On Thu, 8 Sep 1994, Nazgul wrote:
> >> 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.