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28 Apr 2021 6:02 a.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

  • Changed title from "Cardboard Heroes or equivilent" to "Cardboard Heroes or equivalent"Removed from Fantasy Discussion board

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Stalkey and Co28 Apr 2021 5:35 a.m. PST

I'm looking to do a quick and easy paper project for fantasy stuff, partially cuz on the cheap, and partially because it can all fold flat and be super portable and always on hand [including terrain].

The Steve Jackson Games "Cardboard Heroes" in PDF form look very tempting, and are $5 USD for 40.

Does anyone have any alternatives for the same concept?

I realize that the expense will be added to when we print things up, mount them, etc.

Open to suggestions.

williamb28 Apr 2021 7:32 a.m. PST

Junior General website has free ones link
Many others on Wargame Vault including buildings and terrain some free link
World Works games may be of interest also with figures and terrain link

SpuriousMilius28 Apr 2021 8:26 a.m. PST

When I was an active Dungeon Master & I drove to friend's homes & to cons to run games I loaded a sturdy cardboard box with my rules, scenario books, map sheets, etc., & the Steve Jackson "Cardboard Heroes" which gave me a huge range of heroes, villains, NPCs & most of the monsters (super portable as you said, & much cheaper than metal minis), so I heartily recommend them. I bought the printed books as this was before the inexpensive (relatively) PC & printer era.

mad monkey 128 Apr 2021 8:56 a.m. PST
Stalkey and Co29 Apr 2021 5:22 a.m. PST

Thanks for the leads.

Probably won't get any more replies now that this has been removed from the Fantasy Discussion board…so thanks.

Personal logo FingerandToeGlenn Sponsoring Member of TMP29 Apr 2021 7:04 a.m. PST

You might also browse the OneMonk hoards at Cardboard Warriors:
onemonk.com/downloads.html

They're free.

Mister Tibbles29 Apr 2021 2:34 p.m. PST

Check here: link

Plenty to choose from.

"Probably won't get any more replies now that this has been removed from the Fantasy Discussion board…so thanks."

So highly organized that no one can find anything! (I worked in an office like this and quit for that very reason. I think someone in the company owned stock in file cabinets and paper folders.)

Stalkey and Co01 May 2021 4:32 a.m. PST

And a hearty "Ta-dAAAAAAAh" to Mr. Tibbles!

I was missing the search parameters for Wargame Vault. Obvious when you have them given to you.

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