From the computer to the tabletop, this is all about games. Updated each week-end.
I’ve painted the Dungeonbowl portals. After considering how I might approach these, I decided on a fairly straightforward scheme. Contrast black and grey for the stone, followed by contrast Turquoise (they call it Aethermatic Blue) for the business part of the portals.
I was disappointed with the lack of any stands for these game pieces; they are just meant to lay face up on the board, as shown in the foreground. Also, while you roll a D6 to see where a player appears after going through a portal, the portals themselves are marked in Roman numerals. I like Roman numerals but their use here means you roll, then do some mental conversion, then see where you player goes. Unless…
I bought the above dice from a Kickstarter project in the earlier days of that platform, 2013 I think. They are anodised aluminium, which gives them the colour. For some reason they use I was originally going to put them to made it important to have one differently-coloured dice. They have a new use now as portal dice for Dungeonbowl!
The portals didn’t take long to paint, but there are six of them, which has an impact on the countdown: