Help support TMP

"15mm familars" Topic

7 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.

Back to the 15mm Fantasy Message Board

545 hits since 11 Mar 2018
©1994-2018 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

Louie N12 Mar 2018 9:18 p.m. PST


Is there any 15mm familiar packs out there?

I am looking for small animals like, cats, hawks, ferrets, etc.


UniversalMonster13 Mar 2018 4:47 a.m. PST

I haven't found a much in 15mm "familiars" myself, but I have taken the 28mm familiars packs and rebased them to work with my 15mm minis, and they seem to be ok. A tiny snake looks like a largish snake, and a small cat looks like a knee-high cat, next to a 15mm.

I guess the question is- what size base are you using (or are you re-basing at all). I use 20mm square bases, and a 28mm cat or 'giant rat' looks a *bit* out of scale, but the alternative is getting really tiny. I have a hedgehog that I did from one of the Reaper packs (I think it's familiar pack 2) that is teensy tiny. However, 28mm eagles and vultures and such look great, and can even be used as full sized monsters/creatures.

My opinion is you need to rebase and put miniatures on their own base because: A) if they share a base the scale discrepancy is more obvious, and B) 15mm figures need bases because so many f them are unstable due to their small size.

Jakar Nilson13 Mar 2018 6:56 a.m. PST

I have sculpted a couple of yokai that would make excellent familiars, mainly the nekomata kitten and inugami pup, as well as the kamaitachi (sickle weasels). The third part of the hangeyou, the kitsune, should be cast and in production sometime in the near future.


Louie N13 Mar 2018 7:24 a.m. PST

Thank you for the replies.


That is a good perspective and I will keep in mind.


Those are excellent sculpts and there are good candidates in that range for a exotic Mage furry friend (no not cat girls!)

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP13 Mar 2018 12:03 p.m. PST

You could also look at N or H/O scale packs of animals for railroad layouts.

deflatermouse16 Mar 2018 6:40 p.m. PST

Pendraken 10mm animals?





Ral Partha snakes?



Louie N17 Mar 2018 9:12 a.m. PST

That is a great find. Thank you

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.