Home > Discussion Groups > Dioramas

Message posting guidelines:
1.

Full real names must be used at all times.

2.
A valid e-mail address must be provided. (This is not optional)
3.
Images must be posted at low resolution (72 dpi) and no larger than 760 pixels wide, and copyright/trade mark owners must be credited whenever reasonably possible.
4. From 20 April, registration is compulsory if you wish to post messages on the Discussion Groups. For further information, please see the following message: http://www.network54.com/Forum/message?forumid=78970&messageid=1113823195
Please read our Community guidelines before posting.
By contributing to this discussion group, you indicate your agreement to the Terms and Conditions of Use.
Posts that violate the guidelines or Terms and conditions of Use of the Missing-lynx.com discussion groups will be erased, and repeated violation of this policy may result in termination of the violator's account.

  << Previous Topic | Next Topic >>Return to Index  

M8 Greyhound in a factory

December 14 2001 at 7:09 AM
  (no login)
from IP address 217.35.243.140

I hoping to do a dio involving an M8 greyhound and several panzergrenadiers. Basically the M8 has entered a factory and the German infantry is using it for cover.

As I have no American troops how should I depict that it has been abandoned and for what reason has it been left.

 
 Respond to this message   
AuthorReply

(no login)
63.214.213.131

Disabled M8

December 14 2001, 8:13 AM 

How about one of these scenarios:

ONE
Debris either fell onto or blocked the vehicle's ability to exit the building. You could stage some evidence of the attempts to remove/dislodge the debris before the attempt was abandoned.

TWO
Vehicle was disabled/damaged by a booby-trap left behind by the former occupants. The deonation point could be indicated by scorched earth, crater, etc. and the vehicle could be scarred to represent the effects of the trap. Maybe it could have fallen into an obscured crater/tank trap or soemthing.

THREE
The classic 'mechanical failure' scenario with tools and other artifacts strewn about to suggest attempted repairs.

Good luck!

-David

 
 Respond to this message   

(no login)
12.73.230.162

Blown Axle....

December 15 2001, 5:57 AM 

Simple...blow an axle...omit one front tire ( your choice), have it laying close to the vehicle, have the vehicle listing downward toward the missing tire wheelwell, perhaps a small crater just behind the tire indicting how the wheel was dislodged. The concept of diorama story-telling is to have the viewer know immediately what is happening or has happened, not having to "figure out" what is going on. Good luck in whatever you decide.

 
 Respond to this message   
Current Topic - M8 Greyhound in a factory
  << Previous Topic | Next Topic >>Return to Index  


Terms and Conditions of Use
Report abuse