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Awright, peoples, I want your input.

I work with a lovely bunch of people, but my Secret Santa... well... has a thing for dollar stores. This was given to me as a sort of joke at work... "Yo, dawg, I heard you like dragons, so I put a dragon in your dragon so you can dragon while you dragon..."

Now, far be it from me to speak ill of a gift giver, but this thing is awful.

8707728ae6dfeb87587a45d749a9699a.jpg ... but it occurred to me that it could make a fine piece of Frostgrave terrain. The sponge cube in the background, below the French nut, is about an inch by an inch. Anyone have any ideas as to what I can do with this?

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Oooohhh! The endless possibilities! What a wonderful thing for terrain purposes!

 

I would consider making it some sort of multi-level temple structure, covering over the tops of the two skulls with flooring, making them some sort of alter/sacrifice areas. Then construct a staircase, or ladders leading up to those levels.

 

Then I would pry the gems out, paint the whole thing like stone, and then glue the gem eyes back in.

 

If you wanted to put it on a base, then I would consider breaking it up a little; snapping the top of a wing off and perhaps a horn and gluing the broken bits around on the base to give it the real ruined looked.

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Another idea would be a place like in King Kong where they tie the girl as an appeasement sacrifice to the giant ape; except this would be a place to tie two victims as appeasement sacrifices to some fierce dragon that plagued the city. Put a floor and a pole to tie victims to on the top of each skull. And perhaps some skeletal remains scattered about.

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That thing is so awful it's AWESOME!!! man you could do so much with it

 

I totally agree with dragon altar type idea - and making it look like stone. You could even add a couple 'ruined' walls, with a bit intact, to the sides, making it look like it was once a more imposing structure or temple. You could make mystery liquid (or blood) flowing out of the cups. Maybe have one knocked down and broken? Depending on what the material is that it's made out of I think you could do a lot ala "ancient decaying altar/temple".

 

you could put a bone pile in one (or both) of the cups. I'd fill it - top it off with a piece of paper or cardboard or plasticard - so it looked like it was completely full, and put the bone pile on top of that. More so it could be seen. You could just put it at the bottom as well, if you wanted a more of a surprise thing going.

 

love the ladder idea as well. I would be inclined to making it look like skeletons, or make it out of bones maybe, something creepy like that.

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Then I would pry the gems out, paint the whole thing like stone, and then glue the gem eyes back in.

Plus this...

Battery operated tea light under a Reaper Bones flaming sphere in each skull.

And that ink business Froggy mentioned...

 

Add a bunch of baking soda snow everywhere it will fit and use it for Frostgrave.

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