It actually might come as a surprise to you,but I enjoy the game RISK. Now, to be 111% honest, I always preferred to play Castle RISK over regular RISK, and if given the option, I’d choose Axis & Allies any day. But all of that is neither here nor there, this post is about reddit user Corrado-Cerea, and his successful project of making a semi-permanent RISK board out of an Ikea table.
He chiseled out the borders of the countries, and then printed out the countries and shellacked them on. It’s not a bad way to do it, it’s probably cheaper. To be honest, I think it looks fine. If the covering is enough to prevent the paper from pealing, I bet most people wouldn’t ever know the difference. Look at his Imgur album of the whole process.
I will admit, his is cooler.
In true one-up fashion, 2-Skinny had his own LASER cut board to show off. He at least painted the ocean blue, not that it really matters anyway.
I like all three boards. I want to do something like it for myself, but I have a few issues. 1. I have no room. 2. I don’t have enough family or friends that would play Axis & Allies (because as I said earlier, I prefer that game) with me on a regular (or at all) basis to justify this. But, either way, it’s pretty cool and maybe one day I will have answers to both of those issues.