Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 20

Thread: Off to the Eastern Front

  1. #1

    Off to the Eastern Front

    Hi guys,
    So having just finished the first wave of Broggenbridge and Teuden Defences for Fabled Realms the bosses have decided to keep me on the Slavic/Russian theme by deploying me to the Eastern Front, specifically 1940's Stalingrad and Leningrad.

    The plan is to make a series of ruined building pieces that will fit together Daldorr-style for multiple combinations of buildings. These are the first bases for the buildings.







    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Tiles 01.jpg 
Views:	635 
Size:	73.5 KB 
ID:	40
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Tiles 03.jpg 
Views:	630 
Size:	89.1 KB 
ID:	41
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Tiles 02.jpg 
Views:	622 
Size:	91.5 KB 
ID:	42
    Last edited by Andrew; 08-11-2017 at 11:24 AM.

  2. #2
    Kickstarter Backer Paul Richardson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2017
    Location
    Derby
    Posts
    15
    Andrew there seems to be something wrong with the images in the second post

  3. #3
    Kickstarter Backer Stu's Idle's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2017
    Location
    Bristol, UK
    Posts
    36
    What scale will these be?

    I've always wanted to build a Stalingrad table and have some bits from various companies which I've collected over the years. As with many projects, since buying them, they have sat in a box 'for later'. I'll be following this with interest and it might inspire me to open that box again, or my wallet of course.

  4. #4
    Hi Paul Richardson,
    Yep definitely an issue as now it's disappeared entirely so I can't edit it!!
    I'm on holiday for a week but will re-post the images when I'm back on the 21st.
    Hi Stu's Idle,
    These are 28mm scale and will go in our World At War range. To get a basic idea of scale from the above photos, the squares on the template bases are 12.5mm by 12.5mm. So 4 squares would be covered by a 25mm base. Where there are gaps there will be walls and where there are small double lines there will be doors.

  5. #5
    Kickstarter Backer SableFox's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2017
    Location
    Letchworth
    Posts
    95
    This looks promising... I will be interested to see the vertical element to this, especially how many floors there are. Is the intention to be able to be able to build huge mult-story (warehouse / apartment block) type structures, or 'just' single / double-story ruined walls?

  6. #6
    Kickstarter Backer
    Join Date
    Jul 2017
    Posts
    29
    For this sort of thing the problem with lasr cut MDF is how thin it is so I imagine they will be layered in some clever way to overcome this.

  7. #7
    Hi SableFox
    Yes, the idea is to be able to make lots of differently sized and shaped multi-storey apartment blocks, I've currently planned out 16 different building combinations. They will range from ground floor up to 4 floors.
    Here are the original photos again of the first prototypes.




    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Stalingrad 01.jpg 
Views:	546 
Size:	76.7 KB 
ID:	52
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Stalingrad 02.jpg 
Views:	544 
Size:	79.1 KB 
ID:	53

  8. #8
    Here are a couple of the small corner pieces.






    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Stalingrad 03.jpg 
Views:	545 
Size:	89.7 KB 
ID:	58
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Stalingrad 04.jpg 
Views:	544 
Size:	92.8 KB 
ID:	59
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Stalingrad 05.jpg 
Views:	542 
Size:	89.0 KB 
ID:	60
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Stalingrad 06.jpg 
Views:	546 
Size:	94.1 KB 
ID:	61
    Last edited by Andrew; 08-23-2017 at 08:15 AM.

  9. #9
    And here are the current prototype pieces together to show off some ways to put the buildings together.






    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Stalin Example 01.jpg 
Views:	531 
Size:	97.4 KB 
ID:	66
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Stalin Example 02.jpg 
Views:	537 
Size:	96.7 KB 
ID:	67
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Stalin Example 03.jpg 
Views:	530 
Size:	96.2 KB 
ID:	68
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Stalin Example 04.jpg 
Views:	529 
Size:	98.3 KB 
ID:	69
    Last edited by Andrew; 08-23-2017 at 11:04 AM.

  10. #10
    Working on the first staircase section next and then on to the first straight wall, both with main entrances. There will be 14 different pieces for the apartments and then I might get a chance to work on some feature buildings.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •