This kit lets you build two mix-and-match Cyberpunk Hover cars for your 28mm sci-fi tabletop. It’s the second kit in a series of street vehicles I’m working on, and the parts also mix with the Cyberpunk Compact Car kit for even more variety.
I’ve always been a huge Blade Runner fan, so it was natural to try and take the Compact Car design and turn it into a ‘spinner’ style flying car. Unfortunately it turns out I’m not Syd Mead and after struggling with trying to get a spinner design working that didn’t look odd, or refused to gel properly in Fusion 360 I started working on a more traditional hover car.
Years of watching 80’s sci-fi movies like The Last Starfighter, Back to the Future, and Total Recall must have sunk in because a more traditional flying car just seemed to come together in Fusion 360 without difficulty. It started with a snub-nosed bumper, and a set of front hover pods that replaced the wheels and grew from there into the two vehicles I plan to release this weekend as a new kit.
Designing stuff is interesting. I think if you find yourself having to force a design, or you struggle to make progress it’s often a sign the concept is flawed, or not well thought out to begin with. My Fusion 360 account is littered with half complete or abandoned projects – which I never delete because I tend to raid them for parts and other sub-components – something Fusion 360’s CAD setup supports fairly well.
I’ve been painting test versions of the vehicles this week and just need to get a set of decent photos to show them off on DriveThruRPG.
This kit lets you build two mix-and-match Cyberpunk Compact cars for your 28mm sci-fi tabletop. It’s also the first kit in a new series of street vehicles I’m working on. The street vehicles kits will work together with each other in the same way my earlier truck kits do, giving you more vehicle options with each kit purchased.
The fourth of our vehicle packs are available on DriveThruRPG now!
This pack lets you print and build a 28mm scale Garbage Truck for your wargame tabletop, and includes a detailed rear compactor and a separate printable ‘wheelie’ bin. It’s designed to work with sci-fi, and modern systems like Warhammer 40K Kill Team, Infinity, and the Batman Miniatures Game. The 28mm scale figure is from Pig Iron Productions, and is for reference only.
All our vehicle packs work together, allowing you to mix and match parts for even more variety on your tabletop. This pack will be followed by a Cyberpunk Street vehicle in 2019.
It’s been pretty quiet on this blog, mainly because I’ve been hitting the Tabletop Terrain Facebook Page with updates. For the last month I had planned to work on a Light Armored Vehicle based on the existing chassis my earlier kits use. However somehow I got distracted building a Garbage Truck back end for the Outpost Utility vehicle.
Sometimes I find parts and designs seem to flow naturally into Autodesk Fusion 360 without too much thought, and once that starts to happen I tend to just run with it, rather than fight the 3D design Muse. This Garbage Truck went together really quickly and I’m pleased with both the garbage compactor back end, and the slightly retro wheel fenders. So much so I couldn’t resist tweaking the earlier vehicles so they can use these new parts. This is something I usually try and do anyway, as a bit of a thank you to any customers that have bought the earlier kits – and (slightly less altruistically) because I want to mix and match parts myself.
I’m painting a demo Garbage Truck for the promo shots, as well as working up a simple set of instructions for this kit. I’m aiming to get the Garbage Truck out in March…and then perhaps go back to the LAV…or maybe another project I have in mind?
The third of our vehicle packs is up on DriveThruRPG today!
This pack lets you print and build a variety of sci-fi Prospector Rovers in 28mm scale, and includes a towable trailer that can be used with the Rover and our other vehicles.
All our vehicle packs work together, allowing you to mix and match parts for even more variety on your sci-fi tabletop. This pack will be followed by a Light Armored Vehicle in 2019.
I’ve had a few folks question me about various small 3D bits and pieces that have appeared on this blog as well as the Facebook page. Many of these were created with the intention of releasing them as scatter terrain pieces. They are now released as a pack of 28mm scatter terrain on Thingiverse, including the portaloos, tape drive, lockers
The second of our planned three vehicle packs is up on DriveThruRPG today!
This pack lets you print and build a variety of sci-fi Halftrack Recovery Vehicles in 28mm scale.
All our vehicle packs work together, allowing you to mix and match parts for even more variety on your sci-fi tabletop. This pack will be followed by the Environmental Rover early 2019.
The first of my planned three vehicle packs are up on DriveThruRPG today!
This pack lets you print and build a variety of six-wheeled sci-fi Outpost Utility Trucks in 28mm scale.
This pack will be followed by the Halftrack Recovery Vehicle before the end of 2018. The Halftrack Recovery Vehicle will also work with the Outpost Utility pack, allowing you to mix and match parts for even more variety on your sci-fi tabletop.
Back in early September, I threw together a scale test using foamboard scraps, a Bic biro, and some dressmaker’s pins. In just over a month of fevered 3D design and printing that test has turned into a series of sci-fi trucks and cranes that I’m pretty happy with. Along the way, I’ve learned a great deal about some of the more useful features of Autodesk Fusion 360, and I’ve also built up a laundry list of ideas for future projects as well.
I’m working towards releasing my first pack of STL files on DriveThruRPG for the cost of a Big Mac or so. Hopefully it’ll roll out before November ends!