Re: Live Stock

Thu, 8 Sep 94 10:38 EDT

>> I would have thought that horses would also attract a maintenance charge.
>> Perhaps 1 gold for each horse and 2 gold for each warmount. Knights look
>> after their own mounts and so would not attract extra maintenance.
>Perhaps all animals should require a flat 1 gold/turn for maintenance.

I'm against this. As someone else pointed out, horses are already expensive
enough to produce in noble time. And if fighting beasts required maintanence,
it would make building a castle pretty much a requirement, since only land
taxes would be able to support an army. Right now, building an army out of
beasts allows one to choose a low-cost alternative to warfare.


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