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Miniature figures

Assembly level

0: very easy: pre-assembled

1: easy: cutting from sprue, removing flash and sprue channel remains from flat parts, gluing pieces that stay together, applying filler between pieces with flat texture

2: medium: removing flash and sprue channel remains from delicate parts, gluing pieces that won't stay together, applying filler between pieces with delicate texture

3: hard: gluing pieces you have to hold together with tweezers

4: very hard:

5: extremely hard:

Painting level

0: very easy: flat surface - you just have to put enough paint on it

1: easy: flat surface with hard details - you can easily put paint on the details by adjusting force to the brush

2: medium: soft details - you need dexterity to be able pick the details

3: hard: tiny details - you need magnifying glass and dexterity to be able to pick the details, hard to reach details - you need dexterity to be able to reach the details

4: very hard:

5: extremely hard

Pose

standing at attention : The figure stands in a military at attention position - legs together, arms to the side, head points forward.

standing at ease : The figure stands in a military at ease position - legs apart, head usually points forward.

standing : The figure stands casually - one leg has weight on it, the head can point any direction.

aims standing : The figure stands, aiming with a ranged weapon.

kneeling : The figure kneels.

aims kneeling : The figure kneels, aiming with a ranged weapon.

marching : The figure is during a military march.

walking : The figure is walking casually.

climbing : The figure is climbing on a surface.

swimming : The figure is swimming.

prone : The figure lies face down on the ground.

aims prone : The figure lies face down on the ground, aiming with a ranged weapon.

dynamic : The figure is shown during a dynamic movement.

ready for combat : The character is in an armed conflict, ready for battle.

fighting : The figure is in the middle of a fight, attacking or defending.

shooting : The figure is in the middle of taking a shot.

scenic : The sculpt includes scenic element as part of the figure.

 

Figure details

Sex / Gender

male

female

 

Species

Humanoid

Human

by gender

Human male

Human female

Modified human

Ghoul (for Cthulhu Mythos)

Male

Female

Space Marine (for Warhammer 40,000 universe)

Primaris Space Marine (for Warhammer 40,000 universe)

Human-like Giant

Humanoid mutant

Humanoid animals

Humanoid amphibian

Deep One (for Cthulhu Mythos)

Humanoid bovine

Humanoid feline

Humanoid reptilian

Casanii (for World of Twilight)

Fubarnii (for World of Twilight)

 

Humanoid alien

Aliens Xenomorph (for Aliens vs Predator)

Predator (for Aliens vs Predator)

Savage humanoid

Orc

Tolkien Orc (for Lord of the Rings)

Warhammer Orc (for Warhammer)

Winged humanoid

Gargoyle of Mantica (for Mantica)

Nightgaunt (for Cthulhu Mythos)

Reaper of Mid-Nor (for Confrontation)

Starspawn (for Cthulhu Mythos)

Undead

Undead human : They are Undead Human creatures.

Human skeleton : They are skeletal remains of Undead Human creatures.

 

Non-humanoid alien

 

God

Outer God (for Cthulhu Mythos)

Creatures

dog

modified dog (dog)

Role

Civilian

Magic-user

Scholar

Warrior

Warrior leader

Technology

Wild : Uses no technology

Archaic : Uses primitive technology

Prehistoric (Archaic)

Primitive (Archaic)

Ancient (Archaic)

Medieval (Archaic)

Fantasy (Archaic)

Advanced : Uses advanced technology

Early Modern

Modern

Futuristic

Futuristic Fantasy

 

Miniatures range / Setting

Nature

Realm of Battle (from Games Workshop)

Historical

Historical Fantasy (Historical, Fantasy)

Kemet

Rum & Bones

Ron & Bones range (from Tale of War)

Rum & Bones range (from CoolMiniOrNot & 5 Houses)

Modern

Modern Fantasy (Modern, Fantasy)

Cthulhu Wars (for Cthulhu Mythos)

Modern Horror

HorrorClix

Super-Heroes

Batman Miniature Game (from Knight Models)

Post-Apocalyptic

Saltlands (from Antler Games)

Zombies

Zombicide

Zombies!!!

