Hello, Folks! Your friendly, neighborhood mad-scientist here.
I know I have a tendency to allow myself to be pulled into a lot of different directions at once. I like to change things up a bit.
This is something I have been playing around with in my mind for quite some time, and I finally got some prototypes that I was able to play around with.
You may say that you have seen top-down vehicles before... what makes these different? They are 75mm (3") hexes that are scaled for 25/28mm figures!
What's MORE, is these hexes are used on a modular map that uses 75mm hexes.
Anyone else see the potential in this? Entire SQUADS of figures moving together. Ranges are measured in HEXES, and not inches. You don't need a tape measure or something to judge LOS!
Finally, the finishing touch... the STATS will be ON the token!!! No more printing out cards to match up to the figures. You simply place the tokens on the map, and move them around. You can see the facing and, if applicable, FIRING arcs right on the token ITSELF!!
"Brilliant?" You're too kind!
By the way, these are just proxy demos. I am negotiating with an old friend about some insane hand-drawn top-downs!
Game Designer, BETA Tester, Model Designer, Figure Designer... HEY! It's what I do...
Vermin King: Not the style you are looking for, but try a search for 'paper theatre' or 'paper theater', and you will find a few pages of epinal figures. Not many, but I know there are a few
May 14, 2019 5:08:58 GMT -9
shep: Does anyone know where to find decent individual minis of late Roman Republic era civilians? From senator to slave, every mini would be great, as long as they are not legionaires or generals or other military (Praetorian Guard and Roman Vigiles excluded)
May 14, 2019 4:20:32 GMT -9
wyvern: Nah, just rewatched the 1931 Universal "Dracula" movies (the Lugosi one and the Spanish version)
May 1, 2019 12:20:34 GMT -9
Vermin King: did you do your bonfire?
Apr 30, 2019 10:08:38 GMT -9
woosh: also, where can i find cool ships and mechs? im looking particularly for any spider tanks or spider mechs. ive seen the site with all the mechwarrior papercrafts and ive made a couple of those but none of them are especially spider-like
Apr 7, 2019 12:38:49 GMT -9
woosh: ebbles sent me here when i asked about his ud41 utility dropship, and that hed seen a mod that had 4 engines, which id like to try
Apr 7, 2019 12:37:22 GMT -9
woosh: i was typing up a thread and it said it was too big. soooo whatever
Apr 7, 2019 12:36:03 GMT -9
Vermin King: Sorry, long day yesterday ...
Apr 7, 2019 4:37:09 GMT -9
woosh: is anyone currently online?
Apr 6, 2019 19:10:30 GMT -9
woosh: hello! i am new. im currently typing up a thread in the 'say hi' forum
Apr 6, 2019 19:09:52 GMT -9
okumarts: ANYONE can do it!
Apr 2, 2019 9:46:48 GMT -9
chiefasaur: Sweet tutorial! Now I know how to make paper minis ;P
Apr 1, 2019 19:15:04 GMT -9
oldschooldm: Yup. More power to anyone who tries it. It will only whet the appetite for people who want paper minis that were designed to be paper minis. :-) Fronts and Backs FOREVER! :-) [... it's bait, don't bite it! ... ]
Mar 25, 2019 8:13:22 GMT -9
cowboyleland: Now I have seen it. It doesn't advance our hobby, but anyone with half a brain who wanted 2nd rate figures could easily figure this out for themselves so I guess he isn't doing any harm.
Mar 19, 2019 17:53:59 GMT -9