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Gauging Interest: Simple 3D Dungeon Tiles, fast assembly
Like the news post, I've had trouble finding 3D dungeons that don't take forever to assemble. So I came up with my own. Here's a 4x3 (20ft. x 15ft.) room I threw together below, with unpainted bed, chest and chamber pot miniatures to give you an idea how big it is:
It takes about 5 minutes to cut out and scotch tape a room. If you only want to cut out the floor it takes about half a minute. IIRC, printing at Kinkos costs $0.85 per 8x10 color cardstock page. That makes the sample room $0.60 in printing costs. High quality prints at home cost about the same, and doing it online is much easier for large jobs. I've recently finished a bunch of other kinds of walls and floors too, besides the ones depicted. I'd like to do doors next, then doodads like artwork and then I'm not sure.
So here's where I need help: I realize that there's not nearly as much art involved in these as a lot of commercial products, even though that's an intentional part of their simplicity. Would anyone go for these (including many other different floors, walls and doors) if sold as a PDF for a single digit dollar amount? And if not, where can I upload the lot of them to allow free downloads? The file sizes are too big to just geocities them all. Finally, I don't plan on doing detailed things since I believe that's already been done; I'm sticking with simple. But if anyone has links to vendors so I can find beds, tables, chests, houses, etc. that'd be nice for later on when I want to use them myself.
You can download the tiles here: Floor (8x10 sheet) Walls (5 10 inch strips)
You can print here: https://printonline.fedexkinkos.com/?lid=quicklink_printonline
I recommend single sided 110 lb. cardstock, color. Printing double sided tends to have alignment issues, so for double sided walls I'd glue stick 2 single sided walls together instead. For clean corners, tape together separate sections. Do not fold. Forming curves is still fine. Do make use of the cutting boards at Kinkos to trim the prints.