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Re: Forgotten Forces GB/TB
« Reply #15 on: November 24, 2017, 06:27:19 am »
When I come to do the next vote (next year) propose it then Nils  :thumbsup:
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Re: Forgotten Forces GB/TB
« Reply #16 on: November 26, 2017, 10:03:51 am »
What about Roman or Byzantine?
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Re: Forgotten Forces GB/TB
« Reply #17 on: November 26, 2017, 10:15:23 am »
I beg to dissent from this proposal from  Kitbasher :

"Shouldn't this be qualified to mean a nation state that does not exist anymore, but did in the past and operated aircraft? That would rule out the Hanseatic league, Roman Empire, Mongol Hordes, etc (although the idea of a Mongol Air Horde does have have a rather barbaric appeal!). "

IMO, it would detract from the fantasy and amusement value of the GB. Long live the Mongol Armoured Hordes, and the Hanseatic League Hovercraft!  ;D
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Re: Forgotten Forces GB/TB
« Reply #18 on: November 26, 2017, 10:23:35 am »
... but did in the past and operated aircraft ...

Title says Forgotten Forces, no Forgotten Air Forces.
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Re: Forgotten Forces GB/TB
« Reply #19 on: November 27, 2017, 02:59:33 am »
"...and then, from out of the rising sun came the attack helicopters of the Kmt Army of the North catching the Assyrian 3rd Armoured corp by surprise and leaving barely a 10th of their number to tell the tale..."

Although personally i'd like to see a Fairmile D Viking raider complete with dragon head.
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Re: Forgotten Forces GB/TB
« Reply #20 on: November 27, 2017, 05:27:16 am »
Sounds good to me. I recently finished a MAYAN EMPIRE airplane and love stuff like this. Nothing wrong with resurrecting the dead from time to time.  ;D
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Re: Forgotten Forces GB/TB
« Reply #21 on: November 27, 2017, 06:31:37 am »
"...and then, from out of the rising sun came the attack helicopters of the Kmt Army of the North catching the Assyrian 3rd Armoured corp by surprise and leaving barely a 10th of their number to tell the tale..."

Although personally i'd like to see a Fairmile D Viking raider complete with dragon head.

You've given me visions of Vikings storming out of Higgins boats with axe-heads instead of bayonets.
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Re: Forgotten Forces GB/TB
« Reply #22 on: November 27, 2017, 01:24:26 pm »
Speaking of VIKINGS....  I just saw this on Facebook and remembered y'alls conversation....   




Supposed to be Viking warriors but one seems to have an RPG?   ;D

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Re: Forgotten Forces GB/TB
« Reply #23 on: November 27, 2017, 06:04:14 pm »
1980's timeframe: The Spartan 300 hunkered down in Leopard 1A5's at Thermopylae holding off the Xerxes MMCCCLXXVIII's Persian's in their T-72's & Immortals in their T-80's.
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Re: Forgotten Forces GB/TB
« Reply #24 on: November 27, 2017, 06:24:03 pm »
1980's timeframe: The Spartan 300 hunkered down in Leopard 1A5's at Thermopylae holding off the Xerxes MMCCCLXXVIII's Persian's in their T-72's & Immortals in their T-80's.

Don't forget about the other 700 or so from Thebes and the other city-states in their M-48 Pattons  ;D
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Re: Forgotten Forces GB/TB
« Reply #25 on: November 27, 2017, 07:07:53 pm »
 ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

EDIT: and yeah, know what? they do look more like some Mediterranean dudes instead of Vikings! 
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Re: Forgotten Forces GB/TB
« Reply #26 on: November 28, 2017, 02:25:15 am »
Speaking of VIKINGS....  I just saw this on Facebook and remembered y'alls conversation....   




Supposed to be Viking warriors but one seems to have an RPG?   ;D

 ;)

Orion figures?  Their sets would be good for this GB, they're known for slipping the odd funny in.  My favourite is the one in the pirate set, firing a belt-fed cannon from the hip!
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Re: Forgotten Forces GB/TB
« Reply #27 on: November 28, 2017, 06:24:48 am »
1980's timeframe: The Spartan 300 hunkered down in Leopard 1A5's at Thermopylae holding off the Xerxes MMCCCLXXVIII's Persian's in their T-72's & Immortals in their T-80's.

Don't forget about the other 700 or so from Thebes and the other city-states in their M-48 Pattons  ;D

I didn't but I was thinking of them as the support infantry in the mountains above using their small arms, light weapons & mortars against infantry flanking threats, & recoilless rifles, shoulder-launched rockets, MILAN & BGM-71 TOW against any armoured flanking threats. ;D
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Re: Forgotten Forces GB/TB
« Reply #28 on: November 28, 2017, 07:13:28 am »
Those "Vikings" have a little bit of Assyrian about them I think, still doesn't explain the RPG though  :o


Don't forget about the other 700 or so from Thebes and the other city-states in their M-48 Pattons  ;D

People always forget all the other city states involved. I blame Holywood (although they do get a look in)  ;D One of my favourite films as a youngster ever since me and my dad saw it at Thornton Heath Granada. Still a favourite if I'm honest  ;)

Not sure where all those tanks are going to go though. There's barely room to swing a cat at Thermopylae nowadys let alone back then when the coastal plain was even narrower.
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Re: Forgotten Forces GB/TB
« Reply #29 on: November 28, 2017, 08:37:09 am »
Speaking of VIKINGS....  I just saw this on Facebook and remembered y'alls conversation....   




Supposed to be Viking warriors but one seems to have an RPG?   ;D

 ;)

Orion figures?  Their sets would be good for this GB, they're known for slipping the odd funny in.  My favourite is the one in the pirate set, firing a belt-fed cannon from the hip!
http://www.plasticsoldierreview.com/Review.aspx?id=283

 ;D ;D ;D Guffaw!   Glorious. I get endless amusement from stuff like this.  ;D


EDIT:  I like how the reviewer gave them a 10/10 for historical accuracy.   ;D ;D ;D ;D   
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