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#34822
GOT MY SHIPMENT NOTICE for RotA II !! 5 Years, 5 Months ago  
Just got home from work to discover a large DF box on my front porch. UPS was early today. Let me just say that RotA II is awesome! The pictures do not do the set justice. The ruined entrance is incredible! RotA is as much a work of art as it a gaming aid. Wonderful work guys!

Geoff

Thank you so much Geoff. I would like to do an "outdoor" set within the next year or two...it would be geared to D&D and have faint 1" squares for combat, but be realistic and sculptural like that piece is...grass, rocks, etc...
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#34823
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My cousin just phoned me to my work office to announce me I just got my package too !
The medieval expansion set + the 2 rota sets !!!
Incredible it was faster than expected waouuu
The quality is alway at the rendez vous.
Thanks to the DF team !
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#34824
GOT MY SHIPMENT NOTICE for RotA II !! 5 Years, 5 Months ago  
Just got home from work to discover a large DF box on my front porch. UPS was early today. Let me just say that RotA II is awesome! The pictures do not do the set justice. The ruined entrance is incredible! RotA is as much a work of art as it a gaming aid. Wonderful work guys!

Geoff

Thank you so much Geoff. I would like to do an "outdoor" set within the next year or two...it would be geared to D&D and have faint 1" squares for combat, but be realistic and sculptural like that piece is...grass, rocks, etc...

I know many have been clamoring for this, so I'm glad for those who have wished Stefan would create and outdoor set. Its not something I'm waiting for/hoping for as I think it would be hard to pull off as well as people would really like (as in the quality and diversity of some of the outdoor set-ups people have posted on these boards). DF makes THE BEST and THE HIGHEST QUALITY gaming terrain HANDS DOWN - I'm just not sure how/if that would translate to outdoor modular terrain.

Personally, I'd much rather see more sets to flush out what we already have (like the 6" DOE hallway!). That said, I'm acutely aware that if ANYONE can pull off an outdoor set its Stefan & Jeff!
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Outdoor set? Could be very rad. I guess this is not the same as the "mystery" set that is possibly coming out at the end of the year, is it? Jeff mentioned a new environment, but I'm not sure what he was necessarily referring to.

The outdoor encounters in my game have been visually lacking (Battlemat) compared to the indoor encounters (Dwarven Forge). I've been assembling my own modular outdoor environment, but I guess for now I shouldn't buy many more outdoor pieces from other companies! (?)

I know you guys need to keep your production plans under wraps until semi-close to the release date, but I'm glad you gave us a heads up. Ooohh, the wait's going to kill me.
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#34826
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Hello,

I've called the customer contact us number and sent an e-mail but to no avail. Has my Realm of the Ancients order shipped? You sent an e-mail out earlier saying that shipping notices went out but I have not received one.

Order ID: ERFE3E17D010 | Invoice: 7397

Can someone send me my tracking information?

Thank you in advance for your assistance,

Ben
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#34827
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Welcome to the message boards Ben!

Where do you hail from?
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GOT MY SHIPMENT NOTICE for RotA II !! 5 Years, 5 Months ago  
Hello,

I've called the customer contact us number and sent an e-mail but to no avail. Has my Realm of the Ancients order shipped? You sent an e-mail out earlier saying that shipping notices went out but I have not received one.

Order ID: ERFE3E17D010 | Invoice: 7397

Can someone send me my tracking information?

Thank you in advance for your assistance,

Ben

Please try emailing me at dwarvenforgestuff<at>gmail.com

Sorry for the trouble.
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#34829
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Okay. Okay. Okay. Why have all the DF'ers ignored Stefan's comment about the Outdoor set? I'd think this would cause a major ripple amongst y'all.

Get a grip! OUTDOOR SET!!!
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#34830
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Because unless the outdoor set conforms to a very specific paradigm, or introduces a completely new one, I don't think an outdoor set is a very good idea.

Indoor terrain, while available from a couple-few other companies, was not really an established/successful niche in the gaming marketplace. DF basically created that niche with their then-unique product, and has since crushed a would-be competitor and inspired multiple imitators and would-be rivals.

Outdoor terrain, however, is a very well-established market with a lot of successful companies supplying products. Unless DF comes up with something very different, or cheaper than existing alternatives, they will have a difficult time breaking into this market.

Despite most(?) customers' fondness for large set-ups, indoor terrain can be easily limited to a room or two as the party goes through the dungeon. The space is limited by the walls of the room.

Outdoor set-ups, however, practically require large set-ups, as the space is not limited. Unless DF plans to limit the outdoor spaces with water, solid walls of trees, gully walls, impenetrable hedges, or drop-offs, players are going to want to use all of the space they can. That's generally going to mean very large set-ups, which will mean that sets will have to cover lots of table space, or we'll have to buy a lot of them. And even if there are boundaries to ground movement, magic-users have an annoying tendency to fly...

