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TridenteBologna Inactive Member04 Mar 2012 4:37 p.m. PST

I think one of the aspects most attractive of Anticamente, is the possibility to play on a THREE-DIMENSIONAL battlefield without this constituting a limitation for the player. Many still associate the area Wargame to a bordgame or in the best way to the Command & Colors systems where you use the miniatures, but always on a two-dimensional boards.

Now, I think that a picture is worth more than a thousand words, try to look at the pictures of the fields used in the past year that I have collected in this post on the Anticamente Blog


This is the link:


I state, they aren't "fabulous" battlefields, but a good starting point to easy realization.
Look and compare what you see with your idea and tell me if they coincide

Personal logo elsyrsyn Supporting Member of TMP05 Mar 2012 7:02 a.m. PST

They look pretty nice to me!


Temporary like Achilles Inactive Member05 Mar 2012 9:26 a.m. PST

I agree with Doug. Nice work!


Andrew Beasley Inactive Member05 Mar 2012 9:51 a.m. PST

Would be very happy to own these great job.

Nice to see the lack of gaps in the hexes as well – lots better than the set from the USA I got.

just visiting Inactive Member05 Mar 2012 1:23 p.m. PST

Tons better looking than anything I ever came up with.

I use old "GeoHex". They present a nice simple approach to hills, though not nearly as pretty as your stuff.

The only drawback to those pieces of specific terrain that I can think of is storage. GeoHex stores an entire table of hill options in two compact boxes under my table; those extremely pretty cliffs and contoured hills, complete with trees and so forth, would not stack anywhere conveniently. There's the rub of pretty scenery: it takes far more storage space than the minis that romp over it on the tabletop….

TridenteBologna Inactive Member05 Mar 2012 2:08 p.m. PST

Meanwhile, thanks to the beautiful compliments, even if I repeat, this is the basis fields.
If I remember correctly GeoHex hexagons are quite large. These hexagons have parallel sides 12cm apart. In practice the 6 fields that you seen, correspond to 4,2 m2 with a linear length of 5,76 meters. Well all this material stay in 8 boxes of 35x30x20cm, in practice you can put all comfortable inside the luggage of any car. Remember that these fields have been taken around whole Italy for the Championship Tournament 2010, 2011, and now 2012. I would say that they have shown great strength.

However, soon I will begin the tutorial for how to realize them and I hope to show the resistance and simplicity with which you can make their.

just visiting Inactive Member05 Mar 2012 8:41 p.m. PST

Impressive. I have transported terrain to gaming sites, and it is a pain in the kiester….

TridenteBologna Inactive Member06 Mar 2012 6:10 a.m. PST

Kiester Minnesota?
I do not think you have some bad roads grin

However, carrying something small and easy to stack is much easier than transporting very large scenarios. This is a big difference

Personal logo elsyrsyn Supporting Member of TMP12 Mar 2012 5:49 a.m. PST

I am looking forward to the tutorial on making the terrain.


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