Realm of the Ancients in Dwarvenite?

What style would you want a Dwarvenite version of RotA to be made in?

City Builder System
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21%
Dungeon style like KS1 & KS5
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79%
 
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Re: Realm of the Ancients in Dwarvenite?

Post by kodiakbear » Sun Mar 18, 2018 9:47 pm

Riley wrote:
Sun Mar 18, 2018 7:37 pm
I think the CBS system should be phased out in favor of metal trays and magnetic game tiles.

So much more flexible.
IMO unless you have 4x4 4x6 4x8 4x10 4x12 6x6 6x8 6x10 6x12 8x8 8x10 8x12 10x10 10x12 12x12 metal trays, CBS is more flexible and I am not really even a big fan of CBS.

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Re: Realm of the Ancients in Dwarvenite?

Post by kodiakbear » Sun Mar 18, 2018 9:39 pm

I asked the question because I have always thought of RotA as a dungeon (lost city under ground, ruins of a city away from civilization or a ancient temple) but I figured some gamers might think of it more of temple in a city or other high class building, and that might make it ripe for CBS vertical builds.

While I personally would want it to be KS1/KS5 style it might be easier to make separate floors and wall molds for best detail and then permanently attach the floors and walls together.

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Re: Realm of the Ancients in Dwarvenite?

Post by AnimeSensei » Sun Mar 18, 2018 8:59 pm

If they continue to support both lines, I think having a rule of thumb of above ground = 1" and underground/dungeons = legacy scale would work best. Or builds designed for a single layer (ie: not the post system) in legacy scale and systems designed for vertical builds in 1" scale.
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Re: Realm of the Ancients in Dwarvenite?

Post by Riley » Sun Mar 18, 2018 7:37 pm

I think the CBS system should be phased out in favor of metal trays and magnetic game tiles.

So much more flexible.

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Re: Realm of the Ancients in Dwarvenite?

Post by dice4hire » Sun Mar 18, 2018 7:16 pm

Hmm, an excellent question, and I am not sure which I would prefer. I guess CBS, as there is resin (KSI style) already out there. ALso, we got pillars in KSV to spice up the KSI style, but do not have anything to spice up the CBS style yet, and the cities would look nice with more variety.

I would like to see it in either form, though.
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Realm of the Ancients in Dwarvenite?

Post by kodiakbear » Sun Mar 18, 2018 6:30 pm

Dwarven Forge has never said they have any plans to make the Realm of the Ancients in Dwarvenite or even a close approximation but I know many people have asked, be they new to DF terrain or just lovers of Dwarvenite.

But here is a question for you all if DF said that in the next two years they were going to make a Dwarvenite version of RotA would you want it to be part of the City Builder System or a Dungeon style like KS1 & KS5?

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