I am getting tired of these cheap strats, so annoying and boring... first he goes for my flying lord that stands no chance at all, then he just flies there shooting my army. Later he comes in with the trees, which was not needed btw, which can't be killed either.
I also versed someone that had 4 tanks, 1 flying hero and one flying lord. I COULD'VE had a tiny chance to win, if only I could manually land my flying lord and seek cover in my armies, but landing is not a thing in this game. Why? I don't know.
I talked to the elf guy and he told me he was a very high rank and won like 400 battles in a row last patch. Balanced?
My suggestion is that something has to be done against these strat because they ruin the experience for those who build a normal army setup. The most easy way of doing that would probably be for example limiting the amount of tanks in and army to 2 to counter the tank strat, and for elves and maybe other factions, limit the amount of giant units to a small number as well.
Other cheap strats would have to be approached differently.
I think that there should be strats of course, but I think such strats should involve having atleast 3 normal ground troops... not purely flying units etc.
And another suggestion that I think no one would disagree with is: Allow flying units to manually land, it doesn't make sense that they wouldn't be able to. This would help in many situations where the enemy just rushes you with flying units to instantly take out your lord.
Bonus suggestion: Fix the whole "close defeat" thing, that was clearly not a "Close Defeat", it should've been "Decisive Defeat"