Top Star Wars legion terrain sets

top star wars legion terrain sets

Step into a galaxy far, far away with our guide to the top Star Wars Legion terrain sets! Whether you’re planning epic battles on the desert sands of Tatooine or skirmishes among the towering skyscrapers of Coruscant, the right terrain can bring your tabletop battles to life. In this guide, we’ll explore the most immersive terrain sets available for Star Wars Legion players, helping you create dynamic and captivating gaming environments that capture the essence of the Star Wars universe. From detailed miniature buildings to rugged battlefield terrain, get ready to enhance your gaming experience and command your troops in style!

Desert Settlement Bundle

If you want to build Tatooine or Mos Eisley for your next terrain project, this bundle has everything you need! Many of the building have removable sections such as rooftops and walls and a ton of variety for various sized buildings, each with a cracked desert mud wall texture. There’s even modular walls and stairs! Get the desert settlement bundle here!

Intergalactic Assault (Playable Interiors)

When you want to play INSIDE a Star Destroyer or Imperial base, the Intergalactic Assault: Modular Walls set is definitely the way to go! It has iconic wall design and interchangable sections, so you’ll have a different layout every game! Consoles, doors and junctions are easy to swap out so you can plan the perfect missionin the Star Wars universe. There’s even a large variety of upgrades and expansions available as it’s compatible with all the Assault Series Terrain from Saucermen Studios. Get the Intergalactic: Modular Walls set here.

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Zectonium Prison Mines

This industrial, sci-fi terrain set offers an eye-watering amount of modular options. the interchangeable walls, corners, walkways, platforms and piping allow you to build an off-world rig as tall or as sprawling as you need. Get the Zectonium Prison Mines set here.

Flatline City

Futuristic Citybuilding has never been easier than using the Flatline City terrain series. There’s hundreds of modular building options to choose from to match your theme and a series of scatter terrain too! Get the Flatline City Bundle here.

3D printable terrain

Embrace the power of the Force and unleash your creativity with 3D printable terrain for Star Wars Legion. While pre-made terrain sets offer convenience, the beauty of 3D printing lies in its unparalleled versatility and customization options. With 3D printable terrain, you have the freedom to design and print an endless array of unique and personalized terrain pieces, perfectly tailored to your gaming needs and preferences. Whether you’re seeking to recreate iconic Star Wars locations or craft entirely new battlegrounds, 3D printing empowers you to bring your vision to life with stunning detail and precision. Say goodbye to limitations and hello to limitless possibilities as you embark on your journey to create the ultimate Star Wars Legion gaming experience.

What size terrain is Star Wars Legion?

Star Wars Legion is usually played on a 3×3 foot table for small skirmish games, but 6×3′ games are often played for larger battles.

When it comes to Star Wars Legion, terrain size matters for creating an immersive gaming experience. Most players stick to terrain pieces compatible with the 28mm scale of the game’s miniatures. From small scatter terrain like crates to larger structures such as buildings, these pieces provide both cover and strategic depth. Modular terrain systems are popular for their versatility, allowing players to craft diverse battlefield layouts for each game. Choosing terrain that aligns with the 28mm scale ensures seamless integration with your Star Wars Legion battles. You can also use terrain with playable interiors for something different.

Will infinity terrain work for star wars legion?

Yes, there is a slight size difference between Ininity and Star Wars Legion miniatures but considering they are both in a world of aliens, monsters and other non-terrestrial creatures the terrain can be interchangeable between games. If using the same terrain across both game systems is your goal, select scenery that thematically appropriate for both. EG, sci-fi cities, desert settlements, alien worlds and industrial facilities, etc.

Which 3D Printer for Star Wars Legion Terrain?

which 3d printer for star wars legion terrain

3D printing has revolutionized the way tabletop gamers can acquire detailed, affordable terrain for their games. With a wide range of 3D printers available in the market, it can be challenging to determine which one is best suited for printing Star Wars Legion terrain specifically. In this blog post, we’ll explore some of the top 3D printer options and provide recommendations to help you make an informed decision. Hopefully, you’ll soon be on your way to cranking out tons of incredible and varied terrain!

Why 3D Print Star Wars Legion Terrain?

Star Wars Legion is a miniature wargame that immerses players in the iconic Star Wars universe. To truly elevate the gaming experience, having detailed and thematic terrain is essential. 3D printing offers a cost-effective solution to create highly detailed and customizable terrain pieces that bring your battlefields to life. Compared to buying expensive off the shelf terrain or low detail MDF scenery, you can 3D print your own Tattooine Battlefield, Star Destroyer internals, impressive galactic cities or even jaw-dropping spaceship wreckage.

Here are some key advantages of 3D printing Star Wars Legion terrain:

  1. Affordability: Once you’ve invested in a 3D printer, the cost of printing terrain is significantly lower compared to purchasing pre-made terrain sets.
  2. Customization: With access to a vast library of digital 3D model files (STL files), you can print terrain pieces tailored to your specific needs, whether it’s recreating iconic Star Wars locations or creating unique custom designs.
  3. Detail and Quality: Modern 3D printers are capable of producing terrain with incredible detail, capturing the intricate elements of Star Wars environments.
  4. Reproducibility: If you need multiple copies of a particular terrain piece, simply print as many as you require, eliminating the need for costly duplicates.

