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Keifer11318 Jun 2022 11:15 p.m. PST

I am doing a Sci Fi RPG game, and I want to be really original <s> and do Space Elves, Orcs and Ogres.

I do not want to use GW figures because there are so many great non GW scale figures out there now a days.

I was thinking of using 15mm figures, because I can find variations in scale for everything, but I think visually 28mm figures work better.

If anyone has any ideas, I'd appreciate any help.

I probably will just bite the bullet for Ogres and use GW Ogryns, and I am totally using GW Ratlings for Space Hobbits.

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP19 Jun 2022 3:57 a.m. PST

No space Dwarves? I shall boycott this thread until my people are included.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP19 Jun 2022 4:33 a.m. PST

I have been using the EM4 Orcs with a bit of conversion work – you really can't beat the price

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Hey You19 Jun 2022 6:51 a.m. PST

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This has gone on long enough. Include the bearded ones who aren't afraid to get their hands dirty in warfare. Or else. :)

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Stryderg19 Jun 2022 6:57 a.m. PST

Check out the Mawe:
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Look on this page for: Valonian, Valkyries and Battlesuits:
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Good hunting!

Insomniac19 Jun 2022 8:14 a.m. PST

You could try the Goloth and Hudad/Imperials from CP Miniatures:

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They could be Orks/Elves :) .

Insomniac19 Jun 2022 8:18 a.m. PST

Ogres?:

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Personal logo PaulCollins Supporting Member of TMP19 Jun 2022 9:01 a.m. PST

em4 have Phagon that are space beastmen

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Keifer11319 Jun 2022 10:37 a.m. PST

"No space Dwarves? I shall boycott this thread until my people are included."


Wargames Atlantic have space dwarves, and if those do no work, Mantic…..Hence why I left them off the need to find figures list!!!!

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP19 Jun 2022 12:21 p.m. PST

You are (provisionally) removed from the Book of Grudges, then. Next time say something.

Keifer11321 Jun 2022 10:34 a.m. PST

So….After Hem Hawing….I will be going with mainly GW figures.

I thought about putting elf heads on Eisenkern Stormtroopers, but I can use those guys for humans of some type.

What tipped me is how nice the new Leagues of Votann guys look.

There are a huge variety of humans I can use…I was hopeful about the new Kasrkin, but it looks GW are being Bleeped textes and changing the scale of their lines, so newer figures do not match with older ones.

Thanks for the responses! I def got some guys to think about as alternatives.

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