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I need new images
I know this.
but I am also lazy.
You have summed up in words how I feel about this entire site, good job friend.
well if you watched my videos then you would have funny content
Babycakes, you posted literally 6+ hours worth of unedited dark souls what-appears-to-be-blind-first-runs-because-you-die-so-often lets plays. If the joke isn't that you're ironically shitposting, nobody is going to shift through a shitstack to find a needle inside.
Also if that cat thing is your new fursona I'm gonna see spammed everywhere, I may just give up the hide-all objection.
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>armor piercing arrows
knightbean pls enlighten this fool
But longbows were incredibly effective at piercing full plate armor with ease. To top it all off they weren't nearly as expensive as a musket, which actually had trouble piercing armor some times.
Problem with longbows is the fact that a good longbow-man had to be "made". They were trained from their formative years for as long as possible before they were deployed, and analysis of their remains show that their shoulderblades even calcified from the immense load put on them. Training every day with a bow with upwards of 170lbs draw weight actually deformed their bodies to a point where their arms were like bars of iron, and a good longbowman could loose
10 arrows per minute.
A regiment of archers of this caliber would fire down on the battlefield at a steep angle, adding as much potential energy to their actually massive arrows as was possible. Imagine 200 oversized arrows raining down every few seconds, from several hundred meters in the air and several hundred meters away. A blanket of death and destruction makes the longbow one of the best tools available to any army, and also what made the English so feared.
The crossbow also had this armour-piercing power, and was much easier to use. Normally any crossbow strong enough to pierce armour would also have a winch or lever to compensate for the ridiculous draw weight, so they barely required a modicum of training. While harder to utilize in war, a well-placed quarrel was a guaranteed kill.
Technology eventually moved on to the musket. Easier to mass produce than a crossbow, easier to utilize in war, easier to use and completely awful for accuracy but great for fatally wounding mass amounts of men.
During the renaisance our method of killing just evolved faster than our method of protection, so other steps had to be taken.
But the arrows still didn't have any trouble piercing armor.
The problem with Muskets, even during their use in warfare, is they are really fucking inaccurate. Even if you went full fantasy and gave an elf a choice between a bow and a Musket the bow would be the better weapon 99/100 times because muskets don't have rifling.
The Bow is silent, the bow is accurate, the bow is quickly reloaded, the musket creates a big cloud of smoke to point out where you are, the musket balls, once fired, are difficult to retrieve and warp on contact because they're made of lead, etc,
A rifle would be a different story since you could make the argument they're actually more accurate than a bow, but muskets are pretty low-tier weapons and the only reason they really picked up is because they are just easier to use than a bow. No need for training troops, just smack a musket in their hands and they're as effective as the next bloke, and you don't need to aim too hard if the enemy is thick on the ground anyway. You can also transport more of the ammo more easily than arrows, the ammo is cheaper, easier, and quicker to make, and gunpowder has the benefit of also being used in your siege weapons so it's a multi-use tool.
Muskets only took prominence because cheap + effective = winning at war.
>if you went full fantasy and gave an elf a choice between a bow and a Musket
tfw the elf chooses the musket
pathfinder does a good job of accurately balancing firearms and other ranged weapons
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if they arent willing to die for freedom, they can keep living in misery.
Breaking the law is shameful.
as long as said law isn't shameful
Of course, but I like our law. Where illegal immigrants can't just come in whenever the fuck they want.
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