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Barrage balloons

Post by AquaAbyss » Thu Jul 06, 2017 11:06 pm

The barrage balloon was literally a large ballon that looked like a blimp and was held down by a chain as it floated in the air to act as a barrage against incoming aircraft. The balloon itself was not the main threat it was The chain underneath that damaged aircraft as it was hard too see and these balloons occasionally were thought, by enemy bombers, to be great strategic places to bomb and we're struck by the chain thinking it was just a regular balloon.
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Re: Barrage balloons

Post by Sunrise Samurai » Thu Aug 17, 2017 2:46 am

So.... minefield for planes?
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Re: Barrage balloons

Post by Belfry777 » Sat Nov 18, 2017 11:07 pm

They look cool but practical use looks dim.
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Re: Barrage balloons

Post by Puss_in_Boots » Sat Nov 18, 2017 11:13 pm

It was a quick countermeasure of german aircraft. They are pretty cheap and easy to make, so I would say these balloons are pretty practical.

However in the game it cannot be invisible, but players will instantly know to avoid them the first time they step on it.
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Re: Barrage balloons

Post by Belfry777 » Sat Nov 18, 2017 11:15 pm

Maybe!
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Re: Barrage balloons

Post by Belfry777 » Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:13 am

picture - take 1!
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Re: Barrage balloons

Post by Puss_in_Boots » Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:19 am

Shadow is fantastic.

However, it will need the chain as well. It is the thing that tears down aircraft.
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Re: Barrage balloons

Post by Belfry777 » Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:30 am

yes it will.
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Post by Prof_GamerARCHIVED » Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:29 am

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Re: Barrage balloons

Post by Belfry777 » Thu Nov 23, 2017 12:17 am

Thanks "pro gamer"
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Re: Barrage balloons

Post by Belfry777 » Thu Nov 23, 2017 12:29 am

Take 2!
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Post by Prof_GamerARCHIVED » Thu Nov 23, 2017 5:28 am

This doesnt look like the balloon in the picture.
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Re: Barrage balloons

Post by Belfry777 » Thu Nov 23, 2017 6:03 pm

Yes I really did not have a picture to model I will fix it.
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Re: Barrage balloons

Post by Belfry777 » Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:52 am

Take 2!
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Post by Prof_GamerARCHIVED » Sun Nov 26, 2017 7:02 am

Can you change its color?
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Re: Barrage balloons

Post by Belfry777 » Sun Nov 26, 2017 8:33 pm

yes, to what though?
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Post by Prof_GamerARCHIVED » Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:00 pm

Green
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Re: Barrage balloons

Post by Belfry777 » Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:16 pm

Ok thanks.
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Re: Barrage balloons

Post by Belfry777 » Sun Nov 26, 2017 10:41 pm

take 2!
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