CREATE AND IMPROVE YOUR BOARD GAMES WITH 3D PRINTING
Creating your own board games and improving those you already have is possible with a 3D printer.
Some examples of board games to be 3D printed
3D print a Connect Four
Many classic board games can be downloaded free of charge from the Internet, such as this Connect Four created by MosaicManufacturing, available here.
3D print a miniature foosball
To have fun with family or friends, why not printing a miniature foosball like the one below, downloadable for 4,20 euros here.
Improve existing games with 3D printing
In addition to creating many board games, 3D printing can be very useful to improve existing games or to 3D print lost or broken parts. Here are some examples of games that can be improved.
Improve your dart game with 3D printing
If you have an electronic dart game, you can print these shurikens to have fun and improve your dexterity. The 3D files created by Smallgran can be downloaded for free here.
Improve your board game with 3D printing
In order to improve your gaming experience or even to avoid paying for extensions, you can use 3D printing.
In the video below, you can see how the board game Terraforming Mars has been improved with different 3D printed parts.
It is also possible to increase the size of the parts you 3D print such as Gaetan from the Dagoma club which 3D printed large tiles for the game The Settlers of Catan.
3D print storage spaces for board games
This organizer for the Gloomhaven game created by Robagon allows you, for example, to avoid having to take out the different types of cards and pieces at each game session. You can download it for free here.
3D print a lost or broken part
3D printing is very useful when you lose a piece of your favorite board game. Thanks to very simple modeling software such as Thinkercad
You can find the 3D file created by Astubzh on Thingiverse at this link.
Purchase your own 3D printer