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Latest from the laser

Here's a pic of the latest stuff I cut at the laser.  You should be able to see (though perhaps a little blurry) the brick, the wheat, the wood, and a sheep tile, as well as the various trading ports … Continue reading

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I’ve got Sheep in Wood

Here is the sheep tile design realized in wood, and set into the frame to give an idea of how it will look when everything is put together. There’s something really cool about feeling the tile in my hands, the … Continue reading

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Test Ports

I did a few more tests last week.  I had to revise the design of the ports because they were just a liiiiittle too big to fit in the spaces etched into the board.  These ones are 0.5mm smaller and … Continue reading

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A Classy Bottle of Port

Well the auction is over, and I am still trying to digest the results, but here's an update from last week at the laser.  I did some more cuts and tried etching the trading ports, seen above.  I really like … Continue reading

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Leather texture

Here’s a photo in which you can really see the texture of the leather backing.

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Blue City on the Plains

I’ve been trying to take some nice macro photographs of the frame in action. Here’s a first attempt.

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Version 2 In Action

I took my latest version to Just Awesome, a board game store here in San Francisco that lives up to its name. They have regular board game meetups, Sunday being the Strategy Gaming meetup.  I carried the board in a … Continue reading

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More Action

Here's a better shot of the prototype in action

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In Action On a Blanket

Yes, the photo is a little blurry, but, like bigfoot, eyewitness reports have confirmed the veracity of this information. This is truly Settlers of Catan being played on a blanket in a park (Dolores Park in San Francisco for the … Continue reading

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The Obsession

As a bit more backstory, I had made my fateful purchase of Catan after reading an article about it in Wired magazine in 2009. Come halloween, my interest in Settlers of Catan was evident to everyone.  Concerned friends have yet … Continue reading

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