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14 Apr 2018 6:54 p.m. PST
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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian30 Sep 2017 7:20 p.m. PST

How do you play the WWII boardgame?

* plastic pieces
* painted plastic pieces
* painted metal minis
* I don't play that game

Allen57 Supporting Member of TMP30 Sep 2017 7:24 p.m. PST

plastic pieces. Never get around to painting.

USAFpilot30 Sep 2017 7:46 p.m. PST

I've played it with the unpainted plastic pieces that come with it.

I don't understand why anyone would paint the pieces that come in a board game. A tabletop war-game is different; you are creating a diorama with figures and terrain in which everything is to scale.

Personal logo The Nigerian Lead Minister Supporting Member of TMP30 Sep 2017 7:46 p.m. PST

Basic plastic.

Stryderg30 Sep 2017 8:38 p.m. PST

Plastic pieces that came with it. Though I've played one game at the WWII museum run by a teenager, he made hex terrain about 4 inches across, painted metal minis, etc. Really looked good.

paul liddle01 Oct 2017 4:15 a.m. PST

Plastic pieces mainly, but I have played it on my 4x3 board with 90mm hexes with my 20mm collection.

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MajorB01 Oct 2017 5:16 a.m. PST

Painted plastic figures and models on a Hexon board. Mostly Airfix.

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP01 Oct 2017 6:30 a.m. PST

plastic

Bob the Temple Builder01 Oct 2017 7:28 a.m. PST

I've played with the original plastic figures on the game board and with 20mm figures on Hexon II terrain.

It works well with both.

Bob in Edmonton01 Oct 2017 7:29 a.m. PST

20 mm painted minis on hex mat.

Parzival01 Oct 2017 9:09 a.m. PST

As is from the box. Too much else in need of painting to paint these.

Personal logo Toy Soldier Green Supporting Member of TMP01 Oct 2017 1:12 p.m. PST

All three but in different aspects.

The plastic thst came with the game. I have also started painting them. The metal however, is from Warmachine.

creativeguy02 Oct 2017 7:56 a.m. PST

I did it with 54mm plastic figures and tanks with some paper tanks thrown in… I created the board with offset squares instead of hexes. I also did one of the Overlord scenarios too, it ate up a lot of room.

RudyNelson02 Oct 2017 3:58 p.m. PST

Basic plastic that comes with the set.

TheBeast Supporting Member of TMP02 Oct 2017 5:05 p.m. PST

Straight-out-of-box plastic.

I don't understand why anyone would paint the pieces that come in a board game.

I do understand. For instance, I'm collecting Star Trek Tactics ships to spice up Fleet Captains, as it means I don't have to paint.

'44 would be worth painting, but as others said, you'd kind of want to up the terrain, as well.

Doug

Personal logo piper909 Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member03 Oct 2017 11:26 a.m. PST

Reluctantly. The game feels too much like a fancy version of Stratego for my tastes.

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