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The Great War: Union States Updated: August 10th 2019

Posted: Tue Aug 30, 2016 8:43 pm
by bann154
The union states is a group of 7 states that form up into a single government that exists south of the Common Wealth. Each state is entrusted to raise and maintain their own troops and vehicles thus resulting in many different variations of uniforms and vehicles but there are a few vehicle designs that are commonly produced everywhere. However they owe no allegiance to the Common Wealth but are friendly towards them. Currently they have not yet decided to join them as allies due to them currently having other threats to deal with at their own southern borders. This army is made for The Great War world.

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Overwatch. This army was kind of a change for me because it violates almost every single army building guideline that i normally adhere to. Currently the army has 20 Infantry from the 1st states 2nd battalion as well as 20 infantry from the 5th sates 1st battalion as well as 8 Black Guards 4 artillery crewmen 4 pilots and two heroes.

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Standard infantry from the 1st states 2nd battalion are stoic soldiers armed with rifles and a the burning heart of a patriot.

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Standard infantry from the 5th states 1st battalion are some of the newest recruits fresh and eager to join the front lines.

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don't be fooled by the Black Guard's smiling faces they are each a stone cold close combat murder machine each uses a revolver and a saber for trench fighting.

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Due to his recent failures to repel the Sovak Union and Ethias Lucas Grimm received a demotion to a captain of the black guard.

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Since Grimms demotion a new general was needed to lead the Union States armies and organize a counter attack as such Robert Miller a highly decorated military officer with multiple tours in Afria has been sent to lead the troops.

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Field Guns are important for trench warfare that rages across the world as they can be used as artillery or they can be used to punch holes in the armor of tanks attempting to cross no mans land.

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The Ogre mark 2 was commissioned after the initial invasion of the Sovak Union for the mark 1 was deemed under armed and under armored as such the mark 2 was equipped with 4 prototype missiles on one arm and either a pair of pom pom cannons that fire a high explosive shell at a very high rate or a 45mm cannon to punch holes through enemy armor.

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Finally the newest addition to the armories of the Union States is the tortoise quad walker. It is armed with a 75mm cannon as well as two turret mounted machineguns.

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Side.

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Rear.

Decals used for this army are from the Minifig Customisation Index

Re: The Great War: Union States

Posted: Tue Aug 30, 2016 8:49 pm
by TastySkippy123
bann154 wrote: don't be fooled by the Black Guard's smiling faces they are each a stone cold close combat murder machine each uses a revolver and a heavy sword for trench fighting.
The smiling ones are always the most evil ones :twisted:

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Nice army, I really like these guys. Cool decals, and navy blue! :tiger:

Re: The Great War: Union States

Posted: Tue Aug 30, 2016 9:36 pm
by Captain-Camper
ERMAHGERD! Someone made something for the Great War! *holds cheeks in hands* Everything about this army is kickass! I love the dark blue for the troops! The Field gun is amazing(serious props good at/arty is hard to do in lego) The mech is awesome and has something very Ironclad Tactics about it! In fact this whole army has some Ironclad Tactics vibe going on! Hey can you mark your nation on the map. Great army btw!

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iron clad tactics-> http://store.steampowered.com/app/226960/

Re: The Great War: Union States

Posted: Tue Aug 30, 2016 10:06 pm
by bann154
Captain-Camper wrote:ERMAHGERD! Someone made something for the Great War! *holds cheeks in hands* Everything about this army is kickass! I love the dark blue for the troops! The Field gun is amazing(serious props good at/arty is hard to do in lego) The mech is awesome and has something very Ironclad Tactics about it! In fact this whole army has some Ironclad Tactics vibe going on! Hey can you mark your nation on the map. Great army btw!

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iron clad tactics-> http://store.steampowered.com/app/226960/
Thanks im glad you like it! I'm planning on adding it however I'm just gonna wait till I have finished my other faction to do so (should be done by tomorrow) that way it does not have to be updated twice in a span of two days haha

Re: The Great War: Union States

Posted: Tue Aug 30, 2016 10:30 pm
by Captain-Camper
cool look forward to it

Re: The Great War: Union States

Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 1:16 am
by Zupponn
The dudes with the black hats remind me of the Iron Brigade.

Re: The Great War: Union States

Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 1:20 am
by Duerer
Good shit, mang. Especially digging the Ogre mech. Also nice use of decals for the infantry.

Re: The Great War: Union States

Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2016 10:39 pm
by RunsWithLegos
Another Necro, awesome work on this faction, What about it broke your building rules?

I'm excited to see the US's response to the SU's aggressive push towards Vrock!

Re: The Great War: Union States

Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2016 1:01 pm
by bann154
RunsWithLegos wrote:Another Necro, awesome work on this faction, What about it broke your building rules?

I'm excited to see the US's response to the SU's aggressive push towards Vrock!
Thanks! Well i really don't like groups of 4 for some reason they just seem to small to really be a squad in my opinion i prefer squads of 5-6.

Re: The Great War: Union States

Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2016 2:11 pm
by RunsWithLegos
That makes some sense. Lose 1 dude out of 4 and your one misshap from half strength. Lose 1 dude of 5 or 6 you jane some breathing room, with out making it bloated with figs

Re: The Great War: Union States

Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:42 pm
by bann154
RunsWithLegos wrote:That makes some sense. Lose 1 dude out of 4 and your one misshap from half strength. Lose 1 dude of 5 or 6 you jane some breathing room, with out making it bloated with figs
Oh indeed you can lose and entire squad if the enemy hits well enough it also makes it harder to have sarges and weapon specialists in a squad of 4.

Re: The Great War: Union States Updated: August 10th 2019

Posted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 1:15 am
by Historynut13
Only now did I see the update for the Union States. Awesome stuff! Glad to see their fluff start to get kind of fleshed out!