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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #600 on: September 27, 2020, 01:47:32 AM »
Two ideas (might be combined):

Post Apocalyptic GB
Zombie Apocalypse GB
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #601 on: October 04, 2020, 03:04:30 AM »
Extended Vietnam War GB
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #602 on: October 04, 2020, 03:45:03 AM »
Extended Vietnam War GB

Don't recall seeing this idea before now.   Interesting.....

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #603 on: October 05, 2020, 03:24:30 AM »
100th Anniversary of the Creation of the Royal Australian Air Force GB
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #604 on: October 17, 2020, 04:00:13 AM »
THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE Group Build

Twenty years after the Fascists prevailed in WW2 and divided a conquered America between them - like a Luft 46' environment, only moreso.



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Note - the prop designers for this AMAZON channel series had constraints and - quite frankly - lacked the sort of imagination that frequents this spot on the interwebz.  Think not only extrapolated Japanese and German technology, but captured and modified American weapons systems. There there's always the Soviets as outliers.

https://the-man-in-the-high-castle.fandom.com/wiki/List_of_Nazi_Science_and_Technologies
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #605 on: October 17, 2020, 04:42:04 AM »
In terms of wanting to cause grievous bodily harm to the writers, the ending of "The Man in the High Castle" was second only to the ending of the 2000s "Battlestar Galactica". The D0-31-like VTOL airplane was cool, though.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #606 on: October 17, 2020, 08:22:45 AM »
In terms of wanting to cause grievous bodily harm to the writers

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #607 on: October 17, 2020, 11:19:16 AM »
In terms of wanting to cause grievous bodily harm to the writers, the ending of "The Man in the High Castle" was second only to the ending of the 2000s "Battlestar Galactica". The D0-31-like VTOL airplane was cool, though.
Never bothered with or had any interest in following The Man in the High Castle but I heartily agree that BSG ended rather horribly and the pick up the pieces episode only poured more salt in to the wounds and certainly did nothing to fill in the details that were ignored during the series run. 

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #608 on: October 17, 2020, 11:37:22 AM »
In terms of wanting to cause grievous bodily harm to the writers, the ending of "The Man in the High Castle" was second only to the ending of the 2000s "Battlestar Galactica". The D0-31-like VTOL airplane was cool, though.
Never bothered with or had any interest in following The Man in the High Castle but I heartily agree that BSG ended rather horribly and the pick up the pieces episode only poured more salt in to the woulds and certainly did nothing to fill in the details that were ignored during the series run. 

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Not that the original BSG was ended any better.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #609 on: October 17, 2020, 02:27:13 PM »
Hmmmmm......
Trashcanistan GB. A tiny, broke and forgotten country that has to build its military and civilian equipment out of what everyone else has thrown away. From rifles to aircraft to busses everything is a hodgepodge of relics and junk. Rust is the primary paint scheme.
Run this alongside “clean out the junk drawer” GB.

Kind of like Borat’s homeland!
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #610 on: October 17, 2020, 02:42:46 PM »
Hmmmmm......
Trashcanistan GB. A tiny, broke and forgotten country that has to build its military and civilian equipment out of what everyone else has thrown away. From rifles to aircraft to busses everything is a hodgepodge of relics and junk. Rust is the primary paint scheme.
Run this alongside “clean out the junk drawer” GB.

Kind of like Borat’s homeland!
If this gets voted in I’ll actually have to build and complete something!

Ford Trimotor gunship comes to mind.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #611 on: October 18, 2020, 12:19:09 AM »
I like that idea!

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #612 on: January 18, 2021, 05:29:36 PM »
Inspired by an article on a Canadian website.

Anything but wheels.  I.e floats, skis, planing hull, inflatable pontoons, very stiff sticks of celery  you get the picture.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #613 on: June 11, 2021, 01:17:09 AM »
Aerobatic teams GB - see here for inspiration:  http://beyondthesprues.com/Forum/index.php?topic=9825.new#new
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #614 on: June 14, 2021, 02:44:34 AM »
Commonwealth GB - perhaps inspired by scenarios such as those covered here:  http://beyondthesprues.com/Forum/index.php?topic=3422.0
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #615 on: August 09, 2021, 02:45:16 AM »
Captured GB - i.e. platforms in the markings of their enemy, e.g.:

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #616 on: December 12, 2021, 03:16:33 AM »
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #617 on: December 12, 2021, 03:18:45 AM »
Another idea that's topical:  An AUKUS GB - i.e. Australian/UK/USA themed
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #618 on: December 12, 2021, 03:23:35 AM »
Something close to my heart:  A Maritime Patrol GB

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #619 on: December 12, 2021, 03:24:14 AM »
Been suggested before but Movie/Book/TV Show GB
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #620 on: December 12, 2021, 04:31:30 AM »
AUKUS GB - i.e. Australian/UK/USA   and   Maritime Patrol GB    :smiley:

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #621 on: December 12, 2021, 05:52:41 AM »
AUKUS GB - i.e. Australian/UK/USA   and   Maritime Patrol GB    :smiley:

I like it!  :smiley:
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #622 on: December 14, 2021, 01:52:00 AM »
Some additional ideas:

Ideas with an anniversary theme:

  • British Empire/Commonwealth GB - based on the fact that in 1922, the British Empire reached its largest extent, covering a quarter of the world and ruling over one in four people on Earth.
  • USSR GB - based on the fact that the USSR officially came into existence in 1922
  • Washington Naval Treaty (or lack thereof) GB - based on the fact that the Washington Naval Treaty was officially signed in 1922
  • China-America Allied GB - Based upon U.S. President Richard Nixon's unprecedented visit to the People's Republic of China
  • McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle GB - based upon 1972 first flight, some 50yrs ago.
  • M.A.S.H./Korean War GB - based upon the first run of the M.A.S.H. TV show in 1972
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #623 on: December 14, 2021, 01:54:13 AM »
Other random ideas:

  • Ancient empires still alive GB - basically the modern nations are not formed but rather the likes of the Romans, Aztecs and others remain today
  • Roaring Twenties GB - i.e. something with a 1920s theme
  • Non-nuclear weapons WW3 GB - basically WW# but where nukes, for whatever reason, are not used

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #624 on: December 14, 2021, 02:06:05 AM »
Marine Corp GB - and not just USMC but Australian, British etc....
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