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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian02 Mar 2018 5:48 p.m. PST

Do you use LEGOs for miniature wargaming?

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP02 Mar 2018 5:51 p.m. PST


Rallynow Supporting Member of TMP02 Mar 2018 6:07 p.m. PST


khanscom02 Mar 2018 6:09 p.m. PST

I do have a LEGO Egyptian temple that I've repainted; intended for skirmishing or RPG although I haven't used it yet. I gave the figures to a friend's kids for their collection-- there are limits.

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP02 Mar 2018 6:17 p.m. PST


Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP02 Mar 2018 6:46 p.m. PST


Neal Smith02 Mar 2018 7:01 p.m. PST

I used to, when I was around 12-13. We used WW2 Airfix figures and Legos for terrain. I also built a "glider" from dowels, cardboard and fabric for the wings. :)

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP02 Mar 2018 7:16 p.m. PST

No, but I would if they actually made enough figures to build proper armies or forces.

Oberlindes Sol LIC02 Mar 2018 7:43 p.m. PST

I have some Lego blocks and things that I think that I can use for kitbashing buildings or vehicles, but nothing has ever worked out with it.

Sundance Supporting Member of TMP02 Mar 2018 7:47 p.m. PST

I bought all the underwater adventure sets and made a game for my son and I to play. The cops and robbers sets are really tempting.

RudyNelson02 Mar 2018 7:48 p.m. PST


PrivateSnafu02 Mar 2018 7:56 p.m. PST

Yep, got clones, droids, and rebels. Been working on rules. Easiest army to put together.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP02 Mar 2018 8:33 p.m. PST

I dunno. Does THIS make me a LEGO gamer?

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cfielitz02 Mar 2018 8:53 p.m. PST

Depends…I have a lot of epic Star Wars skirmish games with my 6 year old.

Dynaman878902 Mar 2018 9:09 p.m. PST

No – but I'd happily use them if someone brought them along.

Personal logo Dale Hurtt Supporting Member of TMP02 Mar 2018 10:48 p.m. PST

No, but I make my own equally cartoony figures and game with them.

28mm Fanatik03 Mar 2018 3:20 a.m. PST

No, but I love watching Lego war movies.

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Jim Selzer03 Mar 2018 4:27 a.m. PST

have used blocks to build castles and walls in my early gaming days. I have said that some of the current stuff might been nice if you could get them away from the kids. Like some of the treehouse stuff. BTW I remember using my little brothers fisher price castle way back when
Have also used Castillo? bricks and Lincoln logs. I have also used my old Fort Apache and similar plastic Marx forts and such.

Never thought about using the lego people though

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP03 Mar 2018 4:36 a.m. PST

No, never have.

CPBelt03 Mar 2018 6:38 a.m. PST

No, but I'm a collector, designer, and builder. I own over 400 sets and several hundred minifigures. I'm working on a display for the next Star Wars Celebration. Building Lego, playing Magic the Gathering and board gaming are my main hobbies now.

Dynaman878903 Mar 2018 7:13 a.m. PST

Dale Hurtt – those are GREAT!

nnascati Supporting Member of TMP03 Mar 2018 7:53 a.m. PST

I occassionally use blocks to make temporary things for the table top, but gaming with LEGO figures, no.

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP03 Mar 2018 8:43 a.m. PST

Bricks, yes. Minifigures, no.



Personal logo x42brown Supporting Member of TMP03 Mar 2018 9:34 p.m. PST

No. The latest generation of sprogs have any that I used to use as terrain.


Doctor X03 Mar 2018 10:23 p.m. PST

I think only one time when a player built a large sci-fi fortress he wanted to defend.

Oddly enough the result of the battle was quite funny and turned into a classic yarn told in these parts for the last two generations.

deephorse04 Mar 2018 2:12 a.m. PST

Yes. I have several hundred Snow Troopers and five AT-ATs for the Empire. Slightly fewer troops for the Rebels.

Bob in Edmonton04 Mar 2018 3:20 p.m. PST

Yes, slowly putting together some pulp-y warbands from various Lego sets as well as some not-Lego minifigs:


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