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Re: Some Painted Minis

Post by zenako » Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:33 am

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Nice work MrM and thanks for the thinners tip :)

showing off the advantages of a 3D printer and those prints are very cool and of course very well painted - nice :)

Great job too William :)
Liking the attention to detail to get them all the right height and those drawers. Loving all those details you have put a lot of time and love into those and a bit more ahead we think ;)
Thank you very much for sharing.

We got some mantic bookcases which are painted just not to any high level, they are just a pain to paint :(
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Agreed, I have been slogging thru all the Terrain Crates I got (3) and also picked up some more tents and town center stuff as well. A lot is painted, but a there is also a lot left to do. Furtunately a lot of the crates and barrels were cast in a nice dark brown plastic so they can even be used unpainted if needed.

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Re: Some Painted Minis

Post by MrMorden » Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:44 am

Don't feel bad Burner. My Mantic cases are basic paint with some black wash. Even doing that and painting the individual books takes a long time...I just cant bring myself to spend more time than that on accessories the players won't really take a second glance at.

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Re: Some Painted Minis

Post by Rabbit Burner » Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:34 am

Nice work MrM and thanks for the thinners tip :)

showing off the advantages of a 3D printer and those prints are very cool and of course very well painted - nice :)

Great job too William :)
Liking the attention to detail to get them all the right height and those drawers. Loving all those details you have put a lot of time and love into those and a bit more ahead we think ;)
Thank you very much for sharing.

We got some mantic bookcases which are painted just not to any high level, they are just a pain to paint :(
Note to selves - must finish our Mantic terrain crates.
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Re: Some Painted Minis

Post by Oldent » Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:43 am

Nice collection of detail parts :!:
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Re: Some Painted Minis

Post by MrMorden » Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:15 pm

Those look really great William. I have one of the Zealot bookcases, they are nice. I bought a bunch of Mantic bookshelves, and they are mostly painted, but painting furniture is just kind of a drag, ya know?

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Re: Some Painted Minis

Post by William » Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:41 pm

I really love how you can have an idea for a game and print and paint it in a day or two. Very handy.

I wanted to also mention the cases need green stuff work before I paint. I'll continue the trim down and add some drawer fronts in the area that is wood now, like the skinny ones but different. ;)

Here is a couple of better shots of the DM's end of the table.
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I'll be adding a thread 'soon' for small CBS rooms and buildings. I like trying to build the layouts to be functional with furniture and all, but the CBS 4x4 system is a tough slog. In my opinion, they really need to expand on this line the most, but I'm sure whatever we see we'll like. :)
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Re: Some Painted Minis

Post by William » Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:00 pm

I just finished modifying my Zealot book cases and threw this together. Still need to get a lot of it painted (the part I don't like), but still like how the fit the height works well with DF. I added height to the wide cases and shortened the skinny cases. Both fit the wall heights now. I also cut the drawers off the armoire and made two pieces out of each, so they also fit the wall heights.
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Here is a layout of a game cabin... No kitchen, so pizza it is.
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Sure wish all decor makers around the world would just make everything fit DF. ;) :lol:
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Re: Some Painted Minis

Post by kitenerd » Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:51 am

MrMorden wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:35 pm
kitenerd wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:04 pm
Those are fantastic - love the instant gratification - 3D printers are the Polaroid of the terrain hobby!
Thanks buddy. I’m pretty happy with them, considering the negligible cost and the very modest time commitment I have in them.

I’m always a little hesitant to spend a ton of time on rather mundane “location flavor” minis that I might get to use every 3-5 years, but if I knock out stuff like this in an afternoon, that seems reasonable.
I don't play with my toys enough, but it is those details that make immersion - a bunch of game tiles without decor is very close to a battlemat - but when the tab;es and chairs go in, it is suddenly very real

This is where 3D printers have their sweet spot - they can make ANYTHING and you don't have to have shopped/ordered a month in advance - this makes them perfect for the set piece of a key encounter
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Re: Some Painted Minis

Post by MrMorden » Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:35 pm

kitenerd wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:04 pm
Those are fantastic - love the instant gratification - 3D printers are the Polaroid of the terrain hobby!
Thanks buddy. I’m pretty happy with them, considering the negligible cost and the very modest time commitment I have in them.

I’m always a little hesitant to spend a ton of time on rather mundane “location flavor” minis that I might get to use every 3-5 years, but if I knock out stuff like this in an afternoon, that seems reasonable.

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Re: Some Painted Minis

Post by kitenerd » Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:04 pm

Those are fantastic - love the instant gratification - 3D printers are the Polaroid of the terrain hobby!
"Miniatures?, sure sign of a petty mind!" - 'The Women' 1939

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