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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.

You Could Win!

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

-- Special Thanks To --

BattlefrontArmy Painter / 4Ground

Have fun joining in with the fun this weekend!

Time for everyone to get a good look at how Team Yankee Plays!

Time for everyone to get a good look at how Team Yankee Plays!No Comments

When Would The Big Nukes Begin To Drop?

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Spurred on by the chat we had with oriskany on Periscope yesterday we have another poll for you today. We want to know...

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The Other Countries Get Stuck In!

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While of course the Team Yankee conflict right now is between the US and the Soviets there's always the chance that other countries would start to get stuck in as well on both sides...

Who do you think would join the fighting first and comment below with the faction you'd like to see in the game next.

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Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Want To Have Fun

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Blame Lloyd for this one - but, since it's his country I suppose we have to play the music that he enjoys.

So, have fun! Maybe this is what started the war?

How To Play Team Yankee #3 - Infantry & Assaults

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Now we're getting into the nitty gritty and playing with some Infantry in our games of Team Yankee. These guys might be the key to your combined arms effort on the tabletop.

They might be featuring as part of the upcoming Achievements we run tomorrow!

A good Irish stew before the pub!

A good Irish stew before the pub!No Comments

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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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