Sunday, 11 May 2014

Updated Casualty Markers

I've used my casualty markers from a couple of years back in a fair number of games now, but always found them a bit fiddly. When Warbases came out with their clever model I bought a bunch of them, with the plan to rebase the old casaulty miniatures on these. Well, more than a year later I've finally gotten around to it.

The old bases. Perfectly serviceable, but fiddly to use due to that tiny micro dice you first have to pick up, then find the right number on and then put back in the tiny hole.


And the new.


These are much easier to use and read in the heat of battle. An added bonus is that these go all the way up to 12 (even more than Spinal Tap!), whereas the old ones obviously only goes up to 6.


I took the time to add another highlight or two (not that it shows in these pictures though) when I already had them on the workbench. They were originally painted very quickly, and it felt nice to bring their standard up a notch or two.

Right, that's all the dark ages stuff for now. It's high time I turn my full attention to the codpieces, puffed sleeves and outrageous slashes of the Italian Wars.

Thanks for looking, have a great week everyone!

19 comments:

  1. Very nice Jonas, good to know I´m not the only one re-basing:)

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    1. You're not the only madman around, that's correct. ;)

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    2. indeed, but i suppouse it´s better only re-basing 8 minis instead of 96 minis ;)

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    3. Well, I said I was crazy but not THAT crazy. ;)

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  2. Great upgrade, I love your Warbase casualty markers! And the Spinal Tap reference too.

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    1. Cheers Monty, I'm glad you like them (and the reference)!

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    1. Thanks Rodger, much appreciated!

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  4. I really like those! Who makes the minis, please?

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    1. Thanks Simon! The minis are from Gripping Beast – I think they are in the Saga section on their website.

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    2. Thanks! I might have to pick a few up.

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    3. Cheers! If you pick up some, I look forward to seeing what you do with them.

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  5. Very cool extra tool on the gaming table, adding not only convenience but also some gory atmosphere. Beautiful lot!

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  6. Those look wonderful for sure! However, I would need to think about them as those markers are expensive. Your first option while perhaps not quite as handy is still much cheaper and still looks very good.

    Christopher

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    1. Cheers Christopher! While they are a little bit expensive (but not by much in my opinion) their convenience and ease of use makes it worth it I think. But as you say, the original model is perfectly serviceable.

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    2. Oh, btw I just nominated you for a Liebster award at http://christopher-bunkerhill.blogspot.de/.

      Christopher

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