Game Night Just Got a Heartfelt Upgrade

by | Mar 1, 2024 | 3d models | 0 comments

Hey Sparky people, Tessa here getting into something a bit different today. Not only are we going to chat about a fun and impactful addition to your game nights, but we’re also tackling a big question: Is 3D printing a good hobby? Spoiler alert: It’s not just good.. it’s fantastic! 🌟

The Easter Bilby Game Piece

First off, let me introduce you to the latest from my creative corner – a 3D printable bilby game piece, inspired by the 3D Printing Easter Bilby Project. This project aims to spotlight the plight of Australia’s adorable yet endangered bilbies.

Why focus on bilbies? Well, they’re not just cute; they’re a symbol of the Australian ecosystem that’s currently facing significant threats. And as an Aussie, it’s a cause that hits very close to home. But here’s the special twist – this bilby game piece designed to fit perfectly in the classic “Trouble” game board. Not just that, it’s versatile enough to be used in a variety of other board games, from the strategic paths of Snakes and Ladders to the property battles of Monopoly, or even as a unique character token in your favorite tabletop RPGs.

Here’s the kicker – 3D printing these game pieces is super simple:

  • No supports needed – making your printing journey smooth sailing.
  • Standard settings are perfect – I went with a 0.2 layer height, but feel free to play around for smoother finishes.
  • Most importantly, they’re incredibly fun to use and bring a whole new level of engagement to your favorite board games.

#BilbyLove in every game night? Absolutely! This project isn’t just about adding a unique touch to your board game adventures; it’s about bringing us together for a cause, showing that 3D printing can be both a delightful hobby and a powerful tool for change.

So, Is 3D Printing a Good Hobby?

Absolutely, and here’s why:

  • Creativity Unleashed: From whimsical game pieces to practical household items, the possibilities are endless.
  • Community and Connection: Join a vibrant community of makers, where sharing, learning, and support turn a hobby into a shared passion.
  • Empowerment Through Making: There’s something incredibly satisfying about turning a digital model into a physical object with your own hands.
  • Educational Value: It’s a constant learning experience that encompasses design, engineering, and problem-solving.
  • Making a Difference: As seen with the Easter Bilby Project, 3D printing offers unique opportunities to support causes you care about, making it not just a hobby but a platform for advocacy and awareness.

In wrapping up, whether you’re a seasoned pro or just curious about the world of 3D printing, let this bilby game piece project inspire you to explore the endless possibilities that this hobby offers. It’s about fun, creativity, community, and sometimes, it’s about bringing attention to those in need, one print at a time.

Let’s spread the word, save these cuties, and discover the joys of 3D printing together.

Read more about the bilby project on the project page and download this model for free, share your prints and raise awareness Free to Download: Bilby Game Token!
#bilby #easterbilby #savethebilby #3dpeasterbilbyproject


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