New terrain: Air Cargo containers These are the cargo pods that slide into passenger planes.
I have 12 medium pods and there will be smaller types that will come next. Note: Because of the the non-cube shape, you do need to add weight to them if you want to put miniatures on top of them. Otherwise they will tip over.
I'm sorry there is no easy way to do that Parduz. I think you could adapt them to use that match box approach I was working on for Habitat 67. That has some draw backs to it, as the corners or seems wont always be fully closed. You could also do a slot and tab approach like Topo did with his storage containers, but as they are not all square it will be more challenging.
When you designed these, did you have a specific Transport in mind? If so, I'd like to see it.
This would definitely be welcome on Topo's Industrial Game Mat, as well as being good for general use.
I like Parduz's ideas there. Even in the future, I think they would generally want to send their buddies' bodies 'home'. Rusted hulks would also be quite handy. I think it would be similar to today in that they would not want to take the trouble to ship empty containers back to be re-filled. There would be some Triangular Trade going on, but especially on planets held for strategic location, there should be hulks used for just about anything by locals and colonists.
I don't think I said it, but these look great and will be very useful.
There are no strangers in this world,only people I haven't embarrassed ... yet!
I'll be doing some small hexagon crates at some point. I think the size of those would be more correct for coffins. I'll make up some then.
These are pattern after the container used by modern aircraft. They're made of aluminum, so no rust, but I did do a set of defaced containers that are beaten up and dirtied pretty good. I also plan on doing an upgrade so you can add an interior to them. This will allow the doors to be left open, but also, you can model heavily damaged ones that have been ripped open.
The Small Air Container pdf is getting closer. This is some of what will be in it. It will have about 18 small boxes and four box groupings. The group boxes are for filling out large box formation quicker.
stoff: These are the versions that i was talking about.
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cowboyleland: I have a simple plan: never make money, never pay taxes! Kidding, I know taxes how we pay for civilization.
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squirmydad: That's okay, so is the IRS. I'm pretty sure my tax return is one of the millions stored in trailers and unprocessed.
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okumarts: My taxes are still at the accountant. They are backlogged.
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Vermin King: Well, my day has been spent on work and taxes. Am I the last forum member to do their 2019 taxes?
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Vermin King: It does help keep you from picking up unintended hitchhiker files, though. It would be better if they gave a notification that you are attempting to download multiple files and to check the box in front of each file you wish to download
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Vermin King: Not all progress is beneficial...
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