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by MeerkatRabbit
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Field of Glory II
Topic: Charge cavalry too weak
Replies: 88
Views: 4887

Re: Charge cavalry too weak

You have a XXI century philosophy and not taking into account the ancient era horizon. With you're suppositions, cavalry will never stand a chance to almost any infantry type, just riding in front of first row and dangling to and fro the sword with one hand and with another to drive the horse.........
by MeerkatRabbit
Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Field of Glory II
Topic: Charge cavalry too weak
Replies: 88
Views: 4887

Re: Charge cavalry too weak

You don't simply smash an expensive horse into anything approaching a solid metal pointy object. Ugh. Even if you wanted to, I don't think the horse would cooperate. I think looking at the Napoleonic era is useful here because of the enormous amount of well-documented cavalry vs infantry fighting t...
by MeerkatRabbit
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: Field of Glory II
Topic: Reducing Casualties in Field of Glory II?
Replies: 7
Views: 785

Re: Reducing Casualties in Field of Glory II?

For example, if your Raw Legionaries are not yet engaged in close combat with Veteran Legionaries but right in front of them, or even if they are engaged in combat with them, is it better to just skip your opportunity to attack? It depends on your overall strategy I think. If you're facing superior...
by MeerkatRabbit
Mon Mar 04, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Field of Glory II
Topic: Defeating Warbands
Replies: 6
Views: 967

Re: Defeating Warbands

I came here looking for a thread just on this topic after getting trounced by the Gauls again and again, so this has been helpful. I was just playing the Seven Hills of Rome campaign as the early hoplite Romans. The first battle (against the Etruscans) was easy. I used an echelon formation with my s...

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