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22 May 2018 4:22 p.m. PST
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briansommers Inactive Member22 May 2018 9:36 a.m. PST

I'm just now getting into sci-fi miniatures. I'll be using one of the THW 5150 variants. I want to do this in 28mm.

I'm looking for actual names for my scenery. In other words, I don't want to just build some generic structure I want to be a specific "thing" that is operational in the game world.

Is there a list of buildings as to what they do, etc in a sci-fi world?

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP22 May 2018 11:54 a.m. PST

I think I'd start with a Klingon Dictionary, then start reading some science fiction at a tech level similar to your miniatures rules.

Cacique Caribe22 May 2018 3:23 p.m. PST

@Robert
What! Start with a Klingon dictionary? What are you doing to the poor guy? :)

@Brian
Would something like this help?
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You can also look up Arctic (or Antarctic) Research Station Layout and see what comes up.

Dan
Also:
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Cacique Caribe22 May 2018 8:01 p.m. PST

Check out this Mars Colony design/layout:

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Dan

Plasticviking328 May 2018 4:00 p.m. PST

Stuff re. realistic terrain piece funtions.

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Hnffk arrg grimntfl. snark.

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