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Louie N Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2018 1:19 p.m. PST

Hello,

I may be missing a listing. I am looking for a mouse pad material, or cloth, terrain mat that is 2 x 2.

Something that can be rolled up.

Please let know if it is out there.

Thanks

Thresher0112 Sep 2018 2:15 p.m. PST

Easy to just buy some felt in the desired color, and either leave as is, or paint/dye as desired – fabric paints/dyes are probably best, but a lot of people seem to use acrylics too.

I'm sure there are some preprinted ones available as well, but they'll be a bit more expensive.

Tip, use a discount coupon at Joann Fabrics to get 40% – 50% off. It'll save you a lot.

Also, I think I'd go 3' x 3' at a minimum, just because, unless you have a really tiny table.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2018 2:28 p.m. PST

We'd need more to go on. At least I do. What would it be for?

If it's for space gaming and such, I've seen oversized mouse pads* and "card game" rubber mats that are more or less that size.

I've even seen some neat small neoprene mats for people looking to practice their golf putting skills while at the office.

And what price range? Many of the companies that do 30"x30" and 3'x3' neoprene wargaming mats do custom sizes.

Dan
* Here's an example of a simple one that is 1'x2', but I've seen bigger ones, the size of a full desk pad, in all colors and printed patterns on them:
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rmaker12 Sep 2018 3:36 p.m. PST

I agree with Thresher01. And make sure you buy felt. not polar fleece. Felt has a fairly hard surface. Polar fleece, made from recycled plastic bottles, is too cushiony and makes a poor gaming surface.

Louie N Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2018 4:23 p.m. PST

Imagine a Western European field for DBA 15mm gaming.

also assume at the moment I don't have time to make one and would simply like to order one.

Thanks

Soaring Soren12 Sep 2018 5:26 p.m. PST

Check out Mats by Mars.

PzGeneral12 Sep 2018 5:42 p.m. PST

Here you go Louie N, a link to a discussion about this very topic…

TMP link

Dave

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP13 Sep 2018 5:27 p.m. PST

Cigar Box:

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JARROVIAN Supporting Member of TMP15 Sep 2018 8:18 a.m. PST

Check these out

tinywargames.co.uk

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