Author Topic: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds  (Read 45896 times)

Offline ysi_maniac

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #375 on: July 23, 2018, 10:48:48 PM »
Do you know The Handmaid's Tale? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Handmaid%27s_Tale_(TV_series)

What about a Gilead GB?

USA converted into an economically challenged country, has to use only cheap weapons or assets from preGilead era conviniently refurbished.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #376 on: September 10, 2018, 10:37:35 AM »
How about "Meatwagon Group Build"?  Aircraft, armor, trucks, boats, ships, or spacecraft built or modified as ambulances? 

I have a Swordfish I have been wanting to turn into one  ;)

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #377 on: September 11, 2018, 09:45:53 AM »
Sounds good.
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Offline Robomog

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #378 on: September 27, 2018, 07:23:37 AM »
I like that one, lots of possibilities

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Offline ysi_maniac

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #379 on: September 29, 2018, 02:58:29 PM »
Just a classic:

Luftwaffe GB

Two RW periods (1924-1945 and 1955-today) and some alternative scenarios (Luft'46, ...)
« Last Edit: September 29, 2018, 03:01:06 PM by ysi_maniac »

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #380 on: September 30, 2018, 10:13:29 AM »
 :smiley:
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Offline Robomog

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #381 on: September 30, 2018, 04:13:30 PM »
Ooh yeah, like that one too, wide open to interpretations

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Offline Volkodav

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #382 on: September 30, 2018, 05:44:22 PM »
Based on the suggestion of a Cobra in Iranian colours, how about "the Iranian Revolution never happened" or it happened later on in the late 80s or 90s.

With the long and interesting shopping list pre-revolution Iran had there could have been many, many, interesting options.


Just of the top of my head:

- Kidd Class destroyer were built for Iran
- The wanted Kortenaer Class frigates as well (Mk45 5" instead of 3")
- Challenger MBT was actually designed for them
- They expressed interest in Invincible Class carriers
- They expressed interest in Sea Harrier
- Bell had a number of interesting developments underway for them, some continued some didn't
- The wanted F-16s



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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #383 on: November 24, 2018, 02:32:08 AM »
Two suggestions:

  • The space race never ended - basically, instead of the Apollo program winding up after the moon landings, the race continued onto Mars and beyond and the Russians and others also continue to race.  Also provides opportunities for plenty of near term scifi ideas.
  • The Cold War never ended - basically, the revolutions of 1989 which culminated in the fall of the Berlin wall and reunification of Germany never occur.  The USSR and Warsaw Pact is still strong today with things like East German Su-27s and the like.
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #384 on: November 24, 2018, 08:47:03 AM »
GTX, both of those are great ideas

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #385 on: November 24, 2018, 08:55:18 PM »
I like your ideas as jumping-off points Mr GTX, but I find the time-frames a bit restrictive.

How about just a general Cold War or Space Race theme? Leaving the time-frames open-ended might help broaden appeal and thus participation.

I always enjoy new posts to the GB Suggestion Box. Thank you for starting this up again!

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #386 on: November 25, 2018, 02:47:12 AM »
I like your ideas as jumping-off points Mr GTX, but I find the time-frames a bit restrictive.

How about just a general Cold War or Space Race theme? Leaving the time-frames open-ended might help broaden appeal and thus participation.

I always enjoy new posts to the GB Suggestion Box. Thank you for starting this up again!

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Offline Some Duck with an Ultimax

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #387 on: November 30, 2018, 05:42:16 PM »
Further to a discussion in the Back Bar, what about an Invasion of Japan (end of WW2) GB?
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #388 on: November 30, 2018, 07:34:36 PM »
Further to a discussion in the Back Bar, what about an Invasion of Japan (end of WW2) GB?

Yup, I could get on board with that. :smiley:
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Offline Volkodav

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #389 on: December 01, 2018, 11:12:33 PM »
How about the politicians actually listened to the warnings GB, i.e. the force levels and equipment projects the Generals / Admirals etc. recommended as needed to deter aggression were adopted pre WWII, pre Falklands pre whatever other conflicts.