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Towers 101 . . Today we're going to discuss the 1/2 offset using jumpers. I developed this technique (or maybe copied it, i don't know) in the process of building darkwater keep, which was built on dwarf scale. The main photo above uses this to add a bit of dimension to a tight area. (Edit) Ah yes, now I remember where I got the technique. The town house creator set uses jumpers to sink in its windows: Link In the macro scale, you need to use a 1 brick offset for ledges. in micro scale, you should use no offset. However, there are situations when you probably aught to be on 1/2 offset. Below is an example of 1 brick offset when 1/2 may be warranted. And here is an example of no offset. Not saying these don't look cool, but I think it would be better with 1/2 offset. And we come to the test subject. I used all light bley. Typically this works better with plates blending colors in there so it isn't so bland. Also, it seems like arches and rounds seem to make a tower more interesting than just grey bricks. BGWS = big grey wall syndrome. I got criticized quite a bit for the back of eggplant island over at classic-castle for not making the back walls more interesting. This view is to show what I'm talking about in the 1/2. And heres how you do it. The jumpers are the tiles with the single stud in the middle. They're called jumpers because you can jump a 1/2 stud over. Til' next time... Um, keep it Eggy?


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