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far4ngn
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« on: 17 September 2019, 05:12:04 AM »

As I donít yet own the new rule book can someone tell me the standard base sizes for infantry, artillery and support weapons.

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« Reply #1 on: 17 September 2019, 07:29:34 AM »

Base sizes arenít that important in BKC.

The conventions listed in the rules are
50x25mm for infantry
25x50mm for vehicles
50x50mm for command

I use 50x30mm for infantry, and 30x50mm for vehicles, a 25mm can be quite narrow for tanks.
I also use 40x40mm for HQs, saving 50x50mm fo COs
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« Reply #2 on: 17 September 2019, 08:37:16 AM »

LOt of my stuff is 30x30 as it started out as Spearhead stuff.
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« Reply #3 on: 17 September 2019, 09:48:57 AM »

Excellent thanks guys
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« Reply #4 on: 18 September 2019, 02:13:40 PM »

We use 30mm frontage with depth as needed for all units. Infantry are 30mm x 30mm
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« Reply #5 on: 12 February 2020, 11:19:57 PM »

How would 40mm round do for basing 10mm?
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« Reply #6 on: 13 February 2020, 08:39:40 AM »

Its usable,  but I'd reserve it for commanders
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« Reply #7 on: 13 February 2020, 04:32:50 PM »

How would 40mm round do for basing 10mm?

It would work fine for infantry and guns. Not sure it would be great for vehicles, as for a lot it will be a bit short, and it will be very wide for all of them. For smaller vehicles (jeeps etc) you could probably get a couple of vehicles on a base.
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« Reply #8 on: 15 February 2020, 03:43:27 AM »

The problem with round is there is no defined front edge.  A straight edge is needed for determining firing zones, flanks, etc.  Save round bases for command units; COs, HQs, FAOs, and FACs. Those units have No need for frontage.  It also makes it easier to distinguish them from regular troops.
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