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I've played 40k for some time now and I'd like to try out the Fantasy Battles game. The first army that really got my eye was the Bretonnians. Man the knights look so damn cool, and the Pegasi, dang. So I was wondering, that at 1000 points, do I need any Men at arms, or the bowmen? The only thing I like is the knightly-themed army, with lots of knights *doh* and pegasi (that's the right spelling, eh?) I'd start off with a box of 8 Knights errant, as they're the core of the army. My army composition would be around 3-4 units of knights and the rest of the points spent on the pegasi, led by a paladin and a standard. What do you think? Are the men at ugly clothes necessary or can I just do masses or heavy cavalry? Thank you!
Note if you don't have the army book that pegasus knight units are 0-1 unless your general is on a pegasus too, which is not too common and the flying circus theme as it is called is seen as a bit overpowered.
As to using an all knight army, you will probably get a bit bored of it. The only thing you will do all game is charge toward your opponents head on and hope to break them on the charge. For a skilled opponent, you will find it tough to beat them, for most opponents you will find it quite hard to lose though may face draws.
I dislike the M@A models too, and it is fine to ignore them. You really should at least get a unit or two of archers (definitely one skirmishing) and a trebuchet or two, plus maybe even some mounted yeomen if you want to keep the mostly knight theme as their fast cavalry abilities will prove useful.
For your starting 1000 points though, I guess it is fine to try all knights and see what you think. The vast majority of people get bored with it though. When you expand to 1500 or 2k, add some peasants to give you some variety.