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Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse20 Sep 2019 3:50 a.m. PST

I'm thinking in like cowboy rustle games or any other game that has livestock in them. Has anyone used living livestock.
If you get the right sized beatle, glue on some cotton you got perfect sheep.
Slightly larger beetle and some red teddy bear fur and you got highland cattle. Perfect highland cattle rustler games.

Jcfrog Supporting Member of TMP20 Sep 2019 4:17 a.m. PST

Live? Has to at one to one scale so far. Otherwise priority would be to have those 1000s of minis which could finally move by themselves.😏

Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP20 Sep 2019 4:18 a.m. PST

Uh, no. PETA might be interested in this practice.

Dagwood20 Sep 2019 4:30 a.m. PST

I once had an ant crawl across the mortar firing template.

No I didn't. I made it up.

TodCreasey Supporting Member of TMP20 Sep 2019 5:14 a.m. PST

My friend had a cat we called Flank March Kitty as he jumped on the table and watched the game from whatever patch of the field was clear.

We did our best to prevent his participation….

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP20 Sep 2019 5:26 a.m. PST

A Friend of mine used a foolish fly that landed in a terrain piece that was dry. He just painted it and dry brushed over for a cool effect.

Private Matter20 Sep 2019 6:19 a.m. PST

Flashman14 – Why would PETA be interested? After all doesn't it stand for People Eating Tasty Animals?

Choctaw20 Sep 2019 10:59 a.m. PST

I'm working cattle this weekend if anyone wants to help. :)

Cerdic20 Sep 2019 11:20 a.m. PST

Gunny, you're loosing it mate! Maybe you need a bit of a rest…

JimDuncanUK20 Sep 2019 11:40 a.m. PST

Slightly larger beetle and some red teddy bear fur and you got highland cattle.

You should know that historically highland cattle were black. The red/brown type are a modern feature.

Sgt Slag20 Sep 2019 2:39 p.m. PST

I considered using dead beetles, as giant beetles for my fantasy games. Unfortunately, they crumble with even a light touch, once they dry out. Plastic and rubber insects, from Michael's, work so much better. ;-) Cheers!

Legion 420 Sep 2019 2:53 p.m. PST

The only good bug is a dead bug !

D A THB20 Sep 2019 3:35 p.m. PST

I should keep the Wetas that I occasionally find migrating indoors. They would scale out in 28mm to a comparable size to those seen in Peter Jacksons King Kong. (I think that was his intent)

14Bore20 Sep 2019 4:13 p.m. PST

I would love to have some 15mm cows or sheep for farms on the battlefield, of course they would end up as food for which ever side took that farm.

Walking Sailor Supporting Member of TMP20 Sep 2019 5:08 p.m. PST

TMP link Way down at the bottom of "SCENERY"

When a unit sights a stand (of chickens, hogs, sheep, or cattle) they must make a (morale?) roll to not quit fighting and go after their dinner. They are then unusable for X number of turns but will return to combat with a (morale? +1 well fed) bonus.

von Schwartz20 Sep 2019 6:46 p.m. PST

Gunfreak, well named, THAT certainly IS weird.

You ARE just yanking our teat aren't you?

von Schwartz13 Oct 2019 9:53 a.m. PST

Have I used live livestock…..?

For what?

Legion 415 Oct 2019 7:29 a.m. PST

Does this count as livestock ? 10mm Squigs … for my Orks … Hey an Ork gotz to eatz !


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