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Author Topic: Inspiration - Watch Kolonie in Ostafrika - Das deutsche Weltreich  (Read 1271 times)

Offline Golgotha

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Offline has.been

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Re: Inspiration - Watch Kolonie in Ostafrika - Das deutsche Weltreich
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2018, 03:57:41 PM »
We are planning to do East Coast Africa WW1 as a group project, so thanks very much for posting.
I am only sorry over my complete lack of German.

Offline joekano

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Re: Inspiration - Watch Kolonie in Ostafrika - Das deutsche Weltreich
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2018, 04:00:06 PM »
Thanks for sharing that!

We are planning to do East Coast Africa WW1 as a group project, so thanks very much for posting.

I've been playing East Africa for a while now - it's a lot of fun with a variety of interesting troops. Hope you guys enjoy it!
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Re: Inspiration - Watch Kolonie in Ostafrika - Das deutsche Weltreich
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2018, 04:51:37 PM »
Any campaign where:-
 Giraffes bring down your telephone lines;
Troops retreat (before even seeing the enemy) due to wasps and
crossing a river might involve crocodiles.
    gets my vote.

Offline flatpack

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Re: Inspiration - Watch Kolonie in Ostafrika - Das deutsche Weltreich
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2018, 08:26:54 PM »
Look out. Used technology (and the kids) to tell me how to show English sub titles.
Thanks for pointing this one out. Really enjoyed watching it.
Flatpack

Offline FifteensAway

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Re: Inspiration - Watch Kolonie in Ostafrika - Das deutsche Weltreich
« Reply #5 on: September 18, 2018, 05:36:29 AM »
flatpack, you must share how you got the English subtitles - or be beset my wasps.   ;)

Offline flatpack

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Re: Inspiration - Watch Kolonie in Ostafrika - Das deutsche Weltreich
« Reply #6 on: September 22, 2018, 07:02:43 AM »
Watched it on an iPad.
Ran youtube and there was a small icon bottom right corner that looked like a pad with writing on it.
Pressed this and Subtitle option was there.
Then just selected English from the list.

Offline Doug em4

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Re: Inspiration - Watch Kolonie in Ostafrika - Das deutsche Weltreich
« Reply #7 on: September 22, 2018, 03:50:00 PM »
I wouldn’t get too excited by the English sub-titles; they’re virtually incomprehensible🙁

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Offline flatpack

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Re: Inspiration - Watch Kolonie in Ostafrika - Das deutsche Weltreich
« Reply #8 on: September 23, 2018, 07:45:04 AM »
I found they just gave you a little more flavour of the story.

Offline Doug em4

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Re: Inspiration - Watch Kolonie in Ostafrika - Das deutsche Weltreich
« Reply #9 on: September 23, 2018, 08:47:00 AM »
I found they just gave you a little more flavour of the story.

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Agree; better than nothing for a non-German speaker but only one step away from gobbledygook 🤨

Doug

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Re: Inspiration - Watch Kolonie in Ostafrika - Das deutsche Weltreich
« Reply #10 on: September 23, 2018, 02:45:48 PM »
Thanks for posting Flatpack. I may be 'none the wiser', but I am 'Better informed'.
You are right it does help give an idea of what is going on. I must get working on my British infantry, especially the 'radio mule'. How else can I keep in touch when German trained
Giraffes keep bringing down my telephone wires?

Offline flatpack

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Re: Inspiration - Watch Kolonie in Ostafrika - Das deutsche Weltreich
« Reply #11 on: September 24, 2018, 08:30:47 PM »
Oh no.
My German Imperial Giraffes Corps has been discovered. lol