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Re: Science Fiction terrain

Post by pacarat » Wed Apr 24, 2019 12:13 pm

Vegomatic wrote:
Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:11 pm
I have been looking at some death ray designs stuff:

http://deathraydesigns.com

I dont own any yet but it looks interesting.
I spent quite a bit of time at their booth during Adepticon, chatting with them and perusing the displays. Really impressed with the design and execution of their sets.

Will pull the trigger on a big order one day, but SciFi is lower on the priority list for now.

It may go up as I get further into recreating X-COM Terror of the Deep in 28mm skirmish...

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Re: Science Fiction terrain

Post by nielsene » Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:49 am

That deathray stuff looks very nice; if I were willing to drop as much on SciFi as I do on Fantasy. Might still pick up a few pieces from them -- pieces that allow actual 3d (as opposed to 2.5d) are a huge draw for me. Still one of the things I wish DF did a better job on. There's only about 2 points in the DoD that are 3d rather than 2.5 and about the same in CD.

I think my Battlesystems stuff arrives tomorrow.

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Re: Science Fiction terrain

Post by Rabbit Burner » Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:09 am

Sadly cant help much here even though we got a shed load of sci-fi terrain, its just all for line of sight blocking or ruins.

We do have a bunch of unbuilt MDF Sci Fi buildings but almost all of it have no 'internals'.

We do have Zone Mortalis Battlefield Network from Forge World

Its upainted and cool, but expensive, unweildy and a pain to store.

We would endorse the recommendations already made :)
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Re: Science Fiction terrain

Post by Vegomatic » Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:25 pm

If you are into 3d printing there is a whole line if products with Fat Dragon Games:

http://www.fatdragongames.com/fdgfiles/?page_id=4165

Or 2nd Dynasty (just finished their 3rd kickstarter of 3d printable terrain that is sold thru drivethrurpg)

https://www.drivethrurpg.com/m/browser/ ... r/id/12249

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Re: Science Fiction terrain

Post by Vegomatic » Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:11 pm

I have been looking at some death ray designs stuff:

http://deathraydesigns.com

I dont own any yet but it looks interesting.

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Re: Science Fiction terrain

Post by nielsene » Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:08 pm

Thanks for the ides, keep em coming :)

Ordered some stuff from battlesystems... Not a huge fan of papercraft usually, but I'll give it a chance for science-fiction since its not my core stuff.. Probably going to come down to
a) how long it takes to assemble
b) do I think its reasonable to dissemble it for storage. Since its hard to beat flat pack storage....

But if it takes a while to assemble and/or a small number of repeated assembly/disassembly weakens it too much, then it'll be not for me.

Doesn't look as modular as I'd like either, but will need to see it in person to really tell.

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Re: Science Fiction terrain

Post by kitenerd » Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:43 pm

not walls - but i love the accessories here:

https://galladoria.com/collections/sci- ... tion-tower

also storage containers - pretty limited offering but VERY cool


lots of stuff out there, but it is all a bit piecemeal - look for Platformer and District 5

I love the DF stuff - but it takes a LOT of sets to be able to do much - depending on the length of campaign i would consider battlemats and accessories (especially elevations, catwalks etc) rather than full on builds
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Re: Science Fiction terrain

Post by patransom » Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:48 am

I've had my eye on this set for a while for when I eventually do a sci-fi/post-apocalyptic game.

There's also this "modular card" terrain, which seems like it might be a good value.

What I actually have is a bunch of these MDF walls, which I've painted. They are pretty serviceable for sci-fi, although a bit limiting because of their length. Here are a couple of crappy pictures of them in use for a superhero game.

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Re: Science Fiction terrain

Post by pacarat » Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:38 am

Maybe some of that Hexagon Construction terrain - pretty modular...

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Science Fiction terrain

Post by nielsene » Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:31 am

While I'm much more of a a fantasy gamer, it looks like I'll be running Paizo's Attack of The Swam for Starfinder when its released this summer. Already got a plan for converting some Tyrannids to be my swarm minis, but not really sure what to look for for terrain. The DF in-stock science fiction set seems little too limited to buy a few. Most other offerings on the market are either laser cut wood/unpainted or painted non-modular full buildings w/o interior space (used more as scenic/obstacles for wargames). Any suggestions on brands/approaches? don't want to invest too much storage space to stuff I'm unlikely to use super often.

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