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Textured as in you can feel a texture, or textured as in there is variation in the coloring?

 

Because actual texture would be annoying, but I would think variation in the coloring would be nice.

 

I have a chessex mat and have used a chessex may and haven't noticed either being a problem.

 

I was referring to the color for what I'm hoping for. Something you'd get with an add monochromatic noise filter set to fine. A physical texture would definitely be bad.

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What the colors will actually look like is what I want to see now. Personally I'm hoping the green is somewhat muted and has some texture (speckle/film grain) to the color. If it end up a solid bright green I think I'll probably just do the parchment.

 

I don't see them doing an actual texture but a color variation. 

 

i'm going to do a 20 Hex, 10 Square. But now that they have the options for square mats with hex grid on them I'm not sure. I like the idea of all the mats being square in shape but those large Hex shaped mats are "nifty" looking. :) Anyone have any logic to throw at me one way or the other?

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I thought about exactly that, but decided that the black would be too hard to write on. You could use a silver Sharpie, but from the videos it looks like Sharpie is significantly more annoying to remove. YMMV, of course.

Liquid Chalk.

 

 

Fair point. Except that I'd never even heard of liquid chalk until I saw it in the GNL videos.  ^_^

 

Where does one get this mythical unicorn blood? (I mean, "other than Amazon", of course.  :;): )

 

Dunno. Ask the manager of any restaurant with a chalk board. I plan on trying my local shopping center, which has a Michael's and a Party city, and then going to Amazon if that doesn't work.

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What the colors will actually look like is what I want to see now. Personally I'm hoping the green is somewhat muted and has some texture (speckle/film grain) to the color. If it end up a solid bright green I think I'll probably just do the parchment.

 

I don't see them doing an actual texture but a color variation. 

 

i'm going to do a 20 Hex, 10 Square. But now that they have the options for square mats with hex grid on them I'm not sure. I like the idea of all the mats being square in shape but those large Hex shaped mats are "nifty" looking. :) Anyone have any logic to throw at me one way or the other?

 

 

You get slightly more area with hexagonal tiles (for hexes) than with square tiles printed with hexes (IIUC). Also, the square tiles with hexes are different sizes than the square tiles with squares, so they won't work together anyway.

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What the colors will actually look like is what I want to see now. Personally I'm hoping the green is somewhat muted and has some texture (speckle/film grain) to the color. If it end up a solid bright green I think I'll probably just do the parchment.

 

I don't see them doing an actual texture but a color variation. 

 

i'm going to do a 20 Hex, 10 Square. But now that they have the options for square mats with hex grid on them I'm not sure. I like the idea of all the mats being square in shape but those large Hex shaped mats are "nifty" looking. :) Anyone have any logic to throw at me one way or the other?

 

 

You get slightly more area with hexagonal tiles (for hexes) than with square tiles printed with hexes (IIUC). Also, the square tiles with hexes are different sizes than the square tiles with squares, so they won't work together anyway.

 

Thank you Mr. Doug! ::)

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You get slightly more area with hexagonal tiles (for hexes) than with square tiles printed with hexes (IIUC). Also, the square tiles with hexes are different sizes than the square tiles with squares, so they won't work together anyway.

I plan on ordering one grey square tile with hexes. Instafort.

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You get slightly more area with hexagonal tiles (for hexes) than with square tiles printed with hexes (IIUC). Also, the square tiles with hexes are different sizes than the square tiles with squares, so they won't work together anyway.

I plan on ordering one grey square tile with hexes. Instafort.

 

THAT is a great idea. Hmmm SO many things to choose from now!

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I plan on ordering one grey square tile with hexes. Instafort.

I don't get it.

 

Imagine for a moment you have a large hex grid in parchment white. I plonk down a grey square over on my end of the table. Before I say anything, before I start drawing roads and trees and parapets, it's obviously a big grey square construction built on the land. Like a fort.

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