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parrskool02 Dec 2020 6:30 a.m. PST

I am not a great model maker and I am about to start wargames in 12mm scale. I am told this is the same as N gauge (?) and if so is there a UK source of ready made buildings and scenery suitable for wargames in the WW2 period?

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP02 Dec 2020 6:51 a.m. PST

The answer is N gauge railway models.



They aren't what you'd call cheap though….

You can get similar things in assemble yourself pre-coloured card for about 1/3rd of the price.

Leon Pendraken Sponsoring Member of TMP02 Dec 2020 6:51 a.m. PST

If you're looking at the Victrix stuff then it matches fine with our 10mm / 1:150th ranges, so we've got a variety of scenery available: link

There's also the Epsilon pre-painted buildings if you want to get it on the table quickly: link

parrskool02 Dec 2020 7:59 a.m. PST

Thanks for the great ideas.

Swampster02 Dec 2020 1:03 p.m. PST

Timecast advertise their 10mm buildings as compatible with N gauge link

I have some of their 10mm stuff and it actually goes well with 15mm stuff from some other ranges. The buildings from many companies are undersized compared to the figures so as to occupy less ground space – most wargames rules use a smaller ground scale than the figures would suggest.

Mark5202 Dec 2020 2:17 p.m. PST

Search eBay for Faller, Kubrick, and Vollmer. Used assembled is much cheaper than new.

Thresher0102 Dec 2020 5:31 p.m. PST


Not if the stuff from Germany is shipping from overseas. eBay seller's shipping rates are usually horrendous, even for only 1 – 2 very small buildings.

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