Your eyes slowly adjust to the gloom but immediately start to sting. Dust and plaster has fallen down from the ceiling, and you taste it in your dry mouth. Slowly the ceiling lights flicker on as the emergency generator starts up, and people begin to pick themselves up... ...Its August 9th. You've just survived the biggest killer of man in history. In 30 minutes, 3.6 billion people have died across the globe. Unknown to you, the population of the UK has quartered, and will continue to drop. You think briefly of your family before being dragged onto your feet by your platoon sergeant... "Come on son, there's work to be done!" Comes the gruff voice from the dark... but not yet... for now we wait... in the dark...

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Mobalisation is coming up, time to dig through my pics from the Falls road!

Posted by Hendrix on Apr 21st, 2010

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The Mobalisation order came in yesterday. I spent the evening trapsing through my old kit from the loft... sifting through old photographs and digging out my old beret which now seems two sizes too small!

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These are from our Roulement tour in Belfast in 1981, most taken from that fateful night in May - the Night after a certain Mr Sands' Death when the Falls Road erupted into Anarchy, and we were sent in to pick up the pieces. Something happened that night, something that made me leave the army in a flash... but thats another story for now.

The top one
is Rifleman Alan Wade outside the Library on the Falls Road just before we were called down to the Divis Estate. We waited a long time, listening to the riots as they broke out. The second Photo is me and him waiting, again outside the library against our humber pig.

The third and Fourth
ones were taken earlier in the day, before we set up a VCP on Leeson Street, Danny our signaller sending a radio check, while we sat around, this tour seems to involve us sitting around on our arses an awful lot, as the last picture proves!

It wont come as a major shock that not long after these photos we're taken i brought myself out of the Army, with the memories of that awful night, etched firmly in my mind. I'd given up my Rifle and Sword for what I'd hoped to be the rest of my life... but it seems the Soviets have other ideas!


1985 Still Recruiting

As you can See, we are progressing at an alarming rate, we are still however looking for the following positions to be filled:

Modeller, prop
Modeller, Character
Animator, Weapon
Animator, Character
Mapper, General
Voice Actors

If you are interested, then please contact me, or take a look at our forums

www.1985-mod.com

Mapping By Hendrix & Map Genorator, Models By Chroman, Dannycon, Rick Pierce & Death Octimus.



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xXMaNiAcXx
xXMaNiAcXx Apr 22 2010, 10:33am says:

Wow, nice! I'm gonna track you guys, wish you luck!

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Hendrix
Hendrix Apr 22 2010, 11:14am replied:

thank you very much!

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tankbob
tankbob Apr 22 2010, 2:38pm says:

i like your atention to detail even down to the ni gloves i was there a few years before you on a certain sunday you know the rest

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izzysinz
izzysinz Apr 22 2010, 3:05pm says:

Been watching your progress for a long time now (2 years almost?) and im never dissapointed with any of your releases. Keep up the great work Hendrix, this is one of my favourite projects to see progress

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Hendrix
Hendrix Apr 22 2010, 3:36pm says:

Thanks guys! bob, i take it your talking about a certainly place in the far north?

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dotsona
dotsona Apr 22 2010, 5:57pm says:

Amazing work, looks like a great mod!

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H4wkeye101
H4wkeye101 Apr 22 2010, 6:14pm says:

Looks good, tracking it.

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Nebcake
Nebcake Apr 22 2010, 6:49pm says:

First time seeing this and it looks great.

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antilogic01
antilogic01 Apr 22 2010, 7:04pm says:

Progressing at an alarming rate? I for one am alarmed.

I am also tracking. :3

Nice work!

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Hendrix
Hendrix Apr 22 2010, 7:08pm says:

Thanks a lot guys!!!

-suggestions and requests (Sensible ones :-p ) would also be welcome!

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jjawinte
jjawinte Apr 22 2010, 8:05pm says:

I'm also glad to see things going well for the project. Good to have all that hard work coming together and looking so well ( fine work as well Darko ! ).
Very well written update accompaniment. Written like a seasoned soldier would think. Hats off guys !

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ʇɐuʞɐʇǝp
ʇɐuʞɐʇǝp Apr 22 2010, 8:45pm says: Online

This is one of the best projects...ever.

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MitchellS
MitchellS Apr 22 2010, 9:29pm says:

Trackeddd! Nice job.

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LORDDEREX
LORDDEREX Apr 23 2010, 5:47am says:

amazing screens!
Looks awesome, Keep it up :)

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tankbob
tankbob Apr 23 2010, 11:36am says:

yeah i was,last time i was there was 79 not a good year first time was 71.

cheers bob

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Hendrix
Hendrix Apr 23 2010, 11:57am says:

Well i avoided the majority of the **** out there, not going out until the 2000s just before banner ended, i take my hat off to you mate.

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tankbob
tankbob Apr 23 2010, 2:19pm says:

thanks for that it was one very messed up place.good luck with the mod look forward to seeing it

cheers bob

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zombieOnion
zombieOnion Apr 26 2010, 1:39pm says:

Go go go hendrix!!

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Hendrix
Hendrix Apr 27 2010, 4:44am says:

thanks aleks, but there is a whole team that is go, go going!!! :D

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thevladdo
thevladdo May 2 2010, 4:42am says:

I can animate weapons.. send me a PM.

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thegentleman
thegentleman May 18 2010, 1:11am says:

This is just incredible. You guys, long ago (around the time you released the renders of the soldier models) you guys had already exceeded any expectations. You guys are onto a winner!

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