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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian04 Nov 2017 6:34 a.m. PST

What percentage of your painted figures are individually based?

Dynaman878904 Nov 2017 6:50 a.m. PST

About half

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2017 6:50 a.m. PST

80%

freerangeegg04 Nov 2017 6:50 a.m. PST

Maybe 5%, most are based in twos or more.

Kevin C Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2017 6:57 a.m. PST

Everything except a most artillery and crews and heavy machine guns (Gatling guns, etc.) and crews. I always use magnetic bases, so if the need arises I have movement bases to which I can attach my infantry and cavalry.

Kevin

Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian04 Nov 2017 6:59 a.m. PST

@ 20%. Single bases are for games with @ 10-20 figures per player. My games are generally a couple hundred per player

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2017 7:01 a.m. PST

50-60%

Personal logo Texas Jack Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2017 7:15 a.m. PST

Less than 5%

Personal logo The Beast Rampant Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2017 7:20 a.m. PST

Probably 80%. The majority remains to be Warhammer / 40K minis painted in years past, along with many skirmish-based historicals in more recent years.

I'm really more into sabot-basing than "fixed" base elements.

Hlaven Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2017 7:34 a.m. PST

30%

Personal logo Great War Ace Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2017 7:47 a.m. PST

All.

Personal logo Zeelow Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2017 7:52 a.m. PST

100%

JimDuncanUK04 Nov 2017 8:01 a.m. PST

Thousands! 50% at least.

Almost all my recent 28mm stuff is on pennies and magnetic sabots and I have older stuff 10mm on home made individual bases 10mm square and grouped 8 to a magnetic sabot base.

IronDuke596 Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2017 8:22 a.m. PST

100%.

foxweasel Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2017 8:47 a.m. PST

Probably half.

rustymusket Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2017 8:58 a.m. PST

All of mine. I have 28mm ACW and Dark Ages based for skirmishing type games and I also use them to set up battle scenes on my soldier table.

skipper John Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2017 9:03 a.m. PST

99% for me. SAGA!

Ragbones Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2017 9:06 a.m. PST

75%

Personal logo Doctor X Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2017 9:13 a.m. PST

15% at most.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2017 9:38 a.m. PST

Less than 5%.

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2017 9:42 a.m. PST

About half – mostly skirmish-type game figures, TSATF,
some ACW and Napoleonic for a skirmish system I've been
messing with for a couple of years, some WWII Pacific.

TMPWargamerabbit04 Nov 2017 10:05 a.m. PST

A high percentage as I play WAB like 28mm ancients and our group napoleonic rules requires miniature removal so…. say 85%. Only my 20mm WWII and WWI collection have multi-miniature team basing (FOW).

Different era collections number over 40,000 paint 25/28mm miniatures. The 20mm collections number about 5500 panted miniatures and vehicles.

KSmyth04 Nov 2017 10:35 a.m. PST

Maybe half. But I'm in the process of re-basing to a 1-2-3 system for my various Daniel Mersey inspired projects. Fewer single figures falling down and much less time for set up and take down.

steamingdave4704 Nov 2017 10:45 a.m. PST

<15%. Mainly WW2 20mm, 28mm VBCW, some 28mm ECW (for Pikemans Lament) and about half of my 28mm late Saxons. When you are playing games with 1000+ figures, last thing you want is individual bases to move around; added yo which alot of my armiesxare in the 15mm and 10mm sizes and individual bases get very fidfly with smaller scales.

FusilierDan Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2017 11:09 a.m. PST

65% or so

Doug MSC Sponsoring Member of TMP04 Nov 2017 11:46 a.m. PST

All of my 3,000+ 40mm figures are single based on washers. I do have magnetic movement bases for when I do a large game so I can move numbers at a time.

Personal logo herkybird Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2017 12:08 p.m. PST

Figures I use regularly, about 75%
All in my collection, about 40%

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2017 12:22 p.m. PST

Probably 95% or more are individually based.

I have about 100 6mm figures that are based in fireteams of four for use in Striker.

All of my 25mm, 15mm, and 1/72 are individually based.

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2017 12:39 p.m. PST

My two active projects are:
Flames of War:……..Gee. Do you count tanks as "individually based"? grin

American Revolution: about 50%

Dormant, but itching to play, TSATF NW Frontier, 100%

arsbelli04 Nov 2017 2:04 p.m. PST

0% (none) of my painted models are individually based. If someday I decide to add bolt shooters or chariots to any of my armies, those would be individually based, and they might comprise up to 10% of my models.

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP04 Nov 2017 3:00 p.m. PST

99%

I have some `15mm multiple based figs and some single bases with two or three dogs, some dog handlers with dogs, and one prospector/mule combo on a single base combo. Maybe a couple others.

Maybe 97-96% if a vehicle and its draft animals counts as multiple basing figures.

Striker04 Nov 2017 4:27 p.m. PST

95%

Legion 405 Nov 2017 5:38 a.m. PST

Since I play only 6mm … Very few of my troops are singly based. Only a very few, and those are fairly "special" types.

Bob in Edmonton05 Nov 2017 6:00 a.m. PST

85% since I sold up my 6mm guys and did some rebasing .

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP05 Nov 2017 6:55 a.m. PST

O.5%

Dagwood05 Nov 2017 12:09 p.m. PST

10% or so. Units of 20-24 have at least 2, as do units of 12.

I am currently trying to work out how to base some Sea People, originally intended as a skirmish set but slowly growing into an Egyptian army. Washers and magnets on bases ?

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP05 Nov 2017 5:19 p.m. PST

All the 54mm and 28mm. All the 1/72. Maybe 100+ of the 15mm. None of the 30mm, 10mm or 5mm, and the multiple-casting based 15mm outnumbers toe individually-based on the order of 10:1. Probably 20:1.

Percentages?? Do I compare 28mm and 5mm by individual castings, area or volume?

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