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The game of 15

by Clax, published

The game of 15 by Clax Jan 3, 2012

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I wanted to recreate an old game that reminds me of my childhood, when there were no Playstation, PSP or similar. Can even today be a nice gift for a child "modern" ...

The zip file contains 15 file.stl of the individual numbers, for those who prefer this printing solution.

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then to your idea would be to reduce the size of the game to those of a business card (about 50x50mm). Certainly it would be more uncomfortable to play, but it is a nice idea. However, require some test prints with higher resolution.

But I fear the hollow lettering are not a good idea. The tiles entering in each other and would cover the hollow. And then there would be problems printing.

4 layers. back, 3 thin for the pieces and the space they occuply and the top enclosing. it could go onto a business card half pretty easily, if it scales. the lettering could be hollow to see the color through. [x].] or centered [[x]]

if I understand it, would you put a picture of this thing on a business card. Sure seems to me an original idea.

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Instructions

_ Print the pieces (without support)
_ With a small file, clean up the pieces (especially the numbers)
_ With a small pliers to remove the supports of the lid (see photo)
_ Assemble everything as images
_ Challenge a friend, your children or your grandson in a race to time ;)

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elspeth on Feb 18, 2012 said:

excellent, excellent...very, very nice

kenwshmt on Feb 18, 2012 said:

I have to ask, and will ultimatly redesign for one.. can this fit on a business card somewhow? I can think of several ways, but what do yall think?

Clax on Feb 18, 2012 said:

if I understand it, would you put a picture of this thing on a business card. Sure seems to me an original idea.

mread on Jan 5, 2012 said:

Thanks, this was one of my favourite toys when I was 10 !

TwoWheeler on Jan 5, 2012 said:

My sister and I had a Popeye themed set of these one Christmas. Popeye, Olive Oil, Brutus and Sweat Pea had to be lined up according to a picture in a dial spin. We competed to see who could finish their puzzle first. Within a few days, we were both finishing them in less than 30 seconds. Great memory's. Will print one of these for sure.

RichRap on Jan 5, 2012 said:

Very nice job! :)

Aeva on Jan 4, 2012 said:

Pretty awesome =) These are a lot of fun to play with.

So... challenge a friend, son or grandson? No daughters or grand daughters? :-P

Clax on Jan 4, 2012 said:

but certainly! even daughters, grand daughters mainly ;)

now quickly remedied
...do not get mad, it's just because of my bad English

AndyP on Jan 4, 2012 said:

And how do you play the game?

jkeegan on Jan 5, 2012 said:

??!? Did you seriously not know how to play the game??

Wow, I must be getting old...

... but even the Macintosh had this as a built-in "Desk Accessory" in 1984..

Wow, that was TWENTY EIGHT YEARS AGO..

Yeahhhh.. Wow..

RobertHunt on Jan 4, 2012 said:

Scramble the tiles and then try and get them back in order from 1 to 15? You often find these types of puzzles as a toy in Christmas crackers here in the UK, they typically feature a picture you need to reconstruct rather than numbers.

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