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Re: Realm of the Ancients in Dwarvenite?

Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 6:23 am
by Rabbit Burner
We would like a RotA in Dwarvenite to be CBS as that is what we use most.

Love the flexibility of CBS as pointed out changing walls is so easy but posts hurt our paws :(

Adding floors is so easy no need for terrain trays unless you want a large room with no internal posts. Then we use Castle roof platforms.

Would be very interested in seeing if a magnetic post system is plausible. But we suspect not as their may not be magnets strong enough especially for double posts which really tighten up big building.

Crossing all 4 paws for some CBS additions in KSVII

Re: Realm of the Ancients in Dwarvenite?

Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:07 am
by Oldent
kodiakbear wrote:
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.
I do not like CBS and do not have any. If it sells I have no problem with it.
kodiakbear pointed out different sized magnetic trays would be needed to make the 2 by 2 style as stackable as CBS. I do not care the post are too ugly for me to buy. The bowties times ten :cry:

Re: Realm of the Ancients in Dwarvenite?

Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:46 am
by Kryzsko
Oldent wrote:
Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:07 am
kodiakbear wrote:
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.
I do not like CBS and do not have any. If it sells I have no problem with it.
kodiakbear pointed out different sized magnetic trays would be needed to make the 2 by 2 style as stackable as CBS. I do not care the post are too ugly for me to buy. The bowties times ten :cry:
Sure CBS is more stackable but at the same time, it is much harder to make interiors that are functional and look good. If you use the double post you end up with a lot of weird looking wall pieces sticking out and the double post don't line up well for interiors. It is difficult to make small rooms and we don't even have a way to make 4x6" in the Tudor style. Also, there is no way to make curved walls. It is very difficult to make a large mansion interior and like Oldent said CBS looks like ugly on the inside.

It would help if there were double posts without the middle v slot but only a little. The Tudor advanced builder helps a little but the whole system is too fiddly and time-consuming to set up.

I would not want RotA in the CBS.

Re: Realm of the Ancients in Dwarvenite?

Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:10 pm
by Harneloot
Not only is RoTA certainly Dungeon terrain, but I do not think they should make it in Dwarvenite. If you have ever held some of the resin RoTA pieces in your hand and gazed lovingly at them all set up on your table, you know they are way too beautiful to ever be correctly recast in Dwarvenite. Those sets - more than any other sets - are truly beautiful works of art (and yes, I think all the resin sets could be called so, but RoTA 1& 2 even more so!)

Re: Realm of the Ancients in Dwarvenite?

Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:32 pm
by Vegomatic
I think they should make everyone happy. Build a RotA-like set (or two or three) as dungeons and a romanesque add-on for city builder. Add sets of appropriate decor suitable for both. Perhaps they should all be part of Dwarven Forge's first "Ancient Civilizations Kickstarter."

Then do others kickstarters for Mayan/Aztec and/or Egyptian and/or Babylonian and/or Chinese and/or...

Just thinkin out loud.

Re: Realm of the Ancients in Dwarvenite?

Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:24 pm
by dice4hire
I think realm of the ancients could be pretty easy for CBS, one floor, and about four different wall pieces. Maybe some accessories. butthe five pieces above would be enough.

Re: Realm of the Ancients in Dwarvenite?

Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:26 pm
by Archimagus
Vegomatic wrote:
Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:32 pm
I think they should make everyone happy. Build a RotA-like set (or two or three) as dungeons and a romanesque add-on for city builder. Add sets of appropriate decor suitable for both. Perhaps they should all be part of Dwarven Forge's first "Ancient Civilizations Kickstarter."

Then do others kickstarters for Mayan/Aztec and/or Egyptian and/or Babylonian and/or Chinese and/or...

Just thinkin out loud.
Veg has it right. Ditto to this.

Re: Realm of the Ancients in Dwarvenite?

Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:08 am
by dice4hire
I agree, the basics are out there, doing flash should be a lot easier.

Re: Realm of the Ancients in Dwarvenite?

Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 8:27 am
by Rabbit Burner
Sounds like a plan :)
We would by happy with Veg :)

Re: Realm of the Ancients in Dwarvenite?

Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:40 am
by Oldent
There is almost nothing that will change my mind on the ugly post. The streets from CBS are roman roads.