I’m interesting in starting a local GMT+2
clan based generally around Romania & Moldavia
. People who play between 1-2 PM and 9-11 PM. Weekend time is also a good time to be present.
- The goal is to apply traditional fighting tactics, expand on those and also join the clan wars. (*traditional army formations and weapon distribution balance included/ the small noble army -preferably).
- Once we get setup we will search for our traditional enemies: Turks and Hungarians – thus honoring our ancestors on both sides with cool battle reenactments.
- Once a full selection of GMT+2 teams start to play via clans – will then start a full weekly competition called the “Balkan Wars”.
On the Wallachian military: The Wallachian army was usually composed of smaller "cete" (basically, regiments, batallions etc.) which came from a village, each of which was ruled by a local "jude." The army was usually divided into two armies the "small army" and "grand army." The small army was a cavalry force used by the Wallachian voievod to respond quickly to threats. The cavalry was composed of boiars and their sons. However, if there was a need for a resonse to a large threat, say if the Ottomans invaded with a large army, the "grand army" would be summoned, which would include peasants, swordsmen etc. anyone who wasn't a noble.
Romanian nobles dressed in platemail and chainmail, like their Western counterparts. In fact, the Wallachian nobility often immitated the Western nobility in dress and in equipment on the battlefield. The infantry and lower classes was more Byzantine-influenced, often wearing lamellar or scale armor. The boiars also had to send their own cavalry to be under the direct command of the Voievod for three months a year, under the pay of the boiar, not the expense of the Voievod.