Thought i would have a go at enhancing the Control Room with a working display screen.
I managed to track down a little Digital Photo frame that has a screen size of 1.5 inches, (it was a key chain) called a Coby DP-151.You can get them from Amazon.
Uploaded a few photos to it I think it can hold about 50.
Here is a link to the Youtube Video of it working (not a brilliant movie but you’ll get the point!)
Here are some close up shots of some of the pictures
Been working on this for a while, its a companion kit to the Control room equipment model. Doors open and shut! The kit itself is designed to fit into the next release which will be the Green Dome building itself, so there will be external walls that will surround this model…..but for now this is the control room completed, all coloured parts with the exception of the front steps are already pre coloured. There is a basic printed image for the view screen, which is supplied but it is fairly easy to print off your own chosen image to fit the frame.
The Green Dome (Pantheon) …Our next release
If any of you guys are interested in owning these 2 painted sets, get yourself over to Ebay using links below. Auction ends on 24th December 2017
Mini Moke Set
Lotus 7 Set
Everything in the Photos are included…..and many hours have been spent painting up the figures especially for the sale, only just finished in time! I don’t think I’ll ever be doing this again, so likely your only chance!
For more details see the auctions.
This computer console is by a company called figurebitz although i modifed it to include some screens made from pics printed onto some photopaper and some clear plastic. the kits are also available from crooked dice.
I decided to make the kit into a Rover Control Console for my village project, as a means to activate the Rover, guardian of the village.
Nice little kit goes together well but no instructions so i good idea to look at reference pics of the model to work out how it goes together. No doubt i shall be buying some more!
I have a few other models from the range which i will be posting as and when they are complete.
One of the visitors to this site, customer of my decal sheet….and clearly also a Crooked Dice customer too Ted Eckel, sent me the photos of his finished Prisoner themed diorama, cleverly utilizing the Moke Box. I was so impressed I thought I’d Pop it up on my blog to show you guys.
Ted, you have made a great job of that Rover looks good too in the background, Moke looks very cool it has to be said, and number six’s badge is very effective.
Thank you kindly for sending the Photos Ted.
Free Information that is!
Been really busy putting the finishing touches to the next release from Pigeon Guard Games It is called the Info-Mat which is based on the Directo-mat device from the 1960’s. In those days it was the height of technology. You’d often see them at Railway stations, and would basically show you a map of the town you were in, by pressing a series of buttons it would light up areas of the map and show you where you were in relation to the place you wanted to go, and then could print out the directions to your destination on a piece of card. Very handy in those pre G.P.S days!!!
One such device featured in the Prisoner Episode 1. “Arrival”, very handy as our hero did not know where he was at the time….(but he did manage to summon a taxi with it.) and of course, episode 4 “Free For All”
This is an excellent little kit being cleverly constructed from laser cut mdf for a very sturdy frame, then has printed panels of laser cut card, and comes with its own mdf base. (seen here with a converted Big T…now No53….the Rook!). painting is limited to a few edges and the stand. It goes together very rapidly and has a comprehensive instruction guide to help.
A very useful piece of street furniture for any Pulp, Sci fi, or Spy Fi game, as well as of course being a great accessory for all you builders of the Village.
Just to illustrate the differences a comparison shot.
Arms and legs have all been moved from original pose and all three figures use a common body….not much difference betwen no.6 and 12, fairly subtle in fact.