RE: Scales again (froth, gibber!)
From: "Bell, Brian K (Contractor)" <Brian.Bell@d...>
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 07:11:18 -0500
Subject: RE: Scales again (froth, gibber!)
Besides, in FMASk, don't you use actual figure size for cover, etc.?
Go ahead, bring on those 28mm Warhammer steriod freaks! They can't hide
behind any of the cover on the table!
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> >> Rob, do you have any kind of reference for this? I've seen only
> >> evidence of this. I've tried to hunt down a source for the scale
> >size thing,
> >> but I haven't been able to find it.
> >> The reason I ask is that I'm pretty certain I heard the "foot to
> >eyes" thing
> >> in the early 80s, and quite possibly in the late 70s. But I can't
> >> anything definitive.
> >Napoleon's Campaign in Miniatures, copyright 1977 by Bruce Quarrie,
> >page 15, last paragraph:
> >"There is a lot of argument as to precisely what these scales
> >mean......interpretation depends on whether the scale relates to the
> >'man' or the figure; in other words, should a 25mm figure measure
> >in height from the soles of his feet to the crown of his head; or
> >from the soles of his boots to the crown of his hat."
> There's an easy way out of all this....
> "If it looks OK, use it......"
> Jon (GZG)