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Jack John Supporting Member of TMP16 Mar 2023 5:11 p.m. PST

Hi there!
I am just getting ready to begin 2mm ACW with a homebrew ruleset based off of AoF and 2 by 2.

However, printing and cutting out brigade names feels a little too much of a hassle for me. If you label your bases in other methods, how so? I was going to try color coordination, but as the battles grow in size, the labels change as well.

Let me know of any methods that may be easier than printing! Thanks!

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP16 Mar 2023 5:25 p.m. PST

Two options:

1.) "Informational Basing" ala

2.) Post-it note flags


Andrew LA17 Mar 2023 2:16 a.m. PST

Not an easy issue to solve. I will be doing my 6mm ACW the hard way – there will be a permanent sticker for what the unit is and then I also have a small piece of fridge magnet stuck ont he base which I can use to apply a detachable magnetic label which is the formation it belongs to. The labels could be as simple as a colour and a number or even the actual name of the division for each battle (you can end up with a lot of labels :-) )

NCC171717 Mar 2023 4:25 a.m. PST

For my 6mm WSS units, the two-stand regiments of each brigade are identified by symbols:


and the brigades by colors:


Jack John Supporting Member of TMP17 Mar 2023 10:54 a.m. PST

Thanks for the ideas guys!

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