Terrain Trays

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Re: Terrain Trays

Post by dice4hire » Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:47 pm

I am sure there were a lot of practical considerations for the size. Making metal sheets is not very challenging after all and I am sure making fabric prints to cover them is not either. I think of the previous DF boxes I have received and I have never gotten one close to big enough to hold a 24 inch long or even long and wide pieces.

I am feeling that the sizes they chose were the best choices.
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Re: Terrain Trays

Post by Pizzabagel » Thu Dec 14, 2017 5:44 pm

After watching several of the videos, I have noticed that the dwarvenforge team does a great job of thinking ahead and trying to come up with pieces that maximize modularity/multiple uses, and often that means going with more small pieces instead of larger ones. I appreciate that. The 1' trays and half trays likely follow the same design philosophy.

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Re: Terrain Trays

Post by AnimeSensei » Thu Dec 14, 2017 12:11 pm

Considering they are made of metal, I feel the larger the trays, the greater chance that they will get bent in transit (and as such, cause more costs for DF to send replacements) and in storage. The smaller, the safer. However I completely understand why you want a larger tray as well. :)
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Re: Terrain Trays

Post by Pizzabagel » Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:48 am

Has there been any talk about making a mega terrain tray 2’ x 2’? I brought it up on one of the other boards and the general response was that the shipping costs would likely be too high based on size.

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Re: Terrain Trays

Post by bernyleung » Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:42 am

I think they'll feel just as hefty as before.

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Re: Terrain Trays

Post by AnimeSensei » Thu Dec 14, 2017 12:52 am

Should be the same as the cavern tiles, based on what I see
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Re: Terrain Trays

Post by Pizzabagel » Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:43 pm

Won't the magnet add to the weight? Hopefully it will balance out.

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Re: Terrain Trays

Post by Harneloot » Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:07 pm

Given the latest update for KS5 and the view of the underside of a floor tile, is anyone else worried that they won't have the same pleasing *heft* that the original KS1 & KS2 tiles have because the bottoms are partially hollowed out to allow for the magnet thingy?

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Re: Terrain Trays

Post by dice4hire » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:24 pm

I am looking forward to seeing these in Aaction (well in still photos at least) come April.
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Re: Terrain Trays

Post by Danielg1992 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:28 pm

Yea I went unpainted but opted for magnets it was only like 100 dollars for a whole dod where as over 1000 for painting so... a much more cost effective way to save me some time
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