Favorite filament for printing minis?

by MHypothetical

I'm curious what filament types people are using to print gaming minis! They can be quite challenging prints with a combination of fine details, overhangs needing support, and small breakable bits.

I've mostly used Hatchbox and Makergeeks brand PLA..mostly because those are what I started with and have dialed in. The standard PLA from these brands has been very consistent for me. However I've never been able to get support that removes as cleanly as I'd like.

I also like the woodfill PLA from Hatchbox and the new Raptor PLA from makergeeks. The woodfill has a slightly grainy texture that makes print lines less visible, and support is easy to remove. Downside is it's a bit brittle. The Raptor PLA is advertised as high-strength, and thin parts hold up a lot better. Seems to need more attention to ooze control than regular PLA though.

So...anyone have some secret-sauce filament they'd like to share? :)

(I'm printing on a flashforge creator pro)

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Rocket Pig Games MONSTER MINIATURE Patreon is now Live!

by rocketpiggames

Check us out and get in while there is still Founder Tier levels left!
All our miniature print with No Supports!
and come with based version and without bases (for resin printer users)!


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LAST BIG SALE ends at MIDNIGHT! (monsters, minis and terrain)

by rocketpiggames


There wont be any more sales at all for months.
There wont be anymore 35% OFF sales ever.
So get everything now!

use code: XMAS35 for your 35% OFF discount.

Ends at 12AM EST

KICKSTARTER goes LIVE next Week!

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Our Gothic City KICKSTARTER will go LIVE in a couple of weeks!

by rocketpiggames

Please follow us on Facebook and/or Kickstarter itself to get the heads up and an early bird pledge!

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Epic Dungeon crawl

by LoneBlackfang

Hey Guys and Gals

I am currently working on printing a epic sized dungeon that I am looking to run at a charity event for my local childern's hospital. However, I am in need of some help with printing the parts. if you would like to help out with this you can contact me here and I will get back to you as soon as I can with the details. It is more that it big in the terms of the number of parts that need to be printed not in the size of the parts . You can find the first area of the dungeon @ https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1TgcAWKF6-AoA7-f0XABxHxunww9-FCdP?usp=sharing

Lone Blackfang

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Question about printing human figures

by Runoved

Now I have Anycubic i3 mega with a 0.2 mm nozzle. And there are no problems with printing terrain or monsters. But there are problems with the figures of characters.
How do you arrange the model and supports when you print figures for example on a 28mm scale?
What kind of program for the preparation of the models do you use, and how do you customize the supports?
And is it worth to divide the models into parts for better printing, for example to separate hands?
Perhaps somewhere there are articles and manuals about this topic. But unfortunately I could not find it.
Thank you in advance for your advice.

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D&D Marks

by noodlesman222

Just made my second D&D Marks marks for those who printed my last one. Hope you enjoy and game on.

2 https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3099211

1 https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3054305

D&D Marks Set 2
D&D Marks
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Character Design

by andrewchoy

Anyone know the best software to design a 3D model of cartoon like characters?? I am only familiar with designing mechanical things. Thanks.

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The Pit on BACKERKIT right now.

by kerberosproductions


Hey everyone! Thanks for all the support on The Pit campaign. We were successful!! As we move on just wanted to let those of you who have been enjoying the Pit figs we posted for free on here, that we were still offering a package on the backerkit page where you could receive ALL the monster figs plans that will ever be available for The Pit in stores. This package will contain over 30 orginal fig plans (and includes the ones found on our page here) Plans are in .stl files and are compatible with the vast majority of resin and filament printers.

backerkit figs kerberos productions PLANS_3D_PRINT the pit
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