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Offline Orctrader

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Ancients - 20mm Square basing?
« on: May 21, 2023, 10:58:11 AM »
Are individually based 28mm figures on 20mm square bases still popular, useable?

I have some in the painting queue that I put on 25mm round, but now think I'd like them on the 20mm square.

As previously mentioned... ::) I only paint, don't game, so I have to bear in mind the saleability on Ebay of miniatures I might not want to keep.

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Re: Ancients - 20mm Square basing?
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2023, 12:32:35 PM »
Malcolm, what people mostly use in their games is the 25mm round base so i would base them that way. If you dont plan to sell them just go with what you like more.

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Re: Ancients - 20mm Square basing?
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2023, 02:17:46 PM »
Yes, round bases and sabots seem to be where itís at these days. That said, there does seem to be a bit of a WAB revival going on and that has infantry on 20mm squares.

Offline frank xerox

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Re: Ancients - 20mm Square basing?
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2023, 09:25:46 PM »
I still base mine on 20mm squares - itís just the most flexible over different rule systems. Some figures are too flaily to fit 4 on a 40x40 admittedly but just increase the depth slightly and any overhang on a single 20 base can be trimmed

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Re: Ancients - 20mm Square basing?
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2023, 09:27:56 PM »
Depends how many youíll be selling I suppose. 16+ unit and Iíd go with squares, anything less and Iíd go with 20/25mm rounds.
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Re: Ancients - 20mm Square basing?
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2023, 06:10:12 PM »
Thanks for the input.

I think there is at least 18 so I'll probably go with squares - if only for the variety.

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Re: Ancients - 20mm Square basing?
« Reply #6 on: June 05, 2023, 04:50:19 PM »
I still use 20mm bases for all my rank and file armies

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Re: Ancients - 20mm Square basing?
« Reply #7 on: June 05, 2023, 08:00:29 PM »
I still use 20mm bases for all my rank and file
They look very good.   :)

 

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