French Dromedaire cavalry ?

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Michaelt
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French Dromedaire cavalry ?

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Hi All,

I have been fighting an imaginary battle between the French and British in 1801 in Egypt...I have a unit of French as Mounted camel riders how would they fight in a mounted melee....any ideas would be helpful....?

Peter
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Re: French Dromedaire cavalry ?

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With difficulty?

baxterj
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Re: French Dromedaire cavalry ?

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Might have to go back to the old WRG ancients rules ;)

I can’t imagine the Dromedary unit would have been overly proficient camel riders and would have been at a disadvantage compared to cavalry. They weren’t designed to fight as a mounted unit. I would have them as -2 against cavalry.

Michaelt
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Re: French Dromedaire cavalry ?

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Thank you. That's helpful....

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