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28mm Fanatik04 Feb 2019 1:29 p.m. PST

What scale tanks is best suited for TFL's quick and fun tank-versus-tank game "What a Tanker!" in your humble opinion?

PzGeneral04 Feb 2019 1:38 p.m. PST

Depends on the size of the area you wish to play and your budget.

If I were doing it, 15mm.

Dave

Schogun04 Feb 2019 1:50 p.m. PST

We play 28mm because so many already have 28mm tanks from playing Bolt Action and Chain of Command. The tanks are very impressive on the table.

However, 15mm looks great, too. And if your group is going to do the campaign tree where you're "leveling up" into a new tank, 15mm is a LOT more affordable.

I tried WaT in 10/12mm and it was just too small.

lloydthegamer Supporting Member of TMP04 Feb 2019 2:30 p.m. PST

We use 20mm models. Works very nicely.

JimDuncanUK04 Feb 2019 4:54 p.m. PST

We play in 10mm 'cos we have 10mm tanks.

Personal logo Herkybird Supporting Member of TMP04 Feb 2019 5:12 p.m. PST

We use 20mm/ 1/72, as we have more of these than any other scale, I would happily play in other scales though!

boggler05 Feb 2019 12:39 a.m. PST

I use 1/72. I had a go with 1/48 (28mm) as I had some tanks already but it looked too crowded on a 6x4. There are plenty of inexpensive model kits and pre painted models to use e.g. Armourfast, and I also pinched terrain bits from model railway stuff.

Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP05 Feb 2019 12:51 a.m. PST

1/144th seems as if it would permit a lot more maneuvering room, but I guess any scale vehicles you have should work.

Bezmozgu7 Supporting Member of TMP05 Feb 2019 3:57 a.m. PST

15mm on a 6'x4' table works great.

Marc33594 Supporting Member of TMP05 Feb 2019 7:38 a.m. PST

1/144th, 15 and 20mm seems best to me. Just remember what ever scale you use the turrets need to be able to turn!

GGouveia05 Feb 2019 2:57 p.m. PST

15mm for sure.

TunnelRat Supporting Member of TMP07 Feb 2019 3:52 a.m. PST

20mm for me as that is what I have already. Use what you have.

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