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Online Plynkes

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Re: How do you use your casualty miniatures?
« Reply #15 on: September 30, 2020, 06:56:54 PM »
I have some white flags on bases that have to stand in when I don't have suitable casualty figures for a unit, but I like the idea of chickens more. :)



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Re: How do you use your casualty miniatures?
« Reply #16 on: September 30, 2020, 09:47:16 PM »
Oh yeah, I forgot to add that I also pepper units with the odd body or 'falling wounded' figure, or on occasion a man running from the rear rank.
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Re: How do you use your casualty miniatures?
« Reply #17 on: October 01, 2020, 12:06:28 PM »
Further to the 'Chickens' I am looking for something similar
for when Vodkafan & I get our Jacobite rebellion (using slightly
tweeked Reb.&Pats) going.

Any suggestions?
I have already ruled out 'wild haggis running free'.
may steal the cannonball idea (elsewhere on LAF), but would like
some kind of animal.
Based on a Scottish folk song I thought of (My Bonny) Moor Hen,
but no-one seems to make them in 28mm.

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Re: How do you use your casualty miniatures?
« Reply #18 on: October 01, 2020, 10:42:23 PM »
When I played 25mm ACW Brother against Brother I had painted up 40 casualty figures for each side (1/3rd of the figures for each side) and these were laid down after shooting/melee casualties. When these were exhausted, that side took a simple Army Morale check to see if they continued to fight.
Now I have rebased and using Regimental F&F, some will be used as Disorder markers.
For my King Philip’s War M&T games I used the Litko acrylic “Man Down” markers (red for Indian beige for Settlers) to mark casualties.
I have more of the “Man Down” markers to use in CoC.
Wargamers do it on a table.
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Re: How do you use your casualty miniatures?
« Reply #19 on: October 02, 2020, 10:38:02 AM »
I use corpses, vultures, crows, jackals and similar to, depending on the rules, mark that a unit is routed, suppressed or broken.

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Re: How do you use your casualty miniatures?
« Reply #20 on: October 02, 2020, 10:55:27 AM »
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I use corpses, vultures, crows, jackals and similar to, depending on the rules, mark that a unit is routed, suppressed or broken.

Thanks. Crows I CAN use for Jacobites, now who does crows in 28mm?

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Re: How do you use your casualty miniatures?
« Reply #21 on: October 02, 2020, 11:24:34 AM »
Eureka, Reaper, Forge World, just to name a few.

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Re: How do you use your casualty miniatures?
« Reply #22 on: October 02, 2020, 01:01:58 PM »
And Tabletop-Art do some nice metal ravens.

When painted, who'd know the difference?

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Re: How do you use your casualty miniatures?
« Reply #23 on: October 02, 2020, 05:01:56 PM »
Thanks Hammers & Citizen Sade, I will look there.

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Re: How do you use your casualty miniatures?
« Reply #24 on: October 10, 2020, 10:32:38 AM »
We use casualty miniatures to show where fierce fighting did happen; and also, with a RPG mind, when an important player character or NPC personality is wounded or knocked out during the battle and it can be of some importance for the following events that his/her body is recovered by friends ...or foes.

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Re: How do you use your casualty miniatures?
« Reply #25 on: October 10, 2020, 11:14:59 AM »
I've used them for pinned/ morale makers in some games like AK-47 and TMWWBKs. In games that use multiple miniatures, on a single base, I've used them to create interesting mini dioramas in units.

Offline tallyho

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Re: How do you use your casualty miniatures?
« Reply #26 on: October 10, 2020, 11:34:06 AM »
Don't really get the question.

They can be used for literally any purpose you want.

 

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