I keep going back and forth on getting one, its an investment, and while doing it, I started thinking ‘well what would I actually make with it’. It got me wondering what other people would print up if they could. so, what would YOU print if you had a 3D printer?
I’d try to buy parts for a DIY emulator handheld with SIX buttons (because they don’t exist except for the old Genesis Nomad and cheap Genesis emulators), then print the custom casing to put the guts into.
And basically everything they sell at 99 cent stores. Imagine all your holiday shopping amounts to bringing home a bag of plastic sand. Interesting times we live in.
“Z0mg, Unreall won Evo using a Power Glove for the PS3 instead of a joystick” haha that would be classic. Though that does lead me to cosplay which I’ve been thinking about lately :head nods at idea:.
So a case for a Rasberry Pi that has buttons…pretty much the old school gameboy…with the genesis 6 button layout?
I already thought about those internet sex toys that are like USB vaginas. True Story, M$ doesn’t think vaginas is a word haha. I wonder how hard a fleshlight would be to make shrug. I’d need ot have one already to scan.
I dunno. There is a hardness and weight you want with an arcade stick that I’m not sure could be easily duplicated with a 3D printer. I wish you could 3D print acrylic/clear though. That would be my dream.
Aside from a future wifu, I think it’d be cool to print out a bunch of car parts and paint them different interchangeable colors so when I go out I match my car like a pimp.
This technology needs to go towards nano-scale construction, where we’re bonding atoms together to build molecules and constructing whatever we want. Build a damn house out of diamond if you want. The Diamond Age. A good representation of what a society capable of doing that would look like can be found in the book of the same name. In reality, I think that corporations would no longer sell products, but rather ideas and information. The absolute richest individuals would have 100% naturally-derived materials, the bastards. Just like in the book.
With that, I’ll start making cheese and chocolate figures of all sorts of shit. For example, I’ll create a cheese diorama of Ryu giving Sagat an RK to the chest. It’ll be a hit at parties and delicious.