24/04/2018 at 20:00 #89340
Packing all my stuff to get ready to sell our house and I am astounded at the volume my 28mm terrain takes up, even can mpared to the figures.
With all of the availability, I am tempted to down scale to 15mm. Between Blue Moon and Rebel Minis I should be able to do all the Pulp and Victorian adventure gaming I want with probably 30% of the storage space.
Has anyone else done this?
How do Blue Moon and Rebel minis mix?
I love my Bob Murch figures but the terrain storage is killing me!
http://jozistinman.blogspot.com/24/04/2018 at 20:02 #8934224/04/2018 at 22:01 #89345
In 15mm there are some great pulp figures to be found in non-pulp ranges. I recently acquired some Minifigs First World War American figures and they look perfect as pulp era sci-fi guys. The guys carrying Chauchat machine guns look like 20s science fiction guys with ray guns (at least they do to me – it probably helps that I know bugger all about World War One small arms): http://www.miniaturefigurines.co.uk/Catalogue.aspx?ScaleID=2&CategoryID=38&SubCategoryID=209
And the guy below on the left makes a great space rocket commander (apologies for the quality of the pictures , they are taken from the Minifigs website and they are about as good at photography as I am).24/04/2018 at 23:51 #89349
15 mm doesn’t have a large number of Pulp lines but it can be done as that is what I’m doing. Blue Moon and Rebel miniatures have good lines.25/04/2018 at 01:13 #89350
Ok, my wife talked me out of it… She likes 28mm Doc Savage and Poirot. A momentary lapse, hopefully, this is the last time I pack and move all my crap.
I do have considerably less stuff than 5 years ago, so my reduction has had tangible effects. Mike, you made me laugh as I have sold off every other 28mm except for my pulp and Victorian stuff and gone 3mm / 6mm / 10mm.
http://jozistinman.blogspot.com/10/02/2019 at 19:05 #10887810/02/2019 at 19:32 #108881
Blue Moon, Khsura(sp) and Rebel Minis.10/02/2019 at 19:33 #10888211/02/2019 at 04:17 #108888
I like Khurasan and Rebel miniatures. They have all the well known characters in the Pulp genre.11/02/2019 at 18:07 #108933
Ok, maybe it is the time of year, but I am tempted again to down scale. It would mean a 2/3’s ish the space footprint for storing terrain and figures.
What is the availability of cheap planes, cars, and boats in this scale? I have a lot of lido stuff right now for 28mm.
http://jozistinman.blogspot.com/11/02/2019 at 19:16 #108934
Armaments In Miniature AIM make lots of 1/100 aircraft Peter Pig and Minifigs make some WW1 ish cars and trucks.11/02/2019 at 22:07 #108943
Zvezda plastic kits for around $9 OZ. Pre war tanks and trucks. The GAZ truck is a straight copy of the Ford AA truck. Peter Pig, QRF and Battlefront all have suitable 1930’s vehicles in their ranges. Some of the HO model railway ranges have appropriate vehicles too, as well as having a lot of suitable buildings. The Peter Pig AK47, WWII and SCW ranges (in particular) also have useful figures. Minarons have some SCW armoured cars etc that have Pulp applications.
12/02/2019 at 00:01 #108948
- This reply was modified 1 week ago by Etranger.
Alright, I am having a crisis of conscience, as I have a large 28mm collection, it just takes up so much %#^@&# room to store, especially the terrain. I would basically be selling off 28mm and replacing with 15mm, so a net zero cost, but the painting time is high.
Thoughts? Anyone have pictures of 15mm pulp games to inspire me and maybe push me over the edge?
http://jozistinman.blogspot.com/12/02/2019 at 04:27 #108954
EtrangerParticipant12/02/2019 at 05:01 #108957
One of the nice things about 15 mm is a smaller footprint for terrain storage. All my Battlefront WW2 buildings can work for ’20s ’30s 40’s Pulp. So I have dual use.
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