Age of Sail ll: Prima Official Strategy Guide by Prima Temp Authors, Talonsoft Inc.

By Prima Temp Authors, Talonsoft Inc.

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Grab a replica of Age of Sail II: Prima's reliable approach Guide earlier than you command your ships to victory. Prima's consultant may also help you capitan the main memorable send in heritage, delivering you Prima's aid. Prima's reputable method advisor give's you:

• A basic word list of naval phrases for specialist send navigation and management
• particular details on send layout for identity of enemy and allied ships
• powerful education information for specialist seamen and landlubbers alike
• serious naval thoughts for a hundred ancient missions
• tips about surviving conflict in single-player mode and multiplayer mode

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Fifth Rate: A medium-sized single-decker frigate, or a very small two-decker cruiser, square-rigged, with three masts and a bowsprit (a ship) and carrying 32–44 guns. com Prima’s Official Strategy Guide Sixth Rate: A small single-decker frigate, square-rigged, with three masts and a bowsprit (a ship) and carrying 20–28 guns. Seventh Rate: A very small single-decker frigate, square-rigged, with three masts and a bowsprit (a ship) and carrying 8–20 guns. com Chapter 1: Living in the Age of Sail Eighth Rate: A very small single-decker brigantine, square-rigged, with two masts (foremast and mainmast) and a bowsprit (a brig), and carrying 6–24 guns.

Com Prima’s Official Strategy Guide Doubling and Breaking The melee tactics “doubling” and “breaking,” also developed during the Age of Sail, are effective in Age of Sail II. Doubling involves maneuvering part of the line into positions on two sides of the enemy line’s van or rear. Because usually there were too few crewman to man the guns on both sides of a ship, one set of ships could fire at the enemy with no fear of return fire. Doubling is easiest to accomplish when the enemy is at anchor, or when a portion of the enemy line is too slow to avoid the maneuver (as with uncoppered ships of the American War of Independence or ships slowed by well-placed rigging hits), or when your line is able to move through a gap in the enemy’s line and double back.

Rake: When a broadside sweeps a ship’s deck from end to end, either by lying athwart its bows or stern. Because most ships of the period had reinforced circular bows but flat, unreinforced sterns, a stern rake was generally more devastating than a bow rake. Also, the deviation of a vessel’s masts, bowsprit, stem, or sternpost from perpendicular. razee: A ship with its upper deck removed. For example, the famous frigate, HMS Indefatigable was one of a number of 64-gun ships of the line cut down and converted into frigate configuration in the 1790s to face the new class of powerful 44-gun frigates introduced by the French.

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