You’ll always get those moments with bits of terrain when you look at them and think that’s not that special, but I guess it’ll do. I used to be very much like that and it’s been more about getting stuff on the table and playing games than the elements behind the scene like terrain. But as some of you may have seen in my other articles I’ve been slowly trying to up my game.
With my other Terrain articles I’ve been aiming for an end product that has some use when gaming. So the Trees and Asteroids have a purpose, the piece this time doesn’t really have a purpose in any game and it’s all for show.
When your out doing demo’s it’s really nice to have something for the mini’s your using to sit on. Whilst a nice glass cabinet is great, it’s a bit much to drag around to places that I’m just doing a demo at. After seeing Mark’s Armies on Parade post it reminded me that my current display board was not only a little small for my expanding force but very bland. It’s just a piece of a very old Zuzzy matt dry brushed and stuck on some blue foam.
Welcome back to my ramblings about my experiences with games and the occasionally steep learning curve that we all must navigate. Over the last two weeks I have assembled, based and started to paint my forces. That last struggle will be documented in the Sunday column from this point onwards whilst we concentrate on gaming on Wednesdays. This week we’ll take the next logical step and assemble a force. That’s quite a task in itself sometimes and nowhere that I’ve seen do you have the options you do in Open Combat.
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