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The Silver Fox26 May 2020 11:01 p.m. PST

Has anyone tried playing TSATF or any of its variants in 6mm? Perhaps 800 Fighting Englishmen?

I'm thinking that perhaps the way to do this is to have a base with 34 6mm figures that basically take the place of the individual model in 15mm or 25mm. This would give the effect of a much larger army without altering gameplay. The rules would apply to the whole base as if it were a single figure in larger scale.

Has anyone tried something similar, or done something completely different in 6mm?

Fitzovich27 May 2020 3:02 a.m. PST

Yes, I based my British, Dervish, Zulus 10 to a base ( half a platoon ) Afghans and Boers are 4 to a base for more flexibility in their units movement and deployment. Just did a solo battle using Dervish vs Brits playing One Hour Wargame rules. It went about 6 turns and was good fun. I have used TSATF as well several times, using unit cards to record losses.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP27 May 2020 5:16 a.m. PST

I have read about people using multi figure 6mm – 15mm stands to represent the lone 25mm figure/stand.

Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP27 May 2020 6:52 a.m. PST

800 fighting englishmen is designed for larger battles and is what I would use for 6mm.

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP27 May 2020 7:53 a.m. PST

In the end a "base" is just a counter. What is on the counter simply replaces printed information. So instead of a unit symbol you have a figure. Whether that's one 25mm or ten 6mm makes no difference 99% of the time.

I play Lion Rampant/Men Who Would Be Kings this way (though my colonials use big bases so we do 1 stand = 2 figures). Works a treat and we don't change s single thing about the rules.

The Silver Fox27 May 2020 10:49 a.m. PST

Great fun! Thank you, all!

Aethelflaeda was framed28 May 2020 6:45 a.m. PST

Would make the range of weapon scale much closer relative to the figures.

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