The Scroll of TAR: The Dancing Girls and the Demon–Now on Kindle and ComiXology!

cover art

My first graphic novel in the series “The Scroll of TAR” is ready to read on Kindle and ComiXology. I am very excited to share it with you! You can read it for FREE on Kindle or ComiXology Unlimited, so If you have one of those subscriptions, I hope that you will check it out–leave me a review and some stars!!!

I have another book in the series almost ready! “Menace of the Chiktak Horde”, but I need to draw the cover and do some other formatting, so it will be up in a few weeks hopefully.

Moria Tabletop

I have been seeing little game tables advertised on Facebook called Level-Up that cost $370 for what is essentially a modular table on skinny little legs… I felt that though the idea is a good one: elevate the map surface above the character sheets, dice towers, drinks and snacks–but the execution wasn’t very inspired….

So I took a look at a model that I had originally created in Animation:Master for my Balrog model, and thought about how to modify it to make 3dprintable Moria pillars for table legs.

3dprintable pillars

I decided to split the tabletop into 12″ squares with 4 legs. this will allow you to configure different size map tables, and designing the pillars to sit on 6″ centers will let the pattern continue underneath the game surface. I was going to use plywood for the table surface, but it was cheaper and looked nicer to use ceramic floor tiles!

2′ x 2′ tabletop
the table raises the game above the drinking glass!

The tabletop is about 7″ above the table, so it sits above the level of soft drinks and glasses. But is still low enough to give the players an unobstructed view of the game.

Finished Moria Tabletop

I was really happy with how this turned out! The floor tiles were only $2 a piece at Lowe’s, and the grid was drawn with a Sharpie! The pillars for each table were about $10 worth of resin, but it was much faster than printing on my FDM printer (at fine resolution, my Ender3 took about 20 hours for 1 pillar, while the Mighty4K printed 6 of pillar A in about 10 hours)

If you like this project and would like to make your own, you can get all of the files for $12 at Cults3D.