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Re: Kickstarter 7 teaser?

Post by William » Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:11 pm

I thought it was O.K. to use for thanking someone for a favor.
When it comes to pictures/layouts, I'm into a new "That's Cool" rating system with mutiple 8-) 's.
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Re: Kickstarter 7 teaser?

Post by AnimeSensei » Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:04 pm

Awww, I miss the YRTFWs from Shadox...
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Post by William » Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:02 pm

I just liked the acid pattern, not even sure anything coming will have magnets. I just wanted it for oddball rooms with acid patches of various shapes and sizes. I doubt I would have ever built it the way the set is shown, even if I had got the whole set with the tabbed walls, it's a square (so not cool :lol: ). ;)

THANKS AGAIN, Old Man Willow. YRTFW :D
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Re: Kickstarter 7 teaser?

Post by Oldent » Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:03 pm

zenako wrote:
Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:59 pm
The larger tiles are also more difficult to cast without warping. We heard some comments about the larger tiles in this KS being especially challenging to get the molding right. Witness how much trouble they had with the large elevation boxes and getting them to not warp or deform. Smaller tiles give more flexibility for creating layouts, at the expense of taking more time to populate your area. The large 8x8 floors are good at times for some locations, but also force a larger scale on everything you build around them. There is also the challenge of how many magnet locations to create on the back side for having the tile stick to a terrain tray, since that seems to be part of the design consideration now.
I do not have any terrain trays. I have reconsidered them after viewing the set I split with William. I have not considered adding magnets to the tiles I already have. I am unlikely to change my mind.

I did not pledge for many of the tabbed passage walls because I have more than enough passage sets. I will start using the tabbed walls for every thing but passages. I could even find a use for terrain trays. ;)
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Re: Kickstarter 7 teaser?

Post by MrMorden » Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:48 pm

Oldent wrote:
Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:40 pm
You have to take care with storage or the 8" by 8"s will warp after you get them.
4x4 does seem the sweet spot to prevent warpage. Bigger floors can take some work to get flat.

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Re: Kickstarter 7 teaser?

Post by Oldent » Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:42 pm

AnimeSensei wrote:
Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:05 pm
Unless DF releases a freestanding wall pack that can stay upright if the table gets knocked, I prefer 2x2 tiles. I love my large tiles but they cannot be segmented into smaller rooms. I consider the large floors an accent piece, just like how I consider any other non-bread and butter piece.
I would like more three by three inch floors. ;)
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Re: Kickstarter 7 teaser?

Post by Oldent » Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:40 pm

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4x4 also gives more flexibility. You can still make an 8x8 square using 4 4x4 tiles. But you can't make an L-shaped room of the same area with a single 8x8 tile.
:D or the 42 two by twos.

Warp. :lol:
You have to take care with storage or the 8" by 8"s will warp after you get them.
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Re: Kickstarter 7 teaser?

Post by AnimeSensei » Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:05 pm

Unless DF releases a freestanding wall pack that can stay upright if the table gets knocked, I prefer 2x2 tiles. I love my large tiles but they cannot be segmented into smaller rooms. I consider the large floors an accent piece, just like how I consider any other non-bread and butter piece.
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Re: Kickstarter 7 teaser?

Post by zenako » Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:59 pm

The larger tiles are also more difficult to cast without warping. We heard some comments about the larger tiles in this KS being especially challenging to get the molding right. Witness how much trouble they had with the large elevation boxes and getting them to not warp or deform. Smaller tiles give more flexibility for creating layouts, at the expense of taking more time to populate your area. The large 8x8 floors are good at times for some locations, but also force a larger scale on everything you build around them. There is also the challenge of how many magnet locations to create on the back side for having the tile stick to a terrain tray, since that seems to be part of the design consideration now.

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Re: Kickstarter 7 teaser?

Post by scott102303 » Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:46 pm

I want both :-) I love the details the larger pieces offer and I want some smaller ones for flexibility.

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