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Modular wargaming terrain designed for 3D Printing that doesn’t require extra clips. Successfully Kickstarted! We have made a late pledge option available. Click on Buy Now to get it.
Modular wargaming terrain designed for 3D Printing that doesn’t require extra clips. Successfully Kickstarted! We have made a late pledge option available. Click on Buy Now to get it.
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WarLayer 3D Printable Terrain

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WarLayer 4.0 -   

WarLayer models are optimized and rigorously tested for desktop 3D printing. Desktop 3D printers print at twice the resolution in the vertical axis so we design the models to be printed upright without support material. This means cleaner details, no messy support removal and they take up less space so more can be printed at once (the average 3D printing nozzle is .4mm while the average printer Z-axis resolution is .1mm to .2mm).  

The Models - 

A few painted examples below. These were printed on a low cost desktop FDM printer and then painted by a base coat of primer followed by airbrushing. We have designed over 200 individual files that will be released when the Kickstarter ends.  

Here are a few sample files on Thingiverse.

Easily Create Multi-Level Structures That Can Join Together To Create Massive Hives
Easily Create Multi-Level Structures That Can Join Together To Create Massive Hives

Modular AF -

This new system is truly modular. Our custom designed grid based construction slots allow for any combination of walls and corners to be used together without unseemly tabs or clips. The prints can be reused in several ways meaning less time printing and more time playing. The portability and modularity make WarLayer great for games like Necromunda, Kill Team, Space Hulk, Warhammer 40k, Fallout Wasteland, Star Wars Legion, Doom, Dungeons and Dragons, Pathfinder, and any other games that require a quick grid of terrain to make the battlefield cinematic.  

WarLayer Scale
WarLayer Scale
Wall Variants
Wall Variants
Hab Sector Wall Variants
Hab Sector Wall Variants
Doors and Entry Points
Doors and Entry Points
Industrial Wall Variants
Industrial Wall Variants
Gothic Wall Variants
Gothic Wall Variants
Walls Come In Different Lengths To Create More Dynamic Builds
Walls Come In Different Lengths To Create More Dynamic Builds
6" x 6" Ground Tiles to Build Upon
6" x 6" Ground Tiles to Build Upon
Scatter Terrain for Buildings
Scatter Terrain for Buildings
The System Also Supports Curved Walls
The System Also Supports Curved Walls
Ladders and Stairs (Mini bases fit between them)
Ladders and Stairs (Mini bases fit between them)
A Small Sample of Damaged Parts That Provide Cover Or Entrance Into Structures.
A Small Sample of Damaged Parts That Provide Cover Or Entrance Into Structures.
A Space Ship Corridor Build
A Space Ship Corridor Build
Example Table Build
Example Table Build
Example Table Build "Still Water is Rendered"
Example Table Build "Still Water is Rendered"
Kickstarter Freebie: Orbital Navy Heavy Rail Train
Kickstarter Freebie: Orbital Navy Heavy Rail Train
Kickstarter Freebie: Orbital Navy Shipping Containers
Kickstarter Freebie: Orbital Navy Shipping Containers

Sci-Fi and For the First Time Fantasy -

This system continues to build upon the futuristic war torn realms of previous campaigns but for the first time ever, we are trying something a little medieval. These new models allow you to build any type of castle, town or dungeon filled with peril.

Happy Backers -

We are extremely fortunate to have over a thousand backers and customers. They have joined us on this journey and have been an incredible source of inspiration. Seeing their completed prints and tables are the reason we keep doing what we do. Here is a link to our printing and painting group where you can see some amazing work. Here is a small sample:

Here are what some of them have to say:

In addition to the new Kickstarter, now is a great time to also pick up the legacy Kickstarters at a limited time low price.

Orbital Drop - Full Kickstarter and Stretch Goals - Save $20

Zone One - Full Kickstarter and Stretch Goals - Save $10

WarLayer is the passion project of 3D Printing designer Andrew Askedall. A veteran of the 3D printing industry and a huge fan of tabletop gaming, Andrew also publishes some of the most widely downloaded free 3D models available today. Additional sculpting provided by the incredibly gifted Mr. Dustan Ross. Model painting and photography was done by the insanely talented Jason Krieger of Brookhammer. He has some amazing painting tutorials so please follow him and subscribe!  


Stretch Goals -

These goals are a backlog of design ideas that will come to fruition when the goals are met. Some of the designs have been kicked off already. The goals are released after the end of the campaign. 

5k - Modular Shipping Containers - Unlocked

Modular Shipping Containers, walls, and roofs.

10k - Customizable Signs:  - Unlocked

Signs and 2d templates for creating your own graphics.

15k - Modular Ramps:  - Unlocked

Industrial ramps for vehicles and troops to easily move between levels. 

Later Stretch Goals Still Being Designed
Later Stretch Goals Still Being Designed

20k - Tank Traps:

Keep those pesky treaded beasts out of your deployment zone. 

30k - Wall Crane:

A lifter that attaches itself to the buildings to lift cargo or heavy machinery.

40k - Modular Gothic Roofs

Modular vaulted gothic domes and cathedral roofs for all buildings.

50k - Roof Satellite Dish:

Contact friend or foe from a communication station that can be affixed to the top of buildings.

60k - Building accessories

Antennas, smaller satellite dishes, electrical equipment, power lines and converters.  

80k - Train Station:

A floor tile that is designed specifically designed for loading and unloading of the train.

100k - Modular Cathedral 

 A Machine Church inspired designed building.

Tested -

We have an amazing beta printing group (you are all the best). They have been test printing the terrain for several months providing critical feedback and new ideas so we can provide the best terrain that works with the most printers and gaming scenarios. Based on this feedback we learned not all desktop FDM printers work the same way. Therefore, we created three different tolerance sizes to make sure terrain construction is easy and the resulting builds are sturdy.

Awesome Prints by the WarLayer Testers
Awesome Prints by the WarLayer Testers

Risks and challenges

No risk, all reward. Almost every model is test printed and ready for delivery. We will continue printing and testing during the campaign. Stretch goal models will delivered in the order they are completed.

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    All Zone One Kickstarter files, All Orbital Drop kickstarter files and the complete set of new WarLayer designs. Over 750 .STL's in total + all unlocked stretch goals.

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