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 Posted: Thu May 10th, 2012 07:37 pm
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Hi

Long time ago, a very good friend and me,
started on an exhibition with a few modules in Gn30 (32mm track).

In the following time, more guys joined our almost 'rule-free' module-layout idea,
that we called the "Kreativmeile" (Creative-Mile),
and in the end we were 10 guys with together nearly 50 track length.

But things are changing with time,
and due to some reasons we couldn't manage to keep it up.

So now we both start again, now with Gn15 modules, in a Theater-Box style.

We don't try to model a certain reality,
but an as good as possible illusion of our fictionary worlds.

Here's a small clip of the first few boxes,
all not finished as you can see, but we are on the way again.


http://www.vidup.de/v/VviGY/


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That's a cool little concept.

Certainly a respectable size little project, for each module contributor.

That should make for fairly quick projects that can be finished,
and then allow plenty of time to build another,
and keep the "layout" evolving.

It has quite a surreal feeling,
as the short train quickly changes through the various scenes.

I look forward to more pics, of this collection of modules, as they grow.

Cheers

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Those are very interesting,

a lot of possibilities with that concept.





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Yes, I like the shadow box idea also.
Using that concept, it is easy to run from desert to forest to urban settings all within a few feet.

This is similar to the Texas Outlaws On30 idea except for the "staging" with the boxes.
They have 2 standards, 48" to rail top, and 6" from the finished edge to track center at the joints.
The members can build anything they want, provided it adheres to the "standards".

Great ways to hang out with buddies, and have a layout at the same time.

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Recently I made some shots of our modules.

Here's an overview.





The left two were built by my friend KEG/Otter1.

He is not member of this forum, but I think they are too nice and unusual not to be shown here.

So some more pics will follow in an own post.


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The laboratory of Dr. Stein from Franken.

A partly subterranean laboratory with a strong strong steampunk touch.


Built by KEG/Otter1

Photos by Toeffelholm

























Laborbeleuchtung





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Wow Juergen.

Those theater boxes are really cool.

I love that effect.




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Very cool.

Like the aesthetic.

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Mike, Dan, glad that you like it.

I added some detail pics of the conversatory laboratory.

I someone may be interested in the steampunk parts, they are from the table top gaming supply.

http://www.thomarillion.de/index.php?seite=katalog&unterseite=steampunk&modell=&pos=&sprache=gb_

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The Gn15 Theater-Boxes of the creative mile at a German exhibition called Nussa 2015.

Connected with the Gn15 beer brewery layout of our friend Ronald.


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My turntable-fiddleyard, here with rolling stock of my friend Otter1


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Hi Juergen.

AWESOME !

All connected up like that looks great.

Wish I could have been there to see it myself.

All the best.

Cheers.

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From a few Pages back the amazing display modules being discussed in another Thread


The excellent looking atmospheric lighting must have been quite a challenge ?


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Hi Eddie,


There's an LED strip behind the fascia,
and several bulb lamps where some additional light seemed to be needed.

The atmosphere simply resulted from this,
not so much purposefully designed.

But the result is quite satisfying. 


Here's a little video from the last exhibition layout

Theatre Boxes 2015


Juergen




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