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Luckyjoe Inactive Member14 Aug 2011 6:31 a.m. PST

I posted some pics of our new Mordheim table on my blog. Mostly scratchbuilt by me or a couple of my sons. Here's a link if you're interested.

Thanks for looking and C&C welcome.


PapaSync14 Aug 2011 6:47 a.m. PST

Great work dude. . .

Looks like you and the boys are gonna have some sweet games..


Prince Rupert of the Rhine14 Aug 2011 7:38 a.m. PST

Excellent! it just so happens I've been working on my 2x4ft mordheim board this weekend so this is good inspiration.

combatpainter Fezian Inactive Member14 Aug 2011 7:54 a.m. PST


Personal logo Dentatus Supporting Member of TMP Fezian14 Aug 2011 10:22 a.m. PST

Nice and inspiring. Myself, I'm finishing up some pieces for my STALKER table. This reminds me to get back at it.

jpattern214 Aug 2011 10:35 a.m. PST

Nice! Watch out, though, I think I saw some Skaven skulking around in some of those ruins.

deanoware Inactive Member14 Aug 2011 12:24 p.m. PST

Nice start. But if you are going to Mordheim I would suggest "darkening" the whole thing up a lot. First I would get rid of the "green" road or grass or whatever that is. Mordheim is an urban environment and broken cobbles would be more in theme. I would also suggest putting a lot of "black wash" on all the buildings, maybe even letting it run.

Personal logo Inari7 Supporting Member of TMP14 Aug 2011 3:11 p.m. PST

Maybe also use some black paint for scorch marks on the buildings.

Luckyjoe Inactive Member14 Aug 2011 4:07 p.m. PST

Hi, everyone. Thanks for the replies.

@jpattern2: You're right, this place is gonna be lousy with rats. I've got a box of NightRunners just rarin to get some Wyrdcheese :)

@deanoware: Thanks. I do intend to do a lot more detailing to the buildings to dirty them up some more. Black washes sound like just the ticket and I've got some Doc O'Brien's Weathering Powders I want to try out. I am getting rid of that green EV foam, it was just there as a placeholder for the canals I'm starting on tonight.

@Inari7: Thanks. I'll try that. I saw some builds where all of the blown-out walls had that effect. It looked very good.

John Leahy14 Aug 2011 6:12 p.m. PST

Wow, that's impressive!

Personal logo flooglestreet Supporting Member of TMP14 Aug 2011 7:49 p.m. PST

Great stuff, I wish we were neighbors.

CeruLucifus14 Aug 2011 10:23 p.m. PST

Yes, great pieces adding up to a fun table. I agree if you are taking the effort to further weather the buildings that they will look even better.

Andrew Beasley Inactive Member14 Aug 2011 10:44 p.m. PST

One tip I have is to use some resin or thick layers of varnish to make puddles on the roads / pavements

Do not forget the scatter scenery – anything from little piles of bricks / tiles through to sacks and barrels.

Enjoy the games – the builds look great!

Sic Parvis Magna
P.S. Skaven rule Mordheim – I never lost with them grin

Luckyjoe Inactive Member15 Aug 2011 5:51 p.m. PST

Hi folks. Thanks for the kind remarks. I've got a little update on the table. Finished the canal and some bridges. Copied the water effects from Mason on LAF in his Krappefortt thread. Here's a link to my effort.


Haven't gotten around to dirtying up the buildings, yet, but that is in the pipeline.

Prince Rupert of the Rhine16 Aug 2011 2:30 a.m. PST

Nice water effect. I had to stop folowing Masons LAF thread as every time I went back to my own efforts they just looked a little ….pants.

Luckyjoe Inactive Member16 Aug 2011 7:17 a.m. PST

@Prince Rupert: LOL, I know what you mean.

Little Big Wars Inactive Member16 Aug 2011 11:55 p.m. PST

Very attractive layout. Mordheim keeps calling to me, but I think I'll have to do it in 15mm instead…

Baconfat17 Aug 2011 8:33 a.m. PST

How did you get that cobblestone appearance on the vinyl floor tiles?

Luckyjoe Inactive Member17 Aug 2011 7:10 p.m. PST

@Little Big Wars: That's one of the things I want to do, too. 15mm Mordheim is cool! Here's a link where Dis is doing just that. :)
I love his stuff, especially his 15mm Mordheimer sculpts.

@Baconfat: I was lazy. The cobblestone is actually a couple of LeMax Christmas Village Cobblestone mats I drybrushed. I used the vinyl floor tiles to base the buildings and to base the canal sections.

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