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I am a professional 3d artist. I had been keeping my eye on 3d printing when the reprap project came about a few years ago. Reprap is an open source project for the construction and operation of 3d printers. I purchased a 3d printer kit this fall. I assembled it and had been toying around with modeling things and printing them out. It dawned on me that I could incorporate another hobby of mine from my childhood.

I played tabletop wargames through my teens. I enjoyed the model making and painting mostly. I have a younger brother that plays IG. I figured I'd try modeling and printing some minis. I started with the Sentinel, and when that turned out so well, I started working on the Leman Russ.

Months went by, and another brother of mine suggested I post them to thingiverse. GW caught wind and sent thingiverse a DMCA. Its not as big of a deal as some are making it out to be. I am in no way affected.

I still plan to develop 28mm scaled vehicles. The single unit models won't print as well as the larger units/vehicles. Download Crosshair Overlay For Mac. I don't feel like rocking any boats, so I won't be openly distributing my 3d files. My current print area is about 10cm cubed. I will be building a second mendel style printer that will have a build volume of about 20cm cubed. I own a Makerbot Thing-o-Matic.

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In another 5-10 years GW might very well just cut their costs, stop making their own models and sell files that you get to print at home. The shops will just be a few 3D printers and a bunch of pictures with barcodes. In 5-10 years the quality of GW minis will keep increasing.

Remember, right now there is nothing stopping you from making your own minis from green stuff, paper cutouts, or just proxy stuff. Some people take the time to, some people do not. Most people just stick with GW, and for 2 main reasons. They like/love the quality, and its required in major tournaments. The key for me is anyone in the geek sphere knows what warhammer 40k is.

Most people who don't play is because of the cost really. If you boil it down, there really is a huge opportunity for warhammer to grow, but GW is pricing themselves out of it. I used to sell the things and it was perfect when the starter set was $60. Cost vs video game was an easy sell. Plus the company still made nearly $40 on a starter set, back in 4th ed. Hell starter sets should be a loss leader to hook people in. Most people who don't play is because of the cost really Again, what's your proof of that?

Lots of geeks earn enough that the cost is a non-issue and have much more expensive hobbies. I'm not suggesting that proof exists, quite the opposite in fact. If you boil it down, there really is a huge opportunity for warhammer to grow I'm afraid I don't agree with that assertion. I do agree that GW is shrinking their market share due to their current pricing strategy. There's some subtlety in that statement though - I feel the potential market is a certain size and lowering the prices significantly wouldn't grow the pie. Musiq Soulchild Soulstar Rar Download. Raising prices too much limits the size of the slice GW gets rather than shrinking the pie.