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Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP29 May 2017 5:53 p.m. PST

Starting on a small enclave of buildings for the British occupiers. These are high end, with quarried stone and tile roofs. Huts for the peasants are made from mud bricks, which turn a pale yellow green after a few days and look like vomit.

What do you think of the color scheme?

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Personal logo cloudcaptain Supporting Member of TMP29 May 2017 7:10 p.m. PST

Looks good! Dropping it on some landscape might give more context. Do you have a mat yet?

Rich Bliss Supporting Member of TMP30 May 2017 3:42 a.m. PST

Are the roof tiles not made of the same mud as the peasants' huts?

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP30 May 2017 4:10 a.m. PST

Here's kind of my thinking. In the first place, I doubt it rains enough on Mars to need tiles, or even a peaked roof. But I'm just tired of all the white washed north African buildings. So I want something different.

Now I'm thinking I'll swap: make the walls colorful and the tiles red.

Now thinking this is the East India Trading Company's Martian "compound" where it's executives live.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP30 May 2017 4:12 a.m. PST

Wow. Is that front door opening just 6mm tall?

I'm impressed. That is so much detail for something that little.

Dan

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP30 May 2017 9:21 a.m. PST

The grids you see are 1"

Yeah, the door is just 4mm tall. The windows are 5mm…

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