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#65147
Re:Crystalline Caverns 4 Months, 1 Week ago  
Another possible piece would be a stalagmite cluster, with hexagonal formations of variable height around a central hexagonal formation the height of a standard wall. This would create a spiral "stair" approximately 1" in diameter that could be used in the middle of a chamber as a column, or against a wall as a ladder to a higher level.

For a spiral formation that has room to stand up some miniatures, buy 28 crystal pedestals and start stacking.
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#65149
Re:Crystalline Caverns 4 Months, 1 Week ago  
Basalt columns are more common than I thought. I found pictures from Scotland, Iceland, Armenia, and America. Here are some that I think best illustrate potential sculpts.

Actually, this one is just cool. But it does show a wall of basalt columns.


Another wall, this one with water at the base.


This is what a floor might look like. I'd prefer a fairly smooth surface with recessed bits, rather than raised, to provide a stable platform for miniatures.


Although the "floor" here is very narrow, this shows the very easy transition between wall and floor.


A wall with a bit of texture. The shorter columns at the base of the wall would fit nicely in the square(s) next to the wall -- the ones that some customers complain don't have room for a mini.


Fingal's Cave itself (again), showing the transition from walls to floor (note the path on the right) and from floor to water (or negative space).


A panoramic 360 degree picture inside Fingal's Cave, mostly because it's cool. Note the overhanging basalt formations in the middle right, which could be included in a column piece to make it wider at the top as well as the bottom.
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#65576
Re:Crystalline Caverns 3 Months, 2 Weeks ago  
I've found that most of the crystal terrain out there is based on using quartz crystals to make the molds or styled after quartz crystals. I would love to see some more unique crystal terrain produced. I love the gf9 energon crystals because the are so unique, but the only come in purple :(. Does anyone else know of any other very unique crystals like these out there? Thanks for any feedback.

I would certainly love to see some unique crystal terrain from df in the future.


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#65577
Re:Crystalline Caverns 3 Months, 2 Weeks ago  
I added a link to my Accessories Links List not too long ago of a site that made many different crystal configurations. They come in clear, blue, emerald, ruby, and light grey opaque resin.

achesoncreations.com/index.php?keyword=crystal&limitstart=0&option=com_virtuemart&view=category







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#65578
Re:Crystalline Caverns 3 Months, 2 Weeks ago  
A perfect set of crystal terrain would be able to reproduce iconic crystal fantasy adventures from our childhood like merlin's crystal cavern, superman's fortress of solitude, and the emerald city from the wizard of oz. Many of these might require stack-able crystalline elevation pieces.









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12x hellscape #1sets
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2x resin ice cavern sets
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Hoping for more lava and ice tiles in the future!
 
#65579
Re:Crystalline Caverns 3 Months, 2 Weeks ago  
Here's a few more crystalline adventure pictures to inspire crystal terrain






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12x hellscape #1sets
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2x resin ice cavern sets
6x gametile ice cavern sets
4x ruins sets

Hoping for more lava and ice tiles in the future!
 
#65580
Re:Crystalline Caverns 3 Months, 2 Weeks ago  
Here's a few more






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12x cavern ks sets
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5x lava cavern ks sets
1x wicked cavern ks set
1x stalagmite cavern set
12x hellscape #1sets
10x hellscape #2sets
2x resin ice cavern sets
6x gametile ice cavern sets
4x ruins sets

Hoping for more lava and ice tiles in the future!
 
#65581
Re:Crystalline Caverns 3 Months, 2 Weeks ago  
jgardner44
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1x stalagmite cavern set
12x hellscape #1sets
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2x resin ice cavern sets
6x gametile ice cavern sets
4x ruins sets

Hoping for more lava and ice tiles in the future!
 
#65583
Re:Crystalline Caverns 3 Months, 2 Weeks ago  
That basalt terrain looks amazing! Nice find.
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#65584
Re:Crystalline Caverns 3 Months, 2 Weeks ago  
What's interesting is that basalt terrain was in a competition on that site and it only came in 2nd place. I looked at all the pics for both 1st, 2nd and 3rd places... and from each aesthetic, technical and composition points I would have picked the basalt terrain over the 1st place winner.
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#65603
Re:Crystalline Caverns 3 Months, 2 Weeks ago  
Here are some fun unique crystals from makerbot






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12x cavern ks sets
6x lava river ks set
5x lava cavern ks sets
1x wicked cavern ks set
1x stalagmite cavern set
12x hellscape #1sets
10x hellscape #2sets
2x resin ice cavern sets
6x gametile ice cavern sets
4x ruins sets

Hoping for more lava and ice tiles in the future!
 
#66607
Re:Crystalline Caverns 1 Month, 3 Weeks ago  
I was hoping we could continue talking about how we think crystal and or ice transparent new scupts should look like in this thread.
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12x cavern ks sets
6x lava river ks set
5x lava cavern ks sets
1x wicked cavern ks set
1x stalagmite cavern set
12x hellscape #1sets
10x hellscape #2sets
2x resin ice cavern sets
6x gametile ice cavern sets
4x ruins sets

Hoping for more lava and ice tiles in the future!
 
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