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How to: Ol’ Dry Rot Parts

Ol’ Dry Rot has 3 trunk sections, 6 limbs, a section of root base (foot) that attaches to the trunk and a root tip. It is best to attach the trunk sections with a good portion of “green Stuff”. Allow … Continue reading

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How to: A Simple Road

For the Spring Recruits convention 2011 I decided to do a simple setup. (See previous story) The setup is made up of 4 (4′ by 2′) Masonite boards flocked and ready to go. On two of the segments I decided … Continue reading

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Reusing Terrain boards: Erasing a Trench

Maybe you don’t want to build new terrain boards for every game. Maybe you have spent a lot of time building one board for a particular game and instead of letting it sit for years collecting dust,  you want to … Continue reading

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How to: Magnets under bases

I use magnets on all VFM display figures. The display case has a metal shelf, the figures stay put while transporting and displaying. You might want magnets on bases mainly for the transportation of figures. The figures can sit on … Continue reading

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How to: Simple Trench

For the Recruits table, I did some hastily built trenches. To make them was simple. I first cut out the trench in the foam base. I gave it a base color of dark brown. I did this so that if … Continue reading

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How to: Apply Flocking to the Terrain Board

What you need: Flocking material, the color or colors you wish to use White glue Paint Paint brush Game surface Small vacuum One way to apply flocking (the ground color material) to your game board, is to pour some white … Continue reading

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How to: Tree

Here is a quick and easy way to make a tree. You will need: Plastic plant Brown florist tape Wire cutters Knife First, cut the branches from the plant. Next cut the stem little longer than you need, this will … Continue reading

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How to: Hedgerows

Here are two simple ways to do hedgerows for your game. What you will need: Hot melt glue gun and glue Clump foliage Reindeer moss Grape vine Pipe cleaners Balsa wood strips Brown paint The first way is to take … Continue reading

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How to…

On this blog, in the future, there will be How To articles. There will be articles on how to put together certain figures, terrain as well as other ideas and instructions. First off, when making terrain I have discovered the … Continue reading

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