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Comrade Wraith
18-09-2007, 18:09
i'm new to inquisitor and have taken the time to learn the rules.......but one question remains.......how far is a yard on the tabletop? thankyou for your swift judgement

Sabbad
18-09-2007, 20:31
What scale are you talking about? ;)

At 54mm scale, the usual formula is 1 yard = 1 inch.



(At 28mm scale, it's usually 1 yard = 1/2 inch or 1 cm)

MindSlave
01-10-2007, 19:40
I always use the scale 1 yard = 1 inch. Is just easier and my measurments always seem pretty crappy, so 1cm is nothing!

Crassus
09-11-2007, 20:59
(At 28mm scale, it's usually 1 yard = 1/2 inch or 1 cm)

actually, for 28mm scale, 1 yard is closer to 2cm

Daredhnu
10-11-2007, 04:59
well actually a "yard" in inquisitor can be anything you want it could be 1 inch it could be 1cm it could also be 2 feet it's what you make of it.

but 1 inch makes the most sense for 54mm and 1cm for 28mm, this does rely on your ability to use common sense which is sadly lacking in most people.

Comrade Wraith
11-11-2007, 12:17
this does rely on your ability to use common sense which is sadly lacking in most people.


Haha, amen to that

different13
11-12-2007, 19:20
Maybe someone could explain - why should measurements be different for 28mm scale?
Surely if EVERYTHING is smaller, it makes no difference?

I mean, a 28mm model running 8 'yards' down a 10 'yard' corridor is still running just as far as a 54mm model doing the same, surely?

I suppose it would help with not getting across the board extremely quickly..

Daredhnu
11-12-2007, 20:39
it does make a differance because the 10" hallway for a 54mm miniature is not the same as a 10" hallway for a 28mm miniature scalewise.

10" for 54mm would be something like 10 yards
10" for 28mm would be something like 20 yards
(seeing as how the models are only half as tall as the normal ones)

Sabbad
11-12-2007, 21:04
Different 13, if you right then it means that one action would allow twice as much movement than at 54mm scale. Which means that shooting at 28mm scale would be rubbish.

Plus, it means that a 28mm model can fall of a huge cliff with pretty much no injury...

different13
11-12-2007, 21:48
Ach, I suppose.

What I meant to say was that the terrain would be in the same scale:
As in, if I was playing 54mm I'd make the corridors bigger..

As we never really use shooting modifiers (or at least, we don't really measure ranges) it doesn't affect that very much.
Might toy with using blue measuring sticks (cm) rather than red next time I play though.

precinctomega
12-12-2007, 11:25
What I meant to say was that the terrain would be in the same scale:
As in, if I was playing 54mm I'd make the corridors bigger..

Yes, but you're still measuring from one end to the other with a tape measure marked in IRL 1:1 scale markings.

I have seen people try to play at 28mm but using 1"=1 yard. It really didn't work. All of a sudden, everyone was moving around like the Flash.

R.