So 8th is out in two weeks, and this is what I think i'll be running. I'm pretty new to empire still, so any advice is appreciated.

Templar Grand Master, Laurels of Victory, Holy Relic
Battle Wizard (Fire), Flying Carpet (8th Common item, flight), Level 2
Battle Wizard (Beasts), Level 2, Rod of Command
Master Engineer, Repeater Pistol
40 Swordsmen, FC
-20 Halberdiers
10 Handgunners, Musician, Marksman w/ HLR
10 Crossbowmen
10 Inner Circle Knights, FC
10 Pistoliers, Musician, Outrider w/ RP
2 Cannons
Helblaster Volley Gun