I was asked for pictures of my buildings set up in a game.
I donít have any areas large enough other than my floor so i have had to use that. We have a 4x3 foot and a 4x6 foot rectangle taped on the floor to represent the table top.
I have also done several setups ranging from sparse to dense on both sizes, and tried to use as many different buildings as possible.
I started with the Eldar style buildings and did a simple set up on the 3x4 table. We have all three of the Eldar buildings and most of the barricades. These three buildings provide impressive coverage and block line of sight across the middle of the table but allow it down the edges of the table, the buildings and barricade provide plenty of cover for models.
Next i moved on the other types of buildings again we have a sparse set up on the small table size.
Here we have the Reactor cores, Rubbish furnace, Tech post, the Node and Tool factory. The buildings break up the table effectively, giving several different routes with varying lengths of line of sight.
A view from above
Adding some models to the table, we have a mix of tanks, troops and a flyer.
Now we add some more buildings and swap some to larger buildings, in this set up the flyer has much less freedom as line of sight is blocked a lot more. The flyer will sit comfortably on the top of most my buildings due to them being flat and the ability to remove items such as guns. The buildings in this picture are the Reactor cores, the Hub, Pylon, Beacon, Armoury and Tool factory.
Here we have kept the same buildings but spread them out over the large size table, we also have much larger demo armies. This set up provides much larger lines of sight but still have plenty of areas to hide.
Now I have filled the board up with more buildings, I have added the Sector base, Tech post, and both versions of the Power station. This setup has reduced a lot of the long line of sight but left a couple. There is still plenty of room to move large models around.
Here i have swapped out the smaller building for large ones. The new buildings added are the Sector base, Tech centre, Hydrocarbon power plant and Missile factory. This set up now blocks line of sight a lot more for taller models like tanks and flyers.
Letís take a look down low from the models perspective. The buildings do a great job at blocking line of sight, even with a packed table there is plenty of room to manoeuvre tanks and vehicles.