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What Cold War Era (1948 - 85) figures would you like to see available? (No choice limit. Votes can be changed as often as you like - but will clear all previous selections!)

Israeli (1948) - 28mm
6 (0.9%)
Jordanians & Egyptians (1948) - 28mm
5 (0.7%)
Syrians & Palestinians (1948) -28mm
4 (0.6%)
North Korean & Chinese (Korean War) - 28mm
13 (1.9%)
South Korean (Korean War) -28mm
9 (1.3%)
U.S. Army & Marines (Korean War) -28mm
11 (1.6%)
British/Commonwealth (Korean War) - 28mm
15 (2.2%)
U.N. Forces (Korean War) - 28mm
9 (1.3%)
French Army (Algerian War) -28mm
13 (1.9%)
FLN (Algerian War) - 28mm
13 (1.9%)
British Army ('50s Tropical dress for Suez, Kenya, Malaya etc.) - 28mm
14 (2.1%)
Yemeni Tribesmen (Aden Emergency) - 28mm
6 (0.9%)
U.S. Army Late '50s - Early '60s (OG 107 Fatigues, M-1/M-14 etc.) - 28mm
11 (1.6%)
Batista Era Cuban Army - 28mm
8 (1.2%)
Cuban Army circa 1960 - '62 (Mixed US/Soviet kit, FN Rifles etc) - 28mm
14 (2.1%)
Cuban Exile Brigadistas (Bay of Pigs Era) - 28mm
11 (1.6%)
Cuban Militia circa 1960 - '62 (Mixed US/Soviet kit, Czech rifles etc) - 28mm
10 (1.5%)
Soviet Army ('Summer Dress' Early '60s) - 28mm
12 (1.8%)
Early Vietcong/SVN Militia (U.S. Weapons) - 28mm
6 (0.9%)
Early ARVN & U.S. Advisers (Pre '66 Vietnam) - 28mm
12 (1.8%)
Early U.S. Marines (Pre '66 Vietnam) - 28mm
11 (1.6%)
Congo ANC ('60s) - 28mm  
16 (2.4%)
Congo Mercenaries - 28mm
24 (3.5%)
Congo U.N. & Belgian Forces - 28mm
20 (3%)
Katangan Gendarmes (Congo) -28mm
17 (2.5%)
Congo Uniformed 'Simbas' -28mm
17 (2.5%)
Congo 'Simba' Tribal Troops -28mm
17 (2.5%)
C.I.A. Operatives in tropical civilian dress (c. 1960 -'70) - 28mm
25 (3.7%)
Assorted armed civilians in tropical dress ('60s  - '70s Secret Police etc) - 28mm
17 (2.5%)
Israeli Army (Six-Day War) - 28mm
8 (1.2%)
Egyptian/Syrian Army (Six-Day War) - 28mm
7 (1%)
Jordanian Army (Six-Day War) - 28mm
7 (1%)
PLO Troops (Six-Day War to Yom Kippur) - 28mm
8 (1.2%)
Israeli Army (Yom Kippur) - 28mm
9 (1.3%)
Syrian/Egyptian Army (Yom Kippur) - 28mm
7 (1%)
Jordanian Army (Yom Kippur) -28mm
5 (0.7%)
Israeli 'Raid on Entebbe' - 28mm
9 (1.3%)
Finnish Army ('60s - '70s) - 28mm
3 (0.4%)
Swedish Army ('60 - '70s) - 28mm
4 (0.6%)
Irish Army ('60s - '70s) - 28mm
11 (1.6%)
Bolivian Rebels ('60s) - 28mm
4 (0.6%)
Pathet Lao/Khmer Rouge ('60s - '70s) - 28mm
3 (0.4%)
Chinese PLA ('60s - '70s) - 28mm
7 (1%)
Icelandic Coastguard ('70s) - 28mm
6 (0.9%)
Soviet Army (Tropical dress pre-Afghanistan) - 28mm
12 (1.8%)
Cuban Army (Angola '70s - '80s) - 28mm
19 (2.8%)
African 'Regulars' (Helmets & Semi-Soviet-style kit. Angolan MPLA/Mozambique FPLM etc) - 28mm
22 (3.2%)
Moroccan Army ('70s Zaire) - 28mm
6 (0.9%)
French Foreign Legion Paratroops (Kolwezi) - 28mm
17 (2.5%)
Zairean 'Regulars' (Helmets, semi-western kit) - 28mm
11 (1.6%)
South African Defence Forces ('70s - '80s) - 28mm
16 (2.4%)
British SAS (Dhofar Rebellion etc) - 28mm
11 (1.6%)
FMLN/South American Guerrilas - 28mm
8 (1.2%)
Salvadorean/South American 'Government' Troops - 28mm
9 (1.3%)
Generic '60s - '70s Unarmed Civilians, Reporters & Photographers etc. - 28mm
19 (2.8%)
20mm U.N. Peacekeepers (Congo Crisis)
8 (1.2%)
20mm Katangan Gendarmes & Mercenaries(Congo Crisis)
7 (1%)
20mm South African Defence Forces (SWA/Angola)
7 (1%)
20mm Cubans (Angola)
6 (0.9%)
20mm MPLA (Angola)
7 (1%)
Turkish Army (Cyprus '74) - 28mm
2 (0.3%)
Greek Army (Cyprus '74) - 28mm
2 (0.3%)
'70s -'80s BRD Bundesgrenzschutz - 28mm
9 (1.3%)
'70s - '80s DDR Grenztruppen - 28mm
9 (1.3%)
Vietnam Era US Sailors
6 (0.9%)

