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 H.B.M.C. wrote:
That's the other issue with fixed terrain.

The old Sydney city store used to have this fantastic looking table that was sort of set in a canyon, but a wide canyon so you could actually play a game in there. It was great... but it was always that canyon. The same walls were in the same place every time.

It's also the reason why I never like it when people try to do trenches, because trenches are meant to sink into the ground, not rise up, have a trench, and then go back down. It's why I like GW's Wall of Martyrs terrain, as it was never designed to be a "trench" system, but a raised protective battlement system which makes far more sense.

The thought of super-expensive fixed Zone Mortalis tiles don't interest me, despite my love of tiles (I own three sets of basic box Necromunda tiles and two sets of Bad Zone Delta - I can plaster more than a 6x4 with them if I wanted to). But I'll always prefer this to something like what FW made as I can move it around as much as I like (and it's easier to store). GW could surprise us and make a modular system out of plastic, but then again the price will likely be astronomical (single GW buildings these days cost as much as the Imperial Sector box did back in the day, which is stupid).

I have a lot of thoughts of terrain as it is the single thing I like the most about this hobby. I adore building terrain and making great looking boards. For about 3 out of the past 6 weekends we've been playing Black Crusade and I've been bringing mats, maps, tiles and terrain to make things more immersive. I live for the stuff.

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Terrain makes or breaks the game, for sure. I'm going to rename the hill in my RoB board the H.B.M.C Hill, in honor of your dislike of the hill!

;-)

That leads me to another question for you (or anyone): what is the 'go/no go' price for the new Zone Mortalis if we assume that:
-the walls aren't fixed
-the floor tiles are modular enough to combine for larger rooms without having to buy a special 'large room' expansion

I honestly don't know. I know that I would occasionally glance at the ZM tiles from FW, but would never pull the trigger because I could never afford an entire complex of them. If GW were to make this a two box 'buy what you need' set of 1 box of walls and 1 box of floor tiles, I could be tempted but the price of course may still scare me away.

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Anyone notice that the Zone Mortalis Tiles are no longer on the Forge World website?
   
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It's been revealed at Spiel - Necromunda starter set but no doubt available separately:

https://www.warhammer-community.com/2019/10/24/the-scoop-from-spielGw-homepage-post-2/

I'm actually more excited about the stairs, lol.

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I'm not hugely interested in Necromunda, but that terrain is awesome. If this was a starter set akin to the first Kill Team box I'd be very happy and invest in it.

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Looks very nice indeed!

   
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I wonder how compatible that terrain will be with the existing sets like the killteam terrain and sector mechanicus stuff, looks really awesome though!

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I just soiled myself with excitement! I must have two... no three!!

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In the video we can see the plastic floor
   
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As this thread is more about the terrain than the New Newcromunda box, I got the best shots of the terrain I could get from the trailer:

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Looks brilliant, although quite a bit different from the zone mortalis I was expecting.

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That looks really good (though the walls are maybe a little bit clean for Necromunda).

I'm much more impressed by the Corpse Grinder gang than I thought I would be, they're pretty cool cultist sorts.
   
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 The Phazer wrote:
That looks really good (though the walls are maybe a little bit clean for Necromunda)


I'd rather have relatively clean walls that you can gribble up easily, then having pre-moulded stuff on it that gets repetative really fast.

   
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This is now a close to must-buy. Cultists are nifty outside some head gear and I just love riot troopers with shotties. Boxes with terrain tend to disappear so fast, but I had other purchases in mind this year, sigh.

Is the map/tile the same size as KT ones or smaller? This plus the IK Renegade terrain plus maybe one of those sets with vents and broken statues, how does that work out for a regular table? I have new and old Necro starter set bulkheads and some selfmade terrain, too (some ruins, Ork watchtower, ramparts, stuff like that). And way more Fantasy stufff that probably looks out of place.

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Love that terrain! Not bothered by the gangs but I might get the set and use it for Killteam and maybe sell off the gangs or give them to my mate to make chaos cultists out of them..
   
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 silverstu wrote:
Love that terrain! Not bothered by the gangs but I might get the set and use it for Killteam and maybe sell off the gangs or give them to my mate to make chaos cultists out of them..

Pretty much my thoughts, terrain is indeed gawjus.

Might have to watch a few Necromunda playthroughs to see if I fancy it, probably something else GeeDubs gonna sucker me into.
   
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I wanted enforcers anyway. Now I can get them with terrain that matches my mechanicus stuff? this is great.

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So looks like a card base, and those mysterious plastic floors are the second level ones? That sounds like it'd be a lot more managable on the budget front.
   
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Solves easy access to GW LOS blocking 40k terrain as well
   
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That’s true.

Reckon I may invest in enough for a 6x4 board.


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Tastyfish wrote:
So looks like a card base, and those mysterious plastic floors are the second level ones? That sounds like it'd be a lot more managable on the budget front.


Looking at the video, looks like separate plakky floors coming alongside.

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 Mad Doc Grotsnik wrote:
Reckon I may invest in enough for a 6x4 board.
Just one table?

   
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Very tasty looking!

   
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 H.B.M.C. wrote:
 Mad Doc Grotsnik wrote:
Reckon I may invest in enough for a 6x4 board.
Just one table?


Flat is only so big.

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Anyone think those 4 round holes on the top of all the pillars might be for magnets?

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Looks okay. Nothing much better than the heap of MDF options out there, so it'll be all about price...and I suspect this will be hefty. If anything the crazy cultist guys are probably the highlight for me.

 
   
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 lord_blackfang wrote:
Anyone think those 4 round holes on the top of all the pillars might be for magnets?


Ether that or a peg system.

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And yet another thread is hijacked for Unit to ask for the same advice, receive the same answers and make the same excuses.

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Wow this is pretty much exactly what I was hoping for While I dont play much Necromunda, the terrain is going to be great for all of the 40k games.

   
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Wow that terrain is freaking awesome! I hope they sell it without the minis.

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I expect the holes are for pegs, but also probably the right size for magnets if you wanted. Doesn't look like the floors are double sided though.

Also looks like I might be wrong on the floors - the box set has a card base but the pics from the video look more like they're moulded.

Also with the thermoplasma pipe they have upright - that tells you that the height of the double stacked bits will exactly match the other terrain. So the gantries and stairs will get you up to the Mechanicus sector height.
   
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Looking at the video close ups I suspect the floor tiles could be lots of the new walkway sections stuck together as they seem to have the same detailing. Although the floors don't look to have many joins between the sections, so maybe they just share the moulding?

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