The larger the encounter, the more space is needed. The higher the level of the group (relative to the monsters they face), the more space is needed for more opponents. The larger the group, the more space is needed (adding henchmen and hirelings and mercenaries to one side requires more opponents, and thus more space). And when a GM wants to stage a genuine battle he's going to want to fill the entire table with terrain, especially if spell and missile ranges are meant to be a factor.

Expanding into the outdoors also means opening a gateway into a very large world. DF currently produces a generic dungeon, all-purpose sci-fi, medieval buildings, DoE, RotA, and an extensive cavern line, and they are still inundated with requests to expand those lines and to produce new genres of indoor terrain (myself included, I admit it). The second that DF puts out a forest (for example), they will be inundated with requests for additional pieces in that forest, and three other types of forest, and forests in different seasons, and forests with logging or fire damage. They will also get requests to make grasslands, canyons, deserts, marshes/swamps, and every other terrain that exists on Earth and in several fantasy/sci-fi settings.


If outdoor sets are "limited" to things like forest pathways or ravines/canyons (in which the defined space is usable, but the rest is unavailable), then I think this might be a viable idea. Or perhaps DF means to do something completely original, or break with their previous designs and/or materials. Maybe the outdoor terrain will be a limited edition one-off, like DoE and RotA.

But without more/better information on the plan (in a different thread), I'm just not behind it.
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#34831
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Because unless the outdoor set conforms to a very specific paradigm, or introduces a completely new one, I don't think an outdoor set is a very good idea.

Indoor terrain, while available from a couple-few other companies, was not really an established/successful niche in the gaming marketplace. DF basically created that niche with their then-unique product, and has since crushed a would-be competitor and inspired multiple imitators and would-be rivals.

Outdoor terrain, however, is a very well-established market with a lot of successful companies supplying products. Unless DF comes up with something very different, or cheaper than existing alternatives, they will have a difficult time breaking into this market.

Despite most(?) customers' fondness for large set-ups, indoor terrain can be easily limited to a room or two as the party goes through the dungeon. The space is limited by the walls of the room.

Outdoor set-ups, however, practically require large set-ups, as the space is not limited. Unless DF plans to limit the outdoor spaces with water, solid walls of trees, gully walls, impenetrable hedges, or drop-offs, players are going to want to use all of the space they can. That's generally going to mean very large set-ups, which will mean that sets will have to cover lots of table space, or we'll have to buy a lot of them. And even if there are boundaries to ground movement, magic-users have an annoying tendency to fly...

The larger the encounter, the more space is needed. The higher the level of the group (relative to the monsters they face), the more space is needed for more opponents. The larger the group, the more space is needed (adding henchmen and hirelings and mercenaries to one side requires more opponents, and thus more space). And when a GM wants to stage a genuine battle he's going to want to fill the entire table with terrain, especially if spell and missile ranges are meant to be a factor.

Expanding into the outdoors also means opening a gateway into a very large world. DF currently produces a generic dungeon, all-purpose sci-fi, medieval buildings, DoE, RotA, and an extensive cavern line, and they are still inundated with requests to expand those lines and to produce new genres of indoor terrain (myself included, I admit it). The second that DF puts out a forest (for example), they will be inundated with requests for additional pieces in that forest, and three other types of forest, and forests in different seasons, and forests with logging or fire damage. They will also get requests to make grasslands, canyons, deserts, marshes/swamps, and every other terrain that exists on Earth and in several fantasy/sci-fi settings.


If outdoor sets are "limited" to things like forest pathways or ravines/canyons (in which the defined space is usable, but the rest is unavailable), then I think this might be a viable idea. Or perhaps DF means to do something completely original, or break with their previous designs and/or materials. Maybe the outdoor terrain will be a limited edition one-off, like DoE and RotA.

But without more/better information on the plan (in a different thread), I'm just not behind it.

Thanks for your Interesting comments, and lots of good ideas actually....but I have to disagree that one would need lots of space to play in. This would be designed for D&D players, not Wargamers...it is something that I personally feel (I could use) for those outdoor encounters that occur every time we go to or come back from the "dungeon" Just a small area for players to place their characters when there is combat. When there is no combat, it would not be needed.
If one gets to the edge of the playing area, it would be really easy to just "scroll" the landscape by adding or moving a tile from the place that was left behind. For giant battles, Yes, one would want many tiles, but I think that 3 Sets of an "outdoor set" would probably be enough for a large area. Most gamers will want everything to fit on one living room or dining table after all. These Sets would be much more detailed than what's out there now. As far as wanting to make lots of other kool add on's...well...that's a plus from our standpoint.
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#34832
GOT MY SHIPMENT NOTICE for RotA II !! 5 Years, 5 Months ago  
Because unless the outdoor set conforms to a very specific paradigm, or introduces a completely new one, I don't think an outdoor set is a very good idea.

