Check Out Modiphius' Star Trek Miniatures!
  • Check Out Modiphius' Star Trek Miniatures!


    Over on Beasts of War, there's a look at Modiphius' new Star Trek miniatures. These are 32mm unpainted resin miniatures featuring the original Enterprise crew, and the Next Generation crew. The game - Star Trek Adventures - uses Modiphius' 2d20 system (which was used in their Conan RPG, amongst other games) and is due for release in August.








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    1. Brodie's Avatar
      Brodie -
      Makes me wish I had painting skills.
    1. Jester David's Avatar
      Jester David -
      Quote Originally Posted by Brodie View Post
      Makes me wish I had painting skills.
      Buy two sets and a Reaper paint set.
      By the time you're done the first set, you'll have enough paint skills that the second set will look good.
    1. Morrus's Avatar
      Morrus -
      Quote Originally Posted by Brodie View Post
      Makes me wish I had painting skills.
      Yeah, my minis painting career was very brief and 25 years ago!
    1. The White Sorcerer's Avatar
      The White Sorcerer -
      What uniforms are the TNG guys wearing? Crusher, Yar and Troi look like they're wearing original TNG uniforms, but what about the dudes?

      Also, no Wesley? Boo.
    1. Jester David's Avatar
      Jester David -
      I have mixed feelings of these.


      The minis look decent and detailed, but resin can be pricer than other plastic (like the stuff used in Bones and the WizKids Deep Cuts; I adore that you don't need to prime or wash the latter).


      The Original Series ones look good. Just fine.


      My one request would have been swappable heads. Make all the heads separate pieces with common joints, allowing you to pick the head of your choice. So you can use the one set of minis for the Enterprise crew but then put Sulu's head on Kirks' body, Spock's on Bones', and Scotty on Spock's to assemble the new crew of the U.S.S. Jester (or what have you). So the minis double as a fairly generic crew.
      Yeoman Rand would have also been nice for a wider range of women.


      The Next Generation ones are from a curious mix. You have Season 1 Yar, Season 6-7 Troi and Crusher (that looks more like a S1-2 jumpsuit), and a season 3+ Worf. But then you have Riker, Data, La Forge, and Picard in their unfortunate Generations movie duds. (Shoulders don't look detailed enough for the First Contact onward uniforms). But, adding to the weird era mismash, the badges for everyone but Yar are the Generations ones.
      Dammit, pick an era!
    1. lyle.spade's Avatar
      lyle.spade -
      They look decent to me. Shame the system isn't better, although maybe they'll clean up the playtest and the final run will be better, and more comprehensible.
    1. CM's Avatar
      CM -
      Quote Originally Posted by The White Sorcerer View Post
      What uniforms are the TNG guys wearing? Crusher, Yar and Troi look like they're wearing original TNG uniforms, but what about the dudes?

      Also, no Wesley? Boo.
      They're Late-DS9/TNG-movie-era uniforms (gray shoulders, red/gold/blue undershirt), but for some reason they have pronounced vertical lines not evident on the real uniforms.
    1. Von Ether's Avatar
      Von Ether -
      ROTFL!

      Of course the Riker fig has his leg propped up on something. Well played, Modiphius, well played!
    1. jimmifett's Avatar
      jimmifett -
      totally awesome, tho yeoman Rand looks like a drag queen.
    1. nightwind1's Avatar
      nightwind1 -
      Quote Originally Posted by jimmifett View Post
      totally awesome, tho yeoman Rand looks like a drag queen.
      That's not Rand, that's Christine Chapel.
    1. Barantor's Avatar
      Barantor -
      What's up with Geordi's head pose?
    1. HobbitFan's Avatar
      HobbitFan -
      Quote Originally Posted by jimmifett View Post
      totally awesome, tho yeoman Rand looks like a drag queen.
      Nurse Chapel not Yeoman Rand
    1. Jeux Fictifs's Avatar
      Jeux Fictifs -
      They do that for each serie of Star Trek ?
    1. Brodie's Avatar
      Brodie -
      Quote Originally Posted by Jester David View Post
      Buy two sets and a Reaper paint set.
      By the time you're done the first set, you'll have enough paint skills that the second set will look good.
      That would require time, money, a place to paint, and no cats. I only have one of those things: time.
    1. dracomilan's Avatar
      dracomilan -
      I would mod Sulu and give him an epee.
    1. ss2art's Avatar
      ss2art -
      But what if you want to play your own crew, not one of the series crew? No generics?
    1. nightwind1's Avatar
      nightwind1 -
      Quote Originally Posted by ss2art View Post
      But what if you want to play your own crew, not one of the series crew? No generics?
      I don't think they look THAT much like the actors, so a little variation in painting would probably give you a new guy.
    1. Morrus's Avatar
      Morrus -
      Quote Originally Posted by ss2art View Post
      But what if you want to play your own crew, not one of the series crew? No generics?
      That's not the entire range.
    1. jimmifett's Avatar
      jimmifett -
      Quote Originally Posted by HobbitFan View Post
      Nurse Chapel not Yeoman Rand
      Ah yes, that explains a lot.

      Much better as a Betazed/disembodied computer voice than OST character
    1. CM's Avatar
      CM -
      Quote Originally Posted by Barantor View Post
      What's up with Geordi's head pose?
      He's watching the results of a "1" on his Warp Core Engineering check.
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