History Webcomic / GoneWithTheBlastwave

22nd Jul '17 4:30:50 PM StoneBasilisk
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* BodyCountCompetition: The Reds appear to be constantly using this as a way to amuse themselves. According to [[http://www.blastwave-comic.com/index.php?p=comic&nro=33 this comic]], it also determines rank.

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* BodyCountCompetition: The Reds appear to be constantly using this as a way to amuse themselves. According to [[http://www.blastwave-comic.com/index.php?p=comic&nro=33 this comic]], [[AsskickingEqualsAuthority it also determines rank.rank]].



* CosmeticallyDifferentSides: The Reds, Blues and Yellows all wear identical uniforms distinguished only by bright spot-colors.
** As the series goes on, though, [[DownplayedTrope small differences emerge]] - The Yellows don't speak English and are shown to be far more numerous and supplied with tanks, while a brief conversation with a Blue solider reveals that Blue rifles are sturdier and better-designed than Red rifles.



* GasMaskLongcoat

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* GasMaskLongcoatGasMaskLongcoat: All of the soldiers, regardless of their side, wear identical getups like this.



* [[HighlyConspicuousUniform Highly Conspicuous Helmets]]

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* [[HighlyConspicuousUniform Highly Conspicuous Helmets]]Markings]]: Due to everyone wearing identical GasmaskLongcoat combinations, the three sides are differentiated by bright primary-color markings.



** ApocalypticLog: the dry radio announcements at the start
** FantasticDrug: A.T.A.C. syringes, which Gunless is hopelessly addicted to. Sniperguy bumming one off him signals his DespairEventHorizon at the very end.
** GloriousMotherRussia: The actors have Russian, or some kind of east European, accents.
** LandMineGoesClick: One scene has the two stumble into a minefeild; Gunless just runs across, trusting to blind luck.

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** * ApocalypticLog: the dry radio announcements at the start
** * FantasticDrug: A.T.A.C. syringes, which Gunless is hopelessly addicted to. Sniperguy bumming one off him signals his DespairEventHorizon at the very end.
** * GloriousMotherRussia: The actors have Russian, or some kind of east European, accents.
** * LandMineGoesClick: One scene has the two stumble into a minefeild; Gunless just runs across, trusting to blind luck.
12th Jun '17 3:47:38 PM Onomateopoetic
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--> '''Pyro:''' Do you think that was intended, or-
--> '''Crosshairs:''' The turret's still turning! RUN!



--> Character 1:Did you see that wall full of nightmarish creatures?
--> Character 2:Nope!
--> Character 1: Me Neither! lets go!

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--> Character 1:Did '''Crosshairs''': Did you see that wall full of nightmarish creatures?
--> Character 2:Nope!
'''Pyro''': Nope!
--> Character 1: '''Crosshairs''' Me Neither! lets go!
16th Jan '17 2:40:02 AM SpeedBoostTorchic
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-->'''Crosshairs''': Wait, so that's the ONLY reason not to do it?
-->'''Pyro''': Well it's a good plan...
12th Sep '16 6:33:42 PM eroock
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->''Because war can be boring too.''

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->''Because ->''"Because war can be boring too.''
"''
30th Mar '16 1:40:52 PM Medinoc
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* InsertGrenadeHere: [[http://www.blastwave-comic.com/index.php?p=comic&nro=54 #54 provides the page picture.]] Crosshairs and another soldier attack a Yellow tank in the classical manner, shooting the machine-gunner before throwing in a grenade and running. [[spoiler:Then it turns out the other guy is a sniper from the Blues.]]

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* InsertGrenadeHere: [[http://www.blastwave-comic.com/index.php?p=comic&nro=54 #54 php?p=comic&nro=58 #52 provides the page picture.]] Crosshairs and another soldier attack a Yellow tank in the classical manner, shooting the machine-gunner before throwing in a grenade and running. [[spoiler:Then it turns out the other guy is a sniper from the Blues.]]
1st Feb '16 9:28:57 PM Willbyr
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* ShoutOut: Has a few to ''{{Blame}}'', most notably the second 250k comic. One of the yellows also wears a helmet with The Authority's insignia on it.

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* ShoutOut: Has a few to ''{{Blame}}'', ''Manga/{{Blame}}'', most notably the second 250k comic. One of the yellows also wears a helmet with The Authority's insignia on it.
25th Jan '16 8:58:45 PM Theriocephalus
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* AprilFoolsDay: At least one with cats as soldiers.

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* AprilFoolsDay: At least one One with cats as soldiers.soldiers. The 2015 April's Fool had the City be revealed as a "historical preserve" showing the dangers of nuclear warfare, with the world outside being an idyllic {{Utopia}}.
11th Jan '16 12:35:55 AM PrussianInk
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* SpinOff: A few rarely updated comics, some freely available, some available only to donors.
** Wasted People: A PerspectiveFlip featuring a blue soldier writing in his [[ApocalypticLog journal]].
** GWTB Legends: A DarkFantasy version, with Crosshairs using a crossbow and Pyro armed with a FlamingSword.
** GWTB 250K: A ScienceFiction version with the two in PoweredArmor wandering an [[BigDumbObject ambiguous landscape]].
** Green Army: A look into why the [[HufflepuffHouse Green Army]] [[TooDumbToLive is absent from the main comic]].
11th Jan '16 12:10:12 AM PrussianInk
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** Similarly, Crosshairs and Pyro are ambushed by about 6 Yellows

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** Similarly, Crosshairs and Pyro are ambushed by about 6 Yellows3 Yellows. Twice.



* GloriousMotherRussia: Or some kind of eastern European, for actors in the movie. In the comic, the soldiers act and have and have names like Americans.



* TheMovie: A half-hour short film, which can be accessed on page 49. AdaptationDistillation, as there's not much of the black comedy and is simply depressing post-apocalyptia.
** ApocalypticLog: the dry radio announcements at the start
** FantasticDrug: A.T.A.C. syringes, which Gunless is hopelessly addicted to. Sniperguy bumming one off him signals his DespairEventHorizon at the very end.
** GloriousMotherRussia: The actors have Russian, or some kind of east European, accents.
** LandMineGoesClick: One scene has the two stumble into a minefeild; Gunless just runs across, trusting to blind luck.



* TheMovie: A half-hour short film, which can be accessed on page 49. AdaptationDistillation, as there's not much of the black comedy and is simply depressing post-apocalyptia.
** ApocalypticLog: the dry radio announcements at the start
** FantasticDrug: A.T.A.C. syringes, which Gunless is hopelessly addicted to. Sniperguy bumming one off him signals his DespairEventHorizon at the very end.
** LandMineGoesClick: One scene has the two stumble into a minefeild; Gunless just runs across, trusting to blind luck.
10th Jan '16 11:57:25 PM PrussianInk
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** BigWhat: Crosshair's reaction to [[spoiler: getting out of the city, only to find out that it was just a nature reserve site all along]]... And we still don't know if ''that'' is an April's Fool joke, though.

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** BigWhat: Crosshair's reaction to [[spoiler: getting out of the city, only to find out that it was just a nature reserve site all along]]... And we still don't know if ''that'' is an along]]. Another April's Fool joke, though.
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