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von Erlach29 Sep 2018 3:38 a.m. PST

I have painted miniatures for five years now, and I have recently started to paint Napoleonic soldiers in 28mm. I have already painted a couple of units, and now comes th question of the bases.
There are two games I am interested in: SP2 and BP. The problem is that the first requires you to remove casualties individually whereas the second requires bases for companies of four figures. How can play both games with the same bases ?
I am interested to read your method to solve this problem.

Dave Jackson Supporting Member of TMP29 Sep 2018 3:52 a.m. PST

Base the figs individually and then mount those bases in groups. Have a look at some of the SP2 games around…and look at Warbases company (Google them….but believe they are have a look at their single (2p for SO…) and group bases…you can choose a group of 8 in 2 rows of 4 or a single 4…

MajorB29 Sep 2018 5:39 a.m. PST

but believe they are A British company, so not .com.

Cerdic29 Sep 2018 5:59 a.m. PST

Movement trays are what you need…


JimDuncanUK29 Sep 2018 7:13 a.m. PST

Here's how I do my bases for SP and BP.




Fuller details at:


Scum123429 Sep 2018 7:31 a.m. PST

Black Powder doesn't require any specific basing.
At most it's concerned with frontages.
And even then only that both sides be similar (not exact even).
But movement trays will allow you to move the figures faster.

von Erlach29 Sep 2018 8:09 a.m. PST

Thanks everybody !
Jim, it looks really good, thank you for the pictures.

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