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  1. Thread: 3D Printed

    by TalkMonkey
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    Wow! Those are fantastic! I guess a good, high...

    Wow! Those are fantastic! I guess a good, high quality printer and the right medium makes all the difference, huh? Thank you for sharing the excellent results, Jonas!
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    http://volsminiatures.blogspot.com/2015/04/scratch...

    http://volsminiatures.blogspot.com/2015/04/scratch-built-50-gun-ship-hms-leopard.html

    If any one else is looking to do some scratch building, Vol here, did some great work and made it look easy!...
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    Thanks Rob. Does anyone reading this know where I...

    Thanks Rob. Does anyone reading this know where I can get some hulls at this scale in the states? Maybe the cheapest option would be to make some wrecked ships from scratch. Might be beyond my ken...
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    Chris, I really like the idea of a chart to keep...

    Chris, I really like the idea of a chart to keep things organized and rules straight. I’ll have to give this a think. Thanks for the ideas!
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    Rob, I have studied your work on this one and I...

    Rob,
    I have studied your work on this one and I would absolutely LOVE to make some wrecked/run-aground/on-fire ships, but I can’t bring myself to sacrifice any of my limited models. Do you know of...
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    Yeah Rob, I could imagine that would help with...

    Yeah Rob, I could imagine that would help with keeping things organized. I just find when I come back to a game from the night before (or the week before, as life sometimes seems to dictate) I forget...
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    Sven, that is brilliant! I was trying to think of...

    Sven, that is brilliant! I was trying to think of something else to use as a range ruler. I was hoping for a more thematic range ruler, but I haven’t been able to come up with anything yet. I have...
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    Does anyone else find themselves losing track of...

    Does anyone else find themselves losing track of what phase of gameplay they are in? Especially when you have to walk away from a game in progress? I have been trying to come up with a good way of...
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    The diagram helps a lot, thank you Juliŗn! Does...

    The diagram helps a lot, thank you Juliŗn! Does anyone have any reference numbers for the small boats used by Langton? On his site, there are very few reference photos so I have no clear idea what I...
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    Fantastico! I have been studying images and...

    Fantastico! I have been studying images and videos of cannon firing to see how best to replicate this on such a small scale. I think you have done a great job here Fox! Rep coming at you!
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    Fox, fantastic idea! I had a similar idea...

    Fox, fantastic idea! I had a similar idea floating around in my head using Q-tip heads as the smoke plumes! Your “fire” markers look like a similar idea to my “flame” markers for Wings. Very nicely...
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    JuliŠn, this model is astounding! Nicely done....

    JuliŠn, this model is astounding! Nicely done. What models do you use for your ship’s boats? Are they purchased or scratch-built? Simply fantastic!
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    Yup! Something like this is perfect for us...

    Yup! Something like this is perfect for us captains living hand-to-mouth. What kind of string or wire did you use for these?
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    You fine chaps wouldn’t have any markers or...

    You fine chaps wouldn’t have any markers or tokens to represent marine or landing crews would you? Maybe a launch or ship’s boat while we are at it?
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    Seconded!

    Seconded!
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    Rob those are excellent! I love how you used the...

    Rob those are excellent! I love how you used the original ship/fort-log layout to make the cards. These are great!
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    David, these are fantastic! I was going to give...

    David, these are fantastic! I was going to give something like this a go, but you beat me to it. Nicely DONE!!!
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    On the subject of Palram, I’m not sure if this...

    On the subject of Palram, I’m not sure if this fits the bill, but in the states the big box hardware store Menards carries PVC ceiling tiles that look like they might do the trick. Specifically the...
  19. Thread: Ship Mats

    by TalkMonkey
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    I’ve been giving some thoughts to this... I like...

    I’ve been giving some thoughts to this... I like the magnetism idea. Has anyone tried that yet with any success?
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    Please DO re-post them! I would love to try them...

    Please DO re-post them! I would love to try them in one of my games. I love the damage specific to a side aspect that is present in so many of my favorite Age of Sail computer games. Or if you would...
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    Dobbs! Where, might I ask, did you get those...

    Dobbs! Where, might I ask, did you get those fantastic ship management sheets?! They look like they add a touch more complexity but a fair bit of fun. Very nice AAR and I love the scenery.
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    That’s a really good idea Chris! Thanks for the...

    That’s a really good idea Chris! Thanks for the thoughts. I don’t play nearly enough and I already worry about the separating card stock and cardboard pieces. I shall have to fire up the scanner!
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    Thanks so much for the ideas Chris! I was trying...

    Thanks so much for the ideas Chris! I was trying to think of something similar to the backing sheets for the ship logs. I’ve been trying to think of something like a grid overlay with higher sides to...
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    Rob, thanks for all the replies! Do you find...

    Rob, thanks for all the replies! Do you find yourself using the official ship logs and mats when you play or do you use something else? I find my table getting rather jumbled with all the bits needed...
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    Question/Idea for ships run aground

    Hello all,

    I am finding that I am a remarkably inept ship pilot. I have run aground of the shoals and reefs far more times than I care to admit. I will say that I use the advanced rules with...
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