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Author Topic: Good Source for 80s Dystopia City Terrain?  (Read 580 times)

Offline Jack Hooligan

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Good Source for 80s Dystopia City Terrain?
« on: May 09, 2018, 04:46:25 PM »
I'm thinking about putting together a game for A Fisftul of Kung Fu, but am having some difficulty finding decent buildings for a late 80s era setting. I've considered the Mars Attack buildings from Mantic, but they solely appear to be brick so look more suburban than urban.

Any suggestions?

Offline FionaWhite

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Re: Good Source for 80s Dystopia City Terrain?
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2018, 08:36:36 PM »
Anything useful you could find on TTCombat's City Streets Range?

Starscapes and silver dreams, lilac vales and endless streams...

Offline Ultravanillasmurf

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Re: Good Source for 80s Dystopia City Terrain?
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2018, 08:34:58 AM »
Sarissa Precision?

City block


Industry, Gaslamp Alley, Retro and Modern Retail ranges are worth a look.

Offline LeadAsbestos

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Re: Good Source for 80s Dystopia City Terrain?
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2018, 09:27:01 PM »

Offline nandrin

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Re: Good Source for 80s Dystopia City Terrain?
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2018, 08:09:33 AM »
I second the Knights of Dice buildings. Great stuff!

Offline Jack Hooligan

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Re: Good Source for 80s Dystopia City Terrain?
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2018, 02:20:40 PM »
This Knights of Dice stuff looks great!

Any tips on gluing and painting mdf structures like this? I've had terrible experiences in the past. Does one need an airbrush?

Offline Ultravanillasmurf

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Re: Good Source for 80s Dystopia City Terrain?
« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2018, 03:23:01 PM »
I am not an expert but these are my thoughts/methods.

I use PVA wood glue (nothing special, I bought it from Wilkinsons).

I glue first then apply glue n the joints once dried.

I prime with Halfords acrylic grey primer (if there are enclosed areas I prime before assembly - concerned about damp and MDF). I fill any joints with Milliput.

I sometimes prime then sand and prime again.

I have used textured spray on building exteriors.

I used some spray paint on some buildings.

TTCombat Streets of Venice work in progress.
The bricks/tiles are painted individually using a wet palette and Vallejo Black, Hull Red, Burnt Cadmium Red and Red Leather. It does need some mortar added between the blocks.
The quoins and the window frames are painted with Citadel Rakash Flesh.

« Last Edit: May 29, 2018, 03:31:01 PM by Ultravanillasmurf »