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okay looking for help with SCI-FI figures

Postby DemonEtrigan » Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:58 pm

Okay some help please. The image below is of the various current troops I am using for a sci-fi skirmish game. Main troop type is the dreamforge figures on the right with a few Warden Mechs from Anvil industries as support then a small number of prodos miniatures as special characters - on the left.....

the problem is the more lightly armoured support troops that I wanted to use the Anvil industry figures for (the middle one) are way to small.

Anyone got any suggestions for figures that might work with a similar aesthetic

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Re: okay looking for help with SCI-FI figures

Postby Inso » Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:45 pm

What about the Aliens marines from Prodos?

http://shop.prodosgames.com/en/alien-vs ... rines.html
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Re: okay looking for help with SCI-FI figures

Postby DemonEtrigan » Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:35 am

Inso wrote:What about the Aliens marines from Prodos?

http://shop.prodosgames.com/en/alien-vs ... rines.html


they are both a little big, and not really the Aesthtic I am looking for - Ialso refuse to have a dancing marine in my unit :)

Looking for a more 'Inquisitorial support' type rather than an Imperial Guard type.
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Re: okay looking for help with SCI-FI figures

Postby Monstyr » Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:45 am

Cant you just pull a slight visual trick and mount the smaller figures on a thicker base?
It'll raise the head height to near the other figs and if your subtle with the base shouldn't be too noticable.
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Re: okay looking for help with SCI-FI figures

Postby Monkeyborg NLI » Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:10 am

Anvil's Regiments multi-part range is a bit bigger and chunkier (think GW guardsmen in size) than the Afterlife offerings. Maybe take a look at those?

http://anvilindustry.co.uk/Regiments/Regiments-Range-Guide
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Re: okay looking for help with SCI-FI figures

Postby DemonEtrigan » Thu Sep 14, 2017 2:11 pm

Monkeyborg NLI wrote:Anvil's Regiments multi-part range is a bit bigger and chunkier (think GW guardsmen in size) than the Afterlife offerings. Maybe take a look at those?

http://anvilindustry.co.uk/Regiments/Regiments-Range-Guide


oohh, nice idea. I have to admit I assumed the regiments would be the same size. I shall have to see if they are at Colours this weekend.
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Re: okay looking for help with SCI-FI figures

Postby Guest » Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:44 am

Sci-fi games are great, because they have ready made excuses for why your miniatures are not the same size. All you need to do is state that the smaller figures are from a world with higher gravity, this explains their shorter height, and also allows you to describe them as having higher density bone and muscle structure (with probable bonuses in hand to hand combat and such), unfortunately it will probably also include a higher blood pressure (so they tend to bleed out faster).
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Re: okay looking for help with SCI-FI figures

Postby adlard.matthew » Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:31 am

Have you looked at Macrocosm Miniatures

Macrocosm

They should have what you are after.
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