All Along the Watchtower by yut

All Along the Watchtower

yut

13 December 2013 at 14:57:45 MST

Art by aggro_badger

As defence capabilities increased, the need to penetrate them grew. This gave way to siege engines; ballistae, trebuchets, catapults. The cycle continued, and grew. Offense gave way to faster, more accurate, longer range weaponry to eliminate threats before they came too close to a castle and keep.