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Old 12-02-2009, 08:31 AM   #58
Johnny Angel
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Pennsylvania
Default Re: Role of archers in low-tech parties?

Originally Posted by Molokh View Post
Ahem, the whole point of the thread was exploring the role of an archer in a low-tech game at 100-150pts and no superscience/magic/cinematics. Think of a group of bandits or bounty hunters in medieval/ancient England/Egypt/Rome/Babylon/etc.
When it comes to small unit tactics, I'd say that a dedicated archer would probably also be wise to invest some cp into being able to be more mobile than the enemy. One possible option is to buy a horse and 'kite' the enemy; horse archery seemed to work rather well for the Mongols.
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