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Post  Carson on Sat Dec 21, 2013 11:29 am

check this out, I'm going to grab the alpine 6*4 mat.

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/819121569/frontline-gaming-and-tablewartm-megamattm?ref=48hr

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Post  squalie on Sat Dec 21, 2013 12:03 pm

I flippin hate kickstarters....

...having written that, I'm actually surprised this hasn't been done before! I'm totally on board for this. Man, would those be handy. Plus, it'll muffle dice rolling a little.

Very much like it!
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Post  bluepeople on Sat Dec 21, 2013 12:15 pm

can someone explain how this works? Does one just place an order?
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Post  nathanr on Sat Dec 21, 2013 12:17 pm

That looks great! Very cool.
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Post  squalie on Sat Dec 21, 2013 12:25 pm

bluepeople wrote:can someone explain how this works?  Does one just place an order?

You basically "invest" in a starter project and receive a "package" depending on how much you invest. Usually.

It's totally secure and no kickstarter has ever failed. What a Face 
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Post  bluepeople on Sat Dec 21, 2013 12:28 pm

I want the grassland one. hey if we order at the same time do we get discount? special shipping cost?
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Post  GeoffKlassen on Sun Dec 22, 2013 12:05 pm

this is not a new technology here is one from a company who makes them with reveal included instead of just printed, http://www.zuzzy.com/ been looking at these for awhile now.
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Post  squalie on Sun Dec 22, 2013 1:44 pm

GeoffKlassen wrote:this is not a new technology here is one from a company who makes them with reveal included instead of just printed, http://www.zuzzy.com/  been looking at these for awhile now.

 Hm - I think I actually like this product better.  Certainly the price anyways.

 The only downside is the stuff that Geoff linked appears to be that rubber that would stick to a movement tray like crazy when you were trying to move them.  Uber surface tension. Of course I could be wrong.


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Post  Galadros on Mon Dec 23, 2013 3:36 pm

I've played on the Zuzzy gamemats. They're made of a heavy latex rubber. They come unpainted, but retain paint very well. Don is correct, in that the texture will 'grab' a few movement trays, much like a heavily sanded board would.
I've looked at this MegaMat kickstarter as well, and have concluded that it doesn't feel like a reasonable price for me. It appears to be printed lino, right? if you search long enough at flooring manufacturers, I'll bet you could find some appropriate image to use on a gaming table (and probably get enough for 4 tables at $100).
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