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1classybadger wrote:while personally I would not be intrested in playing out ww1 in wargames, I do see quite a lot of intrest in it. the main problem I can see is the terrain, not many gamestores have the requisite amount of trench pieces to properly play out the iconic battlefield. now I am aware that there was more to the great war than trench fighting, but you have to remeber that the average consumer is not as well educated in the nuances of the tactics and battles of the first world war.
Lonnie wrote:I think the 4-boxes are a pretty good idea but what about the Russians? Also, there was some pretty distinct variations in uniforms/helmets from war's beginning to end, if I'm not mistaken. Artillery? No. Not unless we were making 15mm (and we're not making 15mm WWI). Mortars and HMG's, yes. Tanks? Probably.
However ('cause there's always a 'however') I was under the impression that other companies were taking on WWI in plastic and frankly, I'd rather concentrate our efforts on our Apocalypse ranges than divert our limited resources.
Lonnie wrote:I concede that a light field gun for use in anti-tank role would be appropriate. If we did tanks, I'd have the first tank be the Renault FT char d'assaut Light Tank (with a figure of George S. Patton riding on the back as an option) 'cause I'm an American and, everyone knows, we won the war.
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