Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Wirral, England
I see Maddermax's point here, after playing a few games with my Brettonians, against my Dark Elves(controlled by my Dad) the same problem came up.
In the first game I charged 22 knights, (a unit of knights errant, and knights of the realm) including the BSB, and a paladin into the front arc of a unit and got massacred as the 35 strong corsair unit also containing a BSB and master, went first, had frenzy, and were 10 wide, so got a third rank attacking. This isn't a problem with steadfast I'm complaining about here, but the fact my knights charge isn't so effective when a mob like that goes first and massacres them.
Trying to tackle this a different way, next game I got the errant in the flank to disrupt, and one in the front. The steadfast kept the unit in the game, and I just couldn't cause more wounds to make them have less ranks than me, especially as his Hydra finished off my third unit and then single handedly wiped out my knights errant.
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