Post by oldschooldm on Oct 19, 2016 13:12:24 GMT -9
I'm about to run a series of desert dunes encounters and wanted some dunes. I wanted them to be fold-flat. I found a shape in DerekPages Terrain Megalith that I adapted. The paper I was using was too thin, so I glued it to another "dirt" texture paper - and BAM! It's reversible!
No new techniques here, so I'll just leave photos.
Post by chiefasaur on Oct 19, 2016 14:30:44 GMT -9
I really dig things like this. I've seen tons of beautiful buildings, but I get a lot more utility on the game table from natural terrain, since most of my gaming encounters happen far away from civilization.
Post by jeffgeorge on Oct 19, 2016 19:59:04 GMT -9
I like this idea a lot. The example shown has very steep inclines, though, which look much too steep for anyone to just walk up. If you want a gentler slope, you could make the hill only half as tall, but put another, smaller tier on top of the first tier, something like a flattish, free-form wedding cake. Then you'd be depicting a hill that could be walked up (or fought up), and make it possible for a mini to stand on the "slope"--which could add an interesting king-of-the-hill dynamic to skirmishes. The overall effect would be similar to the stair designs that use a few steps--typically four or six--to visually represent a staircase that would have to be 12 or 15 feet tall in scale.
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