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Swamps of Death

Swamps of Death #shadowsofbrimstone

Swamps of Death My birthday has come and gone, the last of my still not 50 birthdays. This is the last year that I live outside of that 5th decade and I don’t know that I like that it is still fast approaching. But I digress… The family asked what …

Building Dungeons

Building Dungeons #makerthoughts

Building Dungeons I have been watching terrain creation videos and such for a long time now. Not as long as I have played games and what not but still its been a few years. Through them I have dabbled in scratch building pieces for various games (mostly for Gaslands). And …

For Need of a Tower

For Need of a Tower #3dprinting

For Need of a Tower As a crafter, I’m a bit wonky. Sure I can do some things and make some interesting bits but I tend to dial it in and hope for the best. I’m referring to things that take construction paper and glue and similar “projects”. In the …

Printed Solutions

Printed Solutions #makerproblems

Printed Solutions So here’s the thing… At times I think I have a problem. Yeah, I currently see the 3D printer as the solution maker. And many times it can be. I have gotten away from making stuff through foam and cardboard, at least most of the time. When it …

Building Armies

Building Armies #gamerproblems

Building Armies So what happens when you play table top games and war games and have a 3D printer at your disposal? Well, first you go through all sorts of problems to get it to work. And then it works for a bit and you run into all sorts of …

Saving a Printer

Saving a Printer #nerdproblems

Saving a Printer So in the quest to figure out how to print out war game models (referenced as minis as opposed to terrain pieces). I had developed some heater issues on the printer. Essentially, it came down to heat creep. The heater block was spreading heat up the feed …

Supurbia

Supurbia #reflection

Supurbia The neighborhood I live in is essentially two different neighborhoods. At least when it comes to the age of the houses. See, the street we live on is part of the original neighborhood. The houses here have been around since probably the 70s or so. The streets further into …

Printer aggravation

Printer Aggravations #aneta8

Printer Aggravations So I did a thing. You may remember that I was beginning to work on printing minis with the 3D printer. Well, I’m starting to figure it out. It’s a process for sure and there is always something new to learn. But its getting there. In my quest …

Printing the small

Printing the Small #3dprinting

Printing the Small I’m not sure if I have taken the time to talk about this yet. I have been attempting to make some changes to the 3D printer recently (and by recently I mean in the past month or so). See, I have been using a .4 nozzle. This …

Battle Ground

Battle Ground #Reflection

Battle Ground So yeah, I finished it. You didn’t even know I was reading it. That’s the magic of being in my own little world. Or something… Anyway, yeah, the next newest Dresden Files book came out a short time after the one before it. We have been waiting years …