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MagnaMorbius

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Unfoldable/Refoldable Paper Terrain
« on: 22 September 2022, 18:00:42 »
Good evening, all,

I'm looking for some papercraft terrain that isn't glued, but can be laminated and then folded and unfolded, as part of my "travel kit", to make terrain when travelling and then fold it back up in a small case when completed. I've Googled and looked through the files section here, but can only find papercraft which can be glued.

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Re: Unfoldable/Refoldable Paper Terrain
« Reply #1 on: 22 September 2022, 18:16:20 »
The upcoming Alpha Strike box kit has something like 15 card stock foldable buildings.

https://ttcombat.com/pages/dropzone-commander-buildings-us-paper
you can probably get away with printing on some cardstock and two sided tape.
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Re: Unfoldable/Refoldable Paper Terrain
« Reply #2 on: 22 September 2022, 18:27:18 »
This company has several sets designed to fold away, and when you get a pack there are lots of different design options. Pretty sure they are also sold on DrivethruRPG.
http://wars175x.narod.ru/wargameprint/build/ild101.html

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Re: Unfoldable/Refoldable Paper Terrain
« Reply #3 on: 22 September 2022, 22:39:24 »
I glued small steel tabs and rare earth magnets to my dropzone commander buildings, so they're strong when set up but also break down to easily lie flat.

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Re: Unfoldable/Refoldable Paper Terrain
« Reply #4 on: 23 September 2022, 02:54:34 »
+1 for the Dropzone Commander buildings. Put them together with two flaps inside & one out, and they'll hold shape and hold the weight of metal 'Mech minis on top. And then fold up.
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Re: Unfoldable/Refoldable Paper Terrain
« Reply #5 on: 23 September 2022, 04:38:47 »
Saving this thread for when I want to print out some buildings

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Re: Unfoldable/Refoldable Paper Terrain
« Reply #6 on: 23 September 2022, 13:34:37 »
I glued small steel tabs and rare earth magnets to my dropzone commander buildings, so they're strong when set up but also break down to easily lie flat.

Got a link to a site for those dropzone commander buildings?
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Re: Unfoldable/Refoldable Paper Terrain
« Reply #7 on: 23 September 2022, 15:05:26 »
https://ttcombat.com/products/cityscape

While 15mm scale, they look just fine with BT minis. This game used most of 2 sets:

* No, FASA wasn't big on errata - ColBosch
* The Housebook series is from the 80's and is the foundation of Btech, the 80's heart wrapped in heavy metal that beats to this day - Sigma
* To sum it up: FASAnomics: By Cthulhu, for Cthulhu - Moonsword
* Because Battletech is a conspiracy by Habsburg & Bourbon pretenders - MadCapellan
* The Hellbringer is cool, either way. It's not cool because it's bad, it's cool because it's bad with balls - Nightsky
* It was a glorious time for people who felt that we didn't have enough Marauder variants - HABeas2, re "Empires Aflame"

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Re: Unfoldable/Refoldable Paper Terrain
« Reply #8 on: 23 September 2022, 16:33:21 »
Those look good!  :thumbsup:

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Re: Unfoldable/Refoldable Paper Terrain
« Reply #9 on: 23 September 2022, 18:17:29 »
Here's what I did to my DZC:

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Re: Unfoldable/Refoldable Paper Terrain
« Reply #10 on: 23 September 2022, 19:11:15 »
Perfect!  :thumbsup:

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Re: Unfoldable/Refoldable Paper Terrain
« Reply #11 on: 01 October 2022, 19:13:49 »
Free, scalable, hex-ready, decent looking. Also doable as fixed ones.
https://therecouldhavebeensnakes.wordpress.com/2021/12/29/fold-flat-one-piece-sci-fi-paper-building/

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Re: Unfoldable/Refoldable Paper Terrain
« Reply #12 on: 01 October 2022, 19:21:46 »
Nice find, thanks!  :thumbsup: