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79thPA Supporting Member of TMP30 May 2017 6:13 a.m. PST

How would PP look with OG and/or Battlefront infantry on the table together? I know PP are true 15s, so would they look like pygmies on the table with OG or BF? I know there are differences between manufacturers but, at some point, I think the size differences becomes absurd and detract from the game.

Personal logo Pictors Studio Sponsoring Member of TMP30 May 2017 6:18 a.m. PST

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Most of these guys are OG and Battlefront. The guys three and four from the right are PP.

The size difference is absurd and detracts from the game.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP30 May 2017 6:59 a.m. PST

Or the guys on the right are OG and the ones on the left are 1/72. Regardless, I am glad that you agree with me.

Dynaman878930 May 2017 10:44 a.m. PST

I have figs from all three and they work fine together. There is more variation between metal/plastic Battlefront figures then there is between the three manufacturers.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP30 May 2017 11:21 a.m. PST

Thank you. I'm thinking about some "what if" stuff, so a mix of manufacturers is needed to do what I want.

advocate30 May 2017 1:22 p.m. PST

Pictors, thanks for making me laugh.

Tony S30 May 2017 2:41 p.m. PST

Yup. I've got figures from all three of the above manufacturers in my armies and they all mix quite well in my opinion.

John Leahy30 May 2017 5:16 p.m. PST

I believe that heft is way more noticeable than height. You can disguise height if the heft is similar. Just build up the base with spackle or whatever you want to use. It works fine.

Thanks,

John

monk2002uk30 May 2017 9:39 p.m. PST

It depends on the specific Peter Pig figures or range. The more recent figures, such as the Ottoman Army infantry or the Freikorps German infantry, stand noticeably taller than earlier PP counterparts. I don't have OG figures in '15' mm but agree with Dynaman that the PP and BF figures are fine together (along with Minifigs but that brand did not feature in the original question). There are some weapons systems that you can only source through BF.

Robert

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