Packet archery

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Packet archery is a mechanic used in some live-combat systems in which archery is represented by throwing spell packets at a target. Typically it involves a prop bow and a verbal damage call. The mechanic is considered cheaper, safer and easier than using a real bow with larpsafe arrows, but has obvious realism problems.[1]

Example systems


  1. Boffer Arrows VS Packet Arrows: the Pros and Cons,, 26 June 2013. Retrieved 2 February 2015.