I got Fall of the Samurai ( Total War: Shogun 2: Fall of the Samurai) and I really devoted my spear time to beating it. But not that it's summer I really don't play it unless I play with my good friend from Norway. He lives there but that's cool. I never got into the whole charge into them as fast as you can, but I did just spam Line Infantry and then shoot at whoever was close enough to be hit. I also had Saber cav. in my army to chase down any who ran fro the fire. When I played with my friend we decided to stay close together so we could help each other. He controlled the seas and I controlled the ground. It's a good plan as long as he as an army to protect his province. We may have only gotten a few turns in, but I thing the next time we play I will give him what I can to build his fleets.
Your Supreme Ruler