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Steve Lampon31 Oct 2017 7:29 a.m. PST

:) Hello, a friend and I have decided to self publish a book on terrain building. Setting the Scene, Winter Wargaming, A guide to creating a winter layout for the games table. Might be of interest to those who game WWII skirmish games. The book is almost complete. I can post further information here if there is enough interest. Otherwise further information will be available here


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WarWizard31 Oct 2017 7:48 a.m. PST

That looks great – I am very interested. Do you have a date on when it will be available?

bobspruster31 Oct 2017 7:59 a.m. PST

Being from Maine in New England, I must say the terrain in the pics looks convincingly cold, wet and generally miserable enough for one to wish to be home in one's parlor. I wish you both luck and will get my copy as soon as I know more and can sneak a purchase by Wifey.

Neal Smith31 Oct 2017 8:01 a.m. PST

There's interest for sure… :)

Price yet?

Personal logo Gen Custer Supporting Member of TMP31 Oct 2017 8:14 a.m. PST

Oh yes please. I would be very much interested ;-)



panzerCDR31 Oct 2017 8:44 a.m. PST

Please post when the info is available. It looks really neat!

Personal logo Sgt Slag Supporting Member of TMP31 Oct 2017 8:51 a.m. PST

Color me interested. Applicable to any genre/period. Cheers!

Ceterman Supporting Member of TMP31 Oct 2017 6:18 p.m. PST

Very, VERY Nice! Color me Impressed!
YouTube link

Mad Guru Supporting Member of TMP31 Oct 2017 9:59 p.m. PST

Already posted my interest over at Pat's site. I've been waiting since the start to buy a copy of this book, so I'm very excited to hear it's close to publication.

Rhysius Cambrensis01 Nov 2017 1:18 a.m. PST

I am definitely interested and will be buying the book when published. Happy to pre-order now!

GReg BRad01 Nov 2017 1:33 a.m. PST

Any chance of pdf purchases?

Lonkka1Actual01 Nov 2017 1:38 a.m. PST

To me (as a Finn who is way used to snow and winter weather) those wintery pics look extremely convincing!

Any idea how much the book appropriately will cost?

I'm really keen on buying one!
(might be interested in getting it on the shelves on the hobby store chain I work for as a buyer…)

Rdfraf Supporting Member of TMP01 Nov 2017 5:28 a.m. PST

I really really want this book!

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP01 Nov 2017 10:37 a.m. PST

I'm in – looks good!

Mick in Switzerland Supporting Member of TMP02 Nov 2017 12:37 p.m. PST

This is very interesting. If you are self publishing, how many do you need to commit to?

kippryon06 Nov 2017 5:25 a.m. PST

I want one too.

Personal logo Artilleryman Supporting Member of TMP06 Nov 2017 6:26 a.m. PST

I am in.

Borderguy19006 Nov 2017 8:33 p.m. PST

I want one.

Steve Lampon07 Nov 2017 1:31 a.m. PST

Thanks for all of the interest in Pat's Terrain Book. Here is an update. The design/layout aspect of the book is now finished. Proofreading will be done this week and print proofing a week to 10 days after that. When we get proofs/dummies we can work out postage costs and final price of the book. In the next week or so I will post and give instructions of how you can sign up for a copy.
Nearly there!

Steve Lampon15 Nov 2017 6:38 a.m. PST

The Setting the Scene terrain book is finished and has been sent for proofing. Pat and I are now asking for those people who have previously shown interest to definitely commit to buying the book.

The price for the book is £17.50 GBP
UK postage 1st/2nd class is £1.74 GBP/1.58
Europe £5.15 GBP
World Zone 1 £7.45 GBP (North & South America, Africa, Asia).
World Zone 2 £7.90 GBP (Australia, New Zealand, Singapore).

We are not asking for money yet, please just go to the special page that Pat has set up on his blog and state how many copies you want. We can then get a better idea of what the final print run will be, we will obviously print some 'overs' but we cannot afford to print too many. Here is the link.


We will be asking for payment when we send the book for the actual print run which will be in about 10-14 days time.

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