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Gone Fishing15 Apr 2019 8:09 a.m. PST

I'm in the very early stages of researching a Blade Runner or Judge Dredd project and am thinking about buildings. Now, the gold standard would probably be these:

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but the problem is they're unpainted. And I hate doing buildings.

So with that in mind, are there any pre-painted city-like buildings out there? I've checked 4Ground and Crescent Root and don't see much. Any other ideas? Also looked at Sally4th and came up empty though I admit to finding their website hard to navigate. Maybe missed something?

Thank you for any help!

whitphoto15 Apr 2019 8:40 a.m. PST

I don't know of anything pre-painted that isn't papercraft. I personally am not a fan of papercraft, but a lot of people love it.

28mm Fanatik15 Apr 2019 8:40 a.m. PST

Try Plast Craft:

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Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP15 Apr 2019 9:16 a.m. PST

4Ground and Sally4th both do painted kits.

Torquemada15 Apr 2019 9:20 a.m. PST

Antenocitis Workshop have a lot of gorgeous pre-painted SF buldings & accessories in MDF/plastic that would fit the Blade Runner feel, but they're in the UK …

But just in case: link

surdu2005 Sponsoring Member of TMP15 Apr 2019 10:42 a.m. PST

Crescent Root makes some very nice pre-pained buildings. They are for other p eriods than post-apocalypse, but they might be a good place to start.

Gone Fishing15 Apr 2019 3:37 p.m. PST

I appreciate all the tips. I'd never even heard of Plast Craft before – many of their items could work. Then, regarding Antenocitis things, there are many more, so I think I'd be pretty well set; and ordering from the UK is no problem.

Buck, I agree about Crescent Root. The trouble is this doesn't seem to be an area of focus for them. Yet? But I'll keep checking back!

Thank you all!

Dentatus Fezian15 Apr 2019 5:01 p.m. PST

I have a fair amount of the Plast Craft stuff and I like it a lot.

Gone Fishing15 Apr 2019 5:42 p.m. PST

Good to know, Dentatus, thank you!

Has anybody had any experience with Antenociti's products?

Norrins16 Apr 2019 3:51 a.m. PST

Plast Craft +1

Really, really like their stuff. It's becoming my default goto building vendor.

Gone Fishing16 Apr 2019 6:19 a.m. PST

Thank you kindly, Norrins. Like I say, I'd never even heard of them before and so am quite excited. A great resource!

Moonbeast16 Apr 2019 6:24 a.m. PST

"Has anybody had any experience with Antenociti's products?"

I have quite a few of Atenociti's products, they are superb. I've never had a problem with an order and I'm in the southwest. The largest problem I've had with them is that they are slow to restock. The Knights of Dice stuff is great as well, so are Micro-Art studios and Wararesenal. All have great service, if you ever decide to pull the trigger on unpainted buildings. Plast Craft buildings are fine if you don't want or need interior access. All of my buildings were purchased with an eye to giving my Infinity games a dark, dirty Blade Runner feel.

Torquemada17 Apr 2019 6:34 a.m. PST

@Gone Fishing: While I haven't (yet) bought any of AW's painted terrain/buildings (can't make my mind up on specific genre ATM), I have received multiple orders (large and sometimes complicated orders!) from them in UK, Germany and Japan. Absolute satisfaction every single time!

Norrins20 Apr 2019 12:27 p.m. PST

Took some pics of my various Plast Craft games.

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More here – link

Gone Fishing22 Apr 2019 9:39 a.m. PST

Sorry Norrins, didn't check back on this thread for a few days. Those are some beautiful buildings. My favourite is the corner building with the green roof; looks right out of Blade Runner. Thank you!!!

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