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What good are undead cavalry as part of a modern army (fighting mostly orcs and goblins)? [closed]

Basically, the question is, what alterations would the necromancer/biomancer make to his horses to make them viable again? The horses can be trained and are sentient. The necromancer can repair them ...
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What would cause horse-riding cavalry to return?

Basically, what would cause an army to go back to riding creatures in cavalry, as opposed to armored vehicles. The mounts can be armored, but they have to be what you'd normally think of as creatures;...
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How do paved roads affect the wear and tear of iron horseshoed cavalry?

A relatively young and ambitious ruler has decided to build roads across the domain as part of a large public works project. The dirt tracks and existing gravel roads are to be paved with local stone ...
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Could genetically engineered horses make cavalry survivable on a battlefield with modern technology?

Could genetically engineered horses make cavalry survivable on a battlefield with modern technology? While machineguns made cavalry obsolete, could there be a way that horses could be modified to be ...
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