Castlemania Stage Eleven
The castle needs a lot of materials delivered quickly to keep up with our kingdom’s growth. Since we’re living in 1275, the fastest way to move things is by ship. We built the docks and the defenses in Stage Ten. Now we need those ships to start bringing in the goods.
The dominant type of merchant ship in Northern Europe during the 13-17th centuries was the cog. It was a quite revolutionary design and its development was necessary to meet the needs of a huge increase in maritime trading – including ours!
The Stage Eleven blog post can be found here: http://www.3dvia.com/blog/castlemania-stage-eleven-building-a-cog/