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Johan Larsson
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Heya guys.

I wrote in another thread before about play area size, and apparently we're looking at 6 by 3. I thought we could maybe put our heads together and find some awesome pics on the net that would work as a space-scape mat. I'm thinking you could probably take it to a professional printers and have them print it out on a durable material.

So what we'd need is some neat pictures that has good enough resolution to be printed onto a 6 by 3.
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Bam! 2560 x 1600



This one would work really well too, but it's only 1920 X 1080. Still, with the lasers and the really genereic space combat in the background, could be perfect!

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Johan Larsson
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Whoa! those are super cool! Keep em coming!
 
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Why not just buy one? There are a lot of fantastic designs on various materials already.
 
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If you want to save money, effort and time, 6x3 space mats already exists for X-wing epic play, so with a little googleing you can find for example:

http://www.deepcutstudio.com/category/mats-size-3-x6



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If you really want to make your own, you'll want much, MUCH higher resolutions than standard monitor wallpaper resolutions. Thankfully observatories are nice and provide them. I did my custom X-wing mat from an actual nebula which you can download at a whopping 17383 x 18656 resolution here: http://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1250a

I gloated about my mat project in here: https://www.boardgamegeek.com/article/15986843

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Johan Larsson
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Major Mishap wrote:
Why not just buy one? There are a lot of fantastic designs on various materials already.


You mean like just buying a poster? I'm not sure what I would buy.

Aside from the Mats Miikka suggested that is...
 
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Heres a longer post about the pros and cons of differen materials and manufacturers.:
https://community.fantasyflightgames.com/index.php?/topic/13...
 
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