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Big thanks

Postby bigkie » Sun Dec 09, 2012 8:08 pm

Cheers all round:
Porta and Tiny for their top effort in giving us this game, top job lads.
Chommers and Headshot for leadership on the field and helping the game to flow all day.
My fellow specials for withstanding the rain of pyro in the turbine tunnel :good:
Finally to all players for making the game what it was.

Top parts of the day:
Being first in with a molotov kill for the day :happyswing:
The 'sneaky' draw with Pvt. Johnny :good: :good:
Watching the hun wave at the end of the day, sorry lads leave that one to the russians :giggle:

Bad parts of the day:
The large ammount of friendly fire kills that come with the darkness but even that wasnt that big a deal

Top way to finish off the year gentlemen. Have a good holidays and hope to see you all in the new year....







....Now whos doing the medal ribbon :giggle:
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Re: Big thanks

Postby cjw957 » Sun Dec 09, 2012 11:03 pm

friendly fire is always high in the tunnels , think in the last one we got killed by fellow yanks more than the gerries and ruskies together lol
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Re: Big thanks

Postby oddball » Sun Dec 09, 2012 11:09 pm

Yes good game eryone took part well quite a few memorable points and I hope all the video I shot looks as good as it did at the time.
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Re: Big thanks

Postby meddy » Sun Dec 09, 2012 11:43 pm

I had a wonderful time thank you all for making my first game so much fun ^_^
Thanks to porter for the kit lone and to all the organisers for hearding cats around tunnels ;)

Plus points
People dieing properly in airsoft!! Yes loved it on both teams so refreshing to play airsoft and notsee the person you hot sulk of to regen :)

Sneeky time dark tunnels much fun running away form angry bright torch weilding amaicans hehe heck i don't even know who they where but it was fun :p

The mad charge in the halftrack againt the amicans halftrack pushing them back and then getting me head blown off at the crossroad bit X.X

Oh and the brilliant plan that was like a magic spell at the end. The sneeky side step slowly closer down the tunnel exit road to see how far the yanks would let us get befor attacking hehe


Bad points

My dam mp44 motor refuseing to work for 1 or so hours :/ then suddenly revivring Its self to spook a group of us troops outside the safe zone

One of Portes doggie mk5 pyro That refused to light with cap or lighter dam things invinsable hehe must be made in the uk


Ummmm germans splintering to much at one point we got so spread out i think we need to plan rally point at a more accesable solid respwarn point (not capturable) i know it could just end up in to a killbox but we needed a solid fall back point.
And with that a secret fall back plan in the secret secton for germans.. Like on own or sub5man team fall back to point z after 15mins nocontact if not defendingkeyvitem /objective. .....etc

I dont know thats just an idea


Hitler dieing T-T



Having to go home and getting lost as phone satnav worked on phone signal that was nonexsistant hehe


Any way all in all brilliant day and i will be back again. Posably that russian houdse bolty game sounds brilliant fun


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Re: Big thanks

Postby Joseph Porta » Mon Dec 10, 2012 12:18 am

Just got in, 2 motorways closed on way home, and had to put halftrack back in quarry


Many thanks to everyone for coming, ill post a propper post tomorrow after work

Thanks again guys
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Postby oddball » Mon Dec 10, 2012 9:31 am

Yes I was tired last night, my satnav drove me all the way to Chester on A & B roads pulling the tank. Anyway got home about 8pm.

Nice to see Dougs armoured Jeep in use, the tank had a few steering problems in right turns hence the need for ze Germans to turn it round by hand in the last push out the tunnels.
Can't remember the German in the turret but he got shot to 5H1T by the Yanks above.
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Re: Big thanks

Postby Mosschops » Mon Dec 10, 2012 10:06 am

I was in the turret oddball, and , yes i did get shot to sh-1-t, but it was fun and i would have persevered if my MP44 battery had not died!!,
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Re: Big thanks

Postby Wladek » Mon Dec 10, 2012 12:59 pm

That was a jolly good time, Thanks to Porta, Tiny, Headshot and Chomley; And all those I spent so long wandering tunnels and evading the enemy with.

high point? Getting cut off and having to hide down a dead end - 7 people sucking in their guts behind a flimsy piece of wood down the end of a tunnel whilst the half-track rumbled past was wonderfully tense - before making a dash for it. We lost the Sarge and the Captain and had to try and get home with the ragged bunch of survivors in the dark, lost and alone, trying to find a way back for lord knows how long. Brilliant fun. Excellent chaps and damn fine noise and light discipline.

