Miniature wargaming
Miniature wargaming is a form of wargaming which incorporates miniature figures, miniature armor and modeled terrain as the main components of play and which was first invented at the beginning of the...
Miniature figure (gaming)
A miniature figure (also known as a miniature, mini, figure, or fig) is a small-scale representation of a historical or mythological entity used in miniature wargames, role-playing games, and dioramas...
Role-playing game
A role-playing game (RPG and sometimes roleplaying game) is a game in which players assume the roles of characters in a fictional setting. Players take responsibility for acting out these roles within...
Naval wargaming
Naval wargaming is a branch of the wider hobby of miniature wargaming. Generally less popular than wargames set on land, naval wargaming nevertheless enjoys a degree of support around the world. Both ...
Air wargaming
Air wargaming, like naval wargaming, is a niche specialism within the wider miniatures wargaming hobby. Due to the relatively short time over which aerial combat has developed air wargaming periods te...
Clix (miniatures)
Clix is a miniatures wargaming system developed by WizKids. It is characterized by the use of a dial wheel in the base of miniature figurines. The dial can be turned to reveal hidden information, repr...
Collectible miniatures game
Collectible miniatures games or CMGs are a form of miniature wargaming that is also similar to collectible card games (CCGs) — the primary difference being that while CCGs are card-based games, CMGs f...
Mage Knight
Mage Knight is a miniatures wargame using collectible figures, created by WizKids, Inc, and is the earliest example of what is now known as a Collectible Miniatures Game. The game was designed by foun...
Pirates Constructible Strategy Game
The Pirates Constructible Strategy Game is a tabletop game manufactured by WizKids, Inc., with aspects of both miniatures and collectible card genres. "Pirates of the Spanish Main" (the initial relea...
Tractics
Tractics is a set of rules for conducting World War II style combat with 1:285 scale micro armour miniatures. It was originally written to use 1/87 scale miniatures which were easily available at the...
Hardtack (game)
Hardtack is a set of rules for American Civil War miniature wargaming by Lou Zocchi. It was published as a thirty-page pamphlet by Guidon Games in 1971, with an introduction by Gary Gygax and artwork...
Grosstaktik
Grosstaktik (1972) is a set of war game rules written by Leon Tucker for conducting eighteenth century battles. It was released by Guidon Games as part of the Wargaming in Miniatures series. Unlike ...
1:144 scale
1:144 scale is a scale used for some scale models such as micro/mini armor. 1:144 means that the dimensions of the model are 1/144 (0.694%) the dimensions of the original life-sized object. For instan...
VOR: The Maelstrom
VOR: The Maelstrom is a science fiction miniature wargame, set in the 22nd century. It was published by FASA in 1999, but was discontinued following FASA's cessation of activities in 2001. The rules ...
Warheads: Medieval Tales
Warheads: Medieval Tales is a tabletop medieval wargame produced by Urban Mammoth.The game is played with 28mm white metal miniatures, manufactured by Urban Mammoth and representing fantasy character...
Pirates of the Barbary Coast
Pirates of the Barbary Coast is the fourth installment of the constructible strategy game Pirates of the Spanish Main, made by WizKids.
Pirates of the Barbary Coast has 136 total pieces, and intro...
Rick Priestley
Rick Priestley is a miniature wargaming designer and author who lives near Nottingham, England.
Rick Priestley, with Bryan Ansell and Richard Halliwell, designed the miniatures game Warhammer Fant...
Warhammer Ancient Battles
Warhammer Ancient Battles (often referred to as "WAB" and sometimes Warhammer Historical) is a ruleset for miniatures wargames produced by Games Workshop's Warhammer Historical Wargames imprint. It is...
Tricolor (game)
Tricolor is a rulebook for wargaming with Napoleonic miniatures. It was written by Rick Crane and published by TSR, Inc. in 1975 with interior artwork by Greg Bell. The rules require a six-sided die....
Hex Combat
Hex Combat is a hex-based strategy wargame system by Sabertooth Games and its associated collectible miniatures game (CMG) themed on The Lord of the Rings. Like the popular CMG HeroClix, Hex Combat m...
Pinning (modelling)
Pinning is a technique used when assembling large or heavy model kits (such as metal wargaming miniatures) that involves drilling a hole in two pieces of the model to be joined, and using a "pin" to s...
Grenadier Models Inc.
Grenadier Models Inc. of Springfield, Pennsylvania produced lead miniature figures for wargames and role-playing games with fantasy, science fiction and heroic themes between 1975 and 1996. Grenadier...
HeroClix
HeroClix is a collectible miniatures game that uses the Clix system that centers on the world of superhero comic books, especially the Marvel and DC Comics universes. Players construct teams of comic ...
Brother Against Brother (game)
Brother Against Brother is a popular set of rules for miniature wargaming, recreating small skirmishes primarily of the American Civil War, as well as the French and Indian War and similar time period...