Category Archives: Scenery

Defeat!

Strong Austro-Hungarian brigade with limited cavalry support  was garrisoning two towns somewhere in rural Austria. Having fortified two towns with artillery and garrisons, and establishing defensive perimeter around well suited terrains the Austrian commanders were confident that French would not … Continue reading

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Acquisition – Minor Scenics

This will probably take a while to complete and explain but what is a game without sheep grazing in meadows or cattle just being cattle? Another day I went on to see the Perfect Six not to look for anything … Continue reading

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Modular meadow – Terrain, part IV

May I introduce the modular meadow. First of the system being well… meadow module. Does not look much, just a patch of terrain, but it is very, very, very flexible and relatively large patch – this would be about the … Continue reading

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Line of Sight

Biggest issue with most games is the command and control, complete ignorance of weather and pointless skirmishers. I cannot say that I like command radius and that is the greatest grievance of DSLB. I do like the unpredictability of the … Continue reading

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Project Hagelberg – Map

I am now committed and the lead  mountain shall be shrinking after a while. Challenge with Hagelberg is the area where engagement took place. Assuming that I will stay with the thinking that 12cm equals 210 meters, my mat provides … Continue reading

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Acquisition – Terrain, part III

Now, it is time to tackle the issue of trees and forests. Finally. Just like a proper cylon, I think I have a plan now. Basic ingredients are: Sea Foam, clump foliage + various other scatters for canopies, and Sea Foam for … Continue reading

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Acquisition – Terrain, part II

Last time it was turn of a townscape but I generally find landscapes with minimalistic – albeit playable – setups a bit boring. Green and lush it needs to be. I have strong belief that minor terrain features do contribute … Continue reading

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