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27th Sep '17 7:03:13 PM FGHIK
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A miniature is one of the most common forms of model for this, but CGI models are getting more common. Sometimes the model can even be 1:1 scale, usually if precision in the plan is a must.

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A miniature is one of the most common forms of model for this, but CGI models are getting more common. Sometimes the model can even be 1:1 scale, usually if precision in the plan is a must.
must. [[HolographicTerminal Holograms]] are also popular in [[TheFuture more futuristic settings]].
4th Sep '17 8:22:16 AM Chabal2
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* Inverted/Accelerated in ''VideoGame/WarcraftIII'' in the final cinematic of the Undead campaign, when a newly-summoned Archimonde the Destroyer raises a model of Dalaran from sand. Then he swipes at the sand building... and the building it corresponds to crumbles.
9th Apr '17 1:48:17 PM nombretomado
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* One of these is used to plan a casino heist in ''SaintsRow2''. Then your gang decides to ignore the carefully-crafted plan and just "shoot the motherfuckers that are between [them] and the money", a TakeThat to ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoSanAndreas'', where a ''long'' series of quests are taken to plan and prepare a casino heist.

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* One of these is used to plan a casino heist in ''SaintsRow2''.''VideoGame/SaintsRow2''. Then your gang decides to ignore the carefully-crafted plan and just "shoot the motherfuckers that are between [them] and the money", a TakeThat to ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoSanAndreas'', where a ''long'' series of quests are taken to plan and prepare a casino heist.
7th Jan '17 9:53:22 AM nombretomado
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* Used extensively in ''{{Webcomic/Erfworld}}''.

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* ''TheLastDaysOfFoxhound'' planned their fight with Solid Snake with clue pieces.

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* ''TheLastDaysOfFoxhound'' ''Webcomic/TheLastDaysOfFoxhound'' planned their fight with Solid Snake with clue pieces.
22nd Oct '16 4:53:14 PM Eddy1215
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22nd Oct '16 3:57:38 PM Morgenthaler
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1st Sep '16 2:07:36 PM BobTanaka
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** Dr. Doofenshmirtz does this sometimes. One episode shows a flashback to him working all weekend to make the model and hoping that Perry the Platypus appreciates it.

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** Dr. Doofenshmirtz does this sometimes. One episode shows a flashback to him working all weekend to make the model and hoping that Perry the Platypus appreciates it. He doesn't.
30th Jul '16 6:29:41 PM JackG
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* ''Film/StarTrekBeyond''. Kirk and his officers plan their attack on Krall's base and the rescue of their crew using parts from the spaceship they're trying to repair.
17th Jul '16 4:15:12 AM JackG
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->''"Young Gray was fiddling about with a couple of Dinky Toys and a model of a street intersection. One of the buildings had a little flag and the whole thing looked terribly like a long-range elimination set-up for telescopic sights and I didn't interrupt except to remind him to lock the door as soon as I'd gone."''

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->''"Young ->''Young Gray was fiddling about with a couple of Dinky Toys and a model of a street intersection. One of the buildings had a little flag and the whole thing looked terribly like a long-range elimination set-up for telescopic sights and I didn't interrupt except to remind him to lock the door as soon as I'd gone."''''



* BBC News, and later Channel Four News, were ridiculed and parodied for this when using sandbox models and toy tanks to explain British involvement in assorted wars and peace-keeping operations (First Gulf, Yugoslavia, Second Gulf). These were pushed around by an enthusiastic ArmchairGeneral called Peter Snow.

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* BBC News, and later Channel Four News, were ridiculed and parodied for this when using sandbox models and toy tanks to explain British involvement in assorted wars and peace-keeping operations (First Gulf, Yugoslavia, Second Gulf). These were pushed around by an enthusiastic ArmchairGeneral [[ArmchairMilitary Armchair General]] called Peter Snow.
* ''Series/TheAvengers''. In "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Station" the GenreSavvy villain handcuffs Steed to a pipe so he can explain his EvilPlan with the help of a model train set.
-->'''Villain:''' I had you brought here to witness the final phase.
-->'''[[QuintessentialBritishGentleman Steed]]:''' That's very decent of you.
-->'''Villain:''' It's for me really, verging on megalomania you might say. But a coup is not a coup without someone to see.
-->'''Steed:''' ''(indicating cuffs)'' Excuse me if I don't applaud.
10th Jul '16 3:57:21 AM BobTanaka
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* ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb''
** Dr. Doofenshmirtz does this sometimes. One episode shows a flashback to him working all weekend to make the model and hoping that Perry the Platypus appreciates it.
** In "Night of the Living Pharmacists," Phineas explains the plan to end the zombie apocalypse using a scale model. With the zombies breaking in as he speaks, Candace asks whether it was really worth the time to make the model. [[WorthIt He says it was.]]
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