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Author Topic: Emin Shapiro's walled house  (Read 2966 times)

Offline Smokeyrone

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Emin Shapiro's walled house
« on: February 11, 2020, 06:19:29 PM »
Emin Shapiro, famed naturalist and adventurer,  is Governor of the Gunga Alunga region on the Sudan/Congo border.

He is beset upon by all sorts of bad guys, Mahdista, Arab Slavers, bad humored native tribes, etc.

it always falls on my beloved, Mary, to lead a small relief force from Suakin, fighting her way through Mahdi desert territory, until she reaches the semi jungles of upper Alunga.

"He needs a house", she said.  "The natives, Mahdists and Arabs have cool houses"   

So, in 3/4ths completion, here is Emin Shapiro's humble abode.  modular walls, carved out of magnets, so the bad guys can end turns on top of walls, as per TSATF rules.
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Offline mortimer

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Re: Emin Shapiro's walled house
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2020, 06:32:02 PM »
Nice!!

Offline italwars

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Re: Emin Shapiro's walled house
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2020, 06:53:47 PM »
Very nice and realistic

Offline ragbones

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Re: Emin Shapiro's walled house
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2020, 11:08:09 PM »
That’s a great looking house.  Smokey’s on fire!
Hail to the King, baby.

Offline Florida Tory

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Re: Emin Shapiro's walled house
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2020, 11:43:46 AM »
That's a great build! I like your magnet idea.

Rick

Offline JBaumal

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Re: Emin Shapiro's walled house
« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2020, 12:00:26 PM »
Great idea with the magnet buddy! It’s looking good Smokey.

Offline Mad Lord Snapcase

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Re: Emin Shapiro's walled house
« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2020, 12:02:57 PM »
That looks really good!   :-*


Offline Romark

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Re: Emin Shapiro's walled house
« Reply #7 on: February 12, 2020, 12:14:26 PM »
Looks great  8)


Offline Smokeyrone

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Re: Emin Shapiro's walled house
« Reply #8 on: February 12, 2020, 12:41:44 PM »
Great idea with the magnet buddy! It’s looking good Smokey.

What game you running for RECON?  was gonna make you a  building as a contribution.

Offline Marine0846

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Re: Emin Shapiro's walled house
« Reply #9 on: February 12, 2020, 02:59:17 PM »
Great looking house and compound.
Well done.
Semper Fi, Mac

Offline tomrommel1

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Re: Emin Shapiro's walled house
« Reply #10 on: February 13, 2020, 07:27:03 AM »
that is a nice little model
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Offline Deflatermouse

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Re: Emin Shapiro's walled house
« Reply #11 on: February 13, 2020, 11:02:16 PM »

Emin Shapiro, famed naturalist and adventurer,

Naturalist? Is that meaning Sans Clothing?

Offline JBaumal

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Re: Emin Shapiro's walled house
« Reply #12 on: February 16, 2020, 02:57:06 PM »
Smokey, I’m doing a NWF game. A re-make of the famed “Last Pack Train out of Ahoogastan” game originally ran by Jay Stribling of the Jackson Gamers  from Mississippi as part of a colonial North Central Frontier campaign they did many a year ago and then ran for us in Florida at Recon in 2005.


Offline JBaumal

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Re: Emin Shapiro's walled house
« Reply #13 on: March 18, 2020, 07:01:40 PM »
@Deflatermouse, knowing Smokey for so many years, I would say YES. Naturalist = sans clothing, LOL