Aug-21-14, 11:32 AM (EDT)|
18. "RE: Galactipedia: Armorsport"|
In response to message #15
>>"Classic" Tankery, played under the original pre-Contact rules, |
>>permits only the use of AFVs designed and built on Earth before the
>>surrender of Nazi Germany to end the European phase of that planet's
>>Second World War, May 8, 1945. Some extremely strict forms of
>>sensha-dō take that restriction even further and require that
>>teams limit themselves only to equipment that would logically have
>>been operated by one combatant force in that war (e.g., all Soviet
>>equipment, all German, or mixed UK and US hardware), but that rule is
>>considered archaic and optional even under the modern Co-Prosperity
>>Sphere Ministry for Sport regulations.
>Given the combatants mentioned here -- and the cutoff date -- I take
>it not even the Co-Prosperity Sphere's Tankers think that their
>WW2-era's namesake's tanks are worth bothering with?
Well, the list is not meant to be comprehensive, but in general, no. Not many survivors from the Pacific theater in any event. They didn't hold up so well. Humidity, you know.
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