Finius

GZ Weekender/NAE 2012

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I'm old, knackered and a bit infirm (I have to cane my pain meds to skirmish at all), so running is not something I can do much of, so I often support the team by firing at the enemies' cover to make them keep their head down while my more active team mates move up, by the sounds of it, like you.

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If I feel lazy, or stayed up all night the night before, then I snipe all day instead. Much less work, find a nice bush and lay there most of the day :P. In the afternoon game, I usually stay in literally one place with my sniper and a few mates (another sniper and 2 AEGs), the four of us can hold the position all afternoon :P

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Yeah, that sounds like a plan! I'm only just starting to get to grips with how to go about skirmishing with my DWR, but maybe I can take some pointers from you @NAE12.

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i used 3500 for both days,night game and bedding a new hop in,in the range last year.Ian last year all the althletes ran straight into the fight and 200 came back dead so its better to play tactical,the sites that big you cant run everywhere with all gear trust me i tried it and nearly died and im healthy aswell

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So Josh, are the regens really far away from where the action congregates? & how long do the skirmishes last for?

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I'm pretty sure it's one big game that lasts all day as opposed to loads of seperate one (obviously you can stop and take a break when you want)7I haven't been to GZW for a while but regens can be a bit of a walk- one of the complaints after last year was that people struggled to find them so they should have addressed that for this year

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it all depends on where you are as they are random point and the points have different dead times,your main base is a regen of 5 mins,some can be 10 mins others 15 mins.their are around 9 dead zones including your own base.game times are around 10:30 am until 4.30 pm both days but you can go for lunch whenever you want or go back to your tent.the night game is lots of smaller games about 25 v 25 and that is 8pm until 12 pm

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So during the day it'll be a good idea to go into the field with plenty of water and full mags, yeah? My camelbak is feeling like a really good idea right now!

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yes mate especially if the starting areas were the same as last year.on saturday delta were the furthest away from the camp/food area and sunday they were the closest.could be different this year though.2 high caps and a mid last me fine as you fill up in the dead zone.

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Canny wait for it this year josh , gunna be a goood time , hopefully the weather will be with us

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back in 2010 i kept running out of ammo this time will be different 9 low caps +4 in the bag 3 hi caps +2 on the m4, 4 40mm + 2 in the bag and 5 pistol mags also have room for 12 grenades 3 smokes and what ever else catches my eye (oh look shinny B) )if anyone wants to drop kit in me bag let me know

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No pyros allowed, Craig.

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No pyros allowed, Craig.

 

BFGs are, fuse lit ones like thermobarics, smoke etc arn't allowed.

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WHAT? no frags what will i do with no grenades oh woe is me :(

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Yeah Tariq, sadly I cant afford a bfg before then. I'm with you Craig, even tho I rarely get kills with 'em, I love flashbangs for routing people out of cover!

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ahwell more room for ammo lots and lots of ammo and water, but mostly ammo

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Yeah Tariq, sadly I cant afford a bfg before then. I'm with you Craig, even tho I rarely get kills with 'em, I love flashbangs for routing people out of cover!

 

There is a new BFGX coming out soon... although doubt it will be cheap.

 

I was lucky to find a "brand new" (used 4 times) delay type dynatec for £80. £20 lower than what some people were stupidly asking for on the Z1 forums. Even if you could afford one they're rare as fook in good condition.

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ill stick to the 40MM and my flash bangs (co2) also water food and ammo if your stuck out in the bush you will get as hungry as your aeg

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Just stick a couple of marsbars in the 'nade launcher. Handy food storage container

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I usually take treacle toffies for energy and extra strong mints to keep my mouth wet without drinking all my water and needing to piss every 5mins, but I'm wondering now about the possibilities of taking something more nutritious into the field like an MRE. I get headaches if I go for too long with exercise and just refined sugars and starches to eat. I'll probably be fine the first day, but the second could be a mare!

 

Hmmm, the search for something vegetarrian, nutritious and ok tasting that either is an MRE or can be put in a plastic bag and expected to survive a couple of days unrefridgerated is on!

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skittels are great for what your talking about for years i carry two packs in my smock for patrols ect also MRE's i bought 3 from my local airsoft shop also dont for get batt's for your peq 15s and radios

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Deposit paid, who should I send my phone number to for campsite coordination?

Me.

 

If you would also reply to this thread, that will help me keep my head organised... :D

 

@Craig: I don't like skittels or m&m's, smarties, etc. The shells remind me of sugared almonds, for which I have a visceral loathing!

 

Just ordered a 1600mAh, so thats 2 of them a 1500 and an 1150 for my AK and a 1600 9.6V for my SLR. I've also got a massive Component Shop 4300 9.6V that doesn't fit in the SLR stock, but I'm thinking of dismantling it and seeing if I cant reconfigure its shape to go in... Hopefully I'll have a deal with a few others organised this weekend for radios and maybe headsets too, so I'm feeling good about the mission!

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