Designing some buildings for Scythe  - Check it out!

Designing some buildings for Scythe - Check it out!

Check out our Scythe Minis. Prototypes are coming along nicely. We are still getting used to our printers, so have a few print errors but WOW the resolution and detail is crazy. We've been able to take advantage of this and increase the detail in our designs significantly. Since we can't print in multi colours for resin, we will need to sell these models unpainted, or potentially charge a painting fee. More details coming - let us know what you think:

Scythe Mini
Scythe Mini

Check out the size in comparison to a Lego figure - our models are detailed everywhere you look. Barrels, Stones, Bricks, Ladders, Boiler doors with bolts, Cogs, Wood grains. We are loving these prints.

Scythe Mine Mini Size next to Lego figure
Scythe Mini

So print issues that we are resolving

- we have damaged the prints removing them from the build plate. We have found a fix for this.

- Some prints we are getting a failure on a layer - can be seen in that star. We are fairly confident we have this sorted now. Trick is the print delay and lift settings and more supports. Its to do with the shear stresses involved when printing. We have also lubricated the z-axis as well to eliminate causes from this.

- You'll notice one of the supports we removed on the windmill took a piece out of the blade. We have lightened the support on this spot, which seems to have done the trick.

- half of the wheel missing on the mine. Not enough supports - easily fixed.

You might be wondering with such a small detailed print - how fragile is it? Well obviously its not indestructible but you'll be surprised. There is considerable flex before snapping occurs - check below - note: we have since made the blade about 0.2mm thicker than the one picture below.

Scythe MiniScythe Mini

Once we have kitted out our Scythe :-) , we should be good to set this as product on our store. Stay tuned.

Note: 3D tokens, upgraded items and organisers are in no way affiliated or endorsed by the producers of the board games we are designing organisers and components for. Artwork is completely original and designed in our own imagination and style from scratch. Our coming soon blog is sometimes used as a thoughts process in our design work and are experimental or conceptual for the board games we own. They may not become available for sale and are purely conceptual. As with all art work and creativity process, some things work out, some we trash, some we shelve, or only use for ourselves. Before we decide to make a product available we carefully assess if they are suitable to sell, that they pass certain criteria, including but not limited to play testing, durability testing, printing feasibility, effort, and any other costs associated to sell or produce and share. We are a very small business so we do not have the means sometimes to make these available, but our enjoyment comes in this hobby from others enjoying the creations we have made. If you like our creations we would love to hear from you.

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