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A while back I was trying to figure out the best solution for creating the urban landscape for my ATZ campaign. There seems to be four schools of thought:
1. Professionally made 25/28mm terrain. While there are lots of fantasy and sci-fi ranges out there, modern ranges that are not Middle Eastern "adobe" are hard to come by, not to mention expensive.
2. HO or O Scale railroad terrain. HO is really too small for 28mm and looks better in 1:72 or 15mm. O Scale is also expensive, and really the terrain is made for static placement, not to be transported or moved.
3. Scratchbuilt. I can actually do a fair job of this, but it is will either be quick or attractive, but not both.
4. Cardstock. A lot of people go this route, including Vampifan from Vampifan's World of the Undead. I've used cardstock terrain in the past with fantasy, and there's lots available out there. With that in mind, I made my first piece today, "Stinky's Pizza" by Microtactix.
Microtactix's pieces are more cartoony than WorldWorksGames, but on the upside this particular piece is free and comes with separate signs so you can make up several buildings with different names on them. This particular piece is also free from DriveThruRPG, making it an even better deal. It isn't large, but I'm a believer in the "small terrain is better" school of thought. Four 3" buildings look better on a table than one 12" building. This set prints out on one page of cardstock, including both the signs and a dumpster (and a crummy looking cardstock delivery boy I won't be using). Microtactix actually has three free buildings, each with separate signs so one could really do a nice start to a layout without laying out any money beyond the $15 for 250 pages of cardstock that will last your forever and the ink cartridges (probably the one downside to cardstock terrain, aside from general flimsiness).
If you have any experience or tips with cardstock terrain, feel free to share them.