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Keeper of the Adeptus Arbites Flame






Cairo, Egypt

 Elbows wrote:
What continues to amuse me is that...as a kid, my father was a big toy nut (he's a military gamer/modeler himself) so I've owned almost everything posted on this page - all of the old plastic toy soldier stuff. I had the later pictured mountain set, the plastic Marx trays, the chintzy castle, etc. I wish I'd held onto some of that stuff - but I moved a lot later in life.


Any thoughts on the Marx trays? Of all the things I found that tempted me the most, seems an easy way to make a cool battlefield on any table. Also seems good for storage which has to be a priority.

 
   
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Powerful Phoenix Lord






I haven't had them for 20+ years, but I remember them being pretty damn sturdy. Not terribly detailed (but you can fix that). What's important though is that the stuff like the Marx trays have been re-cast or re-manufactured by heaps of companies. So the ones I had may have been from a different manufacturer, etc.

Cost wise they're competitive, they are hollow-plastic like realm of battle boards (hence I'd HATE rolling dice on them). Not much in the way of variety, so your whole table would be the same 4 styles or whatever is available.

I'd probably suggest them for skirmish games before I would a full 40K table.

 
   
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Regular Dakkanaut




I rather like the woodblock city stuff. Hmmm

This castle -



- Looks neat too. How modular is it I wonder, could you get two and Frankenstein them together easily?
   
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Napoleonics Obsesser




MN

I will just point out the official Tim Mee toy website for all your plastic army men needs. There was stuff on there that I had forgotten about or never even saw!

https://timmeeusa.com/collections/all




I also found these and am thinking about ordering some.....



https://www.partypalooza.com/product/RobotAsstMini.htm?gclid=EAIaIQobChMInbKHuPGI6QIVDb7ACh3SzAdsEAQYASABEgJUlPD_BwE

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Made in eg
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Keeper of the Adeptus Arbites Flame






Cairo, Egypt

 Easy E wrote:
I will just point out the official Tim Mee toy website for all your plastic army men needs. There was stuff on there that I had forgotten about or never even saw!

https://timmeeusa.com/collections/all



You sir are an evil man.

For me it would have to be these guys, they were filler for my Star Wars figures back in the day.


 
   
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Buttons Should Be Brass, Not Gold!






Norn Iron

They made a Guns of Navarone playset?

 Kid_Kyoto wrote:
In the process I found some interesting bunkers and toy soldier type sets for 40k, Titanitucs or whatever.

https://www.hobbybunker.com/products/star-fort-section-2512



Star Fort, buy 5 and make a massive 19th century style fortification.


Earlier than that.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bastion_fort

You could comfortably stick one of those in the late, lamented WFB Empire. Definitely in AoS.

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MN

 Kid_Kyoto wrote:
 Easy E wrote:
I will just point out the official Tim Mee toy website for all your plastic army men needs. There was stuff on there that I had forgotten about or never even saw!

https://timmeeusa.com/collections/all



You sir are an evil man.

For me it would have to be these guys, they were filler for my Star Wars figures back in the day.

Spoiler:


There is just too much crap compared to gold in that set for me to get too crazy for it!

Does anyone know of a good set of similar style plastic robots that is/are easily available?

Do you like Free Wargames?
http://bloodandspectacles.blogspot.com/ 
   
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Regular Dakkanaut






How about a toy farm for a 2 year old being transformed into a sweet piece of industrial terrain for 40k or necromunda?

The guy who did this is brilliant but I think me night be spray painting in an enclosed space too often, or at least he comes off that way.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uli7pHs-By4

Possibly the only person on Dakkadakka not to hate "Another life".
 
   
 
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