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Blade Runner Cosplay & Props Electronics

Riding small-scale lightning

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December 14, 2017

I regret how long this has been taking me, but work has been driving me nuts lately, and I’m also doing my best to teach myself how to design…

Blade Runner Cosplay & Props Electronics Source Code

Animation and other tricks

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December 3, 2017

I’ve been busy the last few days with the programming work on the portable Voight-Kampff scanner and I’m happy to say I have some decent results to show for…

Blade Runner Cosplay & Props Electronics Source Code

Profiles and production

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November 23, 2017

Giving thanks for Thanksgiving, at least for the time off it gives me.

Profile pages are coded up and done now. I’ve made things easy for myself here by setting…

Blade Runner Cosplay & Props Electronics Source Code

Code Talkin’ Replicants

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November 15, 2017

Alright, here is that post I’ve been owing for a while, and it’s going to be as dumb as technical as the rest because I promised that’s how I…

Blade Runner Cosplay & Props Electronics Source Code

A bit of screen time

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November 7, 2017

A few weeks ago I sent Doug Harlocker, the props master for Blade Runner 2049, a message asking for information about this prop. I never got a response. That’s…

Blade Runner Cosplay & Props Electronics

Prototyping the Scanner

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November 1, 2017

I had time to rig up a quick test of the initial Voight-Kampff electronics setup. I have had a bunch of projects where I have prototyped something on a…

3D Printing Blade Runner Cosplay & Props Electronics

Blinded by the light

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October 31, 2017

Over on TheRPF.com, a user named simply ‘stan’ shared some interesting numbers – measurements, apparently, for the screen-used Voight-Kampff prop?

I don’t know where these dimensions actually came from, as…

3D Printing Commissions Cosplay & Props Electronics Titanfall

Titanfall Pilot Battery

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September 15, 2017

I had a few requests to model up the Pilot battery from Titanfall and figured I’d take a crack at it, so I’ve been working on this in my…

3D Printing Cosplay & Props Electronics Mold-making and Casting Star Lord

Star Lord Earpiece Revisited

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July 31, 2017

A few years ago, right after the debut of the first Guardians of the Galaxy film, I banged together a simple 3D model for Star Lord’s earpiece in Sketchup,…

Cosplay & Props Electronics Titanfall

Data Knife 2.0 – and copies to come!

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May 31, 2017

While I was happy with my older dataknife versions, I kept having a nagging feeling I could do better. This, I think, is better. This knife is┬áthe result of…

Cosplay & Props Electronics Titanfall

Data Knife Electronics Assembly Guide

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February 5, 2017

I’ve had a few messages requesting a better explanation of how the data knife goes together, so I sat down with a spare print of the handle and photographed…

3D Printing Cosplay & Props Electronics Titanfall

Build a smarter pistol

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January 29, 2017

So one of the absolutely iconic pieces of Titanfall hardware is the Smart Pistol – a handgun that fires target-seeking bullets. If you’ve ever played Titanfall 1 or 2,…

3D Printing Cosplay & Props Electronics Titanfall

Chambered thrust!

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January 23, 2017

While I’ve been working on other things (and also, you know, my day job) I’ve had my 3d printer humming along producing parts in the background for the jump…

3D Printing Cosplay & Props Electronics Titanfall

Painted Arc Grenade

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January 22, 2017

I masked the LEDs on the arc grenade off, then sprayed the whole thing with a rough silver coat that is apparently intended for hubcaps or something. It gave…

Cosplay & Props Electronics Source Code Titanfall

Data Knife Code and Parts

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January 18, 2017

Since I don’t think I’ve done a proper parts breakdown for the Data Knife yet, I’ll post it here. This model was designed around the following parts:

12BH510-GR Battery Holder…