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DIRT CHEEP STRONGHOLDS Earthworks Basic Set

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Now, new MicroTactix Dirt Cheep Strongholds Basic Setdoes for earthworks defenses what Dirt Cheep Keeps did for stoneworks! For centuries, wood and earthworks fortifications and strongholds have been used to defend against attack -- from ancient times up through the First World War and beyond. Now artist Gary M. Williams, MicroTactix Master of Cardstock Construction, brings you a modular set of earthworks that you will be proud to display on your gaming table. They're big, beautiful, easy to assemble -- and still, of course, Dirt Cheep!

Print them yourself from easy-to-use PDF files on almost any color inkjet printer and have incredibly detailed and lifelike constructions for a tiny price. They're sturdy enough for your heavy metal miniatures, light enough to store and cart around easily, and cheap enough that you can make all you want without denting your budget.

Like our other Dirt Cheep construction sets (Dirt Cheep Dungeons?, Dirt Cheep Caverns?, etc.), Dirt Cheep Strongholds is composed of easy-to-construct basic segments that can be put together in a nearly-infinite number of ways. You can make your defenses as big and compex as you can imagine, for pennies. The Dirt Cheep Strongholds Basic Set (MTX-DCST1001) is a complete modular package for producing earthworks defenses of any size and complexity. The set includes modular earthworks wall and corner units to build defenses as big as you can imagine, and gates to allow (or deny) access inside. Archer shields, gabions, and chevaux-de-frise provide further protection. Lookout towers give your lookouts and archers a bird's-eye-view of the enemy. Finally, there's the massive wooden stronghold building itself, one of the most impressive constructions we've offered yet! You get all of this in the Basic Set for only $8.00.


Get a hint of the attractiveness of these models by downloading the FREE Dirt Cheep Strongholds Field Smithy! The field smithy features a small smith's forge building, accessories, figures, and a sample fir tree from our friends at Penguin Labs (www.penguinlabs.com).

Use Dirt Cheep Strongholds with any miniature figures in the 25 -30mm range. Combine them with our Dirt Cheep Keeps stoneworks, and Vyllage-on-the-Cheep Castle Ruins, Ancient Ruins, and other building sets for even more possibilities -- it's all designed to work together!

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March 5th, 2007
A good addition to my terrain collection. I am looking forward to the build. QUALITY: Very Good VALUE: Satisfied [...]
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July 13th, 2006
Excellent product! This set is ideal for Dark Age gamers for making hill forts or other earthen strongholds. LIKED: Easy construction and clear construction guide. Color item. DISLIKED: Nothing QUALITY: Exce [...]
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June 10th, 2005
verry cool. With little effort and some glue this is a "must have" for anyone who wants to run some non site (gaming store) based minis games or it you are into tactical RPG's like Savage Worlds. QUALITY: Very Good VAL [...]
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May 24th, 2004
I really loved this set, as it can be used for all time periods up to the last part of the 19th century. Great color, scale and design, it was very simple to put together yet appeared to be a detailed complex structure. You won't be dissappointed. This [...]
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May 20th, 2004
This is a good set, well crafted and relatively straight forward in construction. it is not the easiest of sets to build, but not the hardest,either. The pieces look very good, and were easy to attach to a cardboard backing (which I did for a set I built [...]
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1.0
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MTX-DCST1001
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File Last Updated:
September 21, 2003
This title was added to our catalog on September 21, 2003.
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Microtactix
Microtactix
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