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ordinarybass Supporting Member of TMP18 Nov 2017 11:52 a.m. PST

I made 8 destroyed mech markers recently.
Having Wrecked mech markers/parts is something my friend and I have been talking about doing ever since we started running 28mm "Mech Attack" conevention games 6 or so years ago.

We used a basic foil and sand mold method to cast parts of our mechs in plaster and I spent some extra time carving them to more recognizeable shapes and adding a bit of detail that the simple foil molds couldn't capture. A few gears and plastic bits to suggest where limbs were broken off and a quick paintjob and they were ready for the table.

Full write-up and lots of pics here:
link

A few examples that Battletech and Macross/Robotech fans might recognize.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP18 Nov 2017 12:25 p.m. PST

Wow! I really like how that "spacecraft" came out.

Dan

ordinarybass Supporting Member of TMP18 Nov 2017 2:22 p.m. PST

Thanks!
I was hoping it would be more "Monster'ous" but the shape is pretty cool anyway.

This has got me thinking that there are all kinds of things that don't need to be pristine one could re-cast with tinfoil,sand and plaster for terrain purposes. Maybe I should have a ruined version of every tank I own…

billthecat19 Nov 2017 2:31 p.m. PST

Do it!

BTW, loving the 'mech attack' stuff!

ordinarybass Supporting Member of TMP20 Nov 2017 1:48 p.m. PST

Thanks Bill!
It's a favorite of mine and the big-scale mech battle we run at Adepticon has become one of the highlights of my gaming year.

Plug "Mech Attack" into the search on our blog and you'll find much, much more.

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