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jhonpog12 Apr 2019 12:23 a.m. PST

Hi all just wondering if anyone has any ideas what might work for generic sci fi terrain in 54mm/ 1/32nd scale. I am building a star wars game looking for inspiration

bsrlee12 Apr 2019 4:38 a.m. PST

Do you have or have friends with a 3D printer – heaps of free SF terrain files out there.

Otherwise, just look at photos and pick models you like, get some balsa, mdf and pine, chop up a bunch of pieces and glue something together, coat of auto filler/undercoat then paint to suit your ideas.

If you find 'how to' articles on terrain for 25/30mm figures, just double the sizes if given.

A lot is going to be driven by your preferred genre – Burrough's Barsoom, Dystopian (40K) or whatever.

Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP12 Apr 2019 6:24 a.m. PST

Check out the many postings on the Lead Adventure site.

Lots of stuff there.

dBerczerk12 Apr 2019 12:41 p.m. PST

Pet Stores sell many interesting pieces of aquarium decor that might work for you: derelict equipment, classical pillars, ruined temples, etc.

Some can be pricey, and they can be heavy, making them somewhat challenging to transport to games off-site.

Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian12 Apr 2019 12:46 p.m. PST

Boxes and packing materials

jhonpog12 Apr 2019 1:28 p.m. PST

thanks everyone sounds like scratch building is the way to go.

I imagine 3d printing buildings might get a bit tricky but certainly for scatter terrain its a great idea

I've got a few bits and pieces of packaging that will work well at this scale

many thanks everyone

Stepman307 Aug 2019 5:49 p.m. PST

Milk crates spray painted with grays and blacks…stack for high rises…

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