Silk Flower Vegetation

If you are tired of playing on tables that look like Earth, one of the easiest ways to get an alien appearance is to use silk flowers to make this vegetation. It also has the …

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Gelatinous Alien Plants (part two)

Foliage clumps are a very useful item to have when making vegetation. They can be used in many different ways to make many different plants. We used decorative plastic pebbles to make these. They were …

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Gelatinous Alien Plants (part three)

This technique is very similar to the foliage clump one. This time instead of making randomly shaped clumps we have intentionally rolled the plastic beads into cigar shaped roles. The first step in making these is …

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“True Scale” Apartment Building

There is just something about a really large building that brings a city fight table to life. Without it, you're left with just a village fight table, and that just doesn’t have the same ring …

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Easy to make Crystal Terrain (part two)

Making random objects look like crystals is actually a little easier than it sounds. There are lots of ordinary clear or tinted items that require almost no effort to repurpose as crystal terrain. These were made …

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Paper punch plants

Paper punches are great tools to use when making plants. Several companies makes them and if you shop around you can get a wide variety of different ones that would be useful for making terrain. …

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Gelatinous Alien Plants (part one)

The first material we will talk about is cheap plastic utensils. They can be used to make a wide variety of alien looking plants if you use these very simple heating and shaping techniques. We …

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Building a Defensive line

Sometimes you just need a little more cover than the table naturally provides. We wanted to be able to use a defense line for those occasions but it just doesn’t feel right to recycle Imperial …

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Easy to make Crystal Terrain (part one)

So you want to make a crystal based set of terrain, but don’t know where to start? The easiest way to get going is with ready made crystals. The most common of these are decorative …

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Working with Plastic Plants (part three)

Making larger plants like trees may look difficult, but it’s actually not much harder than making the smaller plants. A tree is just a collection of smaller plants all stuck together. You do have a …

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