Red Versus Blue Versus Scorch

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I was totally there, and yes, it was as awesome as it looked.Very impressive run on us thats for sure.
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And again, thanks for the awesome sportsmanship. I was one of the bombers to die to the instacanes. The problems with having a name starting with one of the earlier letters of the alphabet!
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As a victim it was a pleasure to be part of this fleet (thx Mangala).. Well played to 'Of Sound Mind', it was an experience it will remember for a long time + funny as hell :D
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Watching the video at first I was like "yay, finally someone who does not permarun their invuln field!" ... and then he doesn't overheat at all.The point of not activating your invuln field until you are actually yellowboxed/under fire is to conserve some capacitor but much more importantly so you can overheat instantly instead of having to wait out up to 10s cycle time before heat kicks in.If you don't plan on overheating no matter how much damage you take then you might just as well run it at all times.Also, why doesn't he at least try to warp out - bombers vs tier3s can only end one way and putting much faith in instacanes is just not a good idea when even half the bombs coming through would wipe-out most of your fleet (the canes would have needed perfect reaction & coordination to kill the bombers).Instead of trying to lock up targets that he won't be able to track anyways (he had spike loaded and no time to reload), he would have done his fleet a better service by trying to survive.
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That fight was the best fight I've ever been in.
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Bombers Bar congratulates all the people that were involved in the making of this epic run! Good works gents you should come fly with us sometime!
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Honestly I don't think warping at range would have mattered, assuming the bombers had a good prober. You should have picked an align point as you were warping in and started aligning as you landed, some might have made it out if you did.Glad to see RvB ganked fleets have such a good attitude about getting exploded though.
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Wait until you see dingo explode 50 tornados before before they even come out of warp.
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I survived. :P
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I don't give a fuck who the rest of you are, mangala solaris owns. Didn't even get mad, just high fived an moved on.
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I'm sure it would be a fresh change of pace to have someone who is actually good at the game show bombers bar how to bomb.
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Funnily enough, one our members couldn't join us for that run because she was flying with Bomber's Bar in HED-GP at the time.
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I've never seen Mangala get mad, ever, in any of the fights I've been in against him. Even the one fight where Mangala and another RvB dude switched sides to join with Unista's to balance the odds a lil bit against his own alliance. Problem was I missed the call from the FC that they had switched to our side, and I kept shooting at him (see red flashy, shoot red flashy). Mangala STILL didn't get mad, just blew it off, and went on shooting his own alliance mates!
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No, just your average trolly snerk.
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How's that working out for you?
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Quite well.
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As a new guy trying to get started in learning stealth bombing, seeing the results of a bombing run just makes me even more determined to fly a stealth bomber.

An interesting battle happened in Providence Sunday. 8P9-BM is a pipe system seven jumps from Y-MPWL, the most common entry point into the region. A 140-ship strong Red Versus Blue "Ganked" fleet, largely composed of sniping battlecruisers, happened to be passing through.

In hot pursuit of a Drake from Of Sound Mind alliance, they managed to destroy it on a gate... then found themselves aggressed, unable to jump, as a wing of bombers decloaked around them.

You can guess what happened next. A fleet member recorded the bombing,and it's a good watch. The fleet had anti-bomber sensor boosted Hurricanes, popularly known as "Instacanes," but were unable to fend off the bombers.  There are plenty of videos out there of bomber runs from the perspective of the bombers; the skill, patience and knowledge necessary for a good bomb run are rare, but the results speak for themselves.

AKA Alikchi. Traitor, hater, ganker, idiot. Follow me at @alikchialeika.