Session One new campaign :::: The Onus

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Re: Session One new campaign :::: The Onus

Post by dice4hire » Wed Apr 04, 2018 5:16 pm

Glad to help, of course. Hope you enjoy them and am looking forward to the build pics. They really are high quality blocks.
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Re: Session One new campaign :::: The Onus

Post by William » Wed Apr 04, 2018 4:47 pm

I like those burrows also, have not painted my few yet. Hmmm

On another note -
Here is what (50) 50mmX100mmX200mm or roughly 2"x4"x8" foam blocks look like in Seattle. ;) Thanks ... again.
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One removed and filled with Catacombs tiles -
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Just to show height of them -
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From Dice's order in Japan till they were at my door in Kent, WA took about a dozen days.
They are perfect in size, made of black foam throughout, have a nice hard surface due to manufacturing process and do not flex at all because the closed cell stuff is already fairly stiff. Very worthwhile purchase even though the shipping was the bigger part of the transaction. I might consider doing it again in the distant future, if you are still up for it in a few years.

Many, many thanks Sir Dice4hire. :D
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Re: Session One new campaign :::: The Onus

Post by AnimeSensei » Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:04 pm

Haha I just used that Dungeon Command Umber Hulk in my campaign last week. Funny I never see it anywhere until all at once! Love the psychedelic purple burrows!
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Re: Session One new campaign :::: The Onus

Post by kitenerd » Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:09 am

Purple burrows are awesome!

thanks for these - it is fun follow along
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Re: Session One new campaign :::: The Onus

Post by dice4hire » Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:00 am

We had session 4 just a few hours ago and the party got to the bottom of the dungeon below the Top of the Worl Inn. They discovered a cavern with a drider made form an unknown race who believed the party was his superiors due to the snake robe one party member wore. They refused to free him and explored just a bit further to find a secret opening behind the waterfall (missing in a couple early pics) to discover a kind of miniature UMBER HULK who did quite a job on the party. In his little burrow (with gravel on the floor and actually filling a tunnel going beyond, they found some strange writing but had to reclose the door when a second umber hulk started moving through the gravel up to them.

A very successful adventure, one roleplaying and one ROLLplaying encounter.
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Re: Session One new campaign :::: The Onus

Post by dice4hire » Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:08 pm

What a box of 50 of the black bricks looks like. Got some more.
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Re: Session One new campaign :::: The Onus

Post by GODofwar » Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:45 pm

how about 'sofa cushions' ?

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Re: Session One new campaign :::: The Onus

Post by Oldent » Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:26 am

Extruded Polystyrene Foam Insulation Products vs sofa cushions.

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I use the sofa cushion foam to store and transport my DF

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Extruded Polystyrene Foam, Styrofoam is a brand name. I use the Pink Extruded Polystyrene Foam Insulation manufactured by Dow

I am working on the grade so that I can be sure the figures can stand.

Extruded Polystyrene Foam Insulation can be textured in the traditional ways or can be beaten with rocks.

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Howard Whitehouse made the Hill on the right with a bread knife and I made the hill on the left with a wire cutter.Both are made with white expanded beaded foam incorrectly referred to as styrofoam. I think styrofoam and pink foam are better. The hills are both at least ten years old when the photos were taken.The white foam will last a long time if you take good care of it

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Styrofoam

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sofa cushions :? I do not know what to call that :lol: :lol:
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Re: Session One new campaign :::: The Onus

Post by Maglok » Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:04 am

That looks awesome. Shame they do not deliver to the netherlands.

Do show more pictures :) Cool!

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Re: Session One new campaign :::: The Onus

Post by Rabbit Burner » Mon Mar 26, 2018 5:06 am

Ok so got my foam blocks in quick time :)

Below is a quick comparison and build

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12 foam blocks topped with a mountains 8x8

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Small build - 'The Tower on the Cliff'

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Very happy with the size of the blocks - exactly what I asked for :)

These will be great for CBS builds.

Quickly realised that for mountains and dungeons the height assumes a roof or coping piece as on the pictures you can seen it does not quite line up with mountain pieces - though close enough for us :)

The foam compresses a little with a heavy 7 story large tower ontop, not yet determined if the foam will stay compressed or will 'spring' back to size.
The Foam is grippy you can't slide them into place easily, but easily enough to work around - especially if you have planned the build ;)


Conclusions:

Happy with the size and overall value - will be more useful for CBS and Castle builds, for mountain and dungeon/cavern builds we would look at changing the height to match.

The above example feels too heavy for the foam, but for CBS elevation we think they will be ideal

Though if we decide to more we will look at Closed cell polyethylene to see if it does not compress.
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