The Base Layer (Modular Mountains part two)

The Base Layer is used to form the bulk of your mountain, and it is crucial they be as uniform as possible in shape and size. This also applies to the contour cross-section of each …

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Making Dragon’s Teeth

Dragon's Teeth are a great obstacle to use; unfortunately I didn’t like most of the commercially available ones. Most of them are way too large, and don’t look very good when placed on a table. Naturally, I …

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Making another type of small crystal mold.

It’s been a while since we made any crystals to add to our collection, so we figured that it was about time to make a few more.   The process used to make these was essentially the …

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Making a playable Marsh (part one)

  Marshy ground is a great addition to any woodland or jungle terrain set! Making some swampy pieces is actually a lot easier than most think. The problem is that most people tend think of it …

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Camouflage Nets

A real camouflage net is nothing but a net with some rags attached to it. When up close, it can be seen though quite easily; only when it is viewed from a distance does it …

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Making Barbwire (Round Two)

After spending a lot of time recently working with barbwire we figured that it was about time to write an update on the subject. This is a much faster and efficeint take on our second …

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Printed Hive

This hive was an experiment to see what we could do with our 3d modeling skills and our printer. It didn’t turn out exactly as we expected, but we learned a lot. The printer did something …

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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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Working With Plastic Plants (part two)

Plant 1 For the first technique we are going to use a plant that already has a nice paint job. This way, we won’t have to paint the finished plants at all. This is also a …

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Working With Plastic Plants (part one)

Plastic plants come in many different sizes, shapes and colors, and are an excellent resource to use when making gaming terrain. They are very commonly used in aquariums, flower arrangements, and holiday decorations, just to …

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