As all bases now shoot at all targets, the option to switch to a secondary target no longer exists.
The factors relating to the shooting attempt are not relevant to target selection
An elephant is still visible over intervening troops
There will be an extra rule change tested at the event, as follows: A unit may only shoot if its centre front can see the target unit. All missile-armed bases in the unit will then shoot even if some bases cannot see the target. A unit’s entire frontage must be able to see the entire target for shoo...
I agree they are best used as skirmishers. The purpose of formed runners is to add in to a combat alongside the chariots to give them a +1 CR for rank. However the width of most chariot units renders this impractical on most occasions. They also provide the ability to clear annoying skirmishers out ...
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I have always found the Swiss very effective on the table. Partly because they are concentrated in so small an area of the table! I also use later French, in which I have one pike block as part of a combined arms force.