Below is my centre-piece for Mine #5 - a TL 8 ore precessing dome. It's a simple conversion from an old Stonewyrks #8803 "Domed Building", which an old friend gave to me while moving house last November. This thing is cast in hydra-stone/gypsum and is quite hefty.
I actually now have two of these, having originally bought mine in the late '90s (at the same time my friend bought his) as a 28mm building. Admittedly, I didn't much care for the size-vs-scale, since at 28mm, it's a pretty small building.
And thus, it languished for nearly two decades. Until I needed something in 15mm scale.
|With 15mm GZG NAC Infantry|
The building itself is mostly scale-neutral, except for the doorway, which betrays the 28mm roots. A simple styrene cap with a GZG building fixture door in 15mm remedies this.
The other issue I have with "ultra-modern/modern-plus" gaming buildings is colour scheme. My initial impulse is to reach for the light grey aerosol can. In this case, I decided to go with a "Company" look, and a combination of burgundy and bronze was the result. Walmart sells a "Hammered Bronze" DIY spray can which worked very well for the dome.
|With 25/28mm door & Black Tree Doctor Who figures|
Next step is to paint up some company housing for the miners, and then the real fun starts...Ω