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Advanced Impetus QRS in 28mm

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Advanced Impetus QRS in 28mm

Post by Pyjamas on Sat Oct 11, 2014 3:14 am

Hi To all,

Does anyone ahve a version of the QRS that is available on the blog with 28mm references at all please?

Lorenzo if not, I am happy to alter the one you havbe specifically for 28mm if I can have the document in Word format.

Cheers

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Re: Advanced Impetus QRS in 28mm

Post by Pyjamas on Tue Oct 21, 2014 5:03 am

Gents,

I may have over-complicated this.

When gaming in 28mm scale , do players generally use what the rules stae and multiply the U by 1.5 cm or do they simply replace cm for inches.  Thus instead of LC moving 12cm in 15mm scale it is now 12 inches in 28mm (instead of 18cm)?

Calculating everything by 1.5 whilst umpiring five players was/is doing my head in!

Cheers

Carlo


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Re: Advanced Impetus QRS in 28mm

Post by Jim Webster on Tue Oct 21, 2014 7:42 am

We just use inches in 28mm instead of centimeters

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Re: Advanced Impetus QRS in 28mm

Post by dadiepiombo on Tue Oct 21, 2014 8:10 am

in 28mm 1U is 1 inch or more commonly (in competitions) 2cm
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Re: Advanced Impetus QRS in 28mm

Post by starkadder on Tue Oct 21, 2014 8:12 am

One U is 2 cms in 28mm Australian competition.

That is an oddly complex sentence.


Of course, the easy way is to buy a dedicated Impetus ruler as from Aetherworks

Aetherworks Impetus products

You can even personalise them.
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Re: Advanced Impetus QRS in 28mm

Post by Gaius Cassius on Tue Oct 21, 2014 12:31 pm

We moved from a U=1" a few years back to U=2cm. It does make a difference in the way the game plays on the table as it shrinks everything by 20%.
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Re: Advanced Impetus QRS in 28mm

Post by Pyjamas on Fri Oct 24, 2014 2:28 am

Thanks Gents - order duly placed with Aetherworks DESPITE that website!! Drove me mad but a call to Paul sorted everything!

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Re: Advanced Impetus QRS in 28mm

Post by starkadder on Fri Oct 24, 2014 9:45 am

It's a pain, isn't it? I chipped them about it a whiie back. Still, it's better than a lot of others.
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Re: Advanced Impetus QRS in 28mm

Post by Tarty on Sat Oct 25, 2014 4:11 am

I remember that discussion Gaius a few years back. Makes quiet a difference especially when playing on 6x4 tables in 28mm.
Yep 1U=2cm is the way to go Carlo.
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Re: Advanced Impetus QRS in 28mm

Post by starkadder on Sat Oct 25, 2014 4:38 am

I'm still jealous of your gladii and your VIP status, Richard. The Cursus Honorum on this forum is a Via Dolorosa for me.

One day, I hope be issued with a spear, at least.
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Re: Advanced Impetus QRS in 28mm

Post by Tarty on Sat Oct 25, 2014 6:31 am

I think you deserve vip status also Starkers the fez and the new star should at least equal one spear ..... or pointed stick ?
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Re: Advanced Impetus QRS in 28mm

Post by starkadder on Sat Oct 25, 2014 8:36 am

Wow! Ask and ye shall receive. I've just been bumped up to VBU 3. My hundredth post and I hadn't noticed.

I now have enough VBU to ride with my Turkomen CL. I still have a nil reputation. They obviously know my abilities.
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