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Team Yankee Boot Camp Live Blog: Saturday

Team Yankee Boot Camp Live Blog: Saturday

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Join us this weekend as the Cold War goes hot and we take a look at Battlefront's new Team Yankee game. The US are facing off against the Soviets in Lloydislavia where we're building the armies and then learning how to fight with these new rules.

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If you comment on any post from this Live Blog you could be in with the chance of winning a Team Yankee Two Player Starter Bundle.

Team Yankee Boot Camp Live Blog: Prize

The bundle contains

  • Two Team Yankee Rulebooks
  • US Starter Set - Bannon’s Boys
  • Soviet Starter Set - Potecknov’s Bears

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Have fun joining in with the fun this weekend!

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Tale Of Four Gamers - Expectations For The Day

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We have a chat with our four Boot Campers (two for the US and two for the Soviets) and discuss with them what they're looking forward to most over the next few hours...

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Tale Of Four Gamers (Soviets): Game One Catch-Up!

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We're talking with oriskany and brucelea about their time playing as the Soviets during the first games we detailed in the How To Play earlier.

How would you use your Soviet tanks in battle?

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Tale Of Four Gamers (US): Game One Catch-Up!

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Gianna catches up with our US players from the Team Yankee Boot Camp, buggeroff and redshane, to talk about their experiences with the game so far and those awesome American tanks...

Are you a US fan?

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Team Yankee Boot Camp Kit Chat #2

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We get stuck into some more kit chat with Lewis who has been bringing the spirit of the Soviet nation to our Boot Camp.

We're getting into specifics about the equipment that the soldiers would be wearing at the time.

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Anders Talks Choppers With The Boot Campers

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Anders has been letting us know all the hints and tips surrounding the Choppers that people are getting.

We'll be talking tactical with the HIND and the Cobra...

Anders Talks Choppers With The Boot Campers
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Tale Of Four Gamers (Soviets): Game Two Catch-Up!

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We're back with the Soviet players at the Boot Camp to have a chat about how they are finding playing with their choppers.

The HINDS are some nasty pieces of kit!

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Tale Of Four Gamers (US): Game Two Catch-Up!

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We catch up with the American players as they talk about their experience with Choppers! It's time to wind up those Cobras and head into the danger zone...wait, no...errm...Airwolf?

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Infantry Begin Their Assault

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Anders takes us through how to use Infantry in your games of Team Yankee.

They might even be able to get stuck into taking out some of those tanks and choppers if they're lucky!

Infantry Begin Their Assault
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Tale Of Four (Three!) Gamers - Saturday Round-Up

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We chat with three of the four Gamers from this weekend as well as Anders about how they've found the game today.

We have loads to keep an eye on for tomorrow so watch this space!

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jocke
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Let the battles begin… was waiting the whole morning for this. ^^

dorthonion
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I hope Warzan and Justin checked their feet before coming back inside. Autumn is a perilous time, when canine IED’s (Incredible Excrement Deposits) lie camouflaged among thousands of leaves….

donlou
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the boot camp live blog makes working this weekend way more easy….can t wait for warrens periscope 😀 …videos

jodain
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Like @jocke I’ve been waiting for this to pop up, did you guys have a lie-in?

berdennol
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The kits really look mint. Thanks for doing this liveblog guys!

fjhamming
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Oh I have stuff to do…. But it will have to wait because this is getting too exciting to wait.

nster1
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dammit working till 11 tonight ill have some catching up to do in the early morning 🙂

mo3355
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Lets get the battles underway!

stonebraveheart
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Great going guys have fun filled day think I’m convinced to get some of these know damn you

jocke
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Good damn… i think this could be exactly my kind of game… I am such an 80s child… 😀

chesh
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Looks so much fun, really am going to have to score some brownie points with the other half to get over to one.

warhammergrimace
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Let the yanks destroy Lloydislavia…….crush the Reds on the fields of eggplants…. Reduce the town to rubble…

donteatblacksmarties
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Woohoo. I’m gunna have to do one of these boot camps me thinks!

oriskany
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CRYYYYYYYY HAVOC!
AND LET SLIP THE DOGS OF WAR!

** hurriedly starts flipping through rule book . . .
“How does this %@#^ work again??”

stoney997
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I thought the Dogs of War was what you had with chips/fries last night, Oriskany.

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your American brethren at the bootcamp.

silverstars
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GIVE US BLOOD

(The metal being played in the video clips is starting to get to me)

mitchverr
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Cant wait for this to expand, really hope they add some other nations in for more variation. Waited for this since the first day it was announced.

krieger
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Happy hunting!

panz3ritaly
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I really wait to see how interact with the high speed of TY units and the classic tabletop measures!

penetrator16
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This is so exiting, russian vs american looks great

perpetualdawn
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Arrgggghhhh every boot camp gets me excited about the gaming system.. But this time I cant help it the tanks are just too cool for school.. Need to get my buddies on board..

azrea1
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Really excited to see this, I have always wanted to play cold war. I’m particularly interested in the British when they release.

annaelizabeth
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I’ll be in for BAOR units too. Especially if we get Chieftains.

brucelea
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Not sure but chieftain silhouettes are used in the start of the rule book so fingers crossed!

ancientsound
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Happy Gaming!

ijontichy
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Cool, exciting stuff! Will be a cool weekend.
Cheers!

ojenserud
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I think that playing a game of Twilight Struggle the board game could be a great way to start a campagin of team yankee. Just to get more emerced in the cold war era and build a great prolog to the game.

For Those Who dont know, Twilight Struggle is a two player board game where one player controls the US and the other control soviet during the cold war. The goal is to control most of the world while not triggering nuclear war. Great historical game, Definetly worth checking out.

rollsk1
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Yeah Twilight stuggel is hands down one of my top 5 best bordgames, it is soooo fun and scary^^

redben
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Easily in the top 5. Possibly the best boardgame ever.

ojenserud
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Definetly on my top 5 as well. No miniatures or awesome artwork but it suits the game perfectly. I can not think of any board game that has captureded the flavour of an era as good as this one has.

cwen
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Pour it on. Let em have it!

annaelizabeth
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“Gunner – 2 tanks, T-72s – left tank!”
“Identified! Load Sabot!”
“Sabot up!”
“Fire!”
“On the Waaaay!”

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