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Personal logo ImhotepMagi Supporting Member of TMP23 Nov 2012 7:38 p.m. PST

For those who haven't invested in a surface yet:

link

Not a fan of the "space station" but I like the space ones.

Toshach Sponsoring Member of TMP23 Nov 2012 8:40 p.m. PST

They are all nice. But the space station needs a trench.

wolvermonkey23 Nov 2012 8:54 p.m. PST

Isn't 3x3 a bit small for most space games? Otherwise great looking mats.

Arthur Chance Supporting Member of TMP24 Nov 2012 12:24 a.m. PST

Star Wars X-Wing miniatures game is played on 36"x36" area

Personal logo vojvoda Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member24 Nov 2012 5:42 a.m. PST

36 by 36 is good for a "small" game. Using more then I would say 5 or so ships it is very limited. I think 6 feet by 6 feet is much better.

VR
James Mattes

earthad Supporting Member of TMP24 Nov 2012 6:00 a.m. PST

My coffee table is only about that- so perfect.

Just needs hexes 8)

Tim White Supporting Member of TMP24 Nov 2012 6:59 a.m. PST

Pretty sure they are targeting the xwing market, but without saying so. Thus no hexes.

-Tim

CorSecEng Sponsoring Member of TMP24 Nov 2012 7:38 a.m. PST

vinyl looks ok as a mat material. It's usually a bit to slippery and shiny for my taste.

It can also crack if you don't take care of it right. They need to be rolled.

Personal logo vojvoda Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member24 Nov 2012 3:18 p.m. PST

I was at Hobby lobby today and looking at the 9 inch by 12 inch felt and paper with glitter on black background for ground cover. The felt is 50 cents a sheet and I could mount them on foam about the same size. for about $12.00 USD I could get 12 tiles to do a 3X3 foot table. Pretty cheap and easy to transport.

VR
James Mattes

TheBeast Supporting Member of TMP25 Nov 2012 1:51 p.m. PST

Love felt, fleece almost more so, lovely black, really have to work at it to crease. Just, really loves dirt.

Doug

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