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 Ruglud wrote:

The real winner for me though is cardboard box with flipped lid to create the walled roof. such a great idea that I will be borrowing

Go for it!

The best part is that those little gift boxes are readily available (at least down here) from most discount shops, and come in a whole range of different sizes, so it would be really, really easy to put together a table of varied buildings with them.

   
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Friendly Peat Beast






The Great Marsh

 Alpharius wrote:
 SlaveToDorkness wrote:
Tibbsy wrote:
 insaniak wrote:
Not sure what you mean by 'plastic foamcore'... It's the standard stuff with foam in the middle and paper on the outsides.


Might this be referring to foamed PVC?


Yeah, that. It's plastic sheets with foam in between instead \of cardboard.


Any idea what that's called and where to buy in in the USA?

I think it's called "foamboard" or "foamcore", they have it at Michaels in the US and it's black. You need to slice it with a hobby knife, not cut it with scissors.

But personally, we're going to go with the electrical / junction boxes instead I think, looks a bit more straightforward to me
   
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You have certainly put those terrain sprues to good use, I think this is my favourite so far:

 insaniak wrote:

Fully painted:




I love the graffiti that you have scattered about the place too.

Any chance you would be able to take some measurements from the largest door piece? (Top left of sprue)
I have an idea I would like to look into but it depends on the size of that bit. Of course if you are unable to for any reason then I understand and it is not a problem.


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SoCal

Those are all amazing. I'm probably going to steal the gift box idea, too, as it's just so brilliant. Are those the same material as shoe boxes?

Have you seen the big plastic bins they sell biscotti in at Costco? I want to use the terrain sprue to make a command center out of one, but I am worried the plastic might not be stable enough. Any advice on working with thing packaging plastic?

   
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 BobtheInquisitor wrote:
I'm probably going to steal the gift box idea, too, as it's just so brilliant. Are those the same material as shoe boxes?

More or less, yes. It's a fairly thick, quite sturdy cardboard.


Have you seen the big plastic bins they sell biscotti in at Costco?

Can't say that I have, no.

   
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Canada

Wow, that first one with the flipped up storage bin is completely awesome. I bet it's sturdy as heck too. All very well done.



 
   
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Melbourne .au

Some great and creative work here. I especially like the gift box buildings with the graffiti - though lots more graffiti along those rear walls would make them (sadly) more realistic. It's the little details like your graffiti and the salt weathering that really brings terrain up to the next level for me.

   
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Mellrichstadt, Germany

Those sprues are really powerful bitz. Very inspirational stuff, man!

   
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Manitoba

Where do you get all of these bits from?

 
   
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Japan

Dang, those buildings are all truly awesome. Now I really wish I had the money to back the KS at the time, just to get some of those sprues. I'll just have to wait for retail, I suppose. More updates, please!

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I... actually don't know. Help?

I agree, more updates!

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Melbourne .au

Yeah, this thread was going great guns for awhile, then got very quiet. When I saw it had been bumped, I thought we had more awesome stuff to look at.

   
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Sorry for the lack of updates... There's been a little bit happening behind the scenes, and life keeps getting in the way as well, just to keep things interesting...

But along the way, I made a board!

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Feeling board...


   
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Also, I've been working on an experiment to see just how much terrain I could squeeze out of one sprue... Which resulted in this :
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Plotting...

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Test town

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...


   
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UK

Nice selection there!

Would you be able to share those templates at some point?

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The Great Marsh

The templates look really neat
   
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The Netherlands

Inspiring terrain!

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Clacks Scotland

Grewt bumch of ideas.. and a VERY good idea to use one sprue for multiple pieces.... really cool

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A little basing and detailing... Looking forward to getting some paint on the ruin to see how it looks against the complete buildings...
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Stuff...


   
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And I started work on a garden area, to add some more area terrain to my increasing urban sprawl... Plants from cut-down aquarium plants. I've been keeping an eye out in discount stores for cheap ones that still look reasonable.
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Welcome to the... Er... Garden...?


   
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London, UK

Awesome, excited to see some paint and I notice your Karist Trooper there is progressing as well I think the garden/terrain hybrid is one of the best uses for the plastic so am excited to see what you do. Thanks once again for sharing!

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 legoburner wrote:
and I notice your Karist Trooper there is progressing as well

Yeah, trying something a little less painful than my original scheme, swapping out the black for purple. Looking much better so far

   
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A little progress... Still a ways to go...
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Super green!


   
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Spraying...
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It's... Er... Half ruined?


   
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Trying something a little different for the graffiti this time... I've painted it in directly over the undercoat, before the salt layer. This should hopefully result in it coming out all weathered and faded.
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Narf'


   
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Rolling right along... Sparkling whiteness...
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Shiny...


   
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Fareham

I have no idea about these sprues as I don't keep up to date, but where can I get some please?

Amazing work and the terrain is stunning!

   
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The Rock

Good stuff here mate! Can't wait to get my scenery bits to tinker with!


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 Jackal wrote:
I have no idea about these sprues as I don't keep up to date, but where can I get some please?

Amazing work and the terrain is stunning!


If you're a kickstarter backer for Maelstrom's Edge. Insaniak and the team would have a better idea for retail release time though.

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Fareham

Ah, hoping these pop up for sale soon then.
May have to get a few of them

Thanks.

   
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The Great Marsh

Yeah the terrain sprue is brilliant although so is insaniak . Hope he makes some tutorials on these awesome builds!!

Love the ruined building, and the "garden" is a nice piece to mix things up, although with the height of those plants I think no one's been tending it
   
 
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