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  1. Agent23

    Alternate History The Medes and the Persians invent the Flintlock Musket

    Maybe, but it doesn't go boom and shoot pieces of metal and make lots of noise for the horses. I think that military horses had to get special training to cope with gunfire and the noise that accompanies it.
  2. Agent23

    Alternate History The Medes and the Persians invent the Flintlock Musket

    yeah, for a decent firearm you will need rifling and a projectile that conforms to certain aerodynamic requirements. I think the earliest is the Mine (fun aside, sounds like the Bulgarian word for handjob, and handjob balls I shall call them.)ball, which was at least Napoleonic era and I doubt...
  3. Agent23

    Alternate History The Medes and the Persians invent the Flintlock Musket

    Mounted archers IIRC were a mainstay of the Persian army. Flintlock revolvers might be of some benefit to them.
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