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WOPR from WarGames

Postby Vandal968 » Mon Nov 09, 2015 6:28 pm

I modeled the WOPR computer from WarGames, came out nicely. I snuck the MakerGear logo into the photos too. S3D's selective supports really made this an easy print.

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1120005

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Re: WOPR from WarGames

Postby Jules » Mon Nov 09, 2015 6:49 pm

Great job! (Loved that movie too!) :D
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Re: WOPR from WarGames

Postby Vandal968 » Sun Nov 15, 2015 9:07 am

Thanks. I remembered that I had an Arduino laying around with an LED array on it, so I stuffed it inside. It still had a sketch loaded that would animate a double-helix which gives a pretty reasonable lighting pattern when viewed through the holes of the model and with no effort at all. Wife suggested we hang it on the tree for Xmas. Geek paradise.

Here it is blinking.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mKnKyFPGVc

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Re: WOPR from WarGames

Postby jimc » Sun Nov 15, 2015 2:36 pm

Lmao thats awesome!
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Re: WOPR from WarGames

Postby Jules » Sun Nov 15, 2015 2:58 pm

Oh man - that looks just like the real thing! (That belongs on the mantle year-round!) :D
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Re: WOPR from WarGames

Postby Vandal968 » Sun Nov 15, 2015 5:43 pm

It's been living on my desk plugged into a USB hub attached to my computer, so when the computer is on, the WOPR is too.

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Re: WOPR from WarGames

Postby rpollack » Mon Nov 16, 2015 1:29 pm

Greetings, Professor Falken
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Re: WOPR from WarGames

Postby Jules » Mon Nov 16, 2015 2:45 pm

Hello, Joshua.
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