Get more 3D printable Star Wars Legion terrain inspiration here

Choosing the Right 3D Printer for Star Wars Legion Terrain

When selecting a 3D printer for printing Star Wars Legion terrain, consider the following factors:

  1. Print Volume: Ensure the printer has a sufficiently large build area to accommodate the terrain pieces you plan to print.
  2. Print Resolution: Higher print resolution translates to finer details and smoother surfaces on your terrain pieces.
  3. Print Speed: Faster print speeds can be beneficial if you plan to print larger terrain sets or multiple copies.
  4. Ease of Use: Consider printers with user-friendly features like auto-leveling beds, intuitive software, and robust online communities for support.
  5. Filament Compatibility: Some printers may be limited to specific filament types, while others offer greater flexibility.

Top 3D Printer Recommendations for Star Wars Legion Terrain

  1. Creality Ender 3 V2 (cheap): As one of the most popular entry-level 3D printers, the Ender 3 V2 offers an excellent balance of performance and affordability. With a print volume of 220 x 220 x 250 mm, it can handle most terrain pieces. Its large online community and extensive up-gradability make it a great choice for beginners.
  2. Prusa i3 MK3S+ (pricey): Known for its exceptional print quality and reliability, the Prusa i3 MK3S+ is a premium option for those seeking top-notch results. With a print volume of 250 x 210 x 210 mm and advanced features like automatic bed leveling and filament sensors, it delivers a seamless printing experience.
  3. Bambu Labs P1S: All Bambu Labs machines have exceptional quality and mind-blowingly fast print times, however they are on the top end of prices.

Where to Find Star Wars Legion Terrain STL Files?

Once you’ve chosen your 3D printer, you’ll need access to high-quality Star Wars Legion terrain STL files. Saucermen Studios offers a wide range terrain suited for Star Wars Legion terrain games.

Whether you’re a seasoned 3D printing enthusiast or a newcomer to the hobby, investing in the right 3D printer can unlock a world of possibilities for your Star Wars Legion gaming experience. With careful consideration of your needs and the printer’s capabilities, you’ll be well on your way to creating stunning, personalized terrain that will elevate your tabletop battles to new heights.

3D Print Your Own Starship Interiors!

3D printed starship interiors with playable interiors

There’s a growing number of skirmish wargames that can be set on Starships, this includes the likes of Games Workshop’s Boarding Actions, Star Wars Legion, Stargrave, and a number of RPG systems. It’s useful to have a modular terrain set that allows you to quickly and easily build custom starship layouts. These could be Imperial Star Destroyers, alien battlecruisers, civilian transport ships, generation colony ships, 40K voidcraft, to name but a few.

Spaceship terrain with playable interiors

We’ve designed a lot of sci-fi terrain for tabletop wargamesgames and RPG encounters over the years and have decided to share some of our thoughts for designing your own tables and scenarios below.

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What Games Can Use Playable Interiors?

  • Boarding Actions
  • Covus Belli’s Infinity
  • Star Wars Legion
  • Stargrave
  • Necromunda
  • Cyberpunk Red

Quick terrain set-up

Playing is the fun part, so we believe that one of the most important considerations for building your own spaceship terrain is how long it takes to set-up the table and pack away at the end. Think about how your sections connect together and how easily it can be stored afterwards.

Plan the Sections

A good starting point when planning your Spaceship interior terrain would be to ask yourself if you’re setting up an entire starship or just a cross-section which may feature a small number of rooms. Smaller ships could be used for Stargrave missions on a derelict ship, whilst individual sections of the ship would be more suitable to games of Boarding Actions as you fight in the guts of the engine rooms.

Consider the scatter terrain that is associated with different sections of a star-ship interior. Some examples below:

  • Bridge – Consoles, chairs, command stations
  • Engine Room – Machines, pipes, terminals
  • Crew quarters – Beds, lockers, furniture

Next, think about whether you want multiple levels, platforms or decks, joined together with ladders, elevators or hatchways. Make sure it looks good but is also playable.

Is the ship still operational?

Depending on the theme you’re choosing, you may be playing on a spaceship graveyard or a fully functioning imperial star destroyer. Make the features fun to play on and give plenty of opportunities for objectives and cover.

Sets such as Spaceship Graveyard offer modular spaceship terrain with playable interiors that can be built to multiple levels and section.

Modular Terrain

A good set of modular terrain allows you change the layout for each mission, battle or encounter and can be set-up at various sizes. Furthermore it can be made to sprawl out across the game mat or raised vertically for extra height.

Consider if you need glue or clips to connect the modular sections together of it is freestanding or self-connecting

Removable doors and hatchways

Boarding Actions Terrain Ideas

We’re very excited about the recent release of Boarding Actions by Games Workshop and have recently dropped a new terrain range that seems to be very popular with Boarding Actions player.

Our latest Modular Wall System – The ‘Assault Series‘ is designed to be quick to set-up, include options for various themes and include removable doors and hatchways.

