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Subject: [freeciv-data] Re: New techs in history ruleset
From: Gerhard Killesreiter <killesreiter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2002 14:13:36 +0100 (CET)
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On Mon, 28 Oct 2002, Cameron Morland wrote:

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> La 2002-10-28, Christian Knoke skribis:
> > > To me, the
> > > word riflery simply sounds like the skill of being able to fire a rifle
> > > (as in archery).
> But it takes a great deal of skill to fire a bow, and it's dead easy
> to fire a gun. For a long time the longbowmen were much more effective
> than musketeers (eg the battle of Hastings),

The one at 1066?

> but musketeers were much cheaper (get a bunch of guys, give them
> guns).

Those early guns were probably a bit more difficult to use.


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