Finally posting about some modern road and sidewalk segments I made a while back, with results that were less than stellar. I'll probably try to remake them differently at some point but they'll do for now.
N-i-i-i-c-e! I game with 54mm Army Men. We've built some buildings out of MDF, with window and door cut-outs. Need to paint them, though. We have not built a lot of terrain for our Army Men games yet, as we mostly cobble stuff together for them -- storage for 54mm sized terrain is a challenge...
Your work is very inspiring, to say the least! Love it! Thanks for sharing. Cheers!
The foam arrow slit add-on pieces ended up more fragile than I was comfortable with, so I managed to TinkerCad my way through making some 3d printable ones to use. The STL is available at the blog link above if anybody wants it.
Wow! Nice! I recently discovered his channel, as well. I think he is quite good at what he does, and I really enjoy his, "Until then, I'll be in the Archives," line. I hope to continue to see great things come out of his channel, in the future. His videos are informative, entertaining, and professional. His crafting ideas are fantastic, as well. It is really nice to see others taking his ideas and running with them!
His modular castle concepts are very playable, and easier to store than my heavy-duty cardstock castles, which are fixed pieces. For RPG use, they are ideal. Looking forward to seeing some reports (with photo's!) of them from your games. Cheers!
Looking forward to seeing some reports (with photo's!) of them from your games. Cheers!
My crafting is way ahead of my gaming, so those pictures might be a while! In the meantime I'm working on the gate piece and some "corner-ized" versions of the main blocks similar to the corner stackers mentioned somewhere earlier in this thread.
In previous builds I've used cheap plastic under-gravel aquarium filters as metal walkways and commented that they'd also work as tiles for modern computer room interiors, starship decks, etc. I decided to try to add some versatility to them by making some swappable inserts that snap in underneath them. It didn't work out very well visually without having to compromise the filter pieces themselves to make the inserts more visible, but was still an interesting exercise and an idea I'll keep in mind for future projects.
Bouncing between projects and not posting much but still crafting. I recently decided to build a display-oriented diorama to sit atop a bookshelf where I keep a lot of larger minis that are harder to find storage solutions for.
erho: I will once again rise above Lurker status if I ever get back to painting, Real life work transitions... Adulting
Jan 31, 2020 16:23:29 GMT
factoriatabletop: sgtslag...oh man! you are right about it...
Mar 3, 2020 10:13:15 GMT
Draklith: Hey everyone just a quick stop by to see if anyone is still here, hope everyone is doing ok
May 26, 2020 18:27:20 GMT
sgtslag: This forum seems to be slowing down. I hope everyone is still crafting, safely! I will be here until they turn off the power... Cheers!
May 27, 2020 13:46:43 GMT
factoriatabletop: maybe we should try to make a contest here, between us
Jun 2, 2020 8:40:08 GMT
factoriatabletop: no prizes, just proud....dont know, anyone else?
Jun 2, 2020 8:40:40 GMT
sgtslag: Still unpacking after moving in October... Too much stuff, crafting materials are mostly still in boxes. Weekends are busy with life, so little progress made. Getting the urge to push through, though, soon. I have several projects waiting...
Jun 2, 2020 20:14:39 GMT
erho: Yeah I'm down for a painting contect
Jun 8, 2020 14:28:59 GMT
sgtslag: Started working on making hills, which match my Tee-Time carpet I use for my "grass mat," on my gaming table, for big battles. Got two long chunks of open-cell foam, from a friend. Used my Proxxon Hot Wire Cutter to make terrain hills out of them.
Jul 26, 2020 20:12:40 GMT
sgtslag: Came up with around 80 hills. Covering them with the same carpet, from scraps. They will match the tabletop, perfectly. Contact Cement, is my friend. Will post on it, when I get the pictures uploaded. Some prototypes done, as proof-of-concept...
Jul 26, 2020 20:14:06 GMT
randywest: does anyone know more manufacturers for 1/72 fantasy minis besides Dark Alliance, Caesar and Elhiem?
Sept 14, 2020 14:16:19 GMT
sgtslag: 50 Hills completed, 24 left to cover the sides on. Hoping to finish this project within the week. Then I'll post a build description. For war gaming, but it can cross over to RPG sessions... They match the ground 'cloth', perfectly.
Sept 19, 2020 19:03:09 GMT
sgtslag: Sorry, randywest, the listed makers are the only ones I know.
Sept 19, 2020 19:03:34 GMT
sgtslag: Ran out of Hot Glue, with only five hills left to add a skirt to the sides of. Wal-Mart closes at 8:00 PM, thanks to COVID. GRRRrrr! Another 30 minutes of work, and I would have been done: ~77 hills, modular, perfectly matching my table's ground cloth!
Sept 23, 2020 2:50:39 GMT
sgtslag: Will post a write-up soon, or after next week's vacation. Cheers!
Sept 23, 2020 2:51:57 GMT
sgtslag: Hoping to acquire a Chop Saw within the next two weeks. Then I will cut up MDF into triangles, to form the skeleton of my d20 fantasy world globe... Posting will follow, with how-to guide. Cheers!
May 11, 2021 22:57:40 GMT
erho: I have a confession: I havnt painted a thing in months because I got a new guitar(#8!) but now that May "Megadeth month" is over I have a repaired airbrush and a early 90's Ral Partha Amethyst dragon on the table... pics to come soon!
Jun 11, 2021 17:49:58 GMT
margaret: too bad you can't post your music here =). Hadn't seen that dragon - looks like it came out when all my cash was going to raising kids. Looking forward to seeing your paint choices!
Jun 12, 2021 2:41:42 GMT