SYW skirmish cavalry

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Re: SYW skirmish cavalry

Post by FreddBloggs » Sat May 23, 2020 4:07 pm

the sort of unit you want to ignore, but can never quite afford to.

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Re: SYW skirmish cavalry

Post by Vintage Wargaming » Sat May 23, 2020 4:54 pm

Worrying baggage carts - are those the Old lady tartan ones on wheels?

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Re: SYW skirmish cavalry

Post by Peeler » Sat May 23, 2020 8:37 pm

Yes, with a zippy top.

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Re: SYW skirmish cavalry

Post by valleyboy » Sat May 23, 2020 9:39 pm

I've never been able to work out how to use Cossacks in Napoleonic games

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Re: SYW skirmish cavalry

Post by FreddBloggs » Sat May 23, 2020 9:41 pm

do it in 6mm with a big enough table to have flanks, your light cavalry suddenly becomes really important.

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Re: SYW skirmish cavalry

Post by BaronVonWreckedoften » Sun May 24, 2020 12:27 am

Vintage Wargaming wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 4:54 pm
Worrying baggage carts - are those the Old lady tartan ones on wheels?
Usually have a Westie tied to them? Them's the ones.

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Re: SYW skirmish cavalry

Post by grizzlymc » Sun May 24, 2020 4:03 am

FreddBloggs wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 9:41 pm
do it in 6mm with a big enough table to have flanks, your light cavalry suddenly becomes really important.
And hidden movement. Nothing like a hairy chap on a lathered horse showing up with a message that the enemy is marching on your flank.

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