We recommend Assault series terrain

  • Modular Sections
  • Huge variety of parts
  • Snaps together easily
  • Lots of detail!
  • Hinged or slide-in doors
  • 3D print as much as you like!

Star Wars Legion Terrain Ideas

Star Wars Legion Terrain Ideas

We’ve been loving Star Wars Legion at the Saucermen Studios and really appreciate the diversity of world building on offer when designing tables. Star Wars Legion Terrain comes in all shapes and sizes, so we’ve put together a few terrain ideas ideas to help you tell the best stories and play memorable battles in a galaxy far, far away…

How to build terrain for star wars legion

There’s many options for terrain including scratch built DIY terrain, MDF scenery, official plastic kits and 3D printable terrain, but we prefer to go the 3D printed terrain route as it’s affordable and delivers incredible detail! We’ve got some recommendations for which 3D printer to choose if you’re considering getting one.

Star Wars Legion Terrain

How do you set up terrain in Star Wars: Legion?

What size mat is Star Wars Legion played on? – Star Wars Legion is usually played on 3×3′ or 3×6′ tables

Balance & fair placement – Ensure that the battlefield is placed without benefiting one side over the other. EG, elevation, vantage points, cover and ease of movement should be shared equally on both sides of the battlefield.

Make room for dice! – Don’t forget to make your table something practical to play on. Dice should be able to land flat and movement tools should have space to be used.

Choose a theme – Consider the narrative of your battlefield and choose terrain based around it.

Types of Terrain – Include a variety of terrain on your battlefield. Ensure you include larger, line of sight blocking objects, area terrain and smaller scatter terrain.

Will infinity terrain work for star wars legion?

Although Star Wars Legion and Infinity are slightly different scales (Legion Miniatures are bigger than Infinity), you can use the same terrain for both games. A generic sci-fi city is a good ‘bang for your buck’ set to have in addition to an all-round industrial set, but the aesthetics of a Star Destroyer may not work for other themes. Desert settlements work great for both Tattooinbe inspired terrain and Infinity’s Haqqislam.

Star wars Legion Terrain Ideas

Star Destroyer Internals

With a set of modular walls such as the Intergalactic Assault set, you can create skirmish tables set on Star Destroyers, Imperial Bases, or even the Death Star!

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Spaceship Crash Site

Battle amongst the wreckage of a crashed Star Destroyer or scavenge through the bones of a spaceship graveyard. You crash site can include walkways, gantries, broken engines and hull fragments.

Desert Settlement

Planets such as Tatooine with its remote settlements and bustling cities like Mos Eisley can be a great source of inspiration for Star Wars Legion terrain ideas. The mud/stone buildings found on these planets can serve as a great starting point for creating immersive tabletop gaming environments that are faithful to the Star Wars universe.

Battle Damaged Buildings

Destroyed by the imperial invasion or sabotaged by rebels, the battle damaged or ruined buildings off creat options for cover and verticality on the battlefield.

Cargo & Supplies

Crates and shipping containers make great options for cover as they can be sprinkled around the battlefield or added to other scenery to add variety. If you own a 3D printer, these can be printed really quickly too!

Objectives, machines and consoles

Instead of using objective markers, placing small items of scenery is the way to go. Adding small consoles, supply crates or other thematic objects such as broken droids or machinery parts is an easy way to enhance the narrative of your game.

Star-port

Building a star-port often involves combining a number of other scenery or terrain sets such as Landing pads, cargo, buildings, loading machines, etc. it’s best to decide what kind of star port you want to build such as an imperial compound, off-world colony or Tatooine merchant port for example.

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Industrial Compound

This could be an unmanned factory complex operated by droids or a run-down mega-factory on a poor desert planet. Large machines and smaller scatter offer great options for cover whilst pipes and walkways give opportunities for moving across the table.

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Imperial Junk Yard

A spaceship graveyard full of broken ships, New republic prison workers, cranes processing machinery and large sections of wreckage is a super-fun table to play on.

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Markets

Market stalls and street vendors selling food, droids, ships and other wares make for an interesting game to play around. Larger kiosks can be used for full cover whilst tables and stalls offer cover bonuses.

City

There’s a lot of options for city building terrain in the Star Wars universe!

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Spaceship Interiors

Battling through the corridors of a star destroyer, Rebel Alliance bunker tunnels or transport ship cargo bays is a unique experience and a LOT of fun. Modular spaceship terrain is easy to set up and playable interiors can have removable doors and line of sight blocking scatter terrain.

Walls & Barricades

Attack and defend missions wouldn’t be the same without barriers scattered across the battlefield. the core set of Star Wars Legion includes a set of basic barricades but adding more options and larger, modular wall sections is another option for placing quick and easy terrain. Consider having different sizes and if you have a 3D printer, consider changing up the scale for variety.

Temples & Ancient Ruins

The galaxy holds many ancient secrets and long forgotten Jedi temples. Ruins could feature sections of broken walls, half buried artifacts and sites of primitive rituals.

Star Wars Legion Terrain STL Files

If you have access to a 3D printer, check out the range of terrain and 3D printable scenery at Saucermen Studios. There are many free STL files available as well as individual models and mega value bundles.