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Xintao Supporting Member of TMP20 Mar 2017 8:50 a.m. PST

So the convention is over, but in my OCD world I need to complete the build blog, then I'll post game pics.

So real quick here we go:

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Basswood, foamcore and dowels equals dock

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oops forgot the Popsicle sticks.

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About 2pm on Wednesday

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About 6pm on Wednesday

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12:21 am Thursday, I got one coat of paint on.

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Alan and I do the ice out of foamcore, and Lou finishes the ships. This is in the convention center Friday Morning. Game at 7pm.

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Ships done, now need to be fitted into the ice. About 1pm.

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Done and table setup has begun. This is the Brigantine.

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And this is the Frigate. The ships and the harbor were a big hit. Thanks to Firelock Games.

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Bigger shot of the whole harbor. DOH! forgot to turn the lighthouse on.

Ok that's it for now. I'm still wading through about a 1000 emails that came in while I was playing with toy soldiers. I'll post the rest of the FG pics later and Eylau too.

Thanks for all the kind comments from people who stopped by my table.

Cheers,
Xin/Jeff

Personal logo PatrickWR Supporting Member of TMP20 Mar 2017 9:07 a.m. PST

Looks great! How did the game go? At first glance I'd say that table needs more scatter terrain to give a true Frostgrave experience. But it's gorgeous all the same!!

Lord Ashram20 Mar 2017 9:29 a.m. PST

I enjoyed seeing it in person!

Personal logo Dervel Supporting Member of TMP Fezian20 Mar 2017 9:33 a.m. PST

It was a spectacular looking table!

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP20 Mar 2017 10:03 a.m. PST

Most excellent.

m4jumbo20 Mar 2017 10:10 a.m. PST

Very nicely done. Great looking table.

Poniatowski Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member20 Mar 2017 10:14 a.m. PST

The game was every bit as awesome as it looked…..

Larry R20 Mar 2017 10:51 a.m. PST

Yes both your tables were great this weekend. Glad I saw them in person!

Hitman20 Mar 2017 11:14 a.m. PST

Very, very cool!! Thanks for sharing.
Regards,
Hitman

Prince Alberts Revenge20 Mar 2017 7:08 p.m. PST

There was plenty of close confined quarters and alleyways on the city side of the table. I believe the ships has objective markers on them and would have been a daunting task to cross that open ground to get. Treasures very risky to go after! As always, it was a visually spectacular gaming table and looked very conducive to a good game of Frostgrave.

Baranovich21 Mar 2017 2:06 p.m. PST

Really nice! Love the ice effects especially, and so easy to do with foamcore.

Great work!

Personal logo Who asked this joker Supporting Member of TMP22 Mar 2017 9:18 a.m. PST

I saw the setup at CW. It was one beautiful board! Really excellent work!

Realm Builder22 Mar 2017 12:23 p.m. PST

Very inspirational table! I particularly like the idea of the broken ice in the harbor. Looks great!

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