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Morpheus197528 Apr 2017 1:05 p.m. PST

Like the title says, if you have old minis sitting around I started a while back my own unique rules system. With it you can take any minis you have 6mm-10mm or sometimes even bigger, and convert them over to use all at once.

The game has been renamed Dimensional Warfare. You can download and look through the rules for free. I also have a facebook page where I upload conversions from other games. The idea is that you can do crossovers with whatever you have and still have fun.

Currently I have
Robotech: Macross Era converted
Battletech 3039 plus the 3050 main Clan Mechs

I'm working on some Voltron Lions as well as
more Battletech
Robotech Masters and New Generation Stuff
Dropzone Commander
Conventional Units
and then even more.


Facebook Page is
Dimensional Warfare: Skirmish

I also plan on making rules for larger scale battles and space fleet combats down the line.

Morpheus197528 Apr 2017 1:11 p.m. PST

Now I also need artists to contribute pics for the rulebook, layout people for the rules, 3D minis people since I'm also wanting to make a set of minis specific for the base fluff as well as people willing to play around with the rules and see what they like or dislike.

End goal is to someday do a Kickstarter for the rules and maybe some art and minis.

Morpheus197528 Apr 2017 1:13 p.m. PST

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Test Game -- Robotech UEDF vs CAV units
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Game 2 -- Robotech Masters Vs Robotech UEDF
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Personal logo Virtualscratchbuilder Supporting Member of TMP Fezian28 Apr 2017 1:22 p.m. PST

If I have forgotten them, I do not know if I have them. :)

Personal logo Florida Tory Supporting Member of TMP28 Apr 2017 2:18 p.m. PST

I can say unequivocally that I do, without remembering them. I am basing this assertion on the sure fact that I find something every time I make a pass through certain storage cabinets.


Doug MSC Supporting Member of TMP28 Apr 2017 2:27 p.m. PST


Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP28 Apr 2017 2:48 p.m. PST

Probably, because I did find a 1:56 Austin Putilov armored car still in its mailing box when I was cleaning off a table in my gaming storage room. It is now on my painting table so I won't forget about it again.

I'm sure I have others.


boy wundyr x28 Apr 2017 3:34 p.m. PST

Putting anything in storage is the #1 way to guarantee I get a hankering for the project in the next two months…

rustymusket28 Apr 2017 3:41 p.m. PST

I have been cleaning things out, so no. No old, unknown. Just some I want to sell. If I new how to put pictures up on TMP, I would put them for sale.

Mako1128 Apr 2017 7:11 p.m. PST

Doesn't everyone?

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP28 Apr 2017 7:40 p.m. PST

No. 10 years ago I did a bog sort, box and label. I;ve been clean ever since.

Wolfshanza28 Apr 2017 11:17 p.m. PST

Yeah, prolly quite a few in boxs in the sheds :(

ROUWetPatchBehindTheSofa29 Apr 2017 2:06 a.m. PST

I did a bog sort, box and label. I;ve been clean ever since.

Lost is probably a slightly more accurate description than forgotten in my case as stuff is boxed and then shoved in my storage cupboard with all the other boxes – and when I come to locate it again its never in the box I though it was.

Jcfrog Supporting Member of TMP29 Apr 2017 8:32 a.m. PST

Most likely, but can't tell….as they are forgotten;)

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP30 Apr 2017 5:10 p.m. PST


No. 10 years ago I did a big sort, box and labeling project. I've been neat and tidy ever since:

Painted collections:



Unpainted Lead, sorted and labeled:


Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP30 Apr 2017 5:11 p.m. PST

Note that many of the boxes of unpainted may only have a handful of things inside. The Lord of The Rings, for example, only contains two buildings.

Maxim C Gatling11 May 2017 2:48 p.m. PST

My wife would never allow that.

Smokey Roan13 May 2017 5:30 p.m. PST

I made 8 15x15" modular "rooms" for a Hadley's Hope type planet station.

Multi level, with metal mesh flooring, opening doors and hatches, corridors, walls, detailed, furnished crew quarters, labs, command center, etc, PLUS 28mm figures Never used them. Sitting in boxes for 8 years.

Have a large 28mm Zombie set up, with a table full of buildings, designed for interior Zombie Plague style play, very detailed and furnished. In boxes since 2010

Gave my huge Old West Mexican village in 28m to Murphy. Still have the figures.

Large 28mm Chaos In Cairo set, bunch of RAFM, Pulp and Blue Moon figs. Boxed away.

Keep thinking if my eyes go bad, I will go from 28mm to 15mm. But I think I'll just get glasses and stick with 15mm.

I should give the 28mm stuff to worthy people who will use them? Also have a unit of incredible 28mm Seminoles.

And a huge Star Trek TOS horde. (Victory Force figs, maybe? Plus Gorns, Klingons, et al)

BlackWidowPilot Fezian13 May 2017 6:47 p.m. PST

Yes, I will use any 28mm sci fi, fantasy, or 20th century historicals you care to leave on my doorstep…. evil grin

Leland R. Erickson
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Der Krieg Geist29 May 2017 12:49 p.m. PST

Absolutely not! I have named each one of them and know all twenty five thousand six hundred and eleven of them individually. I mean, who could forget Shmorgem Borgnorgantorgen or Toronacca Skiavonovich Enestez? Forget a mini…… HAH!

Lion in the Stars31 May 2017 2:10 a.m. PST

Sorry, Leland, you're not getting any of my Infinity minis that easily!

Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP20 Jun 2017 10:09 p.m. PST

I've sometimes stumbled on surprises buried under deep archeaological layers.
Odds are, there are probably more.

Twoball Cane24 Jun 2017 9:07 a.m. PST

Extra crispy ! That is inspiring….nice and tidy.

TheBeast24 Jun 2017 12:31 p.m. PST

Please, don't make me take pictures… *horror*

Morpheus: Have none of the talents mentioned, but did download, and will have a look.


Legion 425 Jun 2017 4:54 a.m. PST

Many in my storage closet, but not forgotten … usually … As I have said, I have to get all those completed before I get recalled to the "Mothership" … frown

I like your inventory control set up Extra Crispy ! thumbs up Mine is somewhat similar but not as orderly ! huh?

Moe the Great05 Aug 2017 2:44 p.m. PST

Crispy, my wife saw your pictures above and ever since she keeps asking me why I don't do that….. I hate you….. :-)

Where did you get the nice boxes from?

Ottoathome30 Aug 2017 7:57 a.m. PST


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