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Dentwist Supporting Member of TMP06 Dec 2017 2:43 a.m. PST

Just waiting for my Warfare in the Age of Reason Rule book to reach me. What is the base size foe line infantry in 15mm (12 fig)?

Sharpe5206 Dec 2017 6:38 a.m. PST

I have the first edition but I don't think they could have changed.
Anyway: infantry is 3/8" front per figure with 1/2" depth,
Skirmishers: square base 1/2" and Cavalry 3/4" front and 1" depth.
Hope that helps.
Marco

Valmy9206 Dec 2017 7:28 a.m. PST

Adding to that, 3 infantry on a base, single rank, so 1 1/8" x 1/2" for close order. Skirmishers2 per base so 1" x 1/2".

Dentwist Supporting Member of TMP06 Dec 2017 7:51 a.m. PST

What do the metric people use?

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP06 Dec 2017 3:12 p.m. PST

The metric people are Jacobins and worse. They use handbills, paid propagandists and guillotines. But they're subsequent to the Age of Reason.

Dentwist, PM me with an address, and I can mail you a real ruler. But I bet 30mmx10mm for close order infantry, and 25mmx10mm for open order would be about right. Officially, figure 25mm/1 inch, but anyone who would insist on a custom 27mmX12.5mm infantry base is not someone I'd care to game with.

bruntonboy06 Dec 2017 3:29 p.m. PST

We use 30mm square for infantry 4 figures in two ranks and 2 figures for cavalry. We keep track of numbers notionally as they are different from the rule book (a base of infantry counts as three figures for example). This means our figures fit in with other rule sets and existing armies.

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