It is hard to control things down there, we had a job of it and we were actively trying to stay together - we had to keep having a roll call in the dark to be sure everyone was there. People have really got to want to stay in their assigned units in such a site.
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Re: Big thanks

Postby Jimmiiee » Mon Dec 10, 2012 1:07 pm

Good day really enjoyed it

Thanks to Porta, Tiny, Chomley, Headshot and everyone else
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Re: Big thanks

Postby MI-GO-A-GO-GO » Mon Dec 10, 2012 1:31 pm

indeed thanks sooo much

i love games that push at historic fact. well done team and thanks for allowing me to play agame where my stg 44 could magically start working properly.

High point the long tense wait to ambush an american patrol in the tunnels. a killing loads of em.

low point a stealth kill that whilst i took I really did not agree still i made my own fun later.


thanks again

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Re: Big thanks

Postby Universal Gunner » Mon Dec 10, 2012 1:42 pm

My first time at the tunnels and a thoroughly good time was had. I thought I was managing well but they can be disorientating, my insistence that a perfectly static light was moving and my walking into several walls that really shouldn't have been there only shows how our senses (or at least mine) enjoy playing tricks on us. Embarassment only surpassed by the numerous occasions I stealthily crept along darkened tunnels trying to be as quiet as a mouse only to walk through or kick whatever incredibly noisy rubbish was suddenly obstructing my path and sounding even louder to my ears than that blank firing grease gun.

Many thanks to Tiny, Porta, Headshot, CW, my comrades in the Doughboys and everyone else.

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Re: Big thanks

Postby Yith » Mon Dec 10, 2012 1:46 pm

A wonderful event. Well done to all involved.

It was helped to be great especially for me by the way the doughboys worked together so well. It wasn't often when I was without the majority of the Doughboys section being within earshot.

There were so many highlights for me it's hard to list them all. But two spring to mind.

1) Watching some Germans, fighting Dog Co, in the light areas around the safezone from a small crawl way from the adjacent darker murkier tunnels on the East of the map. At once point I spotted Hitler in his beige uniform walk past. Then when the Germans were not looking getting the whole of the Doughboys through the hole along with Headshot. Then followed about 30 minutes of sneaking about in the darker tunnels, seeing patrols of Germans march past. One patrol even found the hole we came through and I think twigged that we must be about somewhere. But we never saw Hitler again in there and so pulled back out to the Southern area having not fired a single shot, and having not been seen.

2) After Headshot had the intel as to where Hitler was hiding, we sneaked into a very small toilet block. There was a crawl hole at the back and I went to investigate. At which point the fuhrer opened up on me with his blank firing grease gun, emptying the mag at me through the hole. I fell back muttering things about men with small moustaches and Wladek made a joke about Charlie Chaplin. They healed me up and I went in again... only to have Der Fuhrer's second and last full mag of blanks fired at me... I then returned to regen... heh...
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Re: Big thanks

Postby Wladek » Mon Dec 10, 2012 2:33 pm

Ah yes, ammo limit, that was another thing. When we were cut off we got to a couple of dark and deserted 'CP's', that were still allied.

When we were taking a watchful breather people started reloading and suddenly it struck us - 'We cannot just re-load at a CP, we have to see the CO'... I am not sure if this was right, BUT, firstly it so should have been - THAT is the detriment to being cut off and out of command. And secondly how great would that have been with 100 rounds... We would have had to huddle after every short contact and count up - 30 rounds. about 20. half a mag. I'm out... would have made it mucho bees-knees-y.
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Re: Big thanks

Postby Yith » Mon Dec 10, 2012 2:34 pm

Luckily for us the CO seemed to be with us most of the day...
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Re: Big thanks

Postby cuff » Mon Dec 10, 2012 4:58 pm

Great day guys we all extremely enjoyed it as much as the first time. Highlight of the day was taking out the half track and just seeing it explode and smoke pouring out with dead Germans all round it. The ammo limits was spot on i only went down to half a mag once as most of the contacts were short and fast because we had so much fire power with the size of our squad.
Big thanks to all and about wait for the next one, hopefully you do another one as chris could not make it as his wife was ill, and there was nobody as excited as he was about this shoot so you can imagine how gutted he was
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