Companion Cube

by gianteye, published

Companion Cube by gianteye Aug 21, 2009


Since I'm on the subject of video games, why not the beloved Weighted Companion Cube? Forming emotional attachments to the cube is totally awesome when you print your own out on that FDM machine you've been using as a spare coatrack.

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what are the dimensions

If anyone makes an Aperture Science Emergency Intelligence Incinerator, I'm gonna go all GLaDOS-Killer on them.

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This is a medium resolution stl intended for FDM printing.

Do not burn it. It does in fact feel love.

*EDIT* I've discovered a few disturbing issues about my solidworks stl export utility. I've improved the bottom plane for better printing but am working on some odd scaling and orientation stuff that's getting spit out. Will be with you soon.


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Anonymous on Jan 13, 2012 said:

what are the dimensions

Anonymous on Feb 20, 2010 said:

If anyone makes an Aperture Science Emergency Intelligence Incinerator, I'm gonna go all GLaDOS-Killer on them.

Anonymous on Sep 24, 2009 said:
Anonymous on Aug 22, 2009 said:

Shouldn't it have heart shapes on the sides?

cyrozap on Aug 23, 2009 said:

It should, otherwise this is just a weighted storage cube.

cyrozap on Aug 21, 2009 said:

I'm printing this right now, and it doesn't look like it's coming out too well. More specifically, the areas underneath that are not supported don't print well. I would suggest adding support structures underneath them. Also, when I skeinforged it for the first time, I realized it was insanely small. I opened it in blender and saw that it was 2.5 -millimeters-, not inches, so I scaled it up.

Jontap on Aug 25, 2009 said:

I'm kinda new to this but I've been using blender forever.....I cant figure out how to see dimensions in blender tho. what do you do?

gianteye on Aug 22, 2009 said:

Thanks. I'll open it up and fix.

Anonymous on Aug 21, 2009 said:

Argh, I modeled this in Autocad from memory, and it's not as good as this one.
Curse you, for being so good. I need to get my printer working already.

gianteye on Aug 21, 2009 said:

Thanks. I did fudge the proportions just a bit to get it to build nicely in solidworks. It's funny how in the program you have to tread this line between doing a simple task a hundred times or an incredibly complex task in a scripted way to build even simple shapes.

Get that printer working. Get excited and make things!

Anonymous on Aug 21, 2009 said: