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Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Minecraft Things

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Minecraft Things

If you haven’t heard of Minecraft, then you probably don’t have kids, know anyone who plays video games and I have doubts that you’re even reading this because you’ve probably never been on the Internet. The simple, open world video game was launched in beta in 2011 and before it had even been advertised, it had […]

If you haven’t heard of Minecraft, then you probably don’t have kids, know anyone who plays video games and I have doubts that you’re even reading this because you’ve probably never been on the Internet. The simple, open world video game was launched in beta in...
Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Chess Sets

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Chess Sets

This week’s theme is chess, which is probably the most popular and prolific game in the world. Variants of the game exist in virtually every culture, many of them dating back as far as the 7th century. Although many of the variants of the game have different pieces and different rules, they all share a […]

This week’s theme is chess, which is probably the most popular and prolific game in the world. Variants of the game exist in virtually every culture, many of them dating back as far as the 7th century. Although many of the variants of the game have different...
Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things - Classic Board Games

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things - Classic Board Games

When I think of the many happy family memories that I have, a lot of them involved playing board games with my family. Be it my sister and me playing Connect Four or Clue, my mother teaching me card games and Scrabble, or playing Risk or Life with my father, in many ways I bonded […]

When I think of the many happy family memories that I have, a lot of them involved playing board games with my family. Be it my sister and me playing Connect Four or Clue, my mother teaching me card games and Scrabble, or playing Risk or Life with my father, in many...
Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Doctor Who Things

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Doctor Who Things

Last month Doctor Who fans received some pretty big news when the series’ controversial showrunner Steven Moffat would be leaving the show and taking fan favorite Doctor Peter Capaldi with him. To say that it was a mixed blessing for many fans is an understatement. Many fans of the show, even those who like Moffat, […]

Last month Doctor Who fans received some pretty big news when the series’ controversial showrunner Steven Moffat would be leaving the show and taking fan favorite Doctor Peter Capaldi with him. To say that it was a mixed blessing for many fans is an understatement....
3D Print This New Game & Get Ready to Rough-and-Tumble with Orcs & Dwarves

3D Print This New Game & Get Ready to Rough-and-Tumble with Orcs & Dwarves

When I was a kid, my friends and I whiled away many thunderstorm-filled afternoons and late weekend nights cross-legged on the carpet, playing a variety of board games and eating every snack in the house with glee. Each of us had a collection of games at our house, held within dog-eared boxes–many of them rendered useless […]

When I was a kid, my friends and I whiled away many thunderstorm-filled afternoons and late weekend nights cross-legged on the carpet, playing a variety of board games and eating every snack in the house with glee. Each of us had a collection of games at our house,...
This 3D Printed Chess Set Was Designed to Teach Users How to Play Intuitively

This 3D Printed Chess Set Was Designed to Teach Users How to Play Intuitively

It shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone that the game that we know as chess is very old–however, it is much older than most people would imagine. Modern chess is actually a variant of the game that it was based on, a four-player game called Chaturanga that originated in India back in the year 400. […]

It shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone that the game that we know as chess is very old–however, it is much older than most people would imagine. Modern chess is actually a variant of the game that it was based on, a four-player game called Chaturanga that...
Ordered to Cease & Desist, Designers Return with 2nd Set of Duchamp-Inspired 3D Printed Chess Pieces

Ordered to Cease & Desist, Designers Return with 2nd Set of Duchamp-Inspired 3D Printed Chess Pieces

3D printing seems to be the catalyst for a new world of creativity and innovation, perhaps infinite. Designers wow us at every turn it seems, with intricately fabricated 3D models. And while the gaming industry is one that walks hand in hand with 3D printing these days, the world of the traditional games–and one of […]

3D printing seems to be the catalyst for a new world of creativity and innovation, perhaps infinite. Designers wow us at every turn it seems, with intricately fabricated 3D models. And while the gaming industry is one that walks hand in hand with 3D printing these...
3D Printed Candlesticks Challenge Balance and Proportion

3D Printed Candlesticks Challenge Balance and Proportion

German artist and designer Kai Bracher enjoys exploring form and balance. His pieces exhibit his integration of the process of 3D printing as not only a means for creation but as a medium which imposes its own functional requirements and liberates particular aesthetic possibilities. Having worked with metal for years, he is highly cognizant of […]

