This makes me think that a solution 1 1/8" x 1/2" - 3 figures per base - will be the most flexible and easily adaptable to any set I'll eventually decide to play.
Which was my original idea, before I got into debating this temptation to adopt the "Koenig Krieg/Napoleon's Battles" basing scheme, over the past two days... sometimes, should just stick with my first, intuitive solution...
On a related issue. I added a few other interesting links to blogs that fully deserve attention... and by what I can see, anarchy rules when we come to basing systems! (I cannot miss the irony of it: this is oh-so-not-Age-of-Reason!)
- The Grand Duchy of Stollen prefers individually mounted miniatures;
- Saxe-Bearstein prefers Koenig Krieg 4-fig per base;
- the Reich Duchy of Beerstein has 6 figs bases, 3 figs front, 2 deep. [At the moment, this seems to be the one I like the best.] Occasionally, though, an officer on horse takes the place of two infantrymen - I suppose this solution came as a development of basing for M&R;
- Koenig und Kaiser shows 4 fgures in single rank;
- the Kingdom of Wittenberg shows 3 figures in single rank, plus a spiffe command base.
Once again, I think the bottom line is: I can go wherever my heart will take me. I think I will end up with 24-figure battalions made of 8 bases each with 3 figures. As I originally intended.
In the meanwhile, I had the excuse for spending a good amount of time looking at the wonderful pictures of several like-minded gamers... I loved any single moment of it! Thanks guys for all what you share online!