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Sgt Slag30 Jul 2018 2:35 p.m. PST

There are a great many figures, and gamers, using these sizes, and scale (20mm and 25mm are sizes, not scales). While there is disagreement about what is actually 1/72 scale (a 6-foot man, in 1/72 scale, would be 1 inch tall, or 25mm, not 20mm, but everyone seems to believe 1/72 is 20mm, depending on whether you measure from the eyes, or the top of the head). One thing I think most gamers can agree on, is that 1/72 figures between 20mm-25mm, are extremely popular.

It seems as though some TMP'ers don't care to see posts on the 28mm forum pertaining to 20mm-25mm|1/72 figures. Giving the 20mm-25mm|1/72 figures their own separate board would clarify and separate them from the 28mm figures and topics. What say you, TMP?

Yay: Bring on the 20mm/25mm|1/72 Forum.

Nay: Dump these topics into the 28mm Forum and call it done.

Personal logo PaulCollins Supporting Member of TMP30 Jul 2018 2:49 p.m. PST

Nay. I've seen no comments objecting to 1/72 or 20mm posts in the current format, and despite "reality" most users of 1/72 seem to classify them as 20mm not 25mm. In fact, 25mm seems to get more readily lumped in and used with 28mm. This separate board seems like it would cause more confusion than clarification.

rmaker30 Jul 2018 2:50 p.m. PST


Winston Smith30 Jul 2018 3:09 p.m. PST

You would need one such board for every period.
And there are those who suspect that so many boards are partly to blame for at least one Bug. Maybe more.

Winston Smith30 Jul 2018 3:11 p.m. PST

I really think that is a solution in search of a problem.
If it is a problem, we've been putting up with it since the 1970s if not before.
Adding a bunch of new boards isn't going to solve anything.

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP30 Jul 2018 3:13 p.m. PST


Jacques30 Jul 2018 3:26 p.m. PST


cloudcaptain30 Jul 2018 4:32 p.m. PST


I will only renew my membership when my main scale is represented just like the other ones. Been after this for a decade or so. Sorry to sound terse. It's a big deal for some of us who actually game in the scale.

pzivh43 Supporting Member of TMP30 Jul 2018 4:53 p.m. PST


Scoman30 Jul 2018 5:01 p.m. PST

Yes – as we seem to play second fiddle to 28mm now!

Milhouse30 Jul 2018 5:11 p.m. PST


ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP30 Jul 2018 6:44 p.m. PST


Daithi the Black30 Jul 2018 11:35 p.m. PST

Please more Boards. Please more Bugs. Anything that confuses issues and loses content is good by me.

Lonkka1Actual31 Jul 2018 4:54 a.m. PST


RKE Steve31 Jul 2018 5:10 a.m. PST

yes yes yes

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP31 Jul 2018 6:26 a.m. PST

No! As many of my medieval and horse & musket forces are in "true" 25mm one would think I would support this. But I do not as I tend to "lump" 25mm and 28mm size figures together.


79thPA Supporting Member of TMP31 Jul 2018 7:37 a.m. PST

Most of the boards are not broken down by size/scale. Personally, I think such siloing is counterproductive.

Personal logo M1Fanboy Supporting Member of TMP31 Jul 2018 11:36 a.m. PST


cloudcaptain31 Jul 2018 3:25 p.m. PST

Boards with scale based sub boards:

Fantasy 2 (15/28)
World War Two Land 3 (15/20/28mm)
Scifi 3 (6/15/28)

Personal logo Lluis of Minairons Sponsoring Member of TMP01 Aug 2018 7:37 a.m. PST


Sgt Slag01 Aug 2018 5:44 p.m. PST

One reason I posted this is because of past experiences on the 28mm board. People posed questions without specifying scale or size. When I asked what size figures, I was told, 'Duh! 28mm…' It is not so obvious that the "28 mm Board" includes 1/72 scale, 20mm, and 25mm figures. Cheers!

Sevastopol17 Aug 2018 9:10 p.m. PST


Beagle18 Aug 2018 7:48 p.m. PST


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