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Cold War GB The Rules EXTENDED TO 17.04.2016
« on: December 16, 2015, 02:47:21 am »
Right here are Cold War GB rules which hopefully the maximum number of people have seen and already and we can go ahead with them as is.

The Moderators for this GB will be Weaver and Crudebuteffective, thanks gents  :thumbsup:

I will set the actual GB thread up nearer the start date once we have agreed a set of rules.

Chris

Proposed rules :

1. The GB runs from the 2nd January 2016 till midnight of 3rd April 2016 . Extensions may well be considered dependent on the bribe amount.

EDIT:
An extension of two weeks has been granted.
The GB will now finish at midnight on Sunday 17th April 2016.
 
2.  The GB covers the period from 5/3/1946 (Churchill's Iron Curtain speech) until 9/11/89 (the fall of the Berlin Wall)

3. You can choose to depict any real nation or alliance of nations which existed during the real Cold War (including neutral countries that were affected by it but not part of either bloc). Alternatively, you can choose to depict any fictional nation/alliance your imagination can come up with, as long as it falls within the broad theme of a global capitalist vs communist confrontation that lasts from the end of WWII until the early 1990s.

4. The GB welcomes models, profiles and stories and anything else your fertile minds can think of.

5. Models already started are allowed as long as major building work has not started before the GB begins.

6. There is no rule 6, never EVER ask about rule 6

7. Finished models and profiles to be posted (with picture and link to build thread) in the finished builds thread within the overall GB thread in this Board. Please do not post comments in the finished builds thread.

8.  Have FUN  

9. If you want to comment on a build profile/model, please do that in the model/profile threads and NOT in the completed build/profiles threads, if a comment is made in the completed build threads, they will be moved by the mods.

10. Please remember that our two moderators need to communicate so on occasions they may have to consult with each other before answering your questions. So please allow them 18/24 hours or so.

11. Next GB will be the One Week Build, but we will have the 2016 Poll in early 2016
« Last Edit: March 27, 2016, 07:37:38 pm by Weaver »
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Re: Cold War GB proposed rules
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2015, 03:58:25 am »
Looks good to me, Chris.
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Re: Cold War GB proposed rules
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2015, 04:22:10 am »
seems good to me  :thumbsup:
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Re: Cold War GB proposed rules
« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2015, 04:38:39 am »
Sounds quite reasonable. Personally I would leave out fictional countries, but not a big deal. Leaves plenty of space for creativity.
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Re: Cold War GB proposed rules
« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2015, 05:05:34 am »
Not sure about Rule 6.
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Re: Cold War GB proposed rules
« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2015, 08:11:57 am »
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Re: Cold War GB proposed rules
« Reply #6 on: December 16, 2015, 09:18:23 am »
Time to bring back "The Volgans" (Battle Action comic, I think)...having failed miserably on the latest GB I'd like to get my modelling mojo back up and running.

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Re: Cold War GB proposed rules
« Reply #7 on: December 16, 2015, 09:19:26 am »
I think i build for the GB a Nimrod AW 3 in 1/72.  ;D

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Re: Cold War GB proposed rules
« Reply #8 on: December 16, 2015, 11:24:59 am »
Librarian,  Dronbrey jump jets ?  ( I caught a few of the tales from Eagle where Bill Savage was fighting the Volgans)

oh poot this sooo calls to me, ive a AAA Challenger 1 ( GAU_8)  and several ideas beyond that...  But no photo site  :angry:
this may be the techno staw that  gets me to get one.
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Re: Cold War GB proposed rules
« Reply #9 on: December 16, 2015, 12:24:37 pm »
Librarian,  Dronbrey jump jets ?  ( I caught a few of the tales from Eagle where Bill Savage was fighting the Volgans)

oh poot this sooo calls to me, ive a AAA Challenger 1 ( GAU_8)  and several ideas beyond that...  But no photo site  :angry:
this may be the techno staw that  gets me to get one.

I've had a Google and I believe they were in 2000AD but just so long ago my memory fails me...I just love the name, stayed with me, and a possible Cold War country ;D

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Re: Cold War GB proposed rules
« Reply #10 on: December 16, 2015, 01:51:49 pm »
they must have appeared there as well, as I remember the ABC warriors fought them,  but they certainly show up in my 1979 Dan Dare album which im sure was an eagle spin off.  ;D
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Re: Cold War GB proposed rules
« Reply #11 on: December 16, 2015, 04:09:09 pm »
Maybe this should be on a new thread but I found this Wiki entry..really opens up the whole CW possibilities:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volgans


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Re: Cold War GB proposed rules
« Reply #12 on: December 16, 2015, 05:42:11 pm »
Not sure about Rule 6.

You know you're not allowed to mention that rule!  There is always one!  Sheesh!  Get into line!   :banghead: :banghead:

I have a couple of potential builds I am considering.  ;)
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Re: Cold War GB proposed rules
« Reply #13 on: December 16, 2015, 06:05:05 pm »
Anybody remember the storyline from this? ;D


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Re: Cold War GB proposed rules
« Reply #14 on: December 17, 2015, 12:27:36 am »
Anybody remember the storyline from this? ;D

Yep - used to get Warlord at that time. There were two series IIRC:

First series was set in Europe in WWIII.

Second series (post '82, funnily enough) the Harrier Squadron was based on a covert light aircraft carrier made from a container ship, and were fighting to retake some small islands that had been invaded by some 'Soviet allies' who looked Chinese/Japanese (?).


There were all kinds of unlikely/impossible stunts by the Harriers: the writers clearly hadn't looked too deeply into what they can and can't do (or just didn't care). ;D
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