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14-06-2016, 10:05 AM
Historical Weapons
A catch-all thread for talking about how humans killed other human in the past, a nostalgic butchery thread if you will. Angel

Whistling Sling Bullets Were Roman Troops’ Secret 'Terror Weapon'

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http://www.livescience.com/55050-whistli...-6-13-test

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14-06-2016, 10:13 AM
RE: Historical Weapons
(14-06-2016 10:05 AM)Full Circle Wrote:  A catch-all thread for talking about how humans killed other human in the past, a nostalgic butchery thread if you will. Angel

Whistling Sling Bullets Were Roman Troops’ Secret 'Terror Weapon'

http://www.livescience.com/55050-whistli...-6-13-test

Ancient "Stuka"? Gasp

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14-06-2016, 10:15 AM
RE: Historical Weapons
always thought the mace/morning star/flail was a nasty weapon. fuck the swords, id poop myself if someone came at me with a mace. always my go to weapon in any medieval or fantasy game.
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14-06-2016, 10:42 AM
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First on my list of shit that I would not like to encounter on a pre modem battlefield is probably war elephants.

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14-06-2016, 10:50 AM
RE: Historical Weapons
none of those are as effective or fear inducing as the horse archers that can ride into range shoot off a deadly volley and dance back out.
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14-06-2016, 10:56 AM
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(14-06-2016 10:42 AM)yakherder Wrote:  First on my list of shit that I would not like to encounter on a pre modem battlefield is probably war elephants.

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14-06-2016, 11:03 AM
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(14-06-2016 10:13 AM)Deesse23 Wrote:  
(14-06-2016 10:05 AM)Full Circle Wrote:  A catch-all thread for talking about how humans killed other human in the past, a nostalgic butchery thread if you will. Angel

Whistling Sling Bullets Were Roman Troops’ Secret 'Terror Weapon'

http://www.livescience.com/55050-whistli...-6-13-test

Ancient "Stuka"? Gasp

You know Stuka?!

The Brits were terrorized by them.

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14-06-2016, 11:09 AM
RE: Historical Weapons
(14-06-2016 10:56 AM)Popeyes Pappy Wrote:  
(14-06-2016 10:42 AM)yakherder Wrote:  First on my list of shit that I would not like to encounter on a pre modem battlefield is probably war elephants.

Greek Fire...

Shit just got real. Gasp
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14-06-2016, 11:18 AM
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Gravity. An underrated weapon.

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14-06-2016, 11:22 AM
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OK that broke the thread IMO.
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