*** In The News ***
With the 2011 Mid-Atlantic Fall Battle cancelled because of a freak Halloween snow storm
and the 2012 Mid-Atlantic Fall Battle threatened by overcast skies (and lots of hype)
preceeding Hurricane Sandy,
any battles actually conducted would be considered a bonus by all of the attendees.
As it turned out, not only were some good battles fought, but everyone had tons of fun
playing some new scenarios.
See Bonus Day for battle reports.
A swarm of tankers and cattle descended on a
farm in Hampstead, Maryland to feast on a bumper crop of paintballs. The
battlefield was mongst the most interesting ever used, with no less than
three bridges across a creek running right down the middle of the battlefield
and plenty of open and protected areas on both sides. For the first time
ever a single-shot rocket launcher was used during the battle.
See A Bridge Too Far for battle
reports and photos.
Battling in a small backyard has some disadvantages, but that didn't stop
some battle veterans and a first-time battler from having some fun during
the summer of the London Olympics.
See OlympIain for battle
reports, photos and videos.
When the veterans of the R/C Tank Combat hobby have some rule changes to discuss
the resulting negotiations are almost always a multi-colored event, with
paint and proposals flying in all directions. Such was the case during
a 2-day event held at the Gettysburg Conference Center which included four
battles, four sit-down meals, a rules discussion and a knock-down, drag-out
game of Risk.
See Negotiations for battle reports,
photos and video.
With governments around the world in tail-spins because of over-spending
and mis-management it falls on the private sector to carry more of the
responsibilities to safeguard society. So, when terrorist elements were
holding hostages in a remote province of Pennsylvania (just over the
Maryland border) it fell on the shoulders of two private contractors to
come to the rescue. Save the hostages, wipe out the enemy, make some cash.
God Bless America.
See Private War for battle reports,
photos and video.
A long time ago (circa 2011) in a galaxy far away (near Stoke on Trent) a small
band of rebels met to overthrow the evil Empire and incidentally throw a whole
load of paintballs at each other.
See A No Hope
for battle reports and photos.
- You can't have a war without plenty of weapons, so research
and development is a never-ending story.
See How To Articles
for the latest information on the development of R/C combat vehicle
War is hell, but it doesn't have to be disorganized.
See R/C Tank Combat Official Rules for the small and concise
set of rules that govern this fascinating hobby.
In theory, everything works, but not out on the battle field.
See Order of Battle for a complete list of all
vehicles and weapons used in the hobby, as well as the people who build and
Nothing is thrown away on the Web. See Past News
for a complete list of all past news articles.
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