Tag Archives: Deweycat

“Dead Men Do Tell Tales!” A Bolt Action Scenario with a wee bit of 3D printing…

“Dead Men Do Tell Tales!” A Bolt Action Scenario with a wee bit of 3D printing… Being able to a creator with your 3D printer not only allows you to expand your wargaming armies, it can also allow you to keep your gaming fresh by designing and playing new scenarios. While my own gaming is […]

Chapter 8 : There Is More To 3D Print Than Tanks!!

Chapter 8 – There is more to 3D Print than Tanks! You can do so much with your printer to improve your gaming experience. Every game table benefits from good looking terrain, and there are a lot of .stls available to help you print your own. Terrain makes the game table, and much like ambience […]

The Soviet Universal Carrier

The Soviet T-20 Komsomolets The Soviet Universal Carrier     The History The T20 Komsomolets was a small armored tractor which was designed for towing artillery pieces. The T-20 played part in the motorization of Red Army artillery units in the late 1930s and saw extensive action in the Winter War and first half of WWII […]

The T-60 and T-60 BM8-24: Uncle Joe’s Little Tank That Could

Uncle Joe’s Little Tank That Could… The T-60 and T-60 BM8-24 The History The T-60 Light Tank Nicholas Astrov’s design team at Moscow Factory No. 37 was assigned the task of designing amphibious and non-amphibious scout tanks in 1938. They produced the T-30A and T-30B prototypes. The former was to be manufactured as the T-40 […]

Chapter 7 : Be Choosy!!!

Chapter 7 : Don’t Hesitate to be Fussy!!   Okay, let’s jump ahead and say that you have plunged into the 3D printing pool, which is the only way as there is no shallow end. Aided by  your printer’s manuals and tips from Facebook user forums and YouTube videos, you have succeeded to fine tune […]

Chapter 6 : Sometimes Size Does Matter!

Chapter 6 Sometimes, Size Does Matter! As you gain experience in hunting down printable .stl files for your gaming needs, you will encounter the fact that there are a good many different scales used by the creators of 3D designs. Personally, I game exclusively in 28mm, which is 1/56th scale. The other common scales in […]

Chapter 5 – Actually Printing Something!!

Chapter 5 – Actually Printing Something? In this chapter we will give a quick overview of the process of printing on an FDM (printer) printer. I will keep this as generic as possible, due to the many variances among makes when actually setting up before commencing a print. Each printer will be different, and you […]

Deweycat drops a bunch of new WWII files on Thingiverse and CGTrader

Regular contributor to Wargaming3D.com Deweycat just dropped a bunch of original and remix files up on his Thingiverse and CGTrader accounts respectively.  In his own words: 1) A British 25 pounder field gun and ammo limber. This is an original file. There is a 25 pounder gun at a memorial for the 2nd R.C.H.A. in my […]

Chapter 4 – Not quite ready to leap into 3d printing? Here are other options for you!

Chapter 4 : Not yet ready to make the leap into 3D printing? Here are some other options for you.   Getting started into 3D printing at home is a big step, no question about it. It requires a significant investment of both money and time. Home 3D printing has advanced significantly in the past […]

Chapter 3 – 3D Printing and You – All the Other Stuff You Will Need

Okay, you have taken the plunge and have ordered that 3D printer… and you are counting down the days until it arrives on your porch. But there is other “stuff” you are going to need. You don’t want to buy anything that you don’t need, but you don’t want to get half way through your […]