Indoor terrain, while available from a couple-few other companies, was not really an established/successful niche in the gaming marketplace. DF basically created that niche with their then-unique product, and has since crushed a would-be competitor and inspired multiple imitators and would-be rivals.

Outdoor terrain, however, is a very well-established market with a lot of successful companies supplying products. Unless DF comes up with something very different, or cheaper than existing alternatives, they will have a difficult time breaking into this market.

Despite most(?) customers' fondness for large set-ups, indoor terrain can be easily limited to a room or two as the party goes through the dungeon. The space is limited by the walls of the room.

Outdoor set-ups, however, practically require large set-ups, as the space is not limited. Unless DF plans to limit the outdoor spaces with water, solid walls of trees, gully walls, impenetrable hedges, or drop-offs, players are going to want to use all of the space they can. That's generally going to mean very large set-ups, which will mean that sets will have to cover lots of table space, or we'll have to buy a lot of them. And even if there are boundaries to ground movement, magic-users have an annoying tendency to fly...

The larger the encounter, the more space is needed. The higher the level of the group (relative to the monsters they face), the more space is needed for more opponents. The larger the group, the more space is needed (adding henchmen and hirelings and mercenaries to one side requires more opponents, and thus more space). And when a GM wants to stage a genuine battle he's going to want to fill the entire table with terrain, especially if spell and missile ranges are meant to be a factor.

Expanding into the outdoors also means opening a gateway into a very large world. DF currently produces a generic dungeon, all-purpose sci-fi, medieval buildings, DoE, RotA, and an extensive cavern line, and they are still inundated with requests to expand those lines and to produce new genres of indoor terrain (myself included, I admit it). The second that DF puts out a forest (for example), they will be inundated with requests for additional pieces in that forest, and three other types of forest, and forests in different seasons, and forests with logging or fire damage. They will also get requests to make grasslands, canyons, deserts, marshes/swamps, and every other terrain that exists on Earth and in several fantasy/sci-fi settings.


If outdoor sets are "limited" to things like forest pathways or ravines/canyons (in which the defined space is usable, but the rest is unavailable), then I think this might be a viable idea. Or perhaps DF means to do something completely original, or break with their previous designs and/or materials. Maybe the outdoor terrain will be a limited edition one-off, like DoE and RotA.

But without more/better information on the plan (in a different thread), I'm just not behind it.

Thanks for your Interesting comments, and lots of good ideas actually....but I have to disagree that one would need lots of space to play in. This would be designed for D&D players, not Wargamers...it is something that I personally feel (I could use) for those outdoor encounters that occur every time we go to or come back from the "dungeon" Just a small area for players to place their characters when there is combat. When there is no combat, it would not be needed.
If one gets to the edge of the playing area, it would be really easy to just "scroll" the landscape by adding or moving a tile from the place that was left behind. For giant battles, Yes, one would want many tiles, but I think that 3 Sets of an "outdoor set" would probably be enough for a large area. Most gamers will want everything to fit on one living room or dining table after all. These Sets would be much more detailed than what's out there now. As far as wanting to make lots of other kool add on's...well...that's a plus from our standpoint.

Well I would get some out door sets. In fact have been thinking about picking up some extra 6 X 6 floor pieces and "trying" to make and out door piece. I am sure though you could do a lot better job on an outdoor set. As a temporary set up I was going to use the cavern wall single edge piece and the lake pieces then have the 6 X 6 peices covered with "grass" for out door set.

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#34833
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Thanks for your Interesting comments, and lots of good ideas actually....but I have to disagree that one would need lots of space to play in. This would be designed for D&D players, not Wargamers...it is something that I personally feel (I could use) for those outdoor encounters that occur every time we go to or come back from the "dungeon" Just a small area for players to place their characters when there is combat. When there is no combat, it would not be needed.
If one gets to the edge of the playing area, it would be really easy to just "scroll" the landscape by adding or moving a tile from the place that was left behind. For giant battles, Yes, one would want many tiles, but I think that 3 Sets of an "outdoor set" would probably be enough for a large area. Most gamers will want everything to fit on one living room or dining table after all. These Sets would be much more detailed than what's out there now. As far as wanting to make lots of other kool add on's...well...that's a plus from our standpoint.

YES YES YES!!!! :O)

Or one could use a Sultan gaming table or one of their newer and more affordable tables. Hopefully DF and GeekChic can have a "display" of a few pieces at Gencon. Might attract some attention.

Outdoor! Is for me!

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