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With my first bee printed I had an abundance of questions and ideas. This 2-part post and the next post happened in parallel but I’ve tried to put some order on the chaos.

I still find it difficult in 3D printing to find the line between the effect of the material used in the print and the effect...

3D printing is new, shiny and a wonderful opportunity to make amazing things. From the outside, it looks easy but it can be really difficult to get the good quality information on it. That is where I struggled starting out. Here I’ll share the things I’ve learned on my own journey so that you might...

Hidden roles add a layer of social deduction to a board game. Players must try to analyse other people's decisions to surmise their secret role. Do you have the same objective as everyone else? Are you a traitor and do people suspect you? Should you make a decision against your objective to cover yo...

Mafia and Werewolf are two names for the same game. It was originally called Mafia so this is how I will refer to it in this post. Mafia is a fantastic social deduction party game for all ages. One group of players are secretly the Mafia and the other group are civilians. Every night the Mafia take...

Dexterity in board games is about incorporating the real world as part of the challenge. The sweat on your palms, the strength of your muscles, the speed of your reflexes. These things are different for everyone and change regularly. Does relying on the dexterity of the player create too much chaos?...

Board games are currently in a time of renaissance. People around the world are realizing the best way to get people to talk, to challenge and to have fun together is around a board game. Cooperative games allow everyone to work together to beat the game. Does this take out the competitive element?...