For Your Enlightenment: Pre-industrial gunpowder warfare for compelling militaries

Many people argue that due to magic, fantasy combat should have more in common with early modern warfare than premodern war. To be honest, I haven't fully considered this idea. To get started, let's look at what war looked like in the gunpowder era before the Industrial Revolution. This will focus on European warfare at... Continue Reading →

For Your Enjoyment, Part 2: Facts about premodern warfare to make deeper armies and battles

I made a post the other day about using premodern society to inspire worldbuilding, and it got way more popular than I expected. I decided to make a sequel on warfare. Let me know if there's anything else you'd like me to write on! Like the last one, I'm going to try to focus on... Continue Reading →

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