Modeling HS1 The Slaying Stone

So now that I’ve had my Hirst Arts molds for a while and have had a chance to do some casts, I’ve been thinking about the next obvious question:  what should I build with them?

After a bit of thought, I think I have the answer:  The maps from module HS1: The Slaying Stone.

In order to figure out how many bricks I’ll need and how to arrange them, I’ve begun analyzing the maps.  Here’s one from Encounter 4:

Encounter 4

(Map courtesy of Cartographers’ Guild)

First I’ll break out the rooms, indicating what sorts of floors I’ll need:

Encounter 4 Rooms

That gives me:

Two 4×4

Four 2×4

One 2×5 (possible as one 2×2, one 2×3)

Then it’s on to the walls:

Encounter 4 Walls

Which gives me:

Thirteen 4s

Four 2s

Two 3s

Seven 1s

And other miscellaneous things:

Two stairs, 2×4

One secret door, 1

One door, 1

One door, 2

One trap door, 1×1

Two sacks, 1×1

One pillar, 2×2

Secret tunnel floor: 5, 2, 1

That sounds like a lot of assembly work, and maybe it is.  I won’t know for sure until I build it.


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2 Responses to “Modeling HS1 The Slaying Stone”

  1. Geek Ken Says:

    I’m rather envious of your endeavor. Be sure to post pics of your progress!

  2. Mark Says:

    I’d love to see the finished product. I myself built an inn with Hirst Arts last summer. It was pretty fantastic.

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