Tag Archives: Experiments

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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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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After a long while – ship out of docks

It has taken a long while since last ship was launched, so the newest one in line is French 64 gun Bizarre – which incidentally has, (probably first and last time) experimental bristles for standing rigging – they seem to be … Continue reading

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Schooner, part III

Got a bit enticed with the schooner for a while (there is a chance she’ll be sailing before strong winds and winter ice). Masts are standing and spars are done. Most of the essential fittings either ready or waiting assembly. Hull … Continue reading

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Schooner progress, part II

I found some time to create some additional components for the improvised schooner – and once again I thought that woodworking lathe & mill would be most useful. Unfortunately not possessing either, I have to resort to trusty Proxxon tool, drill … Continue reading

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