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Monday, March 18, 2013
A whole new world
I picked up another Styrofoam hemisphere to paint as a planet for my spaceship games. With the 40% off coupon, just six bucks from Hobby Lobby. You can see it with a Tomcat-class battlecruiser for scale.
As you can see, it's much larger than the other celestial objects I already have (12" vs. 8" vs. 4"). I plan on painting this newest half-dome as a gas giant, even though a gas giant at the same scale as a terrestrial world would fill the whole room.
It will add some tactical depth to my spaceship games, as it blocks line of sight and provides a nice hiding place for entire fleets. Look for it in a batrep someday in the not too far off future.