Interest in Future Sci-Fi Sets?

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Re: Interest in Future Sci-Fi Sets?

Post by William » Fri Sep 29, 2017 10:08 pm

There is also Rampage out of NZ.
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/pr ... ding-syste

This KS just ended, but they do have some SF files. ;)
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Post by lostpict » Fri Sep 29, 2017 6:24 pm

I have eyed those SF Hirst Arts molds many times and have also considered ordering some of the pre-cast sf blocks. I had a fair bit of experience with them in the 90s, when I bought about 10 of his early molds (including several of his early prototypes). I found that I was not enough interested in the casting process to make it work (ie. large volume). I figure I can give the 3D printers orders once (or twice) a day and generate several hundred parts over the course of a year. I can also use my CAD skills for customs and new tiles. I am very interested in designing some 5x5 SF tiles for the new 28mm Battlestations game. I will report back on my success.
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Re: Interest in Future Sci-Fi Sets?

Post by Oldent » Fri Sep 29, 2017 5:38 pm

lostpict wrote:
Fri Sep 29, 2017 4:59 pm
I just bought a 3D printer and am heading in a new direction. I am going to see if I can print in enough volume and with sufficient quality to replace my DF SF sets (7 starters / 2 passages /2 alpha/1 beta /1 gamma). If that works out, I am going to sell my resin sets. If DF gets back in the SF game, I will probably hop all over Dwarvenite / Gorgonite (or maybe Meteorite) sets.
I was tempted last week end by a friends shiny new printer. I am afraid the quality was not there. I am sure there are better machines. Let us know how yours works out.

I would also recommend 4 bot and Hist arts lines of Sci Fi molds to argument the Dwarven Forge sets.

http://www.4botindustries.com/

http://www.hirstarts.com/molds/moldssci.html

Med Lab Accessory Mold #303 http://www.hirstarts.com/molds/m303.pdf is very usful

http://www.4botindustries.com/sci-fi-1 new molds will post any day.
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Re: Interest in Future Sci-Fi Sets?

Post by lostpict » Fri Sep 29, 2017 4:59 pm

I just bought a 3D printer and am heading in a new direction. I am going to see if I can print in enough volume and with sufficient quality to replace my DF SF sets (7 starters / 2 passages /2 alpha/1 beta /1 gamma). If that works out, I am going to sell my resin sets. If DF gets back in the SF game, I will probably hop all over Dwarvenite / Gorgonite (or maybe Meteorite) sets.
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Re: Interest in Future Sci-Fi Sets?

Post by Fu-Man Chu » Fri Sep 29, 2017 2:43 am

kitenerd wrote:
Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:49 am
With Starfinder and the rerelease of SWd6 the timing has never been better.
Yup! We pulled out my SF sets again for the start of the Starfinder Society games; all the players wanted to play at the table simply because of the terrain.

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Re: Interest in Future Sci-Fi Sets?

Post by GODofwar » Tue Sep 26, 2017 3:31 pm

AnimeSensei wrote:
Mon Sep 25, 2017 2:40 pm
Dolken wrote:
Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:20 am
I would drop 7k or more on a sci-fi dwarvenite. I own 9 base sci-fi sets, 4 passage, 4 alpha, 1 beta (the last one I saw on ebay I bought at almost $400), and 2 gamma sets (thank you AnimeSensei for letting me buy them.)
Hey, thank YOU! :)
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Re: Interest in Future Sci-Fi Sets?

Post by AnimeSensei » Mon Sep 25, 2017 2:40 pm

Dolken wrote:
Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:20 am
I would drop 7k or more on a sci-fi dwarvenite. I own 9 base sci-fi sets, 4 passage, 4 alpha, 1 beta (the last one I saw on ebay I bought at almost $400), and 2 gamma sets (thank you AnimeSensei for letting me buy them.)
Hey, thank YOU! :)
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Re: Interest in Future Sci-Fi Sets?

Post by kitenerd » Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:49 am

With Starfinder and the rerelease of SWd6 the timing has never been better.
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Re: Interest in Future Sci-Fi Sets?

Post by Dolken » Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:20 am

I would drop 7k or more on a sci-fi dwarvenite. I own 9 base sci-fi sets, 4 passage, 4 alpha, 1 beta (the last one I saw on ebay I bought at almost $400), and 2 gamma sets (thank you AnimeSensei for letting me buy them.)

I would love 3 more beta sets and 2 more gamma sets.

Or

Even better, would be dwarvenite sci-fi sets. If it is a different design would be great as it would make 2 complete sci-fi environments. And that would be awesome.

In truth, I can't see me spending big money on Dwarven Forge unless they do a Sci-fi dwarvenite. My fantasy collection is large. I can't see me going big into another fantasy ks. All that is left in fantasy really is docks and ships, and it really does not feel like those will be comming as we have "returned to dungeons" which sounds like we are now going to go onto a cycle of redoing the same fantasy systems I already have.

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Re: Interest in Future Sci-Fi Sets?

Post by lostpict » Sun Sep 24, 2017 10:25 pm

Yeah, that is the problem with rare OOP things. I can sell they for a tidy pile of nice Shiney coopers, but to add to them costs a fair bit of coppers even when you can find them.
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