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  1.  
    Back in 2009 I made some 7 inch Battle tiles Read it here. Well I finally uploaded them in pdf format on my Google Drive if anyone wanted to take a look.

    Also if you are interested in the hex maps there is more information on my blog. GURPS Megadungeons
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    So I'm now making these slightly different than I used make a battle tile.





    Layered Steps




    • Floor style is the main background

    • Dirt Layer with different transparencies

    • Hex Grid is the next layer

    • Surrounding Earth

    • Walls






    So what used to look like this

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    Now looks like this, I think it looks cleaner without the grid in unused areas.

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    I'm still messing around with the dirt layers but here is an example

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      CommentAuthorMonsen
    • CommentTimeMar 23rd 2017
     
    If you put the surrounding earth on top of the walls, you get a more 3D-effects of the walls being dug into the ground, and you avoid shadows on the outside. (It will also cut wall thickness in 2 though)
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    I wish I had thought of that earlier. To make it look good I'd need to increase the thickness of the walls and I would have to make all the corridors wider to compensate. I've got 30+ tiles made already, I don't think I'm ready to redraw them all.
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      CommentAuthorMonsen
    • CommentTimeMar 24th 2017
     
    Well, something to think about next time.

    You're printing all of these for use in your games, right? Seems like an interesting option for building dungeons.
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    Yes I am printing them out for my GURPS game. I've got 4" battle tiles in the works as well. I'm thinking of looking around to where I could get them professionally printed and mounted on some thick card. I've looked to some of the independent game manufactures but all their hex stuff is unusual size
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    I've gotten 117 tiles done so far

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    I forgot the Corridors

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    • CommentAuthorJMunsonII
    • CommentTimeMar 28th 2017
     
    Nice! And productive! :D
    • CommentAuthorShessar
    • CommentTimeMar 28th 2017
     
    These look really useful, and very well done! They make me want to sit down and play with putting together different combinations, LOL.