Total Members Voted: 67

Author Topic: Cold War Era Miniatures Wish List  (Read 21313 times)

Offline carlos marighela

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Cold War Era Miniatures Wish List
« on: April 03, 2014, 10:18:13 AM »
Anyone fell free to chime in. I gather if 10 of us play the game, brother Arlequin will create a poll.

1) Cubans for the Revolution. A character pack of Fidel, Che, Raul and my favourite Cuban, Camilo Cienfuegos. A guerilla pack and some packs of Batista's Army.

2) Cubans for the Bay of Pigs. A couple of packets of Brigadistas/ CIA puppets/ latifundista running dogs plus People's Militia.

3) US Army for the 1960s (not Vietnam) M-14s, OG 107 fatigues.

4) Soviet Army for the 1950s and '60s. Gymnastierkas, AK-47s, RPDs and RPG-2.

5) Yemeni tribesmen for Aden.

6) British Army 1946-58. A suitable range of British Army in tropical kit for Palestine, Cyprus, Suez and Mau Mau. Beret, bush hat and helmet head variants.

7) Che and friends Bolivia.

8) Salvadorean Army and FMLN guerillas

9) 1980s Swedes.

10) 1960s/ 70s Chinese PLA. The classic Mao cap and suit look.


Edit: Poll added and stickied. I've tried to keep them in a rough chronological order, but any other additions will have to be added after the current list, as otherwise it will wipe the poll completely. If you want to change your vote you can, but you'll have to re-do the entire poll selections from scratch. You can choose as many or as few as you like though and the limit will be changed if, or as, new selections are suggested.

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« Last Edit: November 02, 2014, 07:13:29 AM by Arlequín »
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Offline juergen c. olk

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Re: Post war/Cold War ranges of figures I would like to see
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2014, 11:02:09 AM »
1)S.A.D.F.-Angola  2.)U.N. Peacekeepers -1961-Congo w/soft cap and helmets (Irish and Swedes) 3.)Katanganese Gendarme-1960'sCongo 4.)Modern African Peacekeepers    ...in 20mm. I do realize that manufactors need to make money ,but it is a wish list.

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Re: Post war/Cold War ranges of figures I would like to see
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2014, 11:27:31 AM »
I like all of CMs suggestions and I'd like to see juergens's but in 28mm. ;)

These in 28mm for me please:

1) Mid-1960s Belgian Paras for Dragon Rouge

2) 70s French for Kolwezi

3) 60s-70s SAS in tropical/desert kit with M16s & GPMGs

4) 1960s Simba rebels for the Congo

5) Generic scruffy-looking African soldiery in fatigues with M1 helmets and SLRs and AK47s - possible head variants of berets, bush hats and peaked cap with neck flap.

6) Mr Hicks to add to the Congo mercenaries range he did for Mongrel. (I can wish! ;))

7) 70s-style mercenaries/terrs/freedom fighters - mix of ethnicities with Swedish Ks, UZIs, MAC 10s, AKs, RPKs, SLRs etc. Dressed for the tropics.

8 ) Entebbe Isrealis with UZIs and AK47s, wool-knit caps and turtle-necks.

9) 60s-70s 'armed civilians' - western cloths for warm climates, male and female, mix of military weapons from handguns to LMGs. NOT KKBB style. Iron Curtain types too for KGB.

10) Late 70s/early 80s Pathet Lao/Khmer Rouge types

11) 70s tropical Soviets in caps - not necessarily for Afghanistan

I'm sure I'll think of more as the day goes on… lol
« Last Edit: April 03, 2014, 11:43:18 AM by Earther »

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Re: Post war/Cold War ranges of figures I would like to see
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2014, 05:12:45 PM »
Anyone fell free to chime in. I gather if 10 of us play the game, brother Arlequin will create a poll.

