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you first start looking at taking up Napoleonic miniature
wargaming you will quickly come to realise that it
just isn't all about small soldiers.
no. There is a wide range of miniatures that go from
2mm to 25mm, with 15mm seeming to be one of the most
popular sizes. Figures for 15mm ranges have a good
balance between being detailed, without overly large
or expensive to build armies from.
just to throw even more confusion forward - 15mm don't
just happen to be exactly 15mm high. Each manufacturer
seems to have a different-sized measure and there
is quite a difference at times between the figures.
this newcomer has settled on oversized 15mm - after
advice from people who know far more about wargaming
than I do.
are some of the manufacturers of 15mm figures and
some information about their products.
regarded as being the best miniature wargaming figures
around. Not only are the AB figures highly detailed,
they are oversized at 18mm, and you can pick from
a massive range that will almost certainly include
the type of unit or nationality you want.
Gamers rate these figures highly and they are compatible
Another top-of-the-range company that delivers excellent
figures for wargamers. See
This Spanish company provides some very fine figures
with various poses. I have some in my collection and
they match their AB colleagues nicely.
There are good reports about this British company's
efforts and the quality of the figures is high.
Getting the proportions of the figures right is essential
to providing top-quality miniatures. From our reading
Essex figures are clean and well detailed, but can
be prone to having some body parts out of proportion.
by Side reviews and pictures of figures at
the wonderfully named site Deep Fried Happy Mice.