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Default Best materials for making ruins?

What is the best material for making ruins? I've been searching this site and a few others for suggestions and I came up with Plastic Card (Polystyrene) and Foamcore. What do you guys think? If you suggest plastic card what thickness? I'm looking at making ruins much like GW's Cities of Death kit. Basically a corner of a building with 2 or 3 floors. I'd like it to be pretty sturdy.

I also would like to ask if anyone has any good tuorials on making the buildings or any patterns for ruins/buildings?

I also would like to know what material would make for a good base for the ruin? I plan on making large sections of terrain/ruins up to 2' x 2' and I'd like to put it on a base that is somewhat light weight but doesn't flex at all and can hold the weight of a 2'x2' section of terrain. I heard that plexiglass or MDF were possibilities. Any suggestions?

Thank you in advance.

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