Is 3d printing for real

Discussion in 'Indie Related Chat' started by contraboy, Jun 17, 2016.

  1. contraboy

    contraboy New Member

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    So I've been hearing all this stuff about '3d printed robots' and '3d printed drum sets'.

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bhaskar-chakravorti/3-ways-in-which-a-3d-prin_b_9407310.html

    Is this stuff really happening? Like I can now simply upload a file in a printing machine and get stuff 'made' in physical form?

    This place even seem to carry these files. Like this Xbox Conroller extender (Looks kind of cheap though lol).
    https://pinshape.com/items/15728-3d-printed-killstix-xbox-360-pro-game-controller-stick-extenders

    I hope it's real because I'm still awaiting the god dang hoverboard :(
     
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  2. AlexINF

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    Yeah, it's pretty real. And they're starting to say that they are developing 3d printers for food, houses and more.
     
  3. metateen

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    3D printing for food? We already have 3D printed food!

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  4. bantamcitygames

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    Yeah, one guy that used to frequent these forums had one of the 3D models from his game sent away and they created some cool figures.
     
  5. Rekusi

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    Plans for a wrench were sent to the space station, and they 3d printed the wrench up there.
     
  6. bantamcitygames

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    That is the best case of 3D printing I've ever heard of :)
     
  7. Vonyco

    Vonyco New Member

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    It's a conspiracy
     

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