Whether your buying pre-made, building from a kit or crafting for yourself, when making scenery for tabletop wargames or RPGs there are a few materials that are most commonly used due to ease, price, and effectiveness. You can use anything you like of course, but there are some definite favourites, and it’s a surprisingly common conversation.
Here’s a few things to consider when deciding how to populate your table. (more…)
This is being a bit of a stumbling point, so I thought I’d use today’s article as a way to discuss the first big prop that I’ve ever worked on, along with materials and the process that needs to be followed to make it. Big props are pretty expensive to buy for many a reason: Shipping, weight, complexity etc. As such, if you’ve got extra cash and don’t mind splashing out on a high quality prop, don’t be afraid to purchase one off a local cosplay crafter. They know what they’re doing and they’re usually glad to make items, such as weapons, completely custom to your specifications.
I’m a bit of a DIY guy, at least in the cosplay sense, so I thought to myself: How hard can this be? Why do I keep thinking things like this?!