Posts Tagged ‘Graviteam Tactics’

The Flare Path: Dreadnoughts And Droid Thoughts

Though my Battle-of-Jutland-through-the-eyes-of-a-ship’s-cat war movie remains unfunded, untitled and largely unwritten, I have mentally sketched out the final scene.


Passing under the awesome edifice of the Forth Bridge, the bruised and battered HMS Warspite is pelted with coal by disappointed railway workers. Tickles, asleep in her customary spot atop ‘A’ turret, wakes and dashes for cover. Scampering across the bloodstained, shrapnel scored deck, she is struck by a flying lump of anthracite and drops down dead. As the camera rises incorporeally into Warspite’s swirling smoke plume, we see Able Seaman Peters run to where Tickles lies, and fall to his knees beside her.

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The Flare Path’s May Day Parade

…was a bit of a fiasco this year. The Maus replica managed to wedge itself between Specsavers and Cash Converters forcing everyone behind it (85% of the parade) to detour through the Quaker Burial Ground. The counter-IED systems on the Humvees shut down several life support machines in the local hospital. And perhaps most regrettable of all, due to a schedule mix-up, the flypast by the Red Harrows ended-up coinciding with the release of 1000 peace doves. If it hadn’t been for the impressive post-parade firing demonstration put on by SAM Simulator’s SA-8B Geckos, and the thrilling mock battle staged by Graviteam Tactics: Mius Front’s T-34s and StuGs, the event would have been a total disaster.

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The Flare Path: Trained To Kill

Deciding which story should lead Flare Path each week is never easy. Today, rather than risk causing offence by putting the Civil War II announcement above the Germany at War: Barbarossa 1941 one, or the Graviteam Tactics: Zhalanashkol 1969 words in front of the Open Rails news, I thought I’d let the stories sort out their own running order. Beyond the jump: raised hackles and crazed heckles, cross words and crass ones. Read the rest of this entry »

The Flare Path: UNITA Play This

last year I gave up commas for lent this year ive decided to go the whole hog apologies in advance if this makes following the following difficult following a reluctant name change achtung panzer is now graviteam tactics rather than sulk the dispossessed devs have chosen to embrace the timelessness of their new moniker by releasing an add on set in eighties angola after a brief beat around the bush war i scamper off to waylay russell davis a man who is to atc simulation what jonas savimbi was to guerilla warfare Read the rest of this entry »