Whether you are current military, ex-military or a PC gamer, everyone here has an interest in tank warfare and helping out another member in creating realism while using Steel Beasts. Below you will find some information to get you started. Be sure to read this getting started guide to get up to speed first.
Where to form up for a multiplayer game
All games form up on our TeamSpeak server where you will have to log in using your call sign or nickname before you can gain access the channel. Once you are in the chat room, introduce yourself, don't be afraid to speak and ask questions, as everyone is there to help.
Visit http://www.teamspeak.com/ if you need to download the TeamSpeak client. Other than the client, you will need a microphone and speakers to communicate over the net.
TGIF is on Fridays at 21:00 CST (03:00 UTC)
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Steel Beasts Virtual Units are members who have common interests in tank warfare and wish to practice these skills in their virtual units. Virtual unit members come from a wide background with some being current and ex military personnel along with PC gamers who are attracted to Steel Beasts tactical strategies.
Below is a list our current Steel Beasts Virtual Units and their contacts.
German Community Virtual Unit
3er Regimiento Acorazado Tizona
Spanish Community Virtual Unit
UK Armour is a open community where people meet up 1 or 2 times a week to play. You don’t have to be a member to play and there are no obligatory training or participation. Everything is done through members free contribution as we like to play. We are members from the UK, Scandinavia, Germany, Poland, Canada and USA. If you want to join up for a game with a whole unit then that’s also doable, we have a Danish and a German platoon right now. Obviously,each platoon needs one English speaker to communicate with the command net. Our usual meeting time is Sundays 1900 GMT. All others are announced.
Battle Group ANZAC (BG ANZAC) is a Virtual Unit (VU) founded in 2012 whose primary, though not exclusive, focus is on the Australian Army‘s Armoured and Mechanised Units and equipment. The unit is a member of the global community that participates in modern armoured warfare simulations using the Steel Beasts Pro PE simulation software.
BG ANZAC is comprised of likeminded Australians and New Zealanders who welcome anyone with similar interests in armoured warfare.
The group meets at least once a week and participates in all major Steel Beasts community events.
We meet every Thursday night (Australian Time) at 7:00pm Sydney time. Zulu/GMT/UTC + 10.
Kanium is a open community where people meet up 1 or 2 times a week to play. You don’t have to be a member to play and there are no obligatory training or participation. Everything is done through members free contribution as we like to play.
We are members from the UK, Scandinavia, Germany, Netherlands, Canada and USA. If you want to join up for a game with a whole unit then you are more than welcome. We have 2 x Danish and a international Tank platoon and an international MECH INF Plt right now. Obviously,each platoon needs one English speaker to communicate with the command net. (We also configure platoons as needed cause we almost always have extras from people dropping in as well as a large pool of people)
Our usual meeting time is Sundays (1800 GMT in daylight saving and 1900 on normal time). All others are announced.
We are extremely new player friendly and regularly run first time sessions as well as medium and advanced training up to and including PLT Leader training.
We have extra licenses so that you can try before buying. We will of course help you step by step.
We are in close relationship with other VU’s and split sundays between us or together.
TS: teamspeak3.i3d.net:10077 (no pw) - or make forum account on SB.com or http://www.kanium.eu/phpBB3/index.php and pm “Major Duck” or “swordsmandk”
Dogs of War
Dogs of War is a primarily cooperative combined arms simulation VU using Steel Beasts Pro PE. We try to incorporate real world tactics and standard operating procedures, however we balance it with a relaxed and fun environment. We are comprised of members from different countries and regions around the world so we are not area specific. We currently have a standing Mission time of Saturdays at 20:00GMT and Sundays 20:00GMT. We plan to provide training sessions around 18:00 before the mission starts. You can almost always find one or many of us on-line throughout the week to play an assortment of missions. The players are off all backgrounds; Retired military, serving military and hobbyists/enthusiasts.
Website: www.DogsofWarVu.com, Forum: http://dogsofwarvu.com/forum/ and TeamSpeak: 188.8.131.52:35200
- Regular missions - D.O.W every Saturday 20:00 GMT - Dog's of war VU members only
- T.A.N.K.S every Sunday 20:00 GMT - ALL WELCOME
1st Canadian Division (1CAD)
1 CAD is a virtual Canadian unit who meet up once a week to play SB Pro Pe (current version). You don’t have to be a member to play, and there are no obligatory training or participation. We do offer training on the sim use, AFV's and subsystems, we ask your needs, and then build training sessons to get you up tp speed. We ofer advance traing as well. About 2-3 times a year we hold a gun camp to fine tune our gunnery skills.
Members are members from all over, having most members from Canada. If you want to join up for a game with a whole units, or just a single person then you are more than welcome.
Our usual meeting time is Tuedays. All others are announced on SB.Com. We also have a mailing list to inform the new events to members.
We are new player friendly, and have extra licenses so that you can try before buying. We will of course help you step by step.
We are in close relationship with other VU’s.
Contact 12Alfa via PM on SB Com for further info.