Author Topic: "Alternative" Mechs and miniatures  (Read 6657 times)

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Re: "Alternative" Mechs and miniatures
« Reply #30 on: 17 February 2016, 15:08:02 »
A very long time ago there was a trading section on these forums (it predates my ever posting here, in fact, and that's been a LONG time). Unfortunately, some folks used it as an opportunity to scam people, hurt feelings and thrown pottery were had, and this being the official forums from the game's publisher (FanPro at the time) it was felt that a trading/sales forum was a bad idea, lest the company be held legally responsible for a bad transaction.

Hope that clears it up a little. As Wikkid said though, there's a number of good places on Facebook and other places to find the parts you need- and if you come up short, start a thread here explaining what you're looking for and I know many of us are always happy to help you come up with ideas for proxy replacements.
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Re: "Alternative" Mechs and miniatures
« Reply #31 on: 18 February 2016, 13:43:12 »
Which Facebook pages? I think that overseas shipping will kill any potential deals I might find, but yo never know.....

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Re: "Alternative" Mechs and miniatures
« Reply #32 on: 18 February 2016, 15:02:25 »
They won't be posted here, though they can be sent in PMs. [copper]
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Re: "Alternative" Mechs and miniatures
« Reply #33 on: 18 February 2016, 16:08:17 »
I just discovered some useful parts from PuppetsWar.eu that look like they have a LOT of potential for modding.

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Re: "Alternative" Mechs and miniatures
« Reply #34 on: 18 February 2016, 16:11:41 »
They won't be posted here, though they can be sent in PMs. [copper]

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Re: "Alternative" Mechs and miniatures
« Reply #35 on: 18 February 2016, 16:22:02 »
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I have some information if people want it. I will of course not post it. PM me if you would like.

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Re: "Alternative" Mechs and miniatures
« Reply #36 on: 18 February 2016, 21:05:42 »
That Stalker... ohhhhhh myyyyyyy.


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Re: "Alternative" Mechs and miniatures
« Reply #37 on: 04 March 2016, 04:42:38 »
I have made some terrific custom designs from the Heavy Gear miniatures. Designed in 12mm scale, they fit well with BT scale. I currently have a full company of Terran Battleframes that scale as Battlemechs from 45 tons to 85 tons. The Northern and Southern gear designs have wheels on the backs of the feet, but I don't even notice once the base is textured and painted. AND sometime this fall, they will be released as plastic multi part models!!

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Re: "Alternative" Mechs and miniatures
« Reply #38 on: 04 March 2016, 14:48:11 »
I was wondering how the Heavy Gear miniatures stacked up size-wise to Battletech miniatures. I saw a blog that said they were quite a bit smaller, but another one said a few miniatures were too big too.

From their online catalog, they look terrific. AND they shoot the theory that "a smaller scale figure can't have decent detail" all to hell.

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Re: "Alternative" Mechs and miniatures
« Reply #39 on: 04 March 2016, 14:50:40 »
I just stumbled on to this site last night: http://conflict-horizon.com/index.html

Anyone ever seen these before?

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Re: "Alternative" Mechs and miniatures
« Reply #40 on: 04 March 2016, 19:26:22 »
I have a huge pile of minis from the defunct 10mm Babylon 5 "GROPOS" ground-combat game. They can become a wide variety of interesting vehicles, and they have lots of infantry, too.

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Re: "Alternative" Mechs and miniatures
« Reply #41 on: 04 March 2016, 19:37:57 »
I personally use Dropzone Commander's infantry for my foot and jump infantry platoons, and you could probably get away with using vehicles from that game line on a BattleTech hex.
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