Originally Posted by Salah
As for the cavalry - the other day I lost no less than five men while charging a unit of peasants with French mailed knights.
i find that most losses you would take after a charge are those when you order them out as they then get killed while trying to disengage
Originally Posted by DreamWeaver
Allowing for the development of camouflage. So no more bright colourful uniforms on the battlefield as standard.
my god i don't know why i never realized that connection before but it makes perfect sense, smokeless power means you can now camouflage yourself so theres little need for the army to line up like before which then leads to modern war.