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35 Examples of 3D Printable Entertainment

From DIY Drone Kits to Redesigned Puzzle Boards

— May 5, 2016 — Tech
With the rise of maker culture, 3D printable entertainment has become the go-to option for those who like to experiment with new technology in a hands-on way. With so many tutorials to choose from, there are projects designed for all skill levels.

Despite the fact that 3D printing is a futuristic form of technology, many consumers are using their 3D printers to create low-tech games and toys. Indeed, many classic games such as checkers, chess and pinball are gaining newfound popularity thanks to 3D printing. Even games such as Dungeons and Dragons has been improved due to tutorials that allow players to print their own game pieces at home.

On the other hand, many examples of 3D printable entertainment refer to high-tech projects that make it easier for consumers to experiment with new technology at home. For instance, there are a number of tutorials for creating DIY gaming consoles out of 3D-printed pieces and Raspberry Pi computers. The same is true for robot toys that introduce children to STEM through the use of 3D printable kits.
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DIY 3D-Printed Pumpkins
DIY 3D-Printed Pumpkins
This Halloween Ornament Can Be Made and Customized At Home
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3D-Printed Sitars
3D-Printed Sitars
3DLI Has Created the World's First Functional 3D-Printed Sitars
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Spider-Like DIY Robots
Spider-Like DIY Robots
STEMI is a Six-Legged, Open Source Build-Your-Own Robot for Kids
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3D-Printed Checkerboards
3D-Printed Checkerboards
This DIY Draughts Set Can Be Made at Home with a 3D-Printer
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3D-Printed Subscription Boxes
3D-Printed Subscription Boxes
'Cubeforme' is a Subscription That Delivers Monthly 3D-Printed Gifts
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DIY Trophy Racing Games
DIY Trophy Racing Games
Xmodule Rewards Players with 3D-Printable Car Trophies
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Printable Gaming Consoles
Printable Gaming Consoles
This DIY Game Boy Works as a Handheld Video Game Emulation Station
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3D-Printed Headphones
3D-Printed Headphones
This Kit Allows Users to Create Customized Headphones
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Smartphone-Connected Racing Toys
Smartphone-Connected Racing Toys
The 3D-Printed 3DRacers Create Smart Racing Car Games
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Retro 3D-Printed Games
Retro 3D-Printed Games
'Four in a Row' Reinterprets a Classic Game with Additive Manufacturing
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DIY Drone Kits
DIY Drone Kits
The Flexbot Kit Helps You Create and Assemble Your Own Quadcopter
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3D-Printed CD Players
3D-Printed CD Players
Botz&Us' Music Player Boasts a Sound to Rival High-End Systems
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Printed Naval Games
Printed Naval Games
This Battleship Game Recreates a Classic Guessing Game with 3D Printing
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Smartphone-Free VR Consoles
Smartphone-Free VR Consoles
The Pockulus Headset is Designed to Make VR Technology More Accessible
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3D-Printed Castle Toys
3D-Printed Castle Toys
Engineer Mariano Gros Baneres Recreates Elsa's Frozen Castle
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Redesigned Puzzle Boards
Redesigned Puzzle Boards
The Classic Tic Tac Toe Board is Reimagined with 3D Printing
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3D-Printed Puppet Toys
3D-Printed Puppet Toys
MakerBot Now Offers a Printable 3D Toy of Sesame Street's 'Snuffy'
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3D-Printed Toy Drones
3D-Printed Toy Drones
The Firefly Drone Features Components Created Using a 3D Printer
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Gaming Keyboard Joysticks
Gaming Keyboard Joysticks
The 'KeyStick' is a Nylon Plastic Tool to Transform Ordinary Keyboards
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DIY Toy Robot Kits
DIY Toy Robot Kits
The 'Tio' Robotic Building Block System Lets Kids Create Complex Toys
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Intuitive Smartphone Robots
Intuitive Smartphone Robots
MobBob is a Charming 3D-Printed Robot with its Own Set of Legs
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Planter Game Boards
Planter Game Boards
This 3D-Printed Chess Set is Like a Playable Miniature Garden
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Mini See-Thru Computers
Mini See-Thru Computers
The 'PINE64' Quad-Core Mini PC is Capable of a Variety of Functions
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3D-Printed Game Pieces
3D-Printed Game Pieces
These DIY Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures Can Be Printed at Home
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DIY Arcade Machines
DIY Arcade Machines
This Arcade Machine is Made Using a Raspberry Pi 2 Computer
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3D-Printed Anime Characters
3D-Printed Anime Characters
These Mini Pokémon Models Celebrate the Franchise's 20th Anniversary
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DIY Chess Sets
DIY Chess Sets
This Micro Chess Set Can Be Made at Home with a 3D Printer
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3D-Printed Pinball Games
3D-Printed Pinball Games
This Two-Player Pinball Game Puts a Creative Twist on Tabletop Football
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DIY Gamer Armbands
DIY Gamer Armbands
This DIY Pipboy 3000 is Created Using a Raspberry Pi Mini PC
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3D-Printed Marble Mazes
3D-Printed Marble Mazes
This DIY Marble Machine Toy Explores Fantastical Architecture
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DIY 3D-Printed Video Games
DIY 3D-Printed Video Games
The 'Pirakeet' Handheld Game Console was Created Using a 3D Printer
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3D-Printed Pinhole Cameras
3D-Printed Pinhole Cameras
This 3D-Printed Camera Brings a New Perspective to Old Photography
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Quirky 3D-Printed Toys
Quirky 3D-Printed Toys
Makerbot's Official Uglydolls Toys Make Unconventional Action Figures
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Custom Electric Violins
Custom Electric Violins
Stepan Ignatovich's ElViolin Takes Inspiration From a Fiddle
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DIY Entertainment Systems
DIY Entertainment Systems
'PlayBox' is a 3D-Printed Device for Music, Radio, Videos and Gaming
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Teddy Puzzle Toys
Teddy Puzzle Toys
Ozobear Challenges Kids with Twisting 3D-Printed Blocks
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