Originally Posted by fearn
Slightly off-topic, but apropo for this thread:
Last night (10/22/08), Mythbusters, the US TV program, built and fired a korean hwacha, which is basically a mobile platform for launching 200 fire arrows (powered by blackpowder rocket motors, and exploding on impact). It was worth watching, and it looks like it will be broadcast again tonight (10/23) and 11/2 in the US.
Just FYI. It's fun to see these weapons in action.