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BSC2022 tomrommel1 Rest in the Nam
« on: January 06, 2022, 07:31:15 AM »
So my entry will be Vietnam based. As I wanted to start a small firebase for my Vietnam war gaming, I thought I would just start with the accomodation part of the base and enter that here .
I will probably build some fireteam bunkers and tents or a kitchen bunker/tent or something simmilar along this line.

Sketches to follow
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Re: BSC2022 tomrommel1 Rest in the Nam
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2022, 08:28:03 AM »
Here are some pictures I will take as inspiration:

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Re: BSC2022 tomrommel1 Rest in the Nam
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2022, 09:55:41 AM »
Looking forward to seeing what you come up with.

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Re: BSC2022 tomrommel1 Rest in the Nam
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2022, 10:13:50 AM »
Good Idea Tom.

I was thinking of doing something like that, but you beat me to it. lol

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Re: BSC2022 tomrommel1 Rest in the Nam
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2022, 01:02:48 PM »
Should fit well with your existing project  :)


I was thinking of doing something like that, but you beat me to it. lol

You could always build it sat on a hill...I mean you’ve already proven you can build the hill, so the rest should be a doddle  :D
     

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Re: BSC2022 tomrommel1 Rest in the Nam
« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2022, 09:23:48 AM »
This will be good, looking forward to seeing your build  8)

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Re: BSC2022 tomrommel1 Rest in the Nam
« Reply #6 on: January 10, 2022, 11:00:09 AM »
I will use some 3D printed sandbags. Individual ones and finished parts of walls etc on a slightly raised terrain piece to be able to do the underground parts as well. So lets start the printer!!

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Re: BSC2022 tomrommel1 Rest in the Nam
« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2022, 04:47:06 PM »
A little bit more is done . I started printig Sandbags , boxes , oildrums etc.

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Re: BSC2022 tomrommel1 Rest in the Nam
« Reply #8 on: January 16, 2022, 04:53:46 PM »
Here you can see the inspiration of my "firebase". Its from a series of novels about a fictious Capt. Gerber and his special forces unit. The series is called "Vietnam ground zero".

The other scetch is the first draft of the camp I will build . I will start with two team bunkers and a HQ/como bunker. Surrounded with threnches MG emplacements and a mortar pit. It might get bigger with time but I think not for the contest.

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Re: BSC2022 tomrommel1 Rest in the Nam
« Reply #9 on: January 19, 2022, 09:38:57 AM »
I decided to build the bunkers first and integrate them into the bigger terrain pieces later. Makes it easier to handle.
here is the beginning of the first team bunker . The Como/HQ bunker , second team bunker and mortar pit with ammo bunker will follow.
The roof can be lifted off for interior access.


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Re: BSC2022 tomrommel1 Rest in the Nam
« Reply #10 on: January 19, 2022, 10:28:56 AM »
Ooh that's done nicely! :)
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Re: BSC2022 tomrommel1 Rest in the Nam
« Reply #11 on: January 19, 2022, 01:01:42 PM »
That looks good Tom.  :)

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Re: BSC2022 tomrommel1 Rest in the Nam
« Reply #12 on: January 20, 2022, 06:57:32 AM »
Thanks

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Re: BSC2022 tomrommel1 Rest in the Nam
« Reply #13 on: January 22, 2022, 10:26:47 PM »
Excellent progress. This will be a great board to fight over.
Got to kick at the darkness till it bleeds daylight.

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Re: BSC2022 tomrommel1 Rest in the Nam
« Reply #14 on: January 23, 2022, 09:41:14 AM »
That looks very good and I agree with marianas_gamer. I am not an expert on Vietnam but your build already reminds me of the scene in the film Platoon when the HQ bunker is destroyed. I imagine a game on your board could get rather frantic once the perimeter is breached!

 

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