Indeed I will and with Juergan and Earther, that makes five. 

I'll also make it multi-scale, we're not sizeist. :)

Offline von Lucky

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Re: Post war/Cold War ranges of figures I would like to see
« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2014, 12:16:03 PM »
In order of preference:

1) 2000-now war correspondent reporter and cameraman team

2) 2000-now Afghan and/or Iraqi interpreter in combat gear

3) 1990-now Tuaregs

4) 'Elite Squad' BOPE and favela residents (men, women and children)

5) 'Underbelly' criminals (ie Morans, Fat Tony, Carl Williams, etc)

6) 1980s BRD Bundesgrenzschutz and DDR Grenztruppen

7) 1970s Icelandic Coast Guard (hey, I can dream!)
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Offline Maspalio

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Re: Post war/Cold War ranges of figures I would like to see
« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2014, 01:22:24 PM »
1) Generic PMC (more from Kev White !!)

2) Armed street gangs (punks please  lol)

3) Western paramilitary milicians

Offline Rob_bresnen

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Re: Post war/Cold War ranges of figures I would like to see
« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2014, 01:44:35 PM »
Generic African Union/UN troops with K-pot helmets and AK47's. Very useful for all sorts of settings
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Re: Post war/Cold War ranges of figures I would like to see
« Reply #7 on: April 04, 2014, 02:13:21 PM »
Modern 2000+ Russian troops and Security forces.
Modern 2000+ Israeli IDF, Tavors and that like.
US Army Rangers. Modern
Modern middle eastern militias or Paramilitary (Hezbollah, and that like)
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Re: Post war/Cold War ranges of figures I would like to see
« Reply #8 on: April 04, 2014, 02:39:39 PM »
Some great ideas here but if it isn't 15(or 6 or 3) mm then I am not buying.

Gracias,

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Re: Post war/Cold War ranges of figures I would like to see
« Reply #9 on: April 04, 2014, 02:57:41 PM »
I'd ditto Juergen and Earther on the 60's-70's African wars stuff (More Simba, Congo Mercs, Generic African infantry, etc, etc)

I would also welcome anything new in 'about 40mm' which would be compatible with the old HLBS range! If that was to include 'Ultra' modern (as opposed the HLBS figure which are very 90's) Russians, Georgians for the 2008 war, some distinctly 'chechen' flavoured militia and/or some more 'Centeral European'/Balkans milita then I think my current gaming dreams would have come true!
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Re: Post war/Cold War ranges of figures I would like to see
« Reply #10 on: April 04, 2014, 07:06:32 PM »
French Paras suitable for Kolwezi (late 1970s) and plenty of suitable opponents

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Re: Post war/Cold War ranges of figures I would like to see
« Reply #11 on: April 04, 2014, 07:16:25 PM »
- modern FDF (ISAF/UN/what-if)
- 1960s-1980s FDF (UN/what-if)
- modern Spanish (ISAF/UN/what-if)
- 1960-1980s Swedish
- modern Danish
- 1960-1980s Irish
- modern Estonians

That's for starters…

Offline moonshado

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Re: Post war/Cold War ranges of figures I would like to see
« Reply #12 on: April 04, 2014, 07:59:53 PM »
A comprehensive Korean War range with all UN countries present represented, ideally as an extension of Red Star Miniatures existing French Indo-China range. Though for the moment I'll just settle for more troops for Vietnam, Moroccans/Algerians being my first choice. Also would like to see figures for all countries envolved in the 1948 Arab Israeli -War.

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Re: Post war/Cold War ranges of figures I would like to see
« Reply #13 on: April 04, 2014, 08:54:07 PM »
Okay that's over ten, so I'll be doing the poll and what not over the weekend.

Because it's likely to be a long list of items, in a number of scales, I'm going to limit it to Cold War only... i.e. 1948 to 1985.

However, because clearly there is a groundswell of wants for more recent things (1985+), I'm happy to do one for that too... and yes I know the Cold War finished officially in 1991, but 1985 is more convenient as it lines up better with the introduction of PASGT, 120mm guns on M1A1 Abrams, Apache Gunships and a few other hi-tech items. Suggestions for the thread title are of course welcome.

Drop your wants and needs here for now and I'll swap, chop and arrange... if nobody minds me editing their posts, so that suggestions go in their appropriate poll threads.

Everyone happy?  :)

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Re: Post war/Cold War ranges of figures I would like to see
« Reply #14 on: April 04, 2014, 10:51:52 PM »
Sorry to spoil your weekend Jim.  ::)

 

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