Re: [SGII] Fire of AT Missiles at disperesed tagets
From: John Atkinson <johnmatkinson@g...>
Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2005 08:41:36 +0100
Subject: Re: [SGII] Fire of AT Missiles at disperesed tagets
On Mon, 24 Jan 2005 23:13:32 -0500, John K. Lerchey
> So, don't forget that this is a sci-fi setting. If you've read John
> Ringo's Posleen series, the Posleen would get hit by a sniper with a
> cal, and then every one of them in range with both gauss rifles and
> missiles would cut loose and tear into the target area. Less that
> were targeting/tracking an individual, but they certainly were using
> anti-vehicle GSMs to shoot at infantry with good effect.
If you read the Posleen series, the weapons the Normals were carrying
were unguided hyperkinetic missles. Accuracy is something the Posleen
were engineered for. None of their weapons had sights, excepting the
"Thousands of Sarmatians, Thousands of Franks, we've slain them again
and again. We're looking for thousands of Persians."