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8-Bit Videogame Coasters

by hockenmaier, published

8-Bit Videogame Coasters by hockenmaier Jul 9, 2013

Description

If you like retro video games and also drinking things, you're in luck!
This full set of 8 unique video game coasters comes with themed coaster holders for sets of either 4 or 8! Print them for your living room! Print them for your friends!
I hope these characters remind you of some of your favorite series.
Also find and awesome customizable version by ahtly here:
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:139754

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I came here to say that but you beat me to it :D
Hey, @BarnaculesNerdgasm printed this, and his turned out pretty awesome!!!!!
this is awesome

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Instructions

Print all files with no support.
Hand-wash only!

Hey, @BarnaculesNerdgasm printed this, and his turned out pretty awesome!!!!!

<p>this is awesome</p>

<p>I customized your design : http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:139754 <br>My friends went crazy when they saw this, and more when they realised that they could be customized, so I decided to share crazyness.</p>

<p>Thanks for sharing a blank coaster so we can have this.</p>

Customization pack for 8-bit Videogame Coasters by hockenmaier
by ahtly

<p>We haven't made anything yet. No 3D printer as of August, but your coasters look great. Hope it will be a good first project.</p>

<p>These are great!</p>

<p>Amazing! Great way to add some awesome to your coaster is to swap filament colors halfway up! In your favorite 8-bit colors!</p>

suatbatu - in reply to bvac

I came here to say that but you beat me to it :D

<p>That is a great idea! I'm going to try that out and post a new pic.</p>

<p>Would love a customizable version so we could swap out the characters in the middle. Either way, very cool!</p>

<p>Interesting idea! I've never made a customizable thing: is there a way to input some kind of image or design to be part of the object rather than variable parameters?</p>

<p>I'm not that experienced with OpenSCAD but I know you could design the base STL (without a character) and then in OpenSCAD import the base STL and then a character STL to go in the middle, then export the combined STL. So just supplying a "blank" coaster would get us most of the way there.</p>

<p>Good idea. Since I'm not going to be able to learn OpenSCAD overnight, I've uploaded a "custimization package" with a blank STL file as well as a couple of Solidworks files I used, for those of you who want to make new characters or designs.</p>

<p>Also, if anyone has an idea for a game character or item they think would work well on one of these coasters, I may be inclined to design a few more...</p>

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