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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian15 Oct 2019 8:20 a.m. PST

What was your original miniature wargaming scale? The scale that your miniature gaming started out in?

Skeets Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2019 8:25 a.m. PST

For land games 25mm except 20mm for WW2, naval 1/1200.

GatorDave Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2019 8:30 a.m. PST

1/1200 Naval

khanscom15 Oct 2019 8:35 a.m. PST

Scruby N-gauge, and soon after Airfix 1/72.

Personal logo martinjpayne Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2019 8:41 a.m. PST

OO/HO (20mm)

dBerczerk15 Oct 2019 8:43 a.m. PST

25mm MINIFIG Napoleonics.

Dave Schmid15 Oct 2019 8:43 a.m. PST

15 mm (1/100 scale)

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2019 8:45 a.m. PST

Real wargaming as opposed to big plastic army men was 1/72 scale plastics.

Son of MOOG15 Oct 2019 8:48 a.m. PST

15mm English Civil War and American Civil War.

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2019 8:49 a.m. PST

1/72

Personal logo aegiscg47 Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2019 8:50 a.m. PST

A box of Atlantic WW2 1/72nd scale figures and a copy of the Angriff rules.

coopman15 Oct 2019 8:54 a.m. PST

Airfix soft plastics (20mm?).

Martian Root Canal15 Oct 2019 8:55 a.m. PST

1/72 Airfix

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2019 9:01 a.m. PST

1/72 airfix

GildasFacit Sponsoring Member of TMP15 Oct 2019 9:16 a.m. PST

1/72 Arfix for me too. Not that I managed to get many armies painted of them.

Moved to 15mm when I started to be able to afford metal figures.

Corporal Fagen15 Oct 2019 9:24 a.m. PST

25mm Ral Partha Sudan

Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2019 9:33 a.m. PST

Airfix HO, then 15mm for historical, 25s for fantasy.

athun2515 Oct 2019 9:34 a.m. PST

15 mm Heritage Carthaginians

10mm Wargaming15 Oct 2019 9:34 a.m. PST

20mm for me

Take care

Andy

nnascati Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2019 9:37 a.m. PST

1/72nd Airfix, then 20mm Scruby.

BTCTerrainman Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2019 9:39 a.m. PST

15mm

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2019 9:40 a.m. PST

25mm MiniFigs

Timbo W15 Oct 2019 9:48 a.m. PST

Airfix too

John Leahy15 Oct 2019 9:57 a.m. PST

20mm for Naps and 25mm for Fantasy.

Tom Reed Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2019 10:00 a.m. PST

15mm ACW

brave face15 Oct 2019 10:05 a.m. PST

post "army men" it was 25/28 for me.

Tacitus15 Oct 2019 10:07 a.m. PST

28? Warhammer is what gave me my first tantalizing glimpse into the world of waging war with toy soldiers.

Personal logo Mserafin Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2019 10:18 a.m. PST

Airfix HO scale, ROCO Minitanks (1/87?) and 1/1200 ships.

Col Durnford Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2019 10:20 a.m. PST

Airfix OO/HO and minitanks

Moonbeast15 Oct 2019 10:22 a.m. PST

Grenadier 25mm fantasy. And then Ral Partha 25mm fantasy. It snowballed from there.

Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian15 Oct 2019 10:28 a.m. PST

Airfix

rustymusket15 Oct 2019 10:33 a.m. PST

25mm, it was called. I collected RalPartha and Minifigs.

Dynaman878915 Oct 2019 11:02 a.m. PST

6mm

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2019 11:16 a.m. PST

Airfix 1/72, ACW Union, Confederate and Artillery

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2019 11:17 a.m. PST

1/72 Airfix

Dagwood15 Oct 2019 11:18 a.m. PST

20mm Airfix. Lots still in the painting queue ……

mikec260 Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2019 11:21 a.m. PST

Plastics in 1/72 by Airfix. Metal was Heritage Models Confederettes in 15mm.

Personal logo Bobgnar Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2019 11:27 a.m. PST

My first games using actual rules were with Wells "little wars "with 54 mm Britains.

Personal logo Patrick R Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2019 11:32 a.m. PST

A Leifheit, square dial with rounded edges, and glued on rubber pads that came off after many years of usage …

Oh, you mean gaming scale ? 1/72nd

I thought you meant a weighing scale !!! Silly me !!!

Aviator15 Oct 2019 11:50 a.m. PST

20mm Alberken/Minifigs then 25mm S Range…

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2019 11:58 a.m. PST

15mm.

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2019 12:02 p.m. PST

30mm.

I had Airfix 1/72 and Marx playsets earlier, but 30mm Napoleonics began real miniature warfare.

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2019 12:03 p.m. PST

Airfix Medieval and ACW

When I went into Napoleonics ('real' wargaming ?) 30mm
Scruby

dwight shrute15 Oct 2019 12:37 p.m. PST

20mm

Wildman15 Oct 2019 12:43 p.m. PST

25mm Minifigs Ancient late Romans.

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2019 12:54 p.m. PST

Airfix 1:72 followed quickly by Scruby and MiniFig 25mm; all Napoleonics.

Jim

Choctaw15 Oct 2019 1:01 p.m. PST

1/72 Airfix.

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP15 Oct 2019 1:08 p.m. PST

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Set from 1970, in then 70's played astronauts vs moonmen.

"Proper" minis … 5mm D&D 25mm in the later 70's.

Or possibly 1:1 playing kill the godless Commies running around the woods with my friends, a bit earlier than that. Does that count?

huron72515 Oct 2019 1:12 p.m. PST

1/72 Airfix

jdpintex15 Oct 2019 1:13 p.m. PST

15mm

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