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Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







Hi all. The re-release of Necromunda has made my brain catch fire with pent up modellyness. As the new edition is also rather lacking get in scenery compared to the amazing both anza of the old box set I've geared up to produce some reasonably knackered buildings Unfortunately I'm a structural engineer by training so I'm not going to be able to leave it too simple because it will just annoy me in future. Lots of gubbins, beams and services are on the cards!

So starting with this:





I've gotten this far tonight. A broken bridge for use as an access ramp or just scatter terrain. Thus was a warm up to get used to using some of the sea of foamed PVC I picked up. It seems pretty east to work with. Time will tell on how robust the budings end up being... Still to do on thus is to add some I beam stubs to the column and add a sandbag emplacement on the fully collapseductive bit. I might add some random buts if plasticard texture to the deck as well to break up the flatness of it.





Also made a start on a big 2 storey piece. About 10"x8" l shaped thingy. I'm largely working from memory on the kinds of tetrain I enjoyed playing on the most last time around, so this stuff will probably end up being reasonably similar to the old card stuff.





Hopefully more progress tomorrow!

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Pyromaniac Hellhound Pilot






Maryland, USA

Looking good so far! I used to be a Necromunda guy ages back, and just gave the new edition a shot tonight - seems like it'll play great. I'll definitely have to crank out some terrain to match, so unless I forget about this subforum I will keep an eye on your project.

M.

Codex: Soyuzki - A fluffy guidebook to my Astra Militarum subfaction. Now version 0.6!
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Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







W00t. After spending all weekend socked up in bed with man flu, some progress today.

Item 1, courtesy of my 2 year old daughter, a silo canister thing as scatter terrain. Ran out of bubbles and I claimed my prize Only needed to add a lascannon power pack as some kind of regulator. I might add more cables later, but I might get lazy.




Next up a lift platform. Planning on running this up a 3 storey structure at some point in the future in the same way as the green structure from the old Outlander expansion. Planning on magnetizing it for use in game. Will report back about how that goes...



And then there is the first real building done. I am planning on making this a 2 storey job, but might actually magnetization the upper storey for additional flexibility on the board. I can say that i am very satisfied with the foamed PVC. It's light, reasonably stiff and easy to work with, at least for the kind of simple straight lines I'm after.

The last image shows the internal stiffening works that were needed, which us not actually terribly much considering. But better safe than sorry







After I get the upper floor done I think I'll be moving onto some kind of services tower to surround these things.



They were halo blocks drop pod thingies that I got for £1 in tesco ages ago but haven't done anything with. They have lots of vents and techy bits so I think they will become some sort of refinery or process towers with surrounding support structures and equipment. Try to bump them up to 2 storey things as well.

Hopefully I can sleep a but better now I'm actually making progress





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And I think I've just found my go to method for ladders.

The foamed PVC gives pretty good grip on standard staples. It even gives me the option to deform and break some if I want. Yaaay. I may still pick up some other ladder kits for variety, but at least I now know I can crank out super easy standard ladder sections as needed.



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Pyromaniac Hellhound Pilot






Maryland, USA

Huh, somehow I'd not thought to use staples for ladder rungs - what size were those?

M.

Codex: Soyuzki - A fluffy guidebook to my Astra Militarum subfaction. Now version 0.6!
Another way would be to simply slide the landraider sideways like a big slowed hovercraft full of eels. -pismakron
Sometimes a little murder is necessary in this hobby. -necrontyrOG

Out-of-the-loop from November 2010 - November 2017 so please excuse my ignorance!
 
   
Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







I think they are 12mm x 5mm staples and I push them into 3mm thick substrate. I might try the 2mm thick pvc I've got as well and see if they stay as well stuck. It's just for show anyway. Not like I'll be hanging anything off them.

Anyway. Got another couple of hours done tonight. Good thing too as I'll be away with work until late tomorrow.

2 storey big thing is now done, bar the ladders and decoration.




And a shot of the underside of the top storey showing the magnets. They might not be robustly stuck down for long term use but I thought it was worth trying.



