Saturday, October 3, 2015

Building a Playable Star Wars Holochess Set

Make magazine has an article about making the classic chess board from #anewhope.
Nine months ago, I(Ian Martin) started the “Dejarik Project” as a creative outlet. I began to hand sculpt and cast 1:1 scale replicas of the original Star Wars: A New Hope Holochess monsters. I honestly didn’t think I would have the determination to finish all eight, but instead, I found that I not only finished all of them, but managed to put together a full-sized table with working electronics (10 working knobs, 54 functional buttons, 26 lights, and two LCD display screens) 
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