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tsofian Sponsoring Member of TMP11 Jul 2020 5:54 p.m. PST

Here is the terrain all laid out in my drive way

First is a shot of the base panels. I made these so I can layout on various tables and know I will have enough surface area. The 1-gallon paint can is for scale

Here is the terrain without the damaged sections.

Here are a couple of views of the damaged sections

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP
11 Jul 2020 6:52 p.m. PST

That's fantastic. You and your players are going to have a great game.

tsofian Sponsoring Member of TMP12 Jul 2020 7:06 a.m. PST

Here is a link to a video I took

Its a sort of flying bug's eye view of the set up.


tsofian Sponsoring Member of TMP12 Jul 2020 12:26 p.m. PST

Should I cover the basic panels with this


Kinds pricey and I'd need several but it would show the ground covered in crushed hive dust.

Also, should I break the big hive fragments into smaller and more chaotic sections?

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP12 Jul 2020 12:52 p.m. PST

Instead of buying the mat, flip your panels over after you buy a gallon each of red, orange, and yellow tempra paint.

Then get naked, roll in the paint, then roll over the tiles … or whatever your preferred method is. If you had a splatter area, you could probably do a Jackson Pollock imitation.

I think fragmenting the big fallen sections would work well.

tsofian Sponsoring Member of TMP12 Jul 2020 3:36 p.m. PST

As I have done with so many other steps in this project should I document it with photos?

CAPTAIN BEEFHEART12 Jul 2020 5:50 p.m. PST

Spray cans and rags/paper cut-outs to mask?

Syrinx014 Jul 2020 6:26 p.m. PST

I would skip documenting any rolling naked in paint and then your terrain. That sort of thing is best implied and left to the imagination.

But otherwise – yes.

williamb17 Jul 2020 7:39 a.m. PST

JoAnn Fabrics has felt in a desert color. I have used it for many games. It is 6 feet wide and can be cut to any length needed. Also, JoAnn often has discount coupons online.


tsofian Sponsoring Member of TMP17 Jul 2020 8:14 a.m. PST


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