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Subject: Minis to pimp my game rss

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Steven Weller
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Anyone found any baseball miniatures that could be used to pimp up the game ?

I've found these but not sure of suitability.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00KPT0XZI/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_tt...

 
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Phillip Millman
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How about this from
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How about this -

For white pawns -

https://www.kaskeykids.com/store/mini-action-figures/mini-pa...

For blue and red pawns -

https://www.kaskeykids.com/store/baseball-action-figures/red...

Too bad they're not all runner stance.
 
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If you wanna go all out -- check out Starting Lineup figures on Ebay.

You can paint the bases red/white/blue for running speed.


Ebay auction for a Mattingly SLU

They're a little big for the game, but they may be cool for you if you wanted to invest that kind of money.
 
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Augmenting this game with minis could be an expensive endeavor...

You'll need a LOT of players, but only baserunners. Most baseball mini sets only provide a few baserunners, so you're talking about a sizable investment and a LOT of wasted figures.

Maybe you can find an ebay seller that lets you bulk purchase just baserunners.

Good Luck!


Side note: I kicked around the notion of glueing little hat brims to all the pawns. That would make them all look like they're wearing caps, plus they wouldn't roll off the table when they tip over.


 
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How about using MLB sports clix?
 
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Here's an option: http://www.oyosports.com/Baseball/Chicago-White-Sox
 
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I've been weighing the same options. They all have their positives and negatives:

Starting lineup figures:
Positives - real players, super cool, can paint the base for slow fast or avg speed. Or could use runners as fast, batters as avg and pitchers as slow.
Negatives - they are 4" and might dwarf the board and look too big.

Sport clix:
Positives - good size and appear to have red and blue attachments to the base as accessories
Negatives - no runners, harder to find

Generic figures
https://www.kaskeykids.com/store/baseball-action-figures/red...
Positives - already have red and blue. Size sounds right for the board
Negatives - need to paint some white for slow, generic non real players


 
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if theres enough interest, i think it would be relatively straightforward to get some custom meeples made, either little baseball guys or something customised similar to the log-riders in Fast Flowing Forest Fellers



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Check out the meeples in Bottom of the Ninth game on Kickstarter! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dicehateme/bottom-of-th...
I email the designer about getting more of them but havnt heard back yet.
Good game too!
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Aye , have backed that game and was hoping for some add on meeples as well
 
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I pulled the trigger on some of the Starting Lineup hall of fame figures I saw on Ebay. I'll see how they look on the board once they get here. Hopefully they aren't too awkwardly big.
 
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FlashFlood52 wrote:
Check out the meeples in Bottom of the Ninth game on Kickstarter! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dicehateme/bottom-of-th...
I email the designer about getting more of them but havnt heard back yet.
Good game too!


these are just the best thing.
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Got some hall of fame starting lineup figures to use as base runners for Baseball Highlights 2045. That's Pete Rose sliding into 2nd!

https://www.facebook.com/thegameboygeek/photos/a.37183872958...
 
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