View Full Version : Calvary Heavy Empire

27-09-2007, 05:18
How do you play a calvary heavy empire and what do you combine it with?

What's the normal tactics and way to play with it.:confused:

27-09-2007, 10:43
At the moment I'm slowly building the empires first armoured company and it looking something like this.

4 hero's on pegasus(full plate).

4 small units of cavalry

4 units of rough riders(barded).

2 steam tanks

The idea is the use the rough riders(and steam tanks in limited use) as mobile firing platforms to concentrate shoot and them blitz with the cavalry and tanks.

30-09-2007, 16:52
I have never been one for a mounted army, having always prefered infantry for some reason. However, I had fooled around with a mounted Empire army, just to try something different in our last campaign.

I don't remember the specifics of the list but it went a little something like this:

General of Empire - barded steed, plate armor, shield, Rune Fang
Captian - barded Steed, plate armor, shield, sword of battle
Battle Wizard - barded steed, Armor of Tanarus
Priest of Sigmar - barded steed, great weapon, heavy armor

2 units of 6 knights w/ champion
1 unit of 8 knights w/ full command, great weapons
1 unit of Huntsmen
2 units of 6 pistoliers
2 units of 6 outriders
2 units of DoW Light Cav w/ shields, spears, bows

Worked rather well for me, depsite having a lot of heavy hitters. The shooting units thinned down enemy units so the knights and light cav could punch through them.