
> > On the ballista issue, I never heard of any
> complaints about the power of 
> the
> >  ballistas only complaints about the power of some
> crossbows bolts.  From 
> > what
> >  Master Pug has explained to me there seems to be
> some consensus being 
> > reached
> >  as to how to properly measure crossbow
> poundage/force to avoid excessive 
> > force
> >  crossbows in the future.
> [...]
> Greetings,
> I saw one fighter showing his site token to people. 
> It had a nice deep 
> indentation on it from a crossbow bolt.  There were
> also a couple of guys 
> showing off massive black bruises, again from
> crossbow bolts.
> I can't help but wonder if the upping of the power
> on crossbows has anything 
> to do with folks blowing archers off?  I know from
> comical experience that 
> many fighters will simply ignore an arrow.  This is
> one reason I have had a 
> sword and shieldman with me.  If someone doesn't
> want to call my arrow, they 
> meet Owen!  It has also prompted me to practice the
> dreaded "cup" shot.  I'm 
> nice about it, but if I shoot someone and they look
> at me and go on...well, 
> you know :-)
> *I'm not saying that upping the force is right, just
> wondering*
> Sigen
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