And a simple single storey platform. Planning on adding some biggish bits of piping up the side and along the top into the middle to add some cover and character to the piece. Some kind of flue or vent thing will also be added for the pipes to serve.





And my little pot of plumbing bits that will soon be turned into pipe corners, connectors and vents/chimneys Hooray for Screwfix is all I can say.

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Looking good so far. Hope you're practising painting hazard lines.

Take a look at what I've been painting and modelling: https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/0/725222.page 
   
Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







Heh. I free handed some on my hydra ages ago. They are tricksy things. Might invest on some low tack painters tape and a yellow spray can.

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Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







And some progress on the simple square thing. Added a big pipe and some associated thematic gubbins. Going to call this one done now.






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Pyromaniac Hellhound Pilot






Maryland, USA

Nice! I just picked up my Necromunda starter box so I will probably not be far behind in the terrain making...

M.

Codex: Soyuzki - A fluffy guidebook to my Astra Militarum subfaction. Now version 0.6!
Another way would be to simply slide the landraider sideways like a big slowed hovercraft full of eels. -pismakron
Sometimes a little murder is necessary in this hobby. -necrontyrOG

Out-of-the-loop from November 2010 - November 2017 so please excuse my ignorance!
 
   
Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







Neato. Looking forward to seeing the WIPS.

Some more progress from a couple of hours last night. A reasonably elaborate bridge section. Not planning on doing more than one of these but it was good fun. I realise that it's unlikely that the massive damage to the upper pipe could occur without any impact on the surroundings, but me. I might paint some damage on but otherwise, maybe they just fixed everything else and left the busted bit as a reminder or a curse or something... probably mostly something

The pic's areally from a couple of different stages, before and after adding the second pipe section.







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Pyromaniac Hellhound Pilot






Maryland, USA

Nice! This is shaping up something fierce!

Might be worth mentioning: The current edition of Necromunda evidently does not have rules that pertain to gaming in 3D - nothing about climbing, falling, or being above/below someone.

M.

Codex: Soyuzki - A fluffy guidebook to my Astra Militarum subfaction. Now version 0.6!
Another way would be to simply slide the landraider sideways like a big slowed hovercraft full of eels. -pismakron
Sometimes a little murder is necessary in this hobby. -necrontyrOG

Out-of-the-loop from November 2010 - November 2017 so please excuse my ignorance!
 
   
Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







Thanks. It's good fun so far. My understanding is that the 3d terrain rules are in the Gang War supplement. There is a thread on the specialist games forum here.

Anyway, another hour or so has led to a small blockhouse/converted command post thingy. Not intending to let models in as it's all locked and boarded up, but should act as a nice Los blocker. I was planning to put it on a higher level platform as a Base, but again I might magnetization it for use on other terrain pieces. Time will tell.

I just noticed that I forgot the ladder on the end. Otherwise this bit is done.






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Brad's the name...






Michigan

Really cool looking so far!

Also, Yes the 3d terrain rules / guidelines are in print inside the Gang War supplement #1

BLAH BLAH....blah. 
   
Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







Thanks, beradical.

Finished the blockhouse Base. Just a simple rectangle this time. Not everything can be super complex!

I've left the blockhouse loose to maximizer flexibility. Just put the barricade section and a simple bit of plastic angle to help hold it in place. Should be enough to resist knocks and means I don't need to muck about with magnets.









Also trimmed up a bunch of 50mm wide, 5mm thick pvc of various lengthe to act as walkways. Put some plastic beams beneath a couple but otherwide they seem stiff enough to work without further strengthening. Might put some checker plate on as dressing but otherwise will rely on the paint job to add interest to the bridges.

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Awesome work, copper bits laying around? I always return that excess as it is pricey but I just got a big gift card for the hardware store and will probably getting a bunch of PVC fittings.

You hand pressed each staple or did you space off the nail gun some how?

Are those MDF railings/roof top cover add ons?

