I believe the beta featured an early version of both the human and elven homelands, but I could be mistaken.
hands up for elves. btw are boleta strongholds really harder to defend?to me, it seems if you add 30-40 decent rangers to the fortress and around 10 unicorns to rush them it will be next to impossible to destroy it.
That should do the trick, although you'll want more than just archers. It all depends on whether or not you want to have a decent-sized standing army or if you want to send those out for questing and winning influence.
What makes Talltos easier to defend is that there's only really two places the enemy can attack, and the walls are packed with bastions and towers allowing for a large assortment of automated defenses limiting the number of standing rangers required.