Smirking Dragon 3-time creator about 2 hours ago
Ok, so I took a look at those links, and we really do appreciate people discussing our tablecloths on those sites! I have worked in communities before, so I know that mods often don't like if people create an account to discuss their products, so I'll answer the concerns here:
So regarding games where you usually slide the minis from one position to another, I tested that out using both a plastic based mini and a metal based one. The plastic one slid around just fine, no snagging or anything on the cloth. The metal one tended to be a bit grabby on the cloth, but nothing that wasn't difficult to overcome, and it didn't harm the cloth in any way. However, these were normal "human" minis, not ships or anything, as I don't have any of those. I don't really know what the bases of those minis are like, so if they have a lot of texture on the bottoms of them, sliding the minis into position could be a problem.
The fabric is 100% polyester, but of a good quality. It has a sort of silky feel to it, but the fabric is thick. I don't find it to be *too* slippery either, myself, just has a nice smooth texture, appropriate to a tablecloth.
Someone in one of the threads mentioned using them as emergency blankets, and we have actually done that. Two of us were camping in an RV in Yosemite recently. It got kind of cold, and we had not brought any blankets (it was summer, we were renting the RV and we didn't take into account how cold it would get at night.) We used two of them as blankets and were ok (Though I'll confess that I personally am the sort that kind of likes it cold :) ) So, you know, not super warm, but it got the job done.
I actually find the Endless Space design attractive as a bed cover/bedspread. I'm also thinking of using Forsaken Sea as a shower curtain (With a plastic liner), using clip on shower curtain rings.
Hope the helps!