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Although I have been absent from posting the past week or so; my chubby little fingers have been busy on some odds & ends that will be featured in the Gypsy Camp vignettes tabletop game play terrain. Posted are the following (WIP);

 

1. Road & sign to the Gypsy Camp (as you can see; built on ceiling tile...as are 98% of my pieces)...

2. Beer wagon vignette (beer wagon, meat roasting on spit, wood pile for fire, table for eats & drinks)...all these will be in a vignette setting base...

3. Main kiosk board that will be featured outside of the main gypsy wagon on a vignette setting base...

4. Kiosk board that will be outside of the fortune teller tent on a vignette base...

5. Kiosk board that will be outside of the tarot card reader tent on a vignette base...

6. Kiosk board that will be outside of the Gilded Lily tent on a vignette base...

 

NOTE: The beer wagon is completely scratch built (except for the barrel)...the wheels are the ends from spools of thread.

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I like the items in the top 2 photos, but the rest look more like something from your market project than what I'd expect to find in a gypsy camp.

 

Might just be me, but I'd tone the rest down a bit.

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I like the items in the top 2 photos, but the rest look more like something from your market project than what I'd expect to find in a gypsy camp.

 

Might just be me, but I'd tone the rest down a bit.

Darsc; I don't understand what you mean when you state the items look like they are from the market project...and...what do you mean by tone the rest down a bit. The kiosks are heavy with crystal balls, ornate gold items, gypsy art, tarot, clothes, ornate hanging items...(what would you have me put in there?)...Can not the gypsy camp sell the same items that the market sells? Please give me some feedback as to what you mean!

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I think there's too much concentration on selling stalls which is turning this into less of a gypsy camp and more of a gypsy public market.

 

My understanding is that gypsies were very reclusive and particular on who they'd let into their campsites. Most selling and/or trading would be done in the villages and towns themselves, or by approaching individual farms and houses.

 

So while the gypsies caravans may have been brightly coloured affairs, the actual bartering/selling/trading were somewhat more subdues affairs done between individuals elsewhere.

 

My own opinion of course. It'll be interesting to see what feedback others give you.

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I think there's too much concentration on selling stalls which is turning this into less of a gypsy camp and more of a gypsy public market.

 

My understanding is that gypsies were very reclusive and particular on who they'd let into their campsites. Most selling and/or trading would be done in the villages and towns themselves, or by approaching individual farms and houses.

 

So while the gypsies caravans may have been brightly coloured affairs, the actual bartering/selling/trading were somewhat more subdues affairs done between individuals elsewhere.

 

My own opinion of course. It'll be interesting to see what feedback others give you.

OK...now I understand what you meant. My approach here is that of a traveling Gypsy market (as opposed to a recluse camp). It can hook up with town fairs & markets or it can stand alone as a traveling market in the wilderness. The concept behind it is that It can be a straight camp or a band of werewolves... or vampires...or slave traders.

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