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Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP19 Jan 2016 9:44 a.m. PST

For Board Game Geek folks, I just got my first microbadge submission approved!
Rivets fan — Tiny Bopper, for fans of Rivets, Microgame #5 published by Metagaming in 1977.

Here it is in all its 16x16 pixel glory:

Created from this image in the original rulebook:

BGG users can get the microbadge for their profile here: link

I've also started work on kitbashing master models of Boppers from super-deformed Gundam parts. If all goes well, I will attempt to scan these models to make files for 3D printing and see how that whole process works.

jpattern219 Jan 2016 10:21 a.m. PST

Excellent! What great little game! I even have enough of the original minis to field one side. (I use Germy's 2mm Micro Minis, available from GZG, for the other side.)

Keep us informed on your progress.

Rdfraf Supporting Member of TMP19 Jan 2016 10:28 a.m. PST

Great news! I have been looking for the miniatures for years!

Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP19 Jan 2016 10:31 a.m. PST

Back in the day, buying 1 or 2 forces was too expensive for my budget, and the quality of 70's small scale sculpting didn't help my decision. Sad now that I don't have them though.

Definitely will do updates on creation progress if this project actually works out as hoped!

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