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Offline LemonJello

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Re: 2015 Group Build Ideas
« Reply #15 on: December 20, 2014, 09:25:37 PM »
Left Earth Behind - humanity leaves our home to live amongst the stars.  Space, air, land and sea are covered.  Military,  scientific or civilian subjects are covered. Everyone can play.  Asteroid miners,  Martian land battleships, deep space colony ships... you get the idea.

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Re: 2015 Group Build Ideas
« Reply #16 on: December 20, 2014, 10:38:36 PM »
I like both the the opposing forces and the extended service lives ideas.

I could imagine German, Japanese or Italian warships, exported pre-war and fitted with British or French weapons, or post war prizes rearmed with American or British weapons and radars.  The other option is Germany captures and completes French ships with German systems, or operation Sealion is attempted and succeeds and the Germans complete British ships with German systems.

The extended service lives could actually be one of the Axis ships taken in hand post war and updated over and over again.  One option that comes to mind is HMS Victorious, she already had a complete rebuild so she could easily have served into the 80's.  Say she and Hermes are refitted to operate Jaguar Ms, as she is cheaper to operate than Ark they are retained in service longer, provide outstanding service in the Falklands and as a result Vic is further life extended and upgraded serving past 2010. :)

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Re: 2015 Group Build Ideas
« Reply #17 on: December 21, 2014, 12:14:51 AM »
Drydock/Hangar/Motor Pool Queens - all those projects that were started but just didn't get finished.  And/Or ones that have been languishing in a box due to "technical difficulties" or a loss of interest - get 'em out and get 'em finished!
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Re: 2015 Group Build Ideas
« Reply #18 on: December 21, 2014, 12:32:00 AM »
Left Earth Behind - humanity leaves our home to live amongst the stars.  Space, air, land and sea are covered.  Military,  scientific or civilian subjects are covered. Everyone can play.  Asteroid miners,  Martian land battleships, deep space colony ships... you get the idea.

I like this one - pretty much what I was going to suggest. Everything else besides just capital space ships. "Xiaopeng Goldstein's laser drill repair and oxygen scrubber maintenance - repairs while you wait!"

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Re: 2015 Group Build Ideas
« Reply #19 on: December 21, 2014, 02:24:32 AM »
Keep the ideas coming - I will develop them into a poll in a few weeks time.
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Re: 2015 Group Build Ideas
« Reply #20 on: December 21, 2014, 02:28:49 AM »
Yes definitely a, "lets just get it finished", build, for all those stalled projects.

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Re: 2015 Group Build Ideas
« Reply #21 on: December 21, 2014, 02:33:50 AM »
Yes definitely a, "lets just get it finished", build, for all those stalled projects.

That could be our annual "Clear Your Bench GB" - usually this is held at the end of every year.  this year is the first time it wasn't - mainly so as to allow people to focus on the current Book/Movie/Game GB.
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Re: 2015 Group Build Ideas
« Reply #22 on: December 21, 2014, 04:36:32 AM »
Unarmed and Unafraid - Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance platforms both real and imagined.
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Re: 2015 Group Build Ideas
« Reply #23 on: December 21, 2014, 04:43:26 AM »
Unarmed and Unafraid - Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance platforms both real and imagined.

We did only have "The Snoops, Sensors, Spooks, & Spies GB" earlier this year but hey, if people want it...
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Re: 2015 Group Build Ideas
« Reply #24 on: December 21, 2014, 04:52:17 AM »
Unarmed and Unafraid - Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance platforms both real and imagined.


We did only have "The Snoops, Sensors, Spooks, & Spies GB" earlier this year but hey, if people want it...


Did we? I seem to have missed on that one, then.

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Re: 2015 Group Build Ideas
« Reply #25 on: December 21, 2014, 05:26:15 AM »
All hail the God of Frustration!!!

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Re: 2015 Group Build Ideas
« Reply #26 on: December 21, 2014, 08:45:15 AM »
Another desert build?

Winter warfare?

W.W.III-Between the years of 1946-1955?

Something based off the Red Gambit series books.
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Re: 2015 Group Build Ideas
« Reply #27 on: December 21, 2014, 09:43:28 AM »
Yes definitely a, "lets just get it finished", build, for all those stalled projects.

That could be our annual "Clear Your Bench GB" - usually this is held at the end of every year.  this year is the first time it wasn't - mainly so as to allow people to focus on the current Book/Movie/Game GB.

Yes - good as a annual GB

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Re: 2015 Group Build Ideas
« Reply #28 on: December 21, 2014, 10:54:49 AM »
An old idea of mine, re-inspired by Alvis's recent builds: The Spirit of '67 GB. Basically, turn anything into a hippie-mobile, with a psychadelic paint job and a mission to blow nothing but minds, man....
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Re: 2015 Group Build Ideas
« Reply #29 on: December 21, 2014, 10:58:20 AM »
The extended service lives could actually be one of the Axis ships taken in hand post war and updated over and over again.  One option that comes to mind is HMS Victorious, she already had a complete rebuild so she could easily have served into the 80's.  Say she and Hermes are refitted to operate Jaguar Ms, as she is cheaper to operate than Ark they are retained in service longer, provide outstanding service in the Falklands and as a result Vic is further life extended and upgraded serving past 2010. :)

To go with it, how about a County class destroyer, kept in service after they've been replaced in the DDG role by a fleet of Type 82s, and given a "Chilean-job" DDH conversion to get some ASW helos off the carrier decks and make room for more strike aircraft?
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