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The Bibliophile03 Feb 2018 10:12 p.m. PST

For a while now I've been contemplating a variety of ideas for creating a large body of water on which to play out scenarios with my miniatures. I imagine scattering some islands about and having players' warbands sailing about exploring them.

Check out my blog, Scrum in Miniature, for a short tutorial on how I got a tabletop ocean, fast and cheap.



Baranovich03 Feb 2018 10:46 p.m. PST

Nice! Not only cheap but it looks great!

wolvermonkey04 Feb 2018 7:39 a.m. PST

Wow, great idea. Thanks.

War In 15MM04 Feb 2018 8:20 a.m. PST

Looks good.

Sgt RV04 Feb 2018 11:04 a.m. PST

Flip them over add magnet or paper steel to adhesive side and "poof" cut them down for troop movement stands!! We have been using them in our group for a while……………

Bozkashi Jones04 Feb 2018 5:22 p.m. PST

When I first started naval back in the early 90s I used the same thing and it looked great. Another massive advantage is that, because they are tiles, you can "scroll" the battle area as ships move so you can avoid that "edge of the world" feeling…

Nice one!


Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP04 Feb 2018 5:29 p.m. PST

Great idea

The Bibliophile04 Feb 2018 9:01 p.m. PST

Thanks, all! So many of my projects take three times as long as I anticipate, it's nice when one is completed quickly.

And, Nick, that's a great point! Thanks for pointing that possibility out.

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