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LCC GC3 Part 1 Cavalry Tactics

Postby Tastymuffins » Thu Jan 31, 2013 4:55 am

LCC GC3 Part1 Cavalry Tactics by Tastymuffins, on Flickr

When he heard about the plans to invade the Magic Isles, Slikver knew that traditional Garheim fighting styles wouldn't hold up in the vastly different landscapes of the island. He took his men to the south to train in the open fields just outside Ayleth castle. Slikver belives training heavy calvary is essential to being able to run down the hordes of outlawsa that will no doubt try to defend the islands. Here he observes his heavily armored knights charging down the grassy plains in a wedge formation. The land is also being used for training grounds by the infantry and siege units.

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Re: LCC GC3 Part 1 Cavalry Tactics

Postby Mark of Falworth » Thu Jan 31, 2013 1:40 pm

Great scene TM! I think you're right, horses are quite superior to infantry. :D
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Re: LCC GC3 Part 1 Cavalry Tactics

Postby Aeridian » Thu Jan 31, 2013 1:50 pm

Yeah! I mean as long as the outlaws don't have pikes or spears... then of course! :wink:
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Re: LCC GC3 Part 1 Cavalry Tactics

Postby Brother Steven » Thu Jan 31, 2013 1:53 pm

Mark of Falworth wrote:Great scene TM! I think you're right, horses are quite superior to infantry. :D

No they're not!! :wink: Just awesome man! I really like the formation those Knights are in!! :D
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Re: LCC GC3 Part 1 Cavalry Tactics

Postby AK_Brickster » Thu Jan 31, 2013 3:16 pm

It depends on the terrain, Mark. I'd like to see how your ponies do in the rocky foothills near Mikithdar. ;)

Great story and good execution. I love that "flying vee" formation!
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Re: LCC GC3 Part 1 Cavalry Tactics

Postby Sir Bragallot » Thu Jan 31, 2013 4:24 pm

It's called a wedge formation, oh infantry specialist :eyebrows:

Cavalry can be very powerful but should never be allowed to be brought to a standstill (for too long), should always attack on the flanks and never charge in unsupported.

Of course, no one can argue that a cavalry charge is simply far more beautiful than a row of pikes or a rain of arrows, though :P

Back to the build, I'm impressed by the amount of crown knights and leaf pieces you have and the formation does indeed look splendid.
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Re: LCC GC3 Part 1 Cavalry Tactics

Postby petturik » Thu Jan 31, 2013 4:28 pm

As it looks I need a fair few of those horses in my backyard. They can mowe a lawn very effectivly :P

ontopic: Nice set of troops, good posing and well done terrain !

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Re: LCC GC3 Part 1 Cavalry Tactics

Postby Caelan » Thu Jan 31, 2013 9:25 pm

It's an effective scene, and I'm impressed with the numbers too. The Outlaws better run for the rocks... :)
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Re: LCC GC3 Part 1 Cavalry Tactics

Postby Justin M » Fri Feb 01, 2013 4:42 pm

Okay, they've learned how to fight, now... "To war!" :twisted:
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Re: LCC GC3 Part 1 Cavalry Tactics

Postby mpoh98 » Fri Feb 01, 2013 11:15 pm

I love it! I always have liked calvary!
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Re: LCC GC3 Part 1 Cavalry Tactics

Postby Eklund » Sun Feb 03, 2013 4:12 am

I'm really liking this scene! It is a great take on the contest.
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