I’ve been busy busy busy with my general life, and realize I haven’t updated in a while. Here’s some updates on things since my last post:
I’ve been working on getting sign-offs at the local makerspace. Here’s what I’ve gotten through so far:
- Laser Cutters
- FDM Printers (I’ve been using my own for years, but you still have to get the signoffs from the facility.
- Blacksmithing Safety
- Woodworking shop yellow tools
- Mixed Media
For those of you who stopped by the NOVA Labs grand opening, here’s how the minis were made.
Don’t try to be a hero. Be a professional.
Too many “destined heroes” die because they rushed in to “save the day.”
Distribute useful items you find to where they will do the party the most good. Enhance strengths and/or cover weaknesses.
We gave Wilhelm the boots of soft landings. Now his frequent falls have gone from being a source of concern to a source of comedy.
Don’t let your loot be your death. Carry only what you can move with. Bulky and/or heavy items need to be easy to drop or remove.
Stu, quit tying stuff to yourself with tight knots, or we might not be able to pull you up when you stumble off a cliff again.
Keep your bandages and health potions easily accessible. Make sure you AND your party members know where you carry them.
If you’re relying on others to have healing materials on hand… you might just bleed out while they panic.
If someone yells stop, STOP. They may be aware of a danger you haven’t noticed yet.
Poor Buckley doesn’t listen to the rogue, and keeps triggering things. Don’t be like Buckley.
Pay attention to your surroundings. This includes above, below, behind, and all around you.
Wilhelm, stop standing near the edge of things when combat has started. Yes, we will keep mocking your screams.
The more obvious and tempting it is, the more likely it’s trapped, cursed, an ambush, and/or a monster in disguise.
Seriously, who leaves unguarded treasure out in the open?
Things have been really busy the past few months, but I’m finally getting back to working on the 3D printer.
I’ve been splicing various premade models designed for previous generations of the Monoprice Select Mini into one that allows for a better hotend fan and a part cooling fan.
Next up is properly setting up the wiring, manual switch, and integrating it into the wire bundle for the hot-end. Then recalibration.