So Dystopian Wars, A SteamPunk Victoriana naval game in 1:1200 scale! Spartan Games have really pushed the boat out… no pun intended (hehe) with totally amazing and beautiful models! Even unpainted the models look amazing but a recent surge of interest at my gaming club has seen the players getting their fleets painted (mainly by me) and so I decided: Fully painted beautiful models need some nice terrain to adorn the ocean!
We had been using a series of products by Gale Force 9 (available from Battlefront Miniatures in the UK) from their Battlefield in a Box Range.
Hills as Islands:
and Rocky Outcrops as Rocks
on a Seascape Battle Mat by Hotz Artworks (Hotz Mats)
The mat was brilliant, we had chosen the one without hexes and loved the fact that the models didn’t slip around on it! The scenery needed something to stop it looking like a 28mm scale hill and more like an Island….. that’s where me and some NavWar 1:1200 scale naval scenery would come in!
After some placement of the scenery and gap filling the hills were ready to paint and were pretty straight forward, finishing them off with the edge of beach and this is what we’ve got (rocky outcrops were left as is pictured above but with a Beach sand edge to them):