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Personal logo Colonel Bill Supporting Member of TMP01 Nov 2018 3:25 p.m. PST

I'll be hosting Age of Eagles (Age of Valor – Revolution 1848) games at Fall In 18 come next week. Its also the first time I've done a game in 10 mm vice my traditional 15/18 mm.

Sooooooooo, the boss at wargamer.com let me write an article on my transition to 10 mm for the 1849 battle of Komorn with appropriate ruminations and thoughts. Enjoy!

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Regards, Colonel Bill

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Personal logo Dye4minis Supporting Member of TMP01 Nov 2018 6:30 p.m. PST

Great article, Bill. All so very true. As an older gamer myself, I went to smaller scales long ago for much of the same reasons. Hope to meet up with you at Fall In. (Owe you a beer or coffee anyway.) I will bring along some specialty books I picked up in Germany for show N Tell (NOT to sell). Pretty sure you haven't seen a few of them unless you've recently been to the Heer Museum in Wein (Vienna). Covers the Honved and K.u.K and K.w.K pretty well.

Again, a great article and I hope a lot of folks here on TMP read it fully, also.

v/r
Tom

Personal logo Dye4minis Supporting Member of TMP01 Nov 2018 6:46 p.m. PST
Ragbones Supporting Member of TMP01 Nov 2018 7:51 p.m. PST

Good article!

mghFond01 Nov 2018 8:21 p.m. PST

I read it and enjoyed it. I'd love to play in a Hungarian Revolution scenario but cannot attend :(

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP02 Nov 2018 6:28 a.m. PST

I have heard of a similar painting method with 6mm figures. I've never tried it, but it sounds like it has merit. To me, a game will still take up the same amount of table size. I would not drop stand size along with figure size, I would just pack more smaller figures on to the same sized stand.

Personal logo Colonel Bill Supporting Member of TMP02 Nov 2018 7:09 a.m. PST

79th PA, yes, that is exactly what I did. The scale is for 15 mm, but I just put more 10 mm on the same stand. I think it looks great so far.

Colonel Bill

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