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  1. Thread: Battle Elves

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    If magic is so common with human populations why...

    If magic is so common with human populations why are humans not described as magical? Why is magic used to describe the elven way of life? Why is magic more common in elven culture? If there was so...
  2. Thread: Battle Elves

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    There are some very low level spells that allow...

    There are some very low level spells that allow communication over distances. Given that there are more magic users in an elven community I submit that elves since they are magical by nature would...
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    I was not viewing elves using their abilites on...

    I was not viewing elves using their abilites on horse and carriage. Elves could and would use such supply trains were and when it was safe. But should supply not be safe they could and would use...
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    i think you misunderstand what overgroth is. Its...

    i think you misunderstand what overgroth is. Its not living material its dead dry material that chokes life from a forest. Elves are magical yes but they are also "in tune" with nature. They find a...
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    Thats not true at all. The Scots used formations...

    Thats not true at all. The Scots used formations called schiltrons. Which was a tighly pact unit of pike-men. Often called a medieval phalanx. The saxon in the 11th century and earlier had something...
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    Elves do not need to retreat in your example....

    Elves do not need to retreat in your example. First they are not using classic raiding tactics in a medieval scense. Elves use small unit tactics not guerilla tactics. They use terrian to break up...
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    I would not equate elven small unit tactics as...

    I would not equate elven small unit tactics as guerilla warfare. Infact it is far more accurate to compare it with WWII squad tactics. Elves would be broken up into small unit squads that have their...
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    I do not agree with this assessment of Elves....

    I do not agree with this assessment of Elves. First it concludes as a basis of elven nature that decay and fire are not vital to the health and welfare of the land. Science is begining to understand...
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    It does appear the elves can use animals to spy,...

    It does appear the elves can use animals to spy, at lest that is what I have read, perhaps its an assumption but its does seem to be supported by multiple people and multiple traditions. It is very...
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    Why do you equate long life and accumulation of...

    Why do you equate long life and accumulation of knowledge with stubborness? It a very unlikely outcome of such a long life and such a breath of "human" experience. Elves would be far more LESS likely...
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    No I am not making that assurtion what I am...

    No I am not making that assurtion what I am saying is that it appears that humans use calvalry and infantry more than elves who appear to use more archery units and light clavary that uses missle...
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    Humans have a poor command structure because all...

    Humans have a poor command structure because all armies at this technology level have poor command structures. They have a very hard time reacting to changes on the battle field and they use...
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    I don't think some people understand the...

    I don't think some people understand the consequences of the Elven advantages in warfare. Lets take a look at the human advantages

    Numbers. - Humans can and do have bigger armies. Yet they lack a...
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