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Offline [email protected]

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6mm Mega Thread Stuff Im making
« on: November 14, 2019, 07:28:07 PM »
6mm...  It has a lot of potential.  With more and more large scale figure wargames moving to smaller and smaller battles focusing on individuals, 6mm seems to be the last bastion of large wargaming!  In a paradoxical sort of way.

...and so I start this thread with stuff I'm cooking up with my band of free-lancers and my little hobby business.

Today I've been messing around with some earthworks.  They don't look like much yet but someones got to do something to keep the Vikings out!

« Last Edit: December 09, 2019, 05:06:42 PM by [email protected] »

Offline abu iskander

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Re: 6mm - It's the Future!
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2019, 08:13:25 PM »
I'm with you on this Rob -- I'm doing posse games in 28mm, as well as larger skirmish Lardy stuff.

But really finding the mass stuff more appealing in 6mm, tho I'm a new convert to the scale.

As much as I love my AB 18mm Naps, I half wish I'd have done that period in 6mm as well.

Offline ulverston

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Re: 6mm - It's the Future!
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2019, 09:34:53 PM »
Not much hobby time, aging eyes etc etc means I have never really considered 6mm but I am invested in your post already... especially as you mentioned Vikings which would be one of the last subjects I would consider for 6mm.

I usually paint armies of 30 - 50 figures in 28mm so you are probably right about 6mil being the last bastion of bigger games... please show more.

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Re: 6mm - It's the Future!
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2019, 10:56:18 PM »
Couldn't agree more chumrade.

Offline YPU

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Re: 6mm - It's the Future!
« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2019, 11:19:39 PM »
One of us! one of us!
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Offline Brandlin

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Re: 6mm - It's the Future!
« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2019, 02:15:26 AM »
I still see nothing wrong with huge sweeping armies in 28 mm.

Skirmishers can bugger off :-)

Offline FierceKitty

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Re: 6mm - It's the Future!
« Reply #6 on: November 15, 2019, 02:54:06 AM »
10mm for mine; I have done a LOT of 6mm in my time, but I do like gorgons on my hoplite shields, tartans on my kilts, and the like. 10mm can do pretty big battles.

This is a variant preference. I do not speak in hostility to 6mm. For decades they gave me an affordable way to do big battles.

Curiously, I'm presently doing my camp for the 10mm Viking army I have under the brush.  In the words of Viljar Vandrikkar, "Wanna play?"
« Last Edit: November 15, 2019, 02:55:50 AM by FierceKitty »
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Offline Pan Marek

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Re: 6mm - It's the Future!
« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2019, 09:57:52 PM »
I'll tolerate 6mm for big armor games, but I still find it unimpressive on the table.  Essentially brail.  Might as well play a board game.

15mm still retains some personality.

Offline [email protected]

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Re: 6mm - It's the Future!
« Reply #8 on: November 16, 2019, 09:52:28 AM »
Ive sculpted the front.

Offline [email protected]

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Re: 6mm - It's the Future!
« Reply #9 on: November 16, 2019, 10:27:25 AM »
Ta-dar!   :o

Now just to square off the outer which will be the inner...  peg it back together...  clean it up and send it off to get a load of casts.  Then all the other pieces can be made.
« Last Edit: November 16, 2019, 10:29:08 AM by [email protected] »

Offline [email protected]

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Re: 6mm - It's the Future!
« Reply #10 on: November 16, 2019, 06:06:29 PM »
The operation seems to be successful.  I've added some more milliput, Ill need to file, sand and add a little more and then its done.

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Re: 6mm - It's the Future!
« Reply #11 on: November 16, 2019, 08:51:58 PM »
Quote
Skirmishers can bugger off :-)

Or not. ;)

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Re: 6mm - It's the Future!
« Reply #12 on: November 17, 2019, 10:42:26 AM »
Or not. ;)



Yep! That's my 6mm necromunda

Muhahahaha!!!!

Seriously though, cool project I'll be following this.

Cheers,
Stroezie.

Offline [email protected]

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Re: 6mm - It's the Future!
« Reply #13 on: November 17, 2019, 10:49:41 AM »
All sorted, off into the post!


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Re: 6mm - It's the Future!
« Reply #14 on: November 17, 2019, 03:42:35 PM »
Looking good.  8)