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How to make simple buildings for wargames scenery

Posted: 5th February 2011 by wargamesscenery in Projects

Making a single story building – Empire / medieval / Bree style for Warhammer Fantasy, LOTR or the whatever your game is! This project grew out of a couple of things, firstly my desire to make some buildings for my son’s (and my) Warhammer games and as an experiment to see if I could make [...]

I also decided to make a number of straight walls, plus some right angled corners as this would give a lot of flexibility in setting them up on the table You will need: A sheet of 1″ thick polystyrene, either the expanded (beaded) type as I used, or the more expensive (but better) extruded type.

…You can use paint that already has texture medium in it, you can coat the polystyrene with PVA glue and then sand if you are going for a stone finish (if you are doing this, you will want to cut some stone blocks lines into the surface of the foam, a biro is ideal for this).

This is the first real project I’ve got round to posting on the site, showing how to make simple trees. It fits with my philosophy of using things that you can find around the house wherever possible. In this case, I used the stem from a bunch of grapes and the vine from some vine [...]

If you are interested in wargaming and making terrain, one of the first things you will undoubtedly think of doing is building a game board or gaming table. There’s not much point in making terrain if there is nowhere for it to go! With that in mind I have a couple of videos for you [...]