Viewer's Choice Celebration MiniCampaign

It has now been over 20 years since I launched "With MacDuff On the Web" and nearly 10 years since I launched my 2 blogs: Gathering of Hosts and Battle game of the Month.

To celebrate the years and the friends and the million hits I've decided to run a 3 game mini-campaign in late October. By popular vot e it will be set in the mid 18th Century.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Like a Bridge in Troubled

After browsing a score or 5 of pictures of old stone bridges, work has begun on a 40/54mm compatible toy bridge. 

Just fits in the 4" grid, is wide enough for a wagon, and crosses the masking tape river nicely,  hmm...hope it fits over the painted river, must check that before going farther. The angle of the top rail needs to broaden out a bit I think, or even be flattened though the straight line with an angle seems to be common in low lying areas as does the more difficult curved profile.

Still, its a beginning.

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  1. Shape looks quite good. Are you going to clad it?

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    1. Not really. I will tape the edges and add some texture before painting it. Like my various houses)

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  2. Looks like a good start! Looking forward to seeing the end result. I hadn't thought to use foam core for a bridge - I will have to "borrow" this idea, as I have an Airfix bridge that is quite a bit too long much of the time.

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    1. Its good, useful stuff but one or other type of cardboard from the recycling bin also works well.

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  3. Very solid. May be just score some irregular lines in the sides to make it look like stone construction, paint gray, wash and weather.

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