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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP05 Aug 2020 1:04 p.m. PST

"The Wolverines, a group of guerrilla resistant fighters, ambush and attack the Soviet forces headquarters at Calumet, Colorado. Spring 1984…"

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jdpintex05 Aug 2020 2:21 p.m. PST

Beautiful table. Looks like a fun game.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP06 Aug 2020 9:47 a.m. PST

That is one impressive table

Personal logo Legion 4 Supporting Member of TMP06 Aug 2020 10:03 a.m. PST

WOW !!!!!

Old Wolfman06 Aug 2020 10:20 a.m. PST

Nice layout. What rules were used?

mrwigglesworth06 Aug 2020 11:33 a.m. PST

In the early days of World War III, guerrillas, mostly children, placed the names of their lost upon this rock. They fought here alone and gave up their lives, so that this nation shall not perish from the earth.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP06 Aug 2020 12:55 p.m. PST

Happy you like it boys!. (smile)


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Col Durnford06 Aug 2020 2:16 p.m. PST

Nice looking set up.

Uparmored07 Aug 2020 2:51 a.m. PST

Hummer H2 in 1984? Also those patrol cars and other vehicles, mostly SUVS?, look too modern.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP07 Aug 2020 1:12 p.m. PST

Glad you like it too my friend!.


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Personal logo Legion 4 Supporting Member of TMP08 Aug 2020 7:58 a.m. PST

There was a 2d Red Dawn movie that took place in more recent times.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP08 Aug 2020 11:52 a.m. PST

But it was really bad… (smile)


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Personal logo Herkybird Supporting Member of TMP08 Aug 2020 1:04 p.m. PST

Indeed, cheesy it may be, but the 1984 movie was excellent!

Personal logo Legion 4 Supporting Member of TMP09 Aug 2020 7:25 a.m. PST

thumbs up

Tgunner21 Sep 2021 4:32 a.m. PST

It is "too modern" because the guy who set it up is using Battle Evolution miniatures from the early 2000's. This was an ultra-modern game that Mongoose put out that had prepainted plastics. Most of the "bad guys" are Chinese, at least the vehicles are. It's always good to see them in action. I had a good collection of them, but lost the whole lot when I lost my storage locker back in '13. <sigh>

mysteron Supporting Member of TMP22 Sep 2021 3:39 a.m. PST

Superb board and very atmospheric .

forper2301 Oct 2021 3:12 a.m. PST

Why do people put giant tall bases on figures? It looks goofy to me.

JRR Tokin13 Nov 2021 9:20 p.m. PST

I was thinking the same thing, the figs have a sabbuteo look to them -- maybe thats the rules he used. Still a nice looking game.

Nine pound round14 Nov 2021 6:31 a.m. PST

The original was John Milius through and through- the screenwriter who gave you such gems as "I love the smell of napalm in the morning," "Go ahead- make my day," and Captain Quint's "Indianapolis" monologue in "Jaws" (that scene is the best dick-measuring contest in Hollywood history). He was an odd man out in Hollywood, but a man who loved his country and brought a real understanding of how military minds work to the business of making movies. If you ever see the Coen brothers cult favorite "The Big Lebowski," Walter Sobchak is supposed to be a gentle satirical portrait of Milius.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP16 Nov 2021 8:49 a.m. PST

I probably should have kept all of the Battlefield Evolution figures that I sold off.

Stalkey and Co01 Jan 2022 3:36 p.m. PST

I definitely should have kept all of the Battlefield Evolution figures that I sold off.

huron725 Supporting Member of TMP24 Feb 2022 1:56 p.m. PST

WOLVERINES! Love the movie. Awesome setup.

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