Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Desert Village


I've only just sat down after a bit of a hectic day but have set up the terrain pieces for the start of a desert village, albeit without any clutter or painted buildings to really set the scene. I think the fields came out alright in the end, although I had my doubts along the way and probably need to make a couple more of the big ones to have a viable settlement. I'll need to source some more of the synthetic wire wool pads to do this but I think I can get them in Homebase, at least according to their website, so I'll pop up at the weekend if I get the time.

Apparently, these also used to just fall off and arm themselves if you went over a bump 
(which is easy to do on a rough airstrip in the middle of nowhere)

I also need a well or pond, some haystacks (just thought of that!) and perhaps a grain store, which my grandad used to tell me made a spectacular target for a few well placed 20lb Cooper bombs, even if they didn't always go off being vintage 1917 and twenty years past their use by date! I also have some assorted Museum Miniatures livestock, chickens, goats, donkeys and the like, which I can decorate some terrain templates with, if I can find them?

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