Miniature accessories keywords
0: very easy: pre-assembled
1: easy: gluing the pre-cut pieces that stay together (for example tight-fit pegs), that doesn't need filler
2: medium: cutting from sprue, removing flash and sprue channel remains from flat parts, gluing pieces that stay together (for example tight-fit pegs), applying filler between pieces with flat texture
3: hard: removing flash and sprue channel remains from delicate parts, gluing pieces that won't stay together (flat joins), applying filler between pieces with delicate texture
4: very hard: gluing pieces you have to hold together with tweezers (flat joins of metal miniatures)
5: extremely hard:
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
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.
Sex / Gender
Ghoul (for Cthulhu Mythos)
Space Marine (for Warhammer 40,000 universe)
Primaris Space Marine (for Warhammer 40,000 universe)
Deep One (for Cthulhu Mythos)
ungulate humanoid: they walk on their toenails, instead of their feet
digitigrade humanoid: they walk on their toes, instead of their feet
Casanii (for World of Twilight)
Fubarnii (for World of Twilight)
Aliens Xenomorph (for Alien & Predator universe)
Predator (for Alien & Predator universe)
Tolkien Orc (for Lord of the Rings)
Warhammer Orc (for Warhammer range)
Gargoyle of Mantica (for Mantica)
Nightgaunt (for Cthulhu Mythos)
Reaper of Mid-Nor (for Confrontation)
Starspawn (for Cthulhu Mythos)
Undead human : They are Undead Human creatures.
Human skeleton : They are skeletal remains of Undead Human creatures.
Janusian (from the Project: ELITE universe)
Outer God (for Cthulhu Mythos)
Wild : Uses no technology
Archaic : Uses primitive technology
Advanced : Uses advanced technology
Miniatures range / Setting
Realm of Battle (from Games Workshop company)
Village 28mm (from Terrains4Games)
Saga range (from Gripping Beast)
Warriors of Antiquity range (from Victrix company)
Historical Fantasy (Historical, Fantasy)
Rum & Bones
Ron & Bones range (from Tale of War)
Rum & Bones range (from CoolMiniOrNot & 5 Houses)
Modern Fantasy (Modern, Fantasy)
Cthulhu Wars (for Cthulhu Mythos)
Batman Miniature Game (from Knight Models)
Saltlands (from Antler Games)
The Walking Dead (from Mantic Games)
Adrenaline (from Czech Games Edition)
Afterlife (from Anvil Industry)
Alien vs Predator (from Prodos Games)
Dark Age range (from CoolMiniOrNot)
GI Joe (from Hasbro)
Infinity (from Corvus Belli company)
Judge Dredd (from Warlord Games, previously from Games Workshop)
Macrocosm Sci-Fi (from Macrocosm Miniatures)
Mars Attacks! (from Mantic Games)
Project: ELITE (from Artipia Games & Drawlab Entertainment)
Project: ELITE (CMON) range (from CoolMiniOrNot)
Warpath : The sci-fi setting of Mantic Games. Rule systems: Deadzone, DreadBall, Warpath
Futuristic Fantasy (Futuristic, Fantasy)
Doom: The Boardgame (from FFG)
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)
ArcWorlde (from Warploque Miniatures)
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)
Mantica : The fantasy setting of Mantic Games.
Dungeon Saga (for the Dungeon Saga board game)
Kings of War (for the Kings of War wargame)
Relicia (from Tor Gaming)
Terrinoth (from Fantasy Flight Games)
Warhammer range (from Games Workshop)
Warhammer Fantasy Battles
Warhammer: Age of Sigmar (for the Warhammer: Age of Sigmar wargame)
Zombicide: Black Plague range (from CoolMiniOrNot & Guillotine Games)
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
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.
Lasercut HDF (Fiberboard - HDF)
Lasercut MDF (Fiberboard - MDF)
White metal (Metal) : Lead-free metal alloy.
Polylactic Acid Biopolymer (PLA) : 3D printer filament.
soft Polystyrene : often called 'soft plastic'
High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) : often called 'hard plastic'
hard PVC : often called 'premium plastic'
Pre-primed : The miniature is primed in the factory.
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.
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.
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.
No cutting required : 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.
stores flat : You can store the pieces stacked flat.
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.
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.
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.
Build - Non-human
wide-brimmed pointy hat
shako with plume
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.
modern heavy armour (armour - modern 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 full helmet (helmet - modern helmet)
shield : Uses some kind of shield.
great cleaver (axe - cleaver / sword)
dagger : dagger, knife, small stabbing or cutting weapons
two handed great cleaver (axe - great cleaver)
hooks on chain (hook - hook on chain)
heavy hook on flail (hook - hook on chain - hook on flail)
two-handed spiked club (club - spiked club)
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
trident : fork on a pole, also a throwing weapon
Weapon - ranged weapon - firearm
handgun : handheld firearms
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.
rotary machine gun (long firearm - machine gun)
automatic rifle (long firearm - rifle)
large firearm : They are large. Often called heavy weapons.
large rotary cannon (rotary cannon, large cannon)
large flamethrower (flamethrower, large firearm)
large rotary cannon (rotary cannon, large cannon)
helmet-top : Things you can put on a helmet, like a crest or a plume.
skirt apron: Clothes hanging from the hip - skirt aprons, tabard skirts, loinclothes
Clothing - material
backpack : These are separate backpacks, not part of the miniatures.
Biter (for Project: ELITE range)
Shooter (for Project: ELITE range)
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)
Runner (for Project: ELITE range)
Gryph-hound (for Warhammer: Age of Sigmar)
Onsegar (for World of Twilight)
Deep One (for Cthulhu Mythos)
Dompaku (for World of Twilight)
Feral Mutt (for World of Twilight)
Byakhee (for Cthulhu Mythos)
Mi-Go (for Cthulhu Mythos)
Great Old One (for Cthulhu Mythos)
Spawn of Shub-Niggurath (for Cthulhu Mythos)
Hunting Horror (for Cthulhu Mythos)
Amorphous blob with eyes, teeth and tentacles
Flying Polyp (for Cthulhu Mythos)
Shoggoth (for Cthulhu Mythos)
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.
skeleton : These are the bones or an animated skeleton of the creature.
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