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Dragon Chess! Alien Beauty Dragon (The Queen)

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Dragon Chess! A comprehensive chess set comprising of 6 original dragon sculpts. Figures propotioned to allow for easy piece recognition and play.

This is the queen. She is exactly how I would imagine an off world dragon would look; less rugged and more refined than her Earth counterparts, I can imagine her flying gracefully across an alien sky.

Scaled to play on a board with 2.5inch (6.35cm) squares. The pieces will scale down to fit smaller boards. The piece is highly detailed and can scale up to larger sizes should you just want to use it as an ornament.

Want to know how to paint the dragons?

https://www.instructables.com/id/Dragon-Chess-Painting-the-Dragons/

3D printing settings

Designed to be printed on a resin printer. Has been tested on the Prusa SL1 and the Elegoo Mars. I have printed successully with the base flat on the bed and with no supports.

Due to requests, I am including the following files:

1) The dragon model as a solid. This is suitable for FDM printing and for resin printing, people can make their own decisions regarding hollowing and/or drain hole locations

2) The hollow shape and drain holes as subtractive shapes that I used. These can be used as a point of reference or just some ideas. You would need to subtract these from the solid.

3) The dragon model pre-hollowed with my shape and drain holes. This is suggested only with the model at the current scale and printed with the base flat on the bed and was successful with the Prusa SL1 and the Elegoo Mars. I do not guarantee success with other printer models and scales and you use these at your own risk.
4) NOTE: I have uploaded second versions of the queen, the hollowed queen and the hollowed shape as the original had an undesirable thin area when using my original hollow shape (although not in any visually obvious) and I wanted to get that fixed. Apologies for any inconvenience the first version may have caused.

Please do not ask me to hollow models for you etc... I honestly don't have the time and there are plenty of places online where you can ask for help.

The Queen prints on a FDM printer too with NO SUPPORTS! You can see her printed in SnoLabs Black Amethyst PLA+ with her resin sister with with silver.

  • 3D file format: STL
  • Last update: 2019/12/15 at 20:15
  • Publication date: 2019/11/19 at 00:34

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British techie (now 3D artist and designer) living in Texas since 2013. Owner of various open source printers. Love of assemblies, automata and support free models.

If you need to contact me directly, please do so via Twitter:

https://twitter.com/loubie_3D

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