Friday, 9 November 2018

Squaring the Circle

 

After much thought, I've decided to go for 15mm square mdf bases for the Sandbox Skirmish project, rather than my usual 1p coins or circular laser cut discs. The reason for this is that I want to give the figures a bit more stability and have enough space on the bases for some decent tufts, rocks and other decorative scenic stuff. I also want to make it easy to see which way the figures are facing, so there can be no confusion or cause for complications when working out LOS or whatever.


I've ordered some bases from Minibits and, while I was there I also added another set of Red Vectors adobe style buildings, as I really liked the two that I have assembled and thought the other set looked like a good match for the Blotz buildings that I already have for the project. At this rate, I'll be able to create a whole urban war zone not just a rural village in the sticks! This weekend, however, I'm planning to concentrate on the 1/600th scale aircraft for the Football War project.

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