Archers too weak

Field of Glory II is a turn-based tactical game set during the Rise of Rome from 280 BC to 25 BC.
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Archers too weak

Post by leonardus68 » Mon Aug 05, 2019 5:50 pm

Hi,
Always wondered why those damn archers can't shoot behind frontal enemy; for slingers I understand, but historical facts tell us that archers usually target enemy behind a forward clash.

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Re: Archers too weak

Post by zakblood » Mon Aug 05, 2019 5:57 pm

it's been asked more than a few times, and quite often by me

always gets a reply, but it seems for many reasons, it's not going to happen

while the catapults and missile throwing siege weapons can, using the same items, darts or large arrows etc
The generals of the day were counselled to deploy his infantry archers in the front line

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https://www.warhistoryonline.com/ancient-history/archers-roman-army.html
How the Romans Used Archers
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