Games, Games, Games

I bought a few new games. I wanted to try a few different styles of board games and I...

Art Projects

I have worked on various art projects over the years. This is a collection of some of those projects....

Programming Projects

I have worked on various personal and professional computer programming projects over the years. This is a collection of...
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New Linkage 3.4.7 With Oscillating Inputs

Get it here: http://blog.rectorsquid.com/download-linkage/ I just added an Oscillation Limit Angle to the connector properties. If set to something above zero, the input will oscillate back and forth to that number of degrees and back. This number is always positive so you must use the RPM value sign…

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Sculpture and Art

New RBS “Thrown Together”

No, it’s not titled “Thrown Together,” that’s just a description of how I started it. As you can see in the video, the base is the working-platform for a previous sculpture (now sitting on a sheet of acrylic) and the motor mounts are just wood bits. First Full…

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Sculpture and Art

Gears for Lifter #3

The next lifter needs a crank that oscillates for about 200 degrees of a circle. The only way to achieve that is to use a motor crank to drive a crank on the big gear that then drives the small gear and its crank. 100 degrees of movement…

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Games

Game Review: Unfair

We backed Unfair by Good Games on Kickstarter having no idea what it would be like. But any game that shows a roller coaster on the box is my type of game! I’ll get right to the point of this review: Unfair is a really fun game. Now…

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Sculpture and Art

Lifter #3, Maybe?

Here’s a picture of a lifter ideas I threw together. The cool part is that the ball is lifted almost straight up – this is a straight line approximation mechanism – without a typical elevator or chain lift. The line where the ball goes up is drawn for…

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Sculpture and Art

Ball Lifter #2 Done!

Rolling Ball Lifter #2 is done. Here’s some video and pictures of the finished product. A quick search of this blog will yield other posts about the construction process. This Rolling Ball Sculpture, Marble Run, or Kugelbahn, is mostly a mechanical ball lift. The track is minimal to…

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