- 18/07/2020 at 18:34 #140615Nathaniel WeberParticipant
Many games require you to track wounded or other casualties. I made some super simple wound markers out of small plastic discs and a bit of red paint.
Step One: Gather your supplies. I used cheap puffy craft paint and these small clear plastic circles, intended for jewelry making. (I’d originally gotten them to act as bases for 6mm skirmishes.) You’ll need a miniscule amount of paint and 2 circles per marker.
Step 2: Put a small dot of paint on each circle. I like putting them off center.
Step 3: Gently place a second circle on top of each of the ones with a paint-dot.
Step 4: Gently square up the second piece of plastic and squeeze. The paint will move around in a random fashion.
Step 5: Enjoy the fruits of your labor! As they dry little lines and gaps will appear, making an effective blood-drop look. The 2nd picture shows them with a 28mm miniature on a 22.5mm square base.*
Because of the 2 pieces of plastic, they are thick enough to grab easily; small enough to often fit on top of a figure’s base; and the plastic sides will keep a clean glossy look.
*I thought 20mm squares were too small for my 28’s, and 25mm too big, so…
EDIT: Added a link to a supplier of the clear plastic rounds.18/07/2020 at 20:16 #140618Thaddeus BlanchetteParticipant
Very nice! I wonder if I can find disks like this?
We get slapped around, but we have a good time!18/07/2020 at 20:31 #140621ThomastonParticipant
Thanks for this. I thought you were going to do a splash pattern at firt but this looks more realistic and very cool.
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R-rated narcissism19/07/2020 at 18:19 #140675Nathaniel WeberParticipant
Thanks! As for how to get those little plastic discs, here’s a link to a US distributor. But looking over that could help you refine search terms elsewhere. You could also cut irregular shapes out of clear plastic packaging material.19/07/2020 at 19:04 #140676ThomastonParticipant
There’s also shops on ebay selling clear laser-cut bases.
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R-rated narcissism19/07/2020 at 22:50 #140681Ivan SorensenParticipant
Nice and simple!
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