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GilmoreDK02 Feb 2016 11:39 a.m. PST

Again this year the In Clouds of Glory design team aka Svend and Thomas is heading for the Hamburger tactica convention in February for two days of absolutely the best of European table top display games…

The convention runs at 27-28th of February in Hamburg.

Again this year we will bring a bit of gaming materials for sale at around purchase prices… Plane minis, flight stands, adhesive for making turn templates etc.

More on our presentation game here:

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jurgenation Supporting Member of TMP02 Feb 2016 3:16 p.m. PST

very impressive.

clifblkskull Supporting Member of TMP02 Feb 2016 9:56 p.m. PST

Very nice
Please post pictures and report from the show
Thanks
Clif

Personal logo capncarp Supporting Member of TMP03 Feb 2016 8:52 a.m. PST

The detail on that terrain--Damn. _Damn_! Day-yum!

GilmoreDK03 Feb 2016 11:58 a.m. PST

We are working hard to get our trench boards ready (we had four planned but will only get two made.. ) here is some Work in progress.. And a test section of the trench.. Scale is 1/350.

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Personal logo Condotta Supporting Member of TMP03 Feb 2016 12:24 p.m. PST

Two boards ready for Hamburger Tactica will be great, but don't stop. Continue after the show and complete four boards as originally planned it would be jaw-dropping

Personal logo tomrommel1 Supporting Member of TMP04 Feb 2016 8:42 a.m. PST

I am lucky as I will be able to see it life!!!

GilmoreDK14 Feb 2016 12:41 p.m. PST

We have now mounted trench sides, sandbags and duckboards to the first board. The last of the boards is out of the mold.. with a red crust of casting sand on the foam giving structure and strength to the foam.
And we have cast 10.4 more meters of trench sides in resin along with 5.2 meters of sandbags. Its going to be tight but well get there..

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GilmoreDK29 Feb 2016 1:49 p.m. PST

A couple of pics of the two trench boards we got ready for Hamburger Tactica:


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clifblkskull Supporting Member of TMP29 Feb 2016 10:06 p.m. PST

Very cool
Clif

GilmoreDK04 Mar 2016 12:08 p.m. PST

Some more pics:



Trench Mock-up:

Negative model in sand – used for casting the final board:

GilmoreDK04 Mar 2016 12:09 p.m. PST

Pics in abundance:



Trench Mock-up:

Negative model in sand – used for casting the final board:

MightyHindu03 Apr 2017 11:40 a.m. PST

Hi GilmoreDK!

I cannot see the last Pictures from 4.March 2016. Especially the negative Models i would interested in. Is it possible to upload the Pics again?
Greetings
Hindu

GilmoreDK04 Apr 2017 12:24 p.m. PST

Hi Hindu

There is lot of pictures in my gallery page page at Boardgamegeek..

If you browse through the forst 3 pages you will find several showing the build process: link

But here is a few i think shows a lot:
The raw negative form in casting sand. Note the aluminium guides on the cast.

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The closed mould with the bottom-plate made of blue foamplate showing. Note wholes for spraying in the building foam (bauschaum) between the negative form and the bottom plate. The holes also allow for excess expanding foam to escape. the Sides are also made from blue foamboard – here covered with black duct tape.

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The negative trench board moulded in sand. Note that we have used a simple homemade tool to create trenches of uniform width and depth.

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The hardened board being lifted off the sand form after two days of hardening.

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