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3D terrain molds
« on: February 10, 2012, 06:21:03 pm »
I was going to buy a set of Dwarven Forge tiles off a friend of mine, but he ended up selling them to somebody else. I love 3D terrain, and Dwarven Forge stuff is pretty much the corvette of tabletop accessories. So now I want some more 3D stuff.

I found a link to this website which sells molds you can use to build your own 3D tiles:

http://www.hirstarts.com/

So for $29, you can get a mold of some architecture, pour some plaster in there, glue together the little bricks, and voila, a cool 3D hallway for little miniatures to march around in.

after you pop stuff out of a mold and paint it, it looks like this:


then you build the thing:



then eventually it looks like a (crappily assembled) version of this!




I'm thinking about buying some of this stuff, even though that definitely commits me to a lot of arts-and-crafts time. What do you guys think? Is there other 3D terrain out there that's worth checking out?

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Re: 3D terrain molds
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2012, 06:52:25 pm »
that's pretty damned sweet!

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Re: 3D terrain molds
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2012, 08:32:24 pm »
I was going to buy a set of Dwarven Forge tiles off a friend of mine, but he ended up selling them to somebody else. I love 3D terrain, and Dwarven Forge stuff is pretty much the corvette of tabletop accessories. So now I want some more 3D stuff.

I found a link to this website which sells molds you can use to build your own 3D tiles:

http://www.hirstarts.com/

So for $29, you can get a mold of some architecture, pour some plaster in there, glue together the little bricks, and voila, a cool 3D hallway for little miniatures to march around in.

after you pop stuff out of a mold and paint it, it looks like this:


then you build the thing:



then eventually it looks like a (crappily assembled) version of this!




I'm thinking about buying some of this stuff, even though that definitely commits me to a lot of arts-and-crafts time. What do you guys think? Is there other 3D terrain out there that's worth checking out?

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Re: 3D terrain molds
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2012, 09:06:12 pm »
What's the pliers for? To keep em together while the glue dries?
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Re: 3D terrain molds
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2012, 07:34:53 pm »
Hmm, that looks pretty awesome. My DM is cheking some 3D terrain maps as well, i don't remeber where(i could ask him, if you're looking for other places to buy it, though..)
I'll recommend this to him - he's not really the DIY type, but i am big time. I'd love to build some of our main places with it :)
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