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peterx Supporting Member of TMP13 Oct 2019 10:02 a.m. PST

How many eras of history do you currently play on a regular basis? What are those eras?

Personal logo Herkybird Supporting Member of TMP13 Oct 2019 10:14 a.m. PST

Assuming you mean periods?…

Star Wars.
Arab/Israeli wars.
WW2, land and naval (coastal forces).
WW1 Air.
Colonial.
Wild West.
Napoleonic Naval.
Seven Years War / French and Indian war.
Samurai (16th century).
Dark ages/Medieval.

er, I think that's it.

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP13 Oct 2019 10:23 a.m. PST

I'm not touching this. When we're done defining "era" (or "period") we'll be left with figuring out what constitutes "regular play."

Ragbones Supporting Member of TMP13 Oct 2019 10:26 a.m. PST

The Sudan
Anglo-Zulu War
Boxer Rebellion
Tonkin campaign, 1884
Army of Darkness
Russo-Turkish War, 1877-78
Napoleonic
Aliens
Ancient Greek galleys
Northern Crusades
Wild West

Bill Rosser Supporting Member of TMP13 Oct 2019 10:26 a.m. PST

Three and starting a fourth.
Napoleonic land (15mm)
ACW land (15mm)
Pre-Dreadnoughts (1/1250)
soon
Napoleonic Naval (1/1200)

This is down considerably from the past, but I sold off many of the scales/timeframes I never got to play.

Oberlindes Sol LIC13 Oct 2019 10:48 a.m. PST

1 -- the classic milieu of the Traveller universe

I play other eras irregularly

14Bore13 Oct 2019 10:51 a.m. PST

1 Napoleonic

Timbo W13 Oct 2019 11:05 a.m. PST

Fantasy
Ancients
Dark Age
Medieval
ECW
Napoleonic
ACW
WW2
Scifi

So 9

Sundance13 Oct 2019 11:20 a.m. PST

Too many

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP13 Oct 2019 11:20 a.m. PST

Play?
None.

Painting
Dark Age
Early HYW
Italian Wars
30YW
WSS
GNW
WAS
SYW
Napoleonics
WW2
Vietnam War.

So 10.

Ads soon to be Baron's War and we get 11.

Timmo uk13 Oct 2019 11:42 a.m. PST

Play currently none. Painting/modelling ECW. When I've cleared that off the desk, in the next few weeks, back to Napoleonics.

Lascaris13 Oct 2019 11:52 a.m. PST

Regularly atm I play WW3, SYW, AWI and Napoleonic naval. Other periods creep in occasionally.

rmaker13 Oct 2019 11:57 a.m. PST

Napoleonics (land and naval)
WW2 (land, air, and naval)
WW1 (air and naval)
RJW
Predreadnoughts
ACW
AWI
FIW
APW/FPW/RTW
Colonials
Wild West
Pulp
VSF
Fantasy
Medievals

So depending on how you count, 15 or 19. And I'm leaning towards Ancients.

USAFpilot13 Oct 2019 1:32 p.m. PST

None. Would probably play any period if I thought the rules and company good.

skipper John Supporting Member of TMP13 Oct 2019 2:13 p.m. PST

One, only one.

Doug MSC Supporting Member of TMP13 Oct 2019 3:13 p.m. PST

FIW (40mm)
AWI (40mm)
Rome & Her Enemies (60mm)

That's all.

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP13 Oct 2019 4:19 p.m. PST

Bronze Age Anatolia
New Kingdom Egypt
Mid-Medieval Central Europe, Japan
19th Century Western Europe, North & Central Africa
Old West
Interwar Europe
WWII Resistance
Last Week
Next Week

khanscom13 Oct 2019 4:33 p.m. PST

Regularly play? Right now: SAGA Fantasy, 15mm DBR, 25mm DBABB, but this is a far cry from the currently unplayed armies or painting projects.

Stryderg13 Oct 2019 4:40 p.m. PST

Regular play: not enough
Interested in: too many

Rich Bliss13 Oct 2019 4:46 p.m. PST

Ancients- Roman Republic, Alexander and Successors
Renaissance Italian Wars and Ottomans in Europe
18th C Seven Years War and AWI
19th C ACW, Northwest Frontier, African Exploration
20th C Pulp (1920's), WWII (Desert and Western Front)

And all this with just 5 sets of rules.

BrockLanders13 Oct 2019 5:03 p.m. PST

Ancients
US Civil War
WW2 in two scales
Spaceship gaming

FusilierDan Supporting Member of TMP13 Oct 2019 5:21 p.m. PST

AWI
Medevils
Late 19th Century

manyslayer13 Oct 2019 5:21 p.m. PST

Fantasy & SciFi, but regular play, what's that?

Oh, and the rare Old West.

GatorDave Supporting Member of TMP13 Oct 2019 5:52 p.m. PST

Too many

Can't paint fast enough.

21eRegt13 Oct 2019 7:13 p.m. PST

WWII on land
WWII at sea
WWI at sea
ACW on land
ACW on water
SYW on land
Sailing ships
AWI
F&IW
Napoleonics, including French Rev era
Regularly for me means a couple of times a year or more.

Old Contemptible13 Oct 2019 8:39 p.m. PST

Periods:

WWII (Land)
Napoleonic
ACW
AWI
2nd Boer War
French Colonial
British Colonial
ECW
SYW
FIW

Wolfshanza13 Oct 2019 9:53 p.m. PST

Pretty much all but paint more <sigh>

Jcfrog Supporting Member of TMP14 Oct 2019 12:52 a.m. PST

Play: not enough

Have out irregularly:
Napoleonincs.
1870
AwI skirm.
Poles vs Swedes 1660s
Tyw

More irregularly
Syw ( boxes have fallen now regular mess to re tidy- repair)
Acw
Ww2 both from another occasional player.

Fitzovich14 Oct 2019 1:11 a.m. PST

Ancients
Medieval
WWII Coastal
WWII AIr
British Colonial
ACW
French & Indian
AWI

Getting into WWI Air

Dagwood14 Oct 2019 2:31 a.m. PST

Regularly, probably none. Least irregular – Ancients

Mike Target14 Oct 2019 6:21 a.m. PST

I only play one period regularly-

2800BC to 41st Millenium…

Legion 414 Oct 2019 6:33 a.m. PST

6mm Sci-fi … period …

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP14 Oct 2019 12:08 p.m. PST

Regular play would be

Ancients
Medievals
SYW
Napoleonics
ACW
Colonial
WWII
Fantasy
Sci-Fi

All in 28mm except for WWII and Napoleonics (6mm) and ACW (15mm)

TGerritsen Supporting Member of TMP14 Oct 2019 1:06 p.m. PST

You- What periods do you play?

Me- Yes


I pretty much game everything, which is part of the problem- too much interest, too little time, and now too little space.

14Bore14 Oct 2019 3:45 p.m. PST

I would be happy with any miniature game, but sank every extra penny into my Napoleonic armies.

Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian14 Oct 2019 7:10 p.m. PST

Too many

A Lot of Gaul15 Oct 2019 6:10 a.m. PST

I play one historical period: Ancients > Late Republican Roman > Caesar's Gallic Wars.

14th NJ Vol Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2019 2:02 p.m. PST

Napoleonic naval
Napoleonic land
ACW
WW2 land (multiple scales, skirmish, platoon level)
Post WW2 1950-1970

Very seldom:
1812 skirmish
HYW
WW2 naval

Wargamer Blue19 Oct 2019 8:59 p.m. PST

Star Wars
Biblical
Roman era ancients
Dark Ages
AWI
ACW
Napoleonic
WWI
WWII
Vietnam
Cold War Europe
Ultra Modern

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