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Offline mothman

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Trailer Trash on Treason Day.
« on: July 05, 2018, 12:37:56 PM »

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Re: Trailer Trash on Treason Day.
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2018, 04:27:14 PM »
Great write up.
Very funny.
Loved it. :-*
Semper Fi, Mac

Offline whomever1

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Re: Trailer Trash on Treason Day.
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2018, 01:00:35 AM »
Good story. I haven't played  Necromunda for decades, but the phrase "my rookies ran out of ammunition" brought back all the fun and heartbreak of the game.

Offline Inkpaduta

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Re: Trailer Trash on Treason Day.
« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2018, 04:35:28 AM »
I had never heard of the 4th being called treason day.
Still bitter MOthman?  ;)

Offline Matt

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Re: Trailer Trash on Treason Day.
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2018, 06:41:10 PM »
Mothman,

Great report! Thanks for sharing.

I noticed you (or I guess your opponent Colin) had some nicely scaled semi-truck and trailers (lorries).  Who makes those?

Matt

Offline carlos marighela

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Re: Trailer Trash on Treason Day.
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2018, 03:04:00 AM »
I thought July 4th celebrated the Declaration of Incontinence or maybe Incoherence, possibly both. :)
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Offline Elk101

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Re: Trailer Trash on Treason Day.
« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2018, 06:45:48 AM »
Let's not unnecessarily annoy people  :D

Is the mdf hangar a sci-fi one? It works well in a modern setting.

Offline Derek H

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Re: Trailer Trash on Treason Day.
« Reply #7 on: July 10, 2018, 11:48:41 AM »
Dock looks a bit like one I've seen in Suez :-)

Offline carlos marighela

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Re: Trailer Trash on Treason Day.
« Reply #8 on: July 10, 2018, 01:34:13 PM »
Dock looks a bit like one I've seen in Suez :-)

Much of the developing world looks quite similar.

Offline Sakura

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Re: Trailer Trash on Treason Day.
« Reply #9 on: July 12, 2018, 02:41:27 PM »
Matt - The trucks are all from Corgi.
Elk01 - The MDF hangar is from Sarissas Sci-Fi range.
Well spotted Derek.  Four of the boards are used for the Suez set-up, but obviously with different buildings in place.
You can see them again as Venice, Casablanca, Vladivostok, London, etc as the scenario demands.

Colin

Offline Chris Abbey

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Re: Trailer Trash on Treason Day.
« Reply #10 on: July 12, 2018, 03:07:39 PM »
Is the terrain built on Terra-Former tiles?
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Offline Elk101

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Re: Trailer Trash on Treason Day.
« Reply #11 on: July 12, 2018, 04:39:33 PM »
Thanks for the info

Offline Sakura

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Re: Trailer Trash on Treason Day.
« Reply #12 on: July 17, 2018, 10:04:25 AM »
Chris, sorry, no Terra-Former used.
The terrain is built on 2' x 2' slabs of 1.25" blockboard which are so heavy you can really only lift one at a time.  At least they do not warp!
The boards were originally constructed (and not by me) probably 40 years ago for a South East Scotland Wargames Club Conquistador versus Aztec display game
Somebody out there may remember it in its original form.  Somebody might remember building it!  The dockland boards were originally the base for a huge Aztec pyramid.  Many of the other boards had causeways and canals.  Over the years I have adapted the boards to represent China, Mongolia, Korea, Mars and most recently Suez.
Colin

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Re: Trailer Trash on Treason Day.
« Reply #13 on: July 18, 2018, 11:39:13 AM »
Terrific. 👍
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Offline Brandlin

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Re: Trailer Trash on Treason Day.
« Reply #14 on: July 30, 2018, 02:28:36 PM »
4th July?

1776 was a tactical withdrawal... we were playing the long game...
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