The Walking Dead (from Mantic Games)

Futuristic

Adrenaline (from Czech Games Edition)

Afterlife (from Anvil Industry)

Alien & Predator

Alien vs Predator (from Prodos Games)

GI Joe (from Hasbro)

Infinity

Judge Dredd (from Warlord Games, previously from Games Workshop)

Macrocosm Sci-Fi (from Macrocosm Miniatures)

Mars Attacks! (from Mantic Games)

Nebulosa

Project: ELITE

Robogear (from Tehnolog)

Warpath : The sci-fi setting of Mantic Games. Rule systems: Deadzone, DreadBall, Warpath

Futuristic Fantasy (Futuristic, Fantasy)

Doom

Doom: The Boardgame (from FFG)

Mutant Chronicles

Mutant Chronicles (Prodos Games) (from Prodos Games)

Warhammer 40.000 (from Games Workshop)

Warhammer 40.000 editions

Warhammer 40,000 Ed1 (1987-1993)

Warhammer 40,000 Ed2 (1993-1998)

Warhammer 40,000 Ed3 (1998-2004)

Warhammer 40,000 Ed4 (2004-2008)

Warhammer 40,000 Ed5 (2008-2011)

Warhammer 40,000 Ed6 (2012-2014)

Warhammer 40,000 Ed7 (2014-2017)

Warhammer 40,000 Ed8 (2017-)

Warhammer 40.000 unlicensed copies

Exo-Lords (from Anvil Industry)

Spellcrow Space (from Spellcrow)

Chaos Space Knights

Plague Legions

Space Knights

Fantasy

ArcWorlde (from Warploque Miniatures)

Albionnican Empire

Confrontation

Darklands (from Mierce Miniatures)

Middle-Earth (The Lord of the Rings)

The Lord of the Rings (Games Workshop v1)

The Lord of the Rings (Games Workshop v2)

Mage Knight

Malifaux

Mantica : The fantasy setting of Mantic Games.

Dungeon Saga (for the Dungeon Saga boardgame)

Kings of War (for the Kings of War wargame)

Relicia (from Tor Gaming)

Relics

Terrinoth (from Fantasy Flight Games)

BattleLore

Descent

Dungeon Quest

Runebound

RuneWars

Warhammer (from Games Workshop)

Warhammer Fantasy Battles

Warhammer: Age of Sigmar (for the Warhammer: Age of Sigmar wargame)

World of Twilight

 

Size

Tiny (S0) : 8-12mm (10) high miniature. Average size of 1:180 (10mm) miniatures.

Very small (S1) : 12-18mm (15) high miniature. Average size of 1:120 (15mm) miniatures.

Small (S2) : 18-26mm (22) high miniature. 1:72 miniature could fit into this size category.

Human-sized (S3) : 26-38mm (32) high miniature. Average size of 1:56 (28/32mm) miniatures.

Large (S4) : 38-54mm (46) high miniature. 1:48-1:33 (1:39) miniature could fit into this size category.

Huge (S5) : 54-78mm (66) high miniature. 1:33-1:23 (1:27) miniature could fit into this size category.

Giant (S6) : 78-110mm (94) high miniature. 1:23-1:17 (1:19) miniatures, like the 1:18 (3.3/4 inch) GI Joe or Star Wars action figures could fit into this size category.

Extra Giant (S7) : 110-158mm (134) high miniature. 1:16-1:12 (1:13,5) miniatures, like the 1:13 (5.1/2 inch) Masters of the Universe action figures could fit into this size category.

Ultra Giant (S8) : 158-222mm (190) high miniature. 1:11-1:9 (1:9,5) miniatures could fit into this size category.

Super Giant (S9) : 222-318mm (270) high miniature. 1:8-1:6 (1:7) miniatures could fit into this size category.

Super Giant 2 (S10) : 318-446mm (382) high miniature

Super Giant 3 (S11) : 446-638mm (542) high miniature

Super Giant 4 (S12) : 638-894mm () high miniature

Super Giant 5 (S13) : 894-mm () high miniature

 

Scale

1:200 scale : A 180cm high human is 9mm to the top of the head.

1:89 scale : A 180cm high human is 20mm to the top of the head.

1:72 : A 180cm high human is 25mm to the top of the head.

1:64 : A 180cm high human is 28,1mm to the top of the head.

1:59 scale : A 180 cm high human is 30mm to the top of the head.

1:56 (28mm / 32mm) : A 180 cm high realistic human is 30mm to eye level, 32mm to the top of the head. However a Heroic scale miniature of a 180cm high human can be 28mm to eye level. Different manufacturers call the same scale 28mm or 32mm.

1:50 (35mm) : A 175cm high human is 35mm to the top of the head. A 180cm human is 36mm to the top of the head.

1:48 (38mm) : A 182cm high human is 38mm to the top of the head.

1:45 (40mm) : A 180cm high human is 40mm to the top of the head.

1:35 : A 180cm high human is 51mm to the top of the head.

1:32 (54mm) scale : A 180cm high human is 56mm to the top of the head.

1:24 (75mm) : A 180cm high human is 75mm to the top of the head.

1:18 (3 3/4 inch) : A 180cm high human is 100mm to the top of the head.

1:10 scale : A 180cm high human is 180mm to the top of the head.

1:6 scale : A 180cm high human is 300mm to the top of the head.

1:4 scale : A 180cm high human is 450mm to the top of the head.

