I think you will find variety in Praxian approaches
and a continuum of choices. For example, no one would
go out of his way to scare out a group of broos that
set up an ambush for the clan chasing yours. OTOH, no
one is going to allow broos to reproduce in his own
herd for the sake of growing more soldiers. There will
be conflict between Bullmen who want to kill the chaos
now and those who want to drive it against their
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> Date: Mon, 8 May 2006 12:41:24 +0100 (BST)
> From: Simon Phipp <soltakss_at_yahoo.com>
> Subject: Using Chaos (OT)
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> Robert McArthur:
> >Goihl & Fahey wrote:
> >> I also don't like the modifier. I'll not use it
in new game. But, Chris, you'll probably get a minus
for something else.
> >> Also, one can "use" chaos, without allying it.
This is the normal Praxian way.
> > I've always thought this was akin to just "using"
a gun: "Please sir, it
> > just went off. I was just pointing it at them." Of
course the mighty
> > Bison, the only *true* Praxians, would never give
in to chaos in any
> > form. Chaos Morokanth will be dissolved and flung
into the sky away from
> > the true ground of Eiritha and the ways of Waha
and Genert. High Llamas,
> > so high you can smell them weeks away, will cower.
Pygmies will again be
> > but mud under our toes. The cowardly moon-lovers
have had their sunrise.
> > The ground shakes. The dust rises. The bison are
> A bit off-topic, but using Chaos to defeat your
enemies is a bit of a win-win situation. Your enemies
will kill some of the chaos (definitely a WIN) and the
chaos will kill some of your enemies (another WIN). If
you have to use Malia to infect others with diseases,
then so be it, as long as the Oases get cleaned up
afterwards, no harm has really been done. Using Chaos
against Chaos is even better and using it against the
Red Moon is also pretty good.
> > Note:
> > This speech is copyright (C)1631 by the Bison Kahn
X [his mark].
> > [this next was inserted by the Bison high priest
of Eiritha. She won.]
> Ho, ho, ho, very good :-)
> See Ya
> Message: 2
> Date: Tue, 09 May 2006 14:45:02 +1000
> From: Robert McArthur <rjmcarthur_at_gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Using Chaos (OT)
> To: Discussion list for Gloranthan board games
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> Simon Phipp wrote:
> >A bit off-topic, but using Chaos to defeat your
enemies is a bit of a
> >win-win situation. Your enemies will kill some of
the chaos (definitely
> >a WIN) and the chaos will kill some of your
enemies (another WIN). If
> >you have to use Malia to infect others with
diseases, then so be it, as
> >long as the Oases get cleaned up afterwards, no
harm has really been
> >done. Using Chaos against Chaos is even better and
using it against
> >the Red Moon is also pretty good.
> Hmm. I see the ascendence of that view happening
with certain leaders at
> certain times. Just like here there's always a
"means versus ends"
> issue, almost always very polarised because of
practicalities, I believe
> it happens on the plaines as well. Some tribal
chiefs go one way and
> some the other. Those looking at 'ends' can accept
your argument and use
> Malia et al. while the others
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