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Lord Ashram19 Aug 2017 7:17 p.m. PST

Hey all!

Well, if I have so many 6mm samurai, I need some ninja, no?

I ordered some Neo Ninja from onslaught minis… yeah, they are futuristic, but at that scale I think they will be fine.

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Going to use a few on the next daimyo stand (like they are about to attack him) but I also have to do a few bases.

What have people done before? Should I base them like an actual unit, really spread out on the base and maybe doing something interesting with them? Or base them smaller, like a small circular marker?

Thoughts?

Sobieski19 Aug 2017 9:25 p.m. PST

I have sometimes used multiple individual stands, most of them being dummies (since concealment and disguise are key points); sometimes all the elements of shinobi were dummies, and the real agents were in disguise in an enemy unit (unknown identity, even to their employer; roll on every melee to see if a sleeper in the enemy ranks suddenly pops up and creates serious disorder).
With 6mm, this sort of thing should be very feasible.
Remember you can use any figures as ninjas; we don't know what they looked like, but it was probably usually a disguise. The black pyjamas don't make it into pictures until the 18th century.

Skeptic20 Aug 2017 11:01 a.m. PST

Nice find! Has anyone seen 10mm ninja?

Rabelais20 Aug 2017 12:36 p.m. PST
Skeptic22 Aug 2017 1:09 p.m. PST

Thank you, Rabelais!

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