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Re: AKULAís Game of Thrones - pg54 Building Westeros (WIP)
« Reply #810 on: February 22, 2021, 06:56:05 PM »
Love that! Can't wait to see it take shape.

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Re: AKULAís Game of Thrones - pg54 Building Westeros (WIP)
« Reply #811 on: February 22, 2021, 07:55:27 PM »
Honestly the only thing that surprises me about this is that it's not 1/1 scale.  o_o
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Re: AKULA’s Game of Thrones - pg54 Building Westeros (WIP)
« Reply #812 on: February 22, 2021, 11:13:39 PM »
On the basis I’ve no idea who Mel is I doubt it...unless it’s by coincidence
  ;) :D

Mel's the Terrain Tutor...

HERE is the first video of the series...

www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zD5ZQ-bVSg
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Re: AKULAís Game of Thrones - pg54 Building Westeros (WIP)
« Reply #813 on: February 26, 2021, 10:58:22 AM »
SotF
Your link is not working

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Re: AKULAís Game of Thrones - pg54 Building Westeros (WIP)
« Reply #814 on: February 26, 2021, 07:36:27 PM »
Mel's the Terrain Tutor...

Ah ok, I hadnít seen the board he did for 4Ground for their Fabled Realms KS - I just watched a bit of the first video with the MDF base board that warped ... switched off after he said for about the tenth time that he wasnít worried about it, but Iím pleased that Iíd already gone with high density foam  ;)

I expect that some of my steps will be similar, but tbh, I donít really want to watch the rest of the ďseriesĒ as Iíve already got an idea in my head if that makes sense ... and thatís nothing against Mel, he makes some real eye candy.

 :)
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Re: AKULAís Game of Thrones - pg54 Building Westeros (WIP)
« Reply #815 on: February 26, 2021, 10:56:10 PM »
SotF
Your link is not working

The boards seem to be doing odd things with video links...but translate the URL when not in the tags into the video...I think I got it fixed

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Re: AKULAís Game of Thrones - pg54 Building Westeros (WIP)
« Reply #816 on: March 03, 2021, 11:01:02 AM »
A small update...in more ways than one.

I ordered some of the ďsmall-scaleĒ buildings range from Tony at Brigade Models UK...fantastic customer service, great communication, and the product is excellent...really crisp castings, pictured here with a 28mm figure for scale purposes.



Iíve already ordered some more pieces...the range is really extensive...but Iíve started to have a think about where everything will go.



The main locations will have some conversion work so that Winterfell is different from Casterly Rock etc but they are location markers rather than accurate depictions on each keep.

As you can probably make out, Iíve begun to mark out the main water features..next up will be working out where the mountainous regions start/finish as they are clearly the main barriers to movement on the campaign map.

Iím not going to represent every House that gets even a passing reference in the books, otherwise the entire map would just be a forest of keeps - rather Iím going to focus upon the Houses Iíve already built forces for plus those that I might conceivably add....yes, as you can see, that is still a lot of forces...{gulp}

Still a few variables Iím considering:

I might have interchangeable flag poles next to each Keep so that the ownership changes on the map, but perhaps a bit fiddly and Iíd be creating a lot of spare banners.

To represent armies, I could go with 2mm troops, or a single 28mm figure, or perhaps a counter with the House shield...the later would be simpler, otherwise Iím adding dozens more figures to the already rather lengthy painting queue  :?

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Re: AKULAís Game of Thrones - pg55 Building Westeros Part 2
« Reply #817 on: March 03, 2021, 11:42:52 AM »
The tiny buildings are a really nice touch, the scale fits nicely on the map!

I like how you've represented Oldtown, and the two larger square towers is a nice touch for The Twins!  :D


Iím not going to represent every House that gets even a passing reference in the books, otherwise the entire map would just be a forest of keeps - rather Iím going to focus upon the Houses Iíve already built forces for plus those that I might conceivably add....yes, as you can see, that is still a lot of forces...{gulp}


That looks like a LOT of Dornish houses already! You definitely don't do things in half measures!  :D

Amazing work!

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Re: AKULAís Game of Thrones - pg55 Building Westeros Part 2
« Reply #818 on: March 03, 2021, 11:49:11 AM »
Brilliant !!! :o :D
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Re: AKULAís Game of Thrones - pg55 Building Westeros Part 2
« Reply #819 on: March 03, 2021, 12:02:41 PM »
They work well  8)

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Re: AKULAís Game of Thrones - pg55 Building Westeros Part 2
« Reply #820 on: March 03, 2021, 02:49:12 PM »
Cheers all ... glad you like where itís going  :)

That looks like a LOT of Dornish houses already! You definitely don't do things in half measures!  :D

Worrying isnít it ... just realised i havenít put Estermont on yet either ... Stannis wonít be happy  lol

They work well  8)

I just need to think carefully where I put the place labels  :)
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Re: AKULAís Game of Thrones - pg55 Building Westeros Part 2
« Reply #821 on: March 03, 2021, 10:00:02 PM »
That map is really impressive, if you get to use it as a campaign tool even ore so. I don't think I have ever seen anyone make something like it.

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Re: AKULAís Game of Thrones - pg55 Building Westeros Part 2
« Reply #822 on: March 04, 2021, 09:11:37 AM »
Great idea and really impressive look! I find the buildings very fitting. Im curious how it will lookpainted!
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Re: AKULAís Game of Thrones - pg55 Building Westeros Part 2
« Reply #823 on: March 04, 2021, 10:31:25 AM »
What they all said ^^^

Great piece of work and a real boon for campaign gaming.
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Re: AKULAís Game of Thrones - pg55 Building Westeros Part 2
« Reply #824 on: March 04, 2021, 02:06:47 PM »
that looks really good
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