Time to wrap up this week’s build and do some test prints! Four spools of plastic are ready, and Sean has prepared a model to test this multi-material upgrade. The finished pieces look amazing!
Tested’s Senior Producer Joey dives into his lighting setups for filming Tested videos in various studio and workshop environments, using his favorite LED studio light: the Aputure 120D Lightstorm.
In our final Still Untitled episode of the year, we present an extended spoiler-filled review of Star Wars: The Last Jedi! Adam, Norm, and Will jump right into the discussion after watching the film that morning, with Adam having seen it once, Norm twice, and Will three times. There’s so much talk about! Also, please help support us by filling out this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/testedpodcast Thanks, and see you in 2018!
The intricate wirework for the Prusa i3 multi-material upgrade is both beautiful and maddening. It looks like mad science, but we’re getting close to being able to print with the new extruder system!
To wrap up our build of the Star Wars Battlefront II Sentinel cosplay, Frank walks us through how he and his team made all the hard parts of the costume, including the helmet. Using references from the game, the helmet was 3D-printed and finished. But making the dome was a bit trickier. (This video was sponsored by Electronic Arts. )
For the Prusa multi-material upgrade kit, Jeremy and Sean have to assemble four stepper motor systems. As we move into part 2, more discussion about 3D printing techniques and different multi-material print experiences.
Norm uses the office’s Universal Systems laser cutter to make a gift for an upcoming white elephant holiday party. Using a design found online, he constructs a scale model of San Francisco’s Sutro Tower, but with a sci-fi twist.
We’re fans of the Prusa i3 3D printer, and its latest featureset is especially exciting. Jeremy and Sean begin the upgrade process to turn the i3 into a multi-material 3D printer that can print with up to 4 filaments at once!
Tested’s own Jeremy Williams and Sean Charlesworth devise a mechanical version of the classic game pong for this year’s stage show! It’s a celebration of classic game and the venerable stepper motor with a twist: the game is played using audio from the entire audience!
We review Bethesda’s Doom VFR, a version of the most recent Doom game built from the ground up with virtual reality controls in mind. From the locomotion mechanics to the combat pace to weapon feel, we discuss what presence brings to Doom, and the state of VR action shooters. Plus, we examine another interpretation of the classic action game in VR, the Doom 3 BFG VR mod.