[Ansteorra-archery] Gulf War News

david a. sawyer blayrearch at juno.com
Mon Nov 18 22:43:19 PST 2002

I am not sure what gulf war ground looks like but it may sound out of
mind .
But would if posable could anyone get to the little wagon of arrows and
use them or let them hit the ground . like I said it might be crazy but
if it's able to be done I would try it ; you asked for suggestions .

On Mon, 18 Nov 2002 20:25:16 -0600 "Eadric Anstapa"
<eadric at scabrewer.com> writes:
> We did get butts busted in the Archers Only battle last year and I am
> told
> most years before.
> After all of the non Ansteorran/Trimaran archers where assigned to
> fight
> with Ansteorra we actually had 1 more archer than they did.  We
> still lost.
> As Lord Lughaidh indicated we lost because the Trimaran forces were
> better
> organized.  They work well together usually working in teams of two
> or three
> archers.  Of the several members in the team usually at least one of
> them is
> loaded and ready to shoot to cover the other archers while the
> reload or
> move and to take advantage of any shot opportunities that present
> themselves.  The also were better organized for resupply with their
> little
> resupply wagon on the field.
> We are still working out scenario details and will be for quite
> sometime.
> If you have scenario suggestions please send them to me directly.
> As soon
> as the scenarios are decided I will communicate the details.
> I would like to suggest that we start planning now for an archers
> meeting
> the day before so that we can go over the terrain and to coordinate
> and
> communicate the battle plans.
> Regards,
> Lord Eadric Anstapa
> Kingdom Archery Marshal, Ansteorra
> eadric at scabrewer.com
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Travis W. Jennings" <travis.jennings at attbi.com>
> To: <ansteorra-archery at ansteorra.org>
> Sent: Monday, November 18, 2002 8:05 PM
> Subject: RE: [Ansteorra-archery] Gulf War News
> Well then my suggestion would be to start planning and organizing
> now!
> We were totally slaughtered last year.  It wasn't due to a lack of
> skill, but rather a lack of organization.  I think the battle was
> the
> best two-out-of-three, and Trimaris won 2-0.  They were completely
> organized and followed a well thought out and practiced plan.  They
> were
> lead by an archer-knight, Sir Erica, and her 4 red belted squires.
> When it was time for the battle to begin, Ansteorra had *9* archers
> total present ready to fight.  They assigned all neutral kingdom's
> archers to Ansteorra, (before opening day and all alliances were
> determined) and we were still outnumbered.
> Archers in Trimaris are held in very high regards.  They have a very
> large archery community.  They have many knights and squires that
> are
> archers.  I've heard rumor that there is currently a waiting list to
> order baldur blunts because orders are coming out of Florida faster
> than
> they can be produced.  In order to take this point we must amass a
> much
> larger force of archers than we have now  And we must plan,
> communicate,
> and practice a well thought out proven battle strategy.
> We won the static archery war point last year for the first time in
> Gulf
> War history.  It was scored by taking the top 7 scores submitted
> from
> each kingdom and totaled up.  The highest cumulative score of the
> top 7
> was the determining factor.
> Let's make next year a continuation of firsts and take the combat
> archery war point!
> Ld. Lughaidh Mac Sheóinín
> Bryn Gwlad Baronial Archery Champion
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ansteorra-archery-admin at ansteorra.org
> [mailto:ansteorra-archery-admin at ansteorra.org] On Behalf Of Eadric
> Anstapa
> Sent: Sunday, November 17, 2002 10:50 PM
> To: ansteorra-archery at ansteorra.org; ansteorra-missile at ansteorra.org
> Subject: [Ansteorra-archery] Gulf War News
> Greetings Everyone,
> At the Gulf War meeting this weekend some plans were made for the
> war
> point battles at Gulf War.  The Town Battle was added as a War
> Point.
> Unfortunately, that left and odd number of war points and means that
> an
> overwhelming tie would have been impossible.  Therefore, another war
> point was needed.  It was decided that the 14th War Point will be
> the
> Yep, that's right, the Combat Archers of this Kingdom will be
> responsible for a War Point all on their own.  This is both a great
> honor and a big responsibility for the archers of Ansteorra.
> Currently the plans are for the Archers Only Battle War Point to be
> held
> on Thursday Morning.  However, we will likely have some other
> archers
> only friendship battles earlier in the week to help us prepare.
> Start beating the war drums.  Sharpen your arrows and ready your
> bows.
> Lord Eadric Anstapa
> Kingdom Archery Marshal, Ansteorra
> eadric at scabrewer.com
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