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Wargaming with Plastic Toy Soldiers – Part I – 1/72 scale

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This two-part overview article is aimed at gamers interested in exploring a new scale or a new material or a new era or a combination of these. In Part I shall look at 1/72 scale figures.

Wargames Ilustrated Magazine 1/72 scale figures

 

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Painting American Civil War Figures

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A Call to Arms Confederates 1/32 scale

Here's a quick guide to painting American Civil War Union & Confederate forces. My experience has mainly been with 1/72 scale and 1/32 scale plastics but there is no reason why at least some of this info should not be of use to those painting other scales or materials.

 

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My ACW Union 1/72 scale Wargames Army (Hobby Post)

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My ACW Union 1/72 Scale Wargames Army (Hobby Post)

Here's an overview of my Union Army.

(I have also done one for the Confederate Army: Confederate 1/72 scale army)

All figures shown were painted and based by me.

Most of the sets are still in production. These plus the Vallejo Game Color paints, static grass, Victrix bases and plastic building card I used are available from my store if you fancy having a go at the ACW in this scale yourself.

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My Confederate 1/72 scale Wargames Army (Hobby Post)

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My Confederate 1/72 scale Wargames Army (Hobby Post)

Here's an overview of my ACW Confederates.

See also my Union Army blog post: Union Army in 1/72 scale

All figures shown were painted and based by me.

Most of the sets are still in production. These plus the Vallejo Game Color paints, static grass, Victrix bases and plastic building card I used are available from my store if you fancy having a go at the ACW in this scale yourself.

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Hobby Tools & Accessories for Gamers & Figure Painters.

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Hobby Tools & Accessories for Gamers & Figure Painters.

This hobby guide looks at some of the tools & accessories wargamers and toy soldier figure painters may find useful.

Hobby Tools & Accessories for Gamers & Figure Painters.

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