Terra-Formers the foundations of great wargames terrain

A project in North Yorkshire, UK by Chris Abbey @ Sally 4th

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Precision laser cut, one foot square frames with embedded rare earth magnets for wargames terrain to suit all figure scales
Backers: 57
Average Pledge Per Backer: £80

Funded: £4,548 of £1,000
Dates: Jun 2nd -> Jun 30th (28 days)
Project By: Chris Abbey @ Sally 4th
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Latest News

Answers to last minute questions...

June 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you for your questions last night, I know that many of you are waiting to receive the pledge manager spreadsheet so that you can select a unique mixture of tiles for your projects. Anybody whose backing for the project exceeds £100, will be... (Read More)

19 hours to go... 4 new tiles

June 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Less than a day left, so this will be the last update before the end of the campaign. Thank you all for joining the campaign and supporting the Terra-Former project. Here at Sally 4th HQ we were working late yesterday to bring you the last backer... (Read More)

An Englishmans house is his castle...

June 28th - via: kickstarter.com
It occurred to me at the weekend that our river sections would also make a good moat to go around our existing castle. Sally 4th Norman Keep  On Saturday morning I designed a 'working' drawbridge that has the same dimensions as the arched bridge and... (Read More)

70 hours to go! Operation Sea Lion - Capture the harbor

June 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Welcome to everyone who has joined us over the last couple of days. I am still busy making the last couple of tiles to photograph. The Re-entrant hill tile and a couple of cave / cliff variants. Tomorrow, I will design the railway embankment tile... (Read More)

4 Days to go... Big Hill's arrive

June 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Just 4 days to go now, so if you can share any photographs or links with facebook groups or forums them please do. It would be great to be able to ship out some stretch goals to backers as well as these awesome terrain kits. I know that some backers... (Read More)

Stretch Goals and Videos

June 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
6 Days to go. I have had a set of stretch goals in mind since the project started. I have tried to think of things that will be useful whatever period / scale of gaming you use our terrain tiles for. I hope that we pick up some more backers in the... (Read More)

7 Days to go!

June 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Just seven days to go now until the end of the Terra-Former Kick Starter! I thought now would be a good time to check to see if any one has any additional profiles or other complimentary pieces they would like to see added to the campaign? I have... (Read More)

Pyramids, Tombs and Storage

June 21st - via: kickstarter.com
It occurred to me that all the photos of Terra-Former terrain we have posted to date have been green grass painted finish. Terrain can be finished in many ways, and we're looking forward to seeing what you do with yours. Pyramid  I have finished a... (Read More)

Operation Sea Lion - Scenario 2 - On the Beaches of Kent

June 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Here at Sally 4th, we have been looking forward to the Campaign Sea Lion book for Bolt Action for a long while; we even designed a range of pillboxes and other British fortifications especially for the campaign. At the weekend we decided to play... (Read More)

Terra-Formers on Beasts of War Weekender

June 17th - via: kickstarter.com
The guys over at Beasts of War have done a review of Terra-formers on their show today. This is the link to the show, Terra-Formers was the last item, so if you want to go straight there fast forward to 1:32 minutes in.... (Read More)

A coastline for Blood & Plunder

June 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Just a quick update today, as we are bust getting ready for a wargames show, Phalanx at St Helens on Sunday (18th June). If any one is in the area, we will have a table set up with sample Terra-Former tiles. 5' x 5' table set up for pirate action.... (Read More)

Frostgrave: Ghost Archipelago Table

June 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Yesterday, Hudson mentioned how well our Terra-Former terrain would suit the new variation of Frostgrave that is scheduled for an autumn release, so I thought that I'd put a few of our existing tiles together to see what I could come up with for a... (Read More)

New Reward Added - Death Valley

June 15th - via: kickstarter.com
  After meeting at Salute some months ago, Sally4th and NonSense were immediately impressed with each other’s ranges and thought that it would be great to collaborate. Sally 4th has a great range of modern building interiors in their Terra-Block... (Read More)

Not just for the big boys!

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Most of the photos we have posted to date have been of Terra-Formers in use with 28mm figures... however they are good for any scale miniature. 10mm Games Workshop Warmaster game in progress  Here we have a 4' x 4' gaming table set up for playing... (Read More)

Down in the Sewers

June 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Last week, Lasse had asked if we could add a Sewer profile to the range of Terra-Formers to take the action underground and make good use of the ability to model terrain features into the 2" polystyrene of a Terra-Former tile. This is what I've made.... (Read More)

Second stretch goal set - Terrain Planing Tool - Unlocked at £5500

June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Our 2nd stretch goal is a handy MDF frame for planning your terrain layouts.  I've been using this for the last couple of weeks, and it really helps planning and setting up wargames terrain. The frame is based on a standard 6' x 4' wargames table,... (Read More)

Dig In boys! Trenches & Cliffs in Warhammer 40K

June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
The great thing about Terra-Formers are their flexibility. Because you can design your terrain one square foot at a time, knowing that the profiles will match perfectly any other board you have made, you can mix together pieces that you have made for... (Read More)

Harbours and Quaysides

June 10th - via: kickstarter.com
One of the things I have tried to do is to make the profiles as generic as possible so that they can be used for different purposes. The harbor is mainly made up from 'canal' boards. Terra-Former canal boards used to make harbor  The rocky coastline... (Read More)

Images for planning

June 9th - via: kickstarter.com
We have made images of tiles available as PDF files for you to download, cut up and see how you are going to build the terrain tiles in the pledge that you have selected. Each road and stream tile has 3 possible exit positions that can be popped out... (Read More)

Double Height Cliff Tile WIP

June 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Over the last couple of days, as promised, I've been working on backers requests for new tile types. Work in Progress, 4" Cliff on 2" Tile = 6" overall 6" cliff profile from back  The double height cliff profile has 3 optional features for... (Read More)

First Stretch Goal set - The Rail Bridge - unlocked at £4500

June 8th - via: kickstarter.com
The Rail Bridge.Set this into a river or stream tile. Bridge is good for a wide range of periods, genres and scales from 15mm - 28mm. Rail Bridge unlocks at £4500  We will include a free kit with every pledge for £100+  (Read More)

Draft instructions and Bunker pledge level

June 7th - via: kickstarter.com
I've made a couple of updates today that I hope that you will find helpful. InstructionsI've added the 1st draft of the instruction leaflet to the campaign page. It's a bit rough and ready at the moment, but explains how I put the tiles together and... (Read More)

Pledge / Tile Breakdown Added

June 5th - via: kickstarter.com
As requested, I've just gone through the pledges on the main page and added a description underneath each photograph listing what tiles are included. The pledges do include some Kick Starter exclusive combination tiles that include a mixture of road,... (Read More)

Going Underground!

June 5th - via: kickstarter.com
I love playing skirmish / pulp adventure games such as Pulp Alley & 7TV, so when I designed this range of terrain, I wanted to be able to create detailed underground bases. Four Bunker tiles and some Terra-Blocks Sally 4th has been manufacturing... (Read More)

Terra-Former Battlefield: 28mm WW2

June 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Here's a look at the 6' x 4' pledge, set up for a 28mm WW2 game such as Bolt Action, Chain of Command or Combat Patrol. 28mm WW2 Bolt Action Battlefield (6' x 4')  I've added some scatter terrain from my personal collection into these photographs,... (Read More)

Project Funded!

June 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you all so much for your support. I never thought that project would be funded so quickly. WW2 Dutch game in progress  This product has been very much a labor of love as I have been searching for the perfect product for the type of games that... (Read More)

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