It's 1440 AD and I am doing well by my standards (I'm only a monarch player). However, I just had to sue for peace with alex for a mere 60 gold plus 5 a turn just to buy myself 10 turns to replenish my army and start attacking him again. In other games the AI seems to eat my muskets alive ( even w/ the promo that gives you a bonus against mounted units), but my currasiers all seemed to just die off. I'm gonna finish him off after 10 turns w/ cavalry and rifles anyways, but I'm just curious how other people may have gotten to curassiers more quickly or used them more effectively. Or heck, even how you might play this start differently.