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Isometric views are a good way to represent something in a 3D fashion, especially if the object in question is actually flat or 2D. Creating a top-down or side view using vector graphics is not that hard. Creating isometric views, i.e. pretend you are looking at the scene from above at an angle, is much harder if you try doing it from scratch. But going from a flat image to an isometric view only requires a few operations. Read on and get the handy cheat-sheet as well as an example of how to use it step by step.
So you want to build paper models. Good choice. In this article, I will go through all the tools you need (there are not many) and the basic techniques used for building paper models, at least in the roleplaying realm.
If you do not want to build paper models, check out why you should be using visual aids in your roleplaying games. Then come back and find out how to make them from paper! Not only are paper models and minis a good way to save money and space, but they are also a handy tool to have in your “utility belt” and give you a wide array of options to choose from.
There is a lot going on in your game, and while their characters shape the world around them, players sometimes find it hard to keep track of things they need to remember. Enter the paper brain, a handy and good looking gaming aid that allows you to take notes and keep an inventory of things that need remembering. Need an example? Check out the Story behind the Paper Brain below! Read more…
Who says that monsters need to have square bases? Yes, most roleplaying rule sets. But would you fit something as flexible and arguably elongated as snakes onto square bases? I did not think so. Enter Snakes and Lizards, your source for nigh infinite complexity when it comes to slithering monstrosities.
It’s a sign! – Walking Papercut presents: Zone Markers
Did you ever need to mark a persistent area effect on a battle map so nobody would forget it was there, or how far it extended? Or maybe you wanted to mark a spot for some reason, or simply put up a guidepost for your players?
Then look no further! WPC’s new Zone Markers can be found here. Learn more about them below. They…
WPC proudly presents Walled up!, a modular set to give you walls of fire and ice, magical cages, and screens of smoke and lightning, for powerful wizards, devious traps or ancient prisons. Find it here, and learn more about it below!
The Treacherous Trees are a modular system that allows you to make as many trees as you want, as high as you dare. Head over to RPGNow and get your Trees now!
The Little Nippers are flying again, terrorizing your heroes like little dragons should, either as formidable airborne foes or unique rides to help them go places. This set comes with nine different colors that cover the most common draconic needs. You can also mix and match these colors to your liking for an even larger number of different variations.
The Little Nippers are easy to build, and a video detailing the process will be coming soon!
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