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Re: Atlantia's Combat Archers - How to help
Poster: James Morrow <Achbar@worldnet.att.net>
David H Ritterskamp wrote:
> Poster: "David H Ritterskamp" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Poster: Donald Wagner <email@example.com>
> It has been proposed that the heavies help support them financially in some
> manner, yet there were many valid arguments against and for that. With this
> in mind, perhaps we could discuss this here at the Rose and even concoct a
> decent proposal for a solution.
> IMHO, I think a voluntary collection at the events and funneled to the
> Marshall or Warlord would be great. Even if it happened at the baronial
> What say you?
> [Remainder chopped-]
> [Actually, Falcone, if you'll ask the archers, you'll find that there IS
> a cheap alternative to more wooden shafts; I came up with the Thumper a
> couple of years ago and have intermittently been trying to spread the
> news of its usefulness as the mood moved me.
> I know they don't fly as fast, nor QUITE as straight, [although they are
> amazingly straight for golf club tubes] but they're CHEAP, easy to
> produce, and when one of these little suckers hits you, there's no
> doubt, as it also makes a wonderful "PONG" noise when it hits metal, and
> a "SMACK!" that you can't mistake when it hits anything else.
> OK, OK...so it's a blatant plug for the arrows I came up with. But it
> IS an alternative. Especially for static battles... The THUMPERS work EXTREMELY well. I like them. They are cheap
and hit hard as the Dickens. More archers should use them.
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