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Re: DS II - Unit sizes?

From: John K Lerchey <lerchey@a...>
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2004 16:47:01 -0500 (EST)
Subject: Re: DS II - Unit sizes?

> Well, the inverted Chevrons were for unified identification of all
> Coalition vehicles. The White stars were present on the roof of most
> US, British and Russian vehicles for a reason. The Canadians just got
> cheeky and turned their stars sideways.

Silly Canuks. :)

> >These are generic enough that I think I can make reasonable decal
sets of
> >them.  The items like blue over green boxes with a "44" in it, and
> >branch/arms markers may be too "nation specific" to do for sci-fi
> >unless someone comes up with sets specific to the NAC, FSE, etc.
> Keep in mind that if you're trying to be realistic, that Divisional
> and Brigade notations are more critical than company symbols. Usually
> a number works for the platoon/company/battalion. They'll over lap
> from brigade to brigade in some cases.


> >Do the markers that I plan to make still have value for y'all?  I
> >that I want to use them for my Combine (OGRE) armor battalion in
order to
> >clearly designate armor platoons.  Nothing worse than when I give my
> >carefully painted tanks to another player and says, "How do I know
> >ones belong with which?"  :)
> In the case of an Ogre, I'd think that a name would work. Those
> things are practically ships.  OO-5, OO-6. OH-11 (ogre or heavy ogre).
> --

Oh, sorry.  Not for the OGREs themselves.  For the crunchies.  The heavy
tanks, missile tanks, light tanks, SPA, etc.  The OGREs don't need this
type of marker IMHO.



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