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On the Maelstrom’s Edge Comm Guild Blog

TERRAIN TUTORIALS

How-to guides for a range of different terrain, using the Maelstrom’s Edge Terrain sprue.

Gift Box Building
Building a basic scifi building using the terrain sprue and a cardboard gift box.
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Shipping Container
Building a multi-purpose shipping container out of terrain sprue elements and a little foamcore.
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Plastic Storage Tray Buildings
Using plastic storage trays to create modular, multi-purpose buildings.
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Drainage Channel Buildings
Making scifi quonset-style buildings using plastic drainage channel.
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Scatter Terrain
Four different scatter terrain elements made from the terrain sprue – a 3D map, a comm unit, a thermal vent and a barricade.
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Blast Craters
Easy blast craters using an old CD, some air-drying clay, gravel and some scenic elements from the terrain sprue.
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Minehead Building
A tutorial with a building template to make a small mine entrance or utility building.
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TERRAIN SPOTLIGHTS & WALKTHROUGHS


Less detailed than the tutorials, these articles showcase some other terrain ideas using the Maelstrom’s Edge Terrain sprue.

Watch Tower
A watch tower built from the terrain sprue, some foamcore and an old postage tube.
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Epirian Stockyard
A scifi take on the humble livestock pen.
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Plantation Dome
A farming dome terrain piece made from the a plastic salad bowl.
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Western-themed SciFi Building
A western-themed scifi building using the terrain sprue and a Plast Craft Games old west building kit.
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Welcome to Hamilton!
A look at an urban board themed around a settlement on an Epirian frontier world.
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MODEL TUTORIALS & SPOTLIGHTS

How-to guides and showcase articles on building, converting or painting your Maelstrom’s Edge miniatures.

Epirian Suppression Teams
Assembling Epirian Suppression Teams from the Epirian Contractor and Faction Expansion sprues.
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Karist Praetorians
Assembling Karist Praetorians from the Karist Trooper and Faction Expansion sprues.
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Quick & Easy Painting with Washes
A painting technique for getting your units on the table quickly, using washes.
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Karist Angel Keeper Conversion and Rules
A new unit for the Karist Enclave, with playtest rules for use in your games.
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Lens Painting
Three easy techniques for painting lenses.
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All Your Base, part 1
Making industrial grey, snow or rocky wasteland bases for your models.
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All Your Base, part 2
Making metal decking or sculpted fern bases for your models.
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Epirian Warden Conversion Tutorial & Unit Card
A new Epirian unit option with unoffocial rules for use in your games.
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Epirian Contractor Gas Masks
Sculpting gas masks for your Epirian contractors.
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Epirian Mule Cargo Drone
Converting the Hunter warmech into a cargo-carrying drone unit.
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Karist Tempest Elites
A look at the Karist Tempest Elite kit, with some conversion ideas for customising your models.
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Epirian Scarecrows
We take a look at the scarecrow kit, and some of the various ways that you can hack it up and get all creative on its shiny, robot posterior.
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Painting Weathered Metal
A simple technique for painting an aged metal effect on your models.
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Epirian Automated Uplink Relay
Building the Epirian Automated Uplink Relay objective marker as a model.
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