German artist and designer Kai Bracher enjoys exploring form and balance. His pieces exhibit his integration of the process of 3D printing as not only a means for creation but as a medium which imposes its own functional requirements and liberates particular aesthetic...
Jurassic Park 3D Printed Chess Set Pits T-Rex Against Stegosaurus

Jurassic Park 3D Printed Chess Set Pits T-Rex Against Stegosaurus

The popularization of 3D printing has led to the development of a vast number of chess sets with all sorts of figures from the abstract to the adorable. Recently, Guilhem Cano contributed to the world’s population of chess pieces with the creation of a Jurassic Park set. Interested in keeping the pieces as true to the movies […]

The popularization of 3D printing has led to the development of a vast number of chess sets with all sorts of figures from the abstract to the adorable. Recently, Guilhem Cano contributed to the world’s population of chess pieces with the creation of a Jurassic...
This Week's Top 3D Printable 3DShare Models: Kittens, an Angry Bird Egg Cup & More

This Week's Top 3D Printable 3DShare Models: Kittens, an Angry Bird Egg Cup & More

Each week we feature the top models from the online 3D file marketplace 3DShare. And each week the models are different, although regular designers get featured here because they continue to have the top models downloaded from the website. There are weeks when we feature more functional models, and weeks when the models are more artistic. And […]

Each week we feature the top models from the online 3D file marketplace 3DShare. And each week the models are different, although regular designers get featured here because they continue to have the top models downloaded from the website. There are weeks when we...
CGTrader's Top 3D Printable Models for the Month: Cat Riding a Unicorn, Presidents' Heads & More!

CGTrader's Top 3D Printable Models for the Month: Cat Riding a Unicorn, Presidents' Heads & More!

Each month we review the top viewed and top downloaded models from CGTrader, which reveals much about the latest trends and tastes among 3D printing fans.  After all, CGTrader is a web-based service devoted to makers and customers interested in uploading and downloading 3D printable models. You can sell your latest creation or buy a […]

Each month we review the top viewed and top downloaded models from CGTrader, which reveals much about the latest trends and tastes among 3D printing fans.  After all, CGTrader is a web-based service devoted to makers and customers interested in uploading and...
This Week's Top 3D Printable 3DShare Models for March 15-21, 2015

This Week's Top 3D Printable 3DShare Models for March 15-21, 2015

3DSha.re is an up-and-coming 3D printing model repository which takes a slightly different spin on the concept of sharing and distributing 3D printable files. Just like there is an app store for your smartphone, smart TV, and other electronic devices, 3DShare believes that this business model should also be implemented into the 3D printing space. The […]

3DSha.re is an up-and-coming 3D printing model repository which takes a slightly different spin on the concept of sharing and distributing 3D printable files. Just like there is an app store for your smartphone, smart TV, and other electronic devices, 3DShare believes...
Fractal Artist Shows Stunning Strategy in Creating 3D Printed Surreal Chess Set

Fractal Artist Shows Stunning Strategy in Creating 3D Printed Surreal Chess Set

As so often happens, when 3D designers and 3D printing collide, the story is a combination of utilitarian concept and works of art. These are generally items being made for use, but the people behind them show expansive creativity and define art talent in a multitude in ways. Add all of these things up with […]

As so often happens, when 3D designers and 3D printing collide, the story is a combination of utilitarian concept and works of art. These are generally items being made for use, but the people behind them show expansive creativity and define art talent in a multitude...
df3d Creates Exquisite, High-end 3D Printed Chess Pieces using SLA Technology

df3d Creates Exquisite, High-end 3D Printed Chess Pieces using SLA Technology

Chess is one of the older board games that still remains popular in today’s culture. It’s a game that is played by millions of people worldwide, and is far more than a simple game of skill. It pits two individuals against each other to determine which of them is the more intelligent, forward thinking person. […]

Chess is one of the older board games that still remains popular in today’s culture. It’s a game that is played by millions of people worldwide, and is far more than a simple game of skill. It pits two individuals against each other to determine which of...