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Subject: Is anyone using real stone tiles for their dungeons rss

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I thought about doing laser engraved stone tiles for a custom copy of Escape: The Curse of the Temple. The stone tiles I found were pretty thick and heavy. In addition, only the front side was cut nicely. The rear faces were really roughly cut, so I decided it wouldn't be worthwhile.
 
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Nope. I currently use Hirst Arts blocks, but haven't found real stone cheap enough where I'd use it yet.
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Xphile wrote:
Nope. I currently use Hirst Arts blocks, but haven't found real stone cheap enough where I'd use it yet.


Someone would pay? I've got real stone all around my house. Weathered even. And free for the picking.

Dang! I've also got to get started on those "tree fall" packs made from twigs I usually just burn.
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I had never considered using actual tile. Not too bad at around $10 per square foot (121-144 tiles). You could get a few rooms and corridors out of it, cheaper than casting using Hirst molds if you only want a small and simple dungeon.

Found this:
http://www.homedepot.com/p/MS-International-1-in-x-1-in-Mixe...

and this:
http://www.homedepot.com/p/MS-International-Horizon-12-in-x-...

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If you have a discount tile/flooring store in your area, a box of the backslash tile is pretty reasonable and you could create a decent size modular dungeon from one box of tiles. Weight could be an issue if you plan on taking it to and from the gaming store or events, but if you're just setting it up at home it wouldn't be too bad
 
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Not a dungeon per se, but my games club owns a Blood Bowl pitch made up fo 1 inch square stone mosaic tiles which one of the members, who worked for a whole sale hardware place at the time, got cheap. It weighs a ton, but it looks fantastic. Being made up of individual tiles means I cannot comment on the laser-etching of stone idea.
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puddingwrestler wrote:
Not a dungeon per se, but my games club owns a Blood Bowl pitch made up fo 1 inch square stone mosaic tiles which one of the members, who worked for a whole sale hardware place at the time, got cheap. It weighs a ton, but it looks fantastic. Being made up of individual tiles means I cannot comment on the laser-etching of stone idea.


That's a cool idea! I've been trying to come up with a good way to do a non-cardboard DungeonBowl board.
 
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I found some unused blueish bathroom tiles (around 2x2 cm in size) which i used for a home made game me and a friend thought up and created (Castle Defence :chalice.

I kept the blue color for the water tiles and painted the rest to match the scenery
The main benifit i had in mind was to have clearly visible squares without having to draw lines

Here still a work in progress:

 
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I use Hirst Arts stuff. Real stone is very heavy; it's bad enough carrying a box of plaster dungeon tiles.
 
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