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Tango0109 Oct 2018 9:09 p.m. PST

"Vehicle Paint Schemes of the Third World War

I am writing this as a companion piece to my previous article, as I felt that this needed more attention, not to mention the fact that paint schemes need a good base, and what better than the "historical" paint schemes of the time.

Now that said, I get this is alternate history, and in the vehicle guides, there are their own interpretations of paint schemes that don't bear any resemblance to what wound up on vehicles in the mid-1990s. GDW in their defense, wrote the books in the mid-1980s and much of the color plate work I must say was extremely speculative. They did what they could with no internet, and a reference library that was not at all the size of what is available to most modelers and gamers today. That said, I personally think they did a fine job, and one can get into the whys and wherefores of why they did what they did ad nauseum….."
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Katzbalger10 Oct 2018 3:17 a.m. PST

That brings back memories of playing T:2000 about 30 years ago.


mysteron Supporting Member of TMP10 Oct 2018 5:37 a.m. PST

I think that's going to be useful for many.

Tango0110 Oct 2018 10:54 a.m. PST

Glad you enjoyed it my friends!. (smile)


Personal logo Legion 4 Supporting Member of TMP13 Oct 2018 7:47 a.m. PST

Very useful !

Lion in the Stars13 Oct 2018 8:03 a.m. PST

Some of those MERDC desert schemes look downright alien!

Personal logo Legion 4 Supporting Member of TMP14 Oct 2018 7:37 a.m. PST

thumbs up

Tango0114 Oct 2018 3:33 p.m. PST

Glad you like it too my friends!. (smile)


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