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View Poll Results: I was thinking about making a snow scape board. I need your opinion on which is the easiest for a b
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Jungle 6 21.43%
Desert 7 25.00%
Ash Land 2 7.14%
Urban 4 14.29%
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Old 04 Jan 2006, 21:59   #1 (permalink)
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Which board should I make, I am a beginner.
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Old 04 Jan 2006, 22:38   #2 (permalink)
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Desert by far, least amount of terrain, and if there is terrain it is simple, if you have the right materials.
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Old 05 Jan 2006, 00:40   #3 (permalink)
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Ummmm I think that this should be in the terrain section

But I like the urban boards, especially ruin ones. Its really easy to make if you do this

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Old 05 Jan 2006, 01:26   #4 (permalink)
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If you do a desert, make sure you make a lot of rock-spires and hills, because flat boards are incredbly boring to play on. They also give a big advantage to shooty armies. The recommended amount of terrain in a game is 25%, one quarter of a board's worth. At least half of that should be able to block LOS by being size 2 or size 3.
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Old 05 Jan 2006, 09:12   #5 (permalink)
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Yes, if you make desert board, make lots of rock spires and arcs and use a little bit of water element too!
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Old 05 Jan 2006, 19:24   #6 (permalink)
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destert, i think it can make use of polostyrein and is a good simple board to start off with. lots of sand
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Old 06 Jan 2006, 01:18   #7 (permalink)
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Urban boards look hard to make, but I made quite a bit of terrain for them before I even got minis.

1)get the image of the building in your head

2)find some good ol' cardboard, or foamboard

3)trace the outlines of the building onto the card/board

4)cut out, put together. Now get your cans of black and grey spraypaint

5)sprinkle sand and bits of sprue for fake rubble. Go to town with the paint.

6)admire your building

OPTIONAL STEP:
4.5) Take a match, and burn bits of your building off. THIS IS DANGEROUS-MAKE SURE THE FIRE IS UNDER CONTROL. That cannot be said enough. If you don't have a bucket of water nearby, don't do it. The first time I tried it (my friend's idea, honest!) The effect was really convincing that a fire had once burned the fake building inside out, but I freaked out a bit and burned off more than I had meant. If you take this step, don't be afraid to throw water on your building, it will dry and you will not get hurt. If the step works, when you paint the building, put black around the outsides of any windows to indicate scorching.

I will try to take pictures of the building that involved all of those steps. Watch this space!
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Old 06 Jan 2006, 03:45   #8 (permalink)
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I think you should make a jungle board because GW sells a lot of jungle terrain such as:
plastic jungle plants and jungle trees.
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I think you should make a jungle board because GW sells a lot of jungle terrain such as:
plastic jungle plants and jungle trees.
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The one I like more is the winter board,it's just so..."romantic" ;D
But a desert board is way more easy to do;the only thing to do is rocks,that are very easy;you can also add a little bit of water,and some desert plants.
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