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Category: art of war

Tactical Overview: Golden Company

Introduction This will be similar to my previous overview of Unsullied. Tactics and Organization Golden Company was formed of Westerosi exiles, defeated remnants of Blackfyre Rebellion. Because of this, they […]

Tactical Overview: Dothraki

Viserys promises that 10 000 Dothraki screamers are enough to “sweep the Seven Kingdoms”. But Free Cities do not really fear Dothraki; they are rather confident in their walls. Dothraki […]

Army of John Hunyadi and Matthias Corvinus

Become a Patron! Recruitment and organization John Hunyadi Both Hunyadis utilized army which was a combination of mercenaries and feudal banderia (banners – Exercitus Banderialis). Occassionally the army would be […]

How Powerful Was Ar-Pharazon’s Numenor?

Population growth Maximum theoretical population This is the maximum population that island of Numenor could support with its resources. Land area of Numenor is some 167 961 square miles, or […]

Tactical Overview – The Unsullied

Ser Jorah Mormont claims – multiple times – that the Unsullied are the finest infantry in all the world, but since Ser Jorah and reality are not exactly on talking […]

Clash of Empires – Mordor vs Westeros

FORCE SIZE AND COMPOSITION Total number of forces should be as follows: Mordor 158 000 95 000 orcs (infantry, cavalry?) 23 500 Southrons (infantry, cavalry, Mumakil) 27 500 Easterlings (infantry, […]

Strategy of Sauron

Overview Second Age Sauron’s strategy was logistically and tactically sound, but he made a very basic mistake. Essentially, he failed to understand his enemies, whereas his enemies understood him. Through […]