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Postby Lt. Krus » Tue Sep 28, 2010 8:21 pm

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Postby Warhead » Tue Sep 28, 2010 11:45 pm

Thanks guys!

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Silverdream wrote:Wait, so is this going to be like the alamo or are there going to be better tactics than "Charge at palace"

Yeah, siege tactics.

Moronstudios wrote:Wow
This is just amazing.
There is just one thing I wonder about. The way the wall is sloped makes it it look easy for invaders to just walk up it and lift themselves over to 2 block high part. What prevents them from doing that?


Mwah-hahahaha, way ahead of you mate. :D

The defenders. The angle makes it three briks high AND easier for the defender to fire down on attackers the closer they get while ALSO making it vastly more difficult for grenades AND indirect artillery to get under the walls firing slit... Oh, the wall isn't complete. There is still another level to go on that will cover the top making it a vast continuous bunker, or that's the idea anyway.

One theory is that the walls are an old obsolete design that still uses slopping armour to increase it's thickness/effectiveness and is a left over structure in a new age world of mobile warfare. So less than ideal but useful in these circumstance.

Another theory is that if you make a fortification that appears too solid the enemy WILL reduce it before even attempting an assault. It is the first rule of siege warfare. However, if it APPEARS to be a weak structure in some way the enemy MAY be lured into a premature attack. No static defence has held out against a determined and superior attacker (fuck you Stalingrad), that is not the objective of fortifications. The objective is to buy time and to cost the enemy casualties for as long as possible while other areas of the battle develop. :rtfm:
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Postby RunsWithLegos » Tue Sep 28, 2010 11:59 pm

FUCK YEAH STALINGRAD!
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Postby stubby » Wed Sep 29, 2010 12:45 am

Warhead wrote:No static defence has held out against a determined and superior attacker (fuck you Stalingrad), that is not the objective of fortifications.

Hey! With thinking like that we would never have had the Maginot Line, France's most inspiring contribution to modern warfare.
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Postby *CRAZYHORSE* » Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:21 am

Grapple hooks, battering rams, mayhem, gore, EPIC!
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Postby fredde » Wed Sep 29, 2010 9:16 am

Holy shitfuck! warhead does your epicness never end!
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Postby BFenix » Wed Sep 29, 2010 10:40 am

Why do you tease us such Warhead? Why!?
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Postby piltogg » Wed Sep 29, 2010 6:53 pm

this makes me really want to build something similar. I probably have enough bricks to do it, but not anywhere near the required free-time.
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Postby Cpt. Zipps » Wed Sep 29, 2010 8:01 pm

I hope to holy hell that the Super Jews will show up here, I better go think up some new Jew Siege Weapons!
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Postby Ross_Varn » Wed Sep 29, 2010 8:23 pm

stubby wrote:
Warhead wrote:No static defence has held out against a determined and superior attacker (fuck you Stalingrad), that is not the objective of fortifications.

Hey! With thinking like that we would never have had the Maginot Line, France's most inspiring contribution to modern warfare.


GAH HA HA

I still chuckle whenever I read something about that piece of crap. It's sad, but stupid.
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Postby SnakeMittens » Wed Sep 29, 2010 8:43 pm

Hey Warhead! Since you have those Mars Mission bodies, maybe you could make at least the Hydros Main Infantry?

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Postby Warhead » Wed Sep 29, 2010 9:02 pm

As I said the Arena will be fully stocked with many different types of faction, one mini-fig for anyone that wants to play, of their own Star Nations uniform, depending on parts.
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Postby Paco » Wed Sep 29, 2010 9:12 pm

I couldn't help but notice Almighty Benny and Smoking T-Rex in the background. Are they going to partake?
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Postby RunsWithLegos » Wed Sep 29, 2010 9:23 pm

Can the coilition be recognized? ether a space cop with a BA gun/starwars gun or a mars mission guy with a black visor and a diver tanks on back with the same weapons.
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Postby SnakeMittens » Wed Sep 29, 2010 9:37 pm

Make my uniform white, blue, and black then.
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