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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Belfast: 1981

Belfast: 1981

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

Breaking the Siege of Jericho

Breaking the Siege of Jericho

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A Riflemans story of when 6RGJ stormed the enemy trenches at Jericho

Army Recruitment

Army Recruitment

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Will you stand firm and face the Warsaw Pact? Already thousands of Reservists and territorials have been Called up. When the Red menace marches over the...

1985 Tales from the Front

1985 Tales from the Front

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I Seem to of lost my way. I'm sitting cold and wet in my trench overlooking the Union position. One day they attack us, and one day we attack them. I...

The Brick Lane Massacre

The Brick Lane Massacre

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Small transcript from the Official History, 'District Echo 2' Published in 1987, two years after the exchange.

Guide to surviving a nuclear attack

Guide to surviving a nuclear attack

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My guide to surviving a nuclear attack on your beloved country!

Tales from the Riverbank

Tales from the Riverbank

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Personal Account from Captain Robert Price VC, 6 RGJ, During An assault on the union held district of 'wapping' in East London... September 7th 1985...

Over the Edge

Over the Edge

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1985 Short Story: By Anthony 'Hendrix' Barker. A vivid and personal account of that first hour of the third world war.

The Hatch

The Hatch

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Hendrix & Gabriel Visit Kelvedon Hatch in Essex, Seat of the South-East UK Government during a national Emergency!

This could be Rotterdam

This could be Rotterdam

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Images and words from the battle of Rotterdam, and new weapon shots.

1985: memoirs from London

1985: memoirs from London

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A few memories of my experiences directly after the nuclear exchange.

Christmas update 2 of 2

Christmas update 2 of 2

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A slight delay, but our second christmas 08 update is here.

Christmas update 1 of 2 (the WIPs)

Christmas update 1 of 2 (the WIPs)

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two media updates (one today, one at the weekend) From the boys at 1985 who have been working hard to bring you new media. Update one is the Works in...

1985 beta in sight

1985 beta in sight

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1985 mod's long awaited beta is now in sight. Plus screenshots of British infantry ingame.

features

features

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A list of all features we are hoping to deliver with the final version of 1985.

1985... a quck reversal

1985... a quck reversal

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a swift reversal of our recent engine change amidst community outcry

Engine change & new media

Engine change & new media

News 10 comments

1985 mod changes engine and genre, but retains its gritty charm.

1985 back on track

1985 back on track

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1985 mod is back with new media, and eagerly awaiting its beta

operational briefing

operational briefing

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The first image is the Wick Road Fallout shelter, we're not sure how, but the seal was breached by something, No survivors are expected, but we need...

British Infantry rolling out...

British Infantry rolling out...

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Alright troops Reiciving Information on the weapon issue we're gonna be getting, infantry boys, wait-out your weapon shots are not ready yet, but...

Get your kit together for battle school!

Get your kit together for battle school!

News 2 comments

In preparation for our forthcoming beta, we are releasing screen shots of Battle School Bellmoore, a fictional ATR, in which the player will learn the...

a new home

a new home

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A pre-blast brief.... recorded from a brief given by Captain Webster of A company, 6 RGJ shortly before war was declared. "Ok guys, take a look at...

Provisional Emergency Government Warning

Provisional Emergency Government Warning

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It is reported that Rebel Recce Specialists have been creating print-outs for their troops that detail the British Army's personal equipment. Three...

1985

1985

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"Alright lads, Just to ease your mind a bit, recce guys are still working hard, got some shots from the front. First one is of Dockway Road, There...

O Group...

O Group...

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Troops, take a knee.... Recce shots in from Gun Wharf, A unit from A company were ambushed over there last night, Union had MG's up on the roofs...

1985 Weekly update

1985 Weekly update

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We've been working a lot the last few weeks on Old Ford Industrial estate, namely the food warehouses which are the subject of major Union assault...

Have you made your fall-out shelter yet?

Have you made your fall-out shelter yet?

News 8 comments

Firstly, as some of you may have noticed, the website is currently being over-hauled, ive stuck a nice peaceful MP3 on the main page to keep you occupied...

1985 Mapping news

1985 Mapping news

News

Map Shots from a Government Bunker here. Bunkers are used as basically a resource center in which players can; heal, re-arm, modify weapons, view the...

1985, plodding along.

1985, plodding along.

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News from the front, 1985 development coming along at a decent pace. 75% of the weapons needed for the first release are now finished. Map wise, we now...

Business as Usual

Business as Usual

News

1985 Progress update: Well despite what people think, 1985 are not dead. We've got a New Forum up and running over at Feel free to come and take...

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