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Marines using Red Storm (modded) to teach and train - 5/1/2018 4:48:56 PM   
CapnDarwin


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The US Marine Corp has modified Red Storm for use in staff training exercises similar to what we do at the Origins Game Fair every June. Cool to see the professionals using the game for training.

Read a bit of what they are doing here: https://paxsims.wordpress.com/2018/04/30/sea-dragon-wargaming-competition-at-marine-corps-university/

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RE: Marines using Red Storm (modded) to teach and train - 5/1/2018 5:34:13 PM   
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Wow very interesting, looking forward to SS :)

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RE: Marines using Red Storm (modded) to teach and train - 5/1/2018 7:42:48 PM   
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Note to self... never climb into a T-80... doubt I would fit now anyway..

Interesting article!

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RE: Marines using Red Storm (modded) to teach and train - 5/10/2018 7:08:09 PM   
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Good day,

That was really interesting. As an instructor at the Canadian Artillery School, I used war games to illustrate battle to my students.

I would have loved having this game to use...

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RE: Marines using Red Storm (modded) to teach and train - 5/10/2018 8:14:13 PM   
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CapnDarwin, hi,

Deserved kudos..
Is a very fine game and core engine. Looking forward to many a fun setting in future once to have the engine tweaked to the maturity you’re after.
All the best,
Kip.

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RE: Marines using Red Storm (modded) to teach and train - 5/14/2018 8:29:39 PM   
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James Sterrett is still using FCRS for staff wargaming exercises at Leavenworth, yes? And at Origins too. It's a good wargame for team exercises.

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RE: Marines using Red Storm (modded) to teach and train - 5/15/2018 3:21:58 AM   
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Origins yes, not sure if he is using it at the day job.

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RE: Marines using Red Storm (modded) to teach and train - 7/18/2018 9:02:49 PM   
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CUrious will Southern Front have COOP options? WEGO where there a more than just the old 1 vs 1?

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RE: Marines using Red Storm (modded) to teach and train - 7/19/2018 1:17:20 PM   
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ETF, no Co-op out of the gate. We are looking at some ways to work an open player format that would work with our asynchronous orders system. We want to get to a point where players can play against each other and also play on the same side as a different country or as an assigned leader of a portion of a single force. Really any combination of roles, sides and forces. That is going to take some heavy work and time to do and that is why we will look after the release of the new Cold Wars engine with Southern Storm. Like we did with Red Storm we plan to support the new Cold wars engine with fixes, tweaks and new features. What you ask is a very big target on our radar.

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RE: Marines using Red Storm (modded) to teach and train - 2/16/2019 1:24:49 AM   
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Any updates on this effort?

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RE: Marines using Red Storm (modded) to teach and train - 2/16/2019 1:32:49 AM   
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If you are asking about Southern Storm, we are working like crazy on feature coding and testing, data work, more feature work and coding and testing, and other items. If you are asking about the Marines, hopefully they are still finding the game useful for training efforts. We have not heard much lately, but we keep our eye out for the game being used in the professional realm.

Good to see you here as well.

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RE: Marines using Red Storm (modded) to teach and train - 2/16/2019 2:29:49 AM   
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I'm asking about the Marines.....I've just been tasked to go assist.

I can't post a link yet....have to wait 7 days.

Google 'war on the rocks welcome to fight club: wargaming the future'

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