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GURPS-compatible Printable Gaming Floors

I do love me some 3d-printable gaming terrain. It's the next step after using attractive miniatures or at least good-looking stand-up cardboard figures.

The problem, alas, is that I play GURPS. GURPS uses a hex grid, while all the really good printable gaming terrain (or, indeed, basically all of the gaming terrain) like the lovely OpenForge is based on a square grid. So I had to create my own.

What I've put together is a series of hex-gridded floor sections available over on Thingiverse.

They're sorta-kinda semi-compatible with other gaming terrain so long as it doesn't have integral floors. For example, I'm using my floors with some OpenForge walls.

They're scaled for 1" = one hex, as is only right and proper for GURPS.

I've also created a few "area of effect" overlays to indicate things like an area of hexes which are on fire or protected by Dome spells.

I'm not using them much so far, but I incorporated a feature for better links and compatibility. The undersides of the pieces have a hexagonal grid of 8mm holes. The pieces don't link to each other the way OpenLink terrain does, but it wouldn't be hard to whip up "peg board" pieces they could be set on to keep them in place. And I've had some success using small magnets to help keep other terrain on. For example, the walls above are OpenLink walls which have small sockets at the bottom for connectors hooking them to other pieces. I can slip a 6mm hobby magnet into some of the floor pieces and into the wall base sockets to keep them more firmly together.


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