Apocalyptic wargaming terrain

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and "lazy person's memoir," called Borg Like Me.

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By Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and "lazy person's memoir," called Borg Like Me.

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There’s tabletop miniature wargaming, and then there’s housewide miniature wargaming, a.k.a. certifiable insanity. I wonder if these guys ever get out of the house? Oh wait, they *have* to get out of the house, they have no place to eat, sleep, entertain, etc.

BTW: Terrain insanity of this caliber doesn’t have to be a time and money pit. Check out the equally amazing terrain these builders did for a “Got Milk?” virtual boardgame called Get the Glass!.

Apocalyptic Manhattan (in An Apartment)…, A rather big terrain project… – [via] Link [Thanks, Patti!]

Related:

  • Tabletop wargaming how tos – Link
  • Mind-boggling miniature painting contest – Link

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Tabletop Terrains That’s no pile of trash; it’s my asteroid mining colony! Read this article in MAKE: 08: Toys and Games, Page 80. To get MAKE, subscribe or purchase single volumes. Subscribers–read this article now in your digital edition!