long, game named after it, fast, deceiving, a range of gun sizes
It affected the war for the combatants by the ability to deceive the opposing force and then the opposing force's ship would sink. On the battlefield, it would be difficult on both sides. On one side, you could be the prey and end up being tricked into coming closer to the other ship. On the other side, you could be the one trying to lure the other ship.