Kernbanks
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Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







The copper bits were about £10 all together from a local trade retailer, so pretty cheap in the end. I think they were actally cheaper than the plastic equivalents! For the staples I just unfolded our normal domestic stapler and use a random bit of offcut pvc as a spacer. Just remember to put something hard under the backing strip though. First couple of tries I ended up stapling the thing to my cutting mat

The cover/edge bits were random bits of packaging I got with something a while back. I can't remember what it was, but as soon as I saw the bits I knew I'd find a use for them eventually.

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Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







A 3 storey building this time. Some kind of access gantry to a tall but of kit. I've also got a couple of things I can stick in the gap or just leave it empty as needed. Still needs ladders but otherwise I've dressed it with some lateral bracing and a random service pipe/conduit thing.








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Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







Yerg. Spent the weekend with my lungs trying their best to escape via my oesophagus... no fun. Oh well, managed to do some bits and pieces, and had a solid 2 hours tonight to finish off some scatter terrain.

Pipe and process terminal thingy. Is it air? Some flammable liquid or gas? Or does it even work at all? Who cares if you can hide behind it!

Also bashed out some jersey barrier type barricades. Not perfect as the angles are a bit harsh between the lower bits and the main barrier. I might add some GS to angle it out a bit more when I get to the point of filling the main scenery pieces. Still very much in construction mode just now to get the main buildings sorted before heading back through them all to add final details and filling. Also planning on distressing them with a dremel at some point, but we will see how much of that I actually do.

Anyway, just a few pics this time, with my good old stand in Kasrkin grenade launcher dude.





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Cymru

Great stuff dude, looking forward to seeing more

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Supremely good work, and very very much in line with the original ethos of a proper Necromunda table. Well done.

 
   
Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







Thanks guys. Will hopefully get an hour or so in tonight. Waiting for the kids to collapse just now. Got the 1st floor deck of my lift platform building done just at the end of last night, so need to do the next bits on that.


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Yarr. So my hobby time tonight has netted me a tower! A solid 13" (oo-er missus) of mostly rectangular talliness. From a distance it looks reasonably straight, and it can stand on its own so I'm pretty happy with it even if it's no super perfect.

Plan for this one to be the corner of a 4 storey thing with a lift platform. As with most of my stuff the floor area will step back over its height but there should be plenty of space to connect walkways to from the other 2 and 3 storey bits. Will hopefully finish the bulk of it tomorrow. Now to go pick dried super glue gel off me fingers!





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Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







So I managed to advance the lift platform idea a bit last night. Got all the floors cut out and the ground floor walls attached. The 2 original magnets are just about powerful enough to hold it in place so I've added another just to be sure. Starting to run out of pristine board now so his is prob ably the last proper planned building of this set. Hoping I can also run off some ruins or random little filler platforms from what is left.






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Giggling Nurgling





Really good stuff, putting mine to shame, really like creative uses of alot of bits, love the little pipe run, might have to make some of them

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Cool!
maybe it will be useful http://thelazyforger.com/tutorials/the-technicals-garage-part-1/
   
Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







Thanks guys.

@lucren - nice tutorial. The detail on the plaster walls is lovely, but I'm not ready to go casting quite yet

Another layer on the lifty building. Also added a controller for the lift which has the handy dual purpose of making it easier to detach and shift between floors. Oh and a wheelchair enabled access ramp for when my ladies inevitably get major leg wounds. Equal opportunities for all gun toting maniacs in this gang






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Glasgow

Looking good mate!
   
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Paso Robles, CA, USA

That lift with the magnets is genius. I'll have to steal that idea.

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Made in gb
Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







Thanks guys. Steal away Just remember to post the results!

Pretty much finished the main build for the lifty building now. Some open space some Los blocking stuff and plenty of places for platforms and gantries to come in.

I've started to dress it a bit with random gubbinz but need to add some more wiring and small pipes and stuff just to reduce the wide open spaces a bit.






Please excuse any spelling errors. I use a tablet frequently and software keyboards are a pain!

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Portsmouth UK

Great work so far.
However - the ramp does not meet current British Building Regulations, specifically Part M. Necromunda must have more lax regs.

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