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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP25 Jun 2019 9:41 p.m. PST

Loved!

"After an evening fiddling with Heroscape terrain hexes on my two portable gaming boards, I finally had a suitably cluttered landscape for an interesting solo skirmish game using my recently rebased vintage Airfix OO/HO American Civil War figures…."

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dapeters26 Jun 2019 8:48 a.m. PST

I remember converting all sorts of airfix for civil war.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP26 Jun 2019 12:04 p.m. PST

Good memories! (smile)


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Perris070726 Jun 2019 5:34 p.m. PST

I did the same thing. Lots of great times.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP27 Jun 2019 12:23 p.m. PST

Happy for that my friend….!


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Jeffers29 Jun 2019 5:12 a.m. PST

Never crossed my mind to convert the Japanse or commandos!

Still love the Airfix Type 1 figures. Very easy to paint and convert. They get a slating on PSR but they actually miss the point. When I first saw 'proper' metal figures I was shocked by the poor proportions compared to my venerable Airfix.

I doubt the ACW figures will get released again because they are not of the 'standard' required nowadays, although I doubt many gamers are capable of painting all that extra detail and would be better off with Type 1-style Airfix.

All this were fields when I were a lad etc etc.

Pauls Bods30 Jun 2019 6:02 a.m. PST

It is a pity that airfix donīt re-release the ACW range
The type 1 Foreign legion make great zouves

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(the bugler is from the ACW Union inf)

Jeffers30 Jun 2019 10:04 a.m. PST

Great stuff, Paul. But you're even less likely to see the Type 1 FFL. Even mine from the late 70s were Type 2!

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