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Personal logo Herkybird Supporting Member of TMP05 Nov 2017 6:54 a.m. PST

Hi all,

What, if any 'Golden rules' do you apply to Horse and Musket warfare?

I would start with some of my favourites:

(1) Cavalry should always be attacking or retreating, never standing in proximity to the enemy.
(2) Always have a reserve.
(3) Place your artillery where it will do the most good!
(4) Never deploy in or behind difficult terrain unless you are defending it!
(5) Ensure there is good co-ordination between Horse, Foot, and the Artillery.

Any more?

saltflats192905 Nov 2017 11:11 a.m. PST

6) Always have either a horse or a musket.

Cerdic Supporting Member of TMP05 Nov 2017 11:22 a.m. PST

7) Make sure that Sharpe bloke is on your side…

Sobieski Inactive Member05 Nov 2017 4:33 p.m. PST

8) Don't fight the Russians. It always ends in tears.

Personal logo Narratio Supporting Member of TMP06 Nov 2017 12:02 a.m. PST

If you can't see the enemies hussars, look behind you, they're sneaky.

21eRegt06 Nov 2017 6:47 a.m. PST

9) Irregulars used correctly can be very dangerous.

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