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    Mad Swede replied to the thread Power and the Nature of Power.

    Yes, there are such arguments. They were tried by several Nazis as part of their defence at the Nuremberg Trials, the arguent being that...

    Apr 13, 2021 at 11:22 AM
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    Mad Swede replied to the thread Medieval fantasy ship carrier.

    If we're going to talk about realism then the idea of a ship the size of a modern aircraft carrier (which is what Argent Hellion is...

    Apr 12, 2021 at 9:20 AM
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    Mad Swede replied to the thread Power and the Nature of Power.

    It depends what you mean by corruption. Most people tend to thinkof corruption as taking or gaining something (usually money) in return...

    Apr 11, 2021 at 11:17 AM
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    Mad Swede replied to the thread Medieval fantasy ship carrier.

    I think that perhaps you need to read up a bit about naval architecture, and in particular what is meant by metacentric height and how...

    Apr 11, 2021 at 6:05 AM
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    Mad Swede replied to the thread Grimdark and me.

    I've heard it argued that whilst grimdark is often extreme it does offer a bit more realism than traditional epic or high fantasy. The...

    Apr 10, 2021 at 7:09 AM
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    Mad Swede replied to the thread Medieval fantasy ship carrier.

    Suggest you look up what the French called "la jeune ecole", in terms of naval warfare. There's an old military adage: "if you can't...

    Apr 9, 2021 at 2:58 PM