 

Proportions

Chibi

Heroic

Realistic

Shrivelled legs

 

Material

Fiberboard

HDF (Fiberboard)

Lasercut HDF (Fiberboard - HDF)

MDF (Fiberboard)

Lasercut MDF (Fiberboard - MDF)

Metal

Pewter (Metal) : Metal alloy.

White metal (Metal) : Lead-free metal alloy.

paper

cardboard

plastic

ABS

Bones polymer

PLA filament : 3D printer plastic filament.

Polystyrene

soft Polystyrene : often called 'soft plastic'

Transparent soft Polystyrene

High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) : often called 'hard plastic'

Transparent hard Polystyrene

PVC

soft PVC

hard PVC : often called 'premium plastic'

Resin

Polyurethane resin

 

Priming

Primer is not necessary

Primer is necessary

Pre-primed : The miniature is primed in the factory.

 

Assembly

Parts

One-piece : The miniature is cast in one piece, so it requires No assembly.

Multi-piece : The miniature comes in multiple pieces. Most often it Needs glue.

Multi-piece models

Stores flat : You can store the pieces stacked flat.

Needs connector : The model require connectors.

Integrated connector : The model has built-in connectors.

Tight fit peg : The parts of the miniature can be assembled using the pegs. The peg on one side fits the hole on the other side, and this should make a tight fit. It's possible the miniature doesn't Need glue, but using glue will make it more solid.

Interlocking shapes : The parts of the miniature can be assembled using the interlocking shapes. The tab on one side fits the blank on the other side, and this should make a tight fit. As interlocking shapes are used for temporary joins, the model most likely doesn't Need glue.

No connector : The model doesn't require or doesn't have any connectors.

Sprue

Sprueless : The miniature comes free of sprue. No cutting needed

Pre-cut : Although it's already cut from the casting sprue, there is still some remain that Needs cutting to clear it up.

On sprue : There are parts of sprue that Needs cutting.

Assembly

No cutting : The model doesn't require gluing.

No assembly : The model doesn't require assembly.

Needs cutting : There are parts of the model that need cutting, or at least cleaning up.

Needs glue : The model needs to be glued.

Pre-assembled : The miniature is sold already assembled from pieces.

 

Posing

If the miniature is made of metal, it usually raises the difficulty of posing with one level.

Very hard : There are no parts that you could just cut and reposition, parts of the miniature need to be cardved out to achieve another pose.

Hard : Hard posing involves cutting up the miniature. Some work needed to achieve another pose. Probably needs some epoxy putty to fill gaps.

Medium : Medium posing involves cutting up the miniature, but the original position makes it easier to achieve other poses.

Easy : Posing can be achieved by bending the miniature, without cutting. Or the model is basically multi-pose, but there are pegs to hold the pieces in a single pose, and after removing the pegs you can achieve many poses.

Multi-pose : The miniature comes in several parts, that are easy to assemble in several poses.

Posable : The miniature is articulated, so it can be reposed easily.

 

Paintjob

Unpainted

Unpainted coloured plastic

Painted - At least one layer of paint covers a part the miniature.

Painted 0 - A layer of one colour over the base material. Usually done for coloured plastic.

Detail 0 - One layer of paint of blocked colours over every part of the miniature, without further details. Face: one colour.

Detail 1 - Everything is painted to their own colours. Face: the eye is usually either dark or bright.

Detail 2 - Detailed painting. Face: the white and black parts of the eye can be seen.

Detail 3 - Very detailed painting. Face: you can see the colour of the pupil and the shine of light on the eye.

Highlight - There is highlight on the higher parts.

Shadows - The recesses are darker to create shadows.

 

Base

No base : The miniature comes without a base.

Tabbed for Slottabase : There is a tab under the miniature that fits into a Citadel-style slottabase.

Integral base : There is a base indluded on the miniature.

Integral flat base : Under the miniature there is an integral base that is flat.

HeroClix base : The base is created to be used with a HeroClix dial.

Integral scenic base : Under the miniature there is an integral base that looks like part of a scenery.

Fits Mantic base : The integral round base fits into a Mantic base.

 

Features

Build

heavily built

brute

Build - Non-human

lizardman child

Looks

modern wealthy man

gangster boss

Status

decomposing

sick

Clothing

hat

tricorne hat

wide-brimmed hat

pointy hat

wide-brimmed pointy hat

shako

shako with plume

robes

Armour

unarmoured : Does not wear any kind of armour.

armour : Wears some kind of armour.

heavy armour (armour) : Wears some kind of armour, usually with a helmet.

light armour (armour)

modern armour (armour)

modern heavy armour (armour - modern armour)

futuristic armour (armour)

futuristic full armour (armour - futuristic armour)

no helmet : Doesn't wear any kind of helmet

helmet : Wears some kind of helmet.

full helm (helmet) : Usually worn with heavy armour.

great helm (helmet) : Worn by medieval knights.

modern helmet (helmet)

modern full helmet (helmet - modern helmet)

futuristic helmet

futuristic full helmet

shield : Uses some kind of shield.

