Making Molds From Sheet Foam

Here’s a clever method for making false building fronts using molds created from craft store sheet foam.

Making An Acrylic Caulking Battle Mat

Here’s a good video with instructions for making a battlemat with acrylic caulking.

Solidscape 3D Heroscape Map Viewer

Solidscape is a bit of software that converts Heroscape maps created with Landscape into fabulous looking 3 dimensional view.

Science Fiction Terrain From CD Spindles

We all knew that cds — especially those free ones you get in the mail — make great bases for terrain pieces. But who knew that you also could use the spindles. Here is a photo tutorial on using the spindles to make science fiction terrain pieces — such as fuel tanks, etc.

The site is in Spanish, but the photos speak for themselves.

Making Mallorn Trees

The Last Alliance has an article on making Mallorn Trees — those huge trees amongst which the elves live in The Lord of The Rings. The idea is that the trees are so large — and their branches so high that only the trunks come into play in a game.

Now, I don’t have much use for Mallorn Trees, but it occurs to me that the same technique also could be used to make the trunks of trees in, say, the Brazilian rain forest. You could use some of those Copplestone pygmies and Amazon explorers.