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Personal logo Endless Grubs Supporting Member of TMP24 Nov 2020 5:24 p.m. PST

I've seen Front Rank mini's in several comparison shots with Conquest, Perry, etc. Would they work well with AW minis in the same unit or in separate units?

Thanks in advance!

John the OFM24 Nov 2020 5:45 p.m. PST

I'll let you know in a few days. I just ordered some AW. grin
But petty little differences usually don't bother me.

I got some Indians and CdB. These are such irregular units that differences don't matter.
It's not like Hessian Grenadiers who should match up pretty exactly.

Personal logo jrbatso Supporting Member of TMP25 Nov 2020 9:06 a.m. PST

It is my understanding that AW are large like Galloping Major, North Star, and Front Rank.

On the smaller end we have Perry, Brigade Games,Sash and Saber, and Warlord. My FIW are all from these manufacturers.

Disco Joe25 Nov 2020 8:31 p.m. PST

I wasn't aware that Perry made FIW figures. Where exactly is it on their site?

Personal logo jrbatso Supporting Member of TMP26 Nov 2020 8:52 p.m. PST

You can use their AWI Indians for the FIW.

Disco Joe03 Dec 2020 4:58 p.m. PST

So then technically they don't make FIW figures but you are using AWI Indians for FIW.

John the OFM11 Jan 2021 12:12 p.m. PST

AW and Front Rank are large-ish. They should mix well. After all, they're irregular Indian warriors, probably dispersed on the table.

But what do I know? I just bought Indians from AW, Fife and Drum, Knuckleduster, Conquest/Warlord, etc.
I feel they mix well ON THE TABLE. If you hold samples of each in front of your nose, you may shriek in anguish and clutch your pearls. grin But in my games, figures fight on the table. Not in front of my nose.

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