Feature

empty hands

 

Weapon

no weapons

melee weapon

one-handed melee weapon

axe

cleaver

great cleaver (axe - cleaver / sword)

club

spiked club (club)

dagger : dagger, knife, small stabbing or cutting weapons

gauntlet

clawed gauntlet (gauntlet)

hook

hook on chain (hook)

mace

mallet

war mallet (mallet)

mechanical fist

mechanical claw

sickle

sword

broadsword (sword)

khopesh (sword)

short sword (sword)

warhammer

whip

two-handed melee weapon

greataxe (axe)

two handed great cleaver (axe - great cleaver)

greathammer (warhammer)

greatsword (sword)

hooks on chain (hook - hook on chain)

heavy hook on flail (hook - hook on chain - hook on flail)

two-handed club (club)

two-handed spiked club (club - spiked club)

polearm

gaff : hook on a pole

halberd : dagger and axe on a pole

pitchfork : fork on a pole

poleaxe : axe on a pole

spear : dagger on a pole

staff

trident : fork on a pole, also a throwing weapon

Mounted weapon

lance

Weapon - ranged weapon

bow

crossbow

Weapon - ranged weapon - firearm

handgun : handheld firearms

pistol

revolver

medium-sized firearm : They are shorter versions of long guns. They can be equipped with a stock.

assault rifle (medium-sized firearm)

submachine gun (medium-sized firearm)

long firearm : They are longer versions of long guns. They can be equipped with a stock.

flamethrower (long firearm)

machine gun (long firearm)

rotary machine gun (long firearm - machine gun)

shotgun (long firearm)

rifle (long firearm)

automatic rifle (long firearm - rifle)

large firearm : They are large. Often called heavy weapons.

double-barrelled gun

grenade launcher

large cannon

large rotary cannon (rotary cannon, large cannon)

large flamethrower (flamethrower, large firearm)

multi-launcher

4 tube multi-launcher

7 tube multi-launcher

rotary cannon

large rotary cannon (rotary cannon, large cannon)

RPG launcher

 

Equipment

backpack

book

cigar

explosive collar

pet

pet lizard

quiver with arrows

skull

tool

 

Miniature accessories

Clothing

cape / cloak

cape

cloak

fur cape / cloak

scaly cape / cloak

small cape

helmet-top : Things you can put on a helmet, like a crest or a plume.

helmet crest

horsetail

plume

pelt

skirt apron: Clothes hanging from the hip - skirt aprons, tabard skirts, loinclothes

chainmail skirt apron

fur skirt apron

human skin skirt apron

plain skirt apron

rags skirt apron

scaly skirt apron

Clothing - material

chainmail

fur

human skin

rags

scaly

Weapons

Accessories

backpack : These are separate backpacks, not part of the miniatures.

 

Miniature creatures

Species

Biped alien

Biter (for Project: ELITE)

Shooter (for Project: ELITE)

Biped lizard

Bagrun (for World of Twilight)

Belan (for World of Twilight)

Enuk (for World of Twilight)

Enuk Nobilis (for World of Twilight)

Erillai (for World of Twilight)

Hadera (for World of Twilight)

Quadruped alien

Runner (for Project: ELITE)

Quadruped avian

Gryph-hound (for Warhammer: Age of Sigmar)

Onsegar (for World of Twilight)

Quadruped lizard

Deep One (for Cthulhu Mythos)

Dompaku (for World of Twilight)

Feral Mutt (for World of Twilight)

Quadruped mammal

Horse

Bird

Bird of prey

Insectoid

Byakhee (for Cthulhu Mythos)

Mi-Go (for Cthulhu Mythos)

Monster

Great Old One (for Cthulhu Mythos)

Spawn of Shub-Niggurath (for Cthulhu Mythos)

Hunting Horror (for Cthulhu Mythos)

Blob

Amorphous blob with eyes, teeth and tentacles

Flying Polyp (for Cthulhu Mythos)

Shoggoth (for Cthulhu Mythos)

Equipment

Armour

Baggage

Saddle

Features

armoured : The creature has visible armour plates.

beast of burden : The creature looks like it could be used as a beast of burden

carnivore : The creature is a visibly carnivorous hunter.

mount : The creature looks like it would be a good mount for a rider.

biped lizard mount

skeleton : These are the bones or an animated skeleton of the creature.

Miniature scenery

Scenery type

scenery system

Props

barrel

chest

crate

Monuments

obelisk

Vegetation

cactus

mushroom

tree stump

Carcasses

animal skull

animal skeleton piece

animal skeleton

Miniature terrain

 

Playing areas

playing area

3D terrain

flat terrain

flexible terrain

terrain tile

 

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