3D modeler, Animator, Designer, Product designer, Artist, Maker

Freelance artist specializing in elaborate gaming dice, functional art, tabletop gaming accessories, and geeky fandom gear.

Nvenom8 commented on Kraken / Eldritch D20 by Nvenom8
May 12, 2016
Kraken / Eldritch D20
Nvenom8 @Jmamacat Hearing that really brings a smile to my face :)
Nvenom8 @Jmamacat The painted example in the comments below was actually one of my customers painting a frosted detail print. He did a fantastic job! If you're looking to paint one up with anything other than a solid color, look at tips for miniature painting. Tabletop wargames like Warhammer or Warhammer 40k have a devoted player base with as much experience and advice as you could ever want. Your local hobby shop probably has some supplies you could use and some people who know how!
Nvenom8 @AreklaMcGregor It was originally, and it may be again. I am working with the production team on this possibility. It is my preferred material for the die, and I would very much like to have it available again.
Nvenom8 @cedrics9 That's actually a really interesting idea. I strive for fairness because that's usually the point of dice, but there's no reason I couldn't release some that are specially marked as unbalanced. I would just have to be very sure that people knew the difference. As for anything up right now, they should be fair.
Nvenom8 @xxNyarlathotep Thanks for saying so! A countdown variant is on my to-do list.
Nvenom8 @Voncsent Hi! GORGEOUS PHOTO! Glad yo like it! I would say the question of durability is more like, "How durable are your tables". Beware use on tables that you don't want scratched or dented. Probably best to stick to soft or semisoft surfaces. I have absolutely considered translating it into other denominations, and I may take on that project when I next have some time! My schedule's a bit rough, though–I'm a marine science PhD student in my day-to-day life.
Nvenom8 @NotDFace So glad that you like it! I got your pics of the paintjob you did on it. Looks fantastic! I want to share it here so everyone can see it!
Nvenom8 @reedsmom2001 Hi! Sorry I missed your PM earlier. We're having some growing pains with the production process that are requiring me to tweak the model in a few places. Nothing noticeable, just some changes that allow it to be produced more consistently. I do expect that it will eventually be available in red again once we get this all sorted out. Thanks for your interest and your patience!
Nvenom8 @eshan_mathur Also, I apologize if that last comment is hard to follow. I can't figure out how to put paragraph breaks in a comment.
Nvenom8 @eshan_mathurYeah, I can comment on that. One of the big advantages to 3d printing is that it goes layer-by-layer. This actually ensures a uniform density throughout the final product. There should not be any differences between the various materials in terms of how weight ends up distributed (proportionally). The metal materials are obviously more dense and more rigid, while the plastics are less dense and more flexible. This means that the metals will tend to roll and carry more momentum when rolled across a surface, while the plastic prints will be more apt to bounce during rolling, especially when dropped from height. So, they'll roll somewhat differently based on material. Either way, though, the weight is evenly balanced on all versions, and the numbers are arranged identically to the arrangement in a standard "random" d20. This basically means that your result should be random, and no factor about the die itself will influence the result. As with any die, if you intentionally roll it badly, you can avoid specific results, but that can be done with ANY die, and it's blatant cheating. I would hope my players aren't doing this.
Oh, wow! I get to say stuff to you guys now! Hi, followers! I love you all!
Hedron D20 (Hollow), balanced gaming die
Nvenom8 This is really cool, man.
Nvenom8 favorited Lamp Sconce Studs by PTElephant
February 22, 2016
Nvenom8 commented on Tengwar Elvish D20 by Nvenom8
January 9, 2016
Tengwar Elvish D20
Nvenom8 @DaiseeC Aww, thank you! It always makes my day to hear that people like my designs! I hope your friend loves it!
Nvenom8 @achilleiadeidamia Maya has a "bevel plus" tool that works fairly well for converting styled text to geometry as long as the character doesn't have any negative space in it (like the hole in an "O"). For situations with negative space, it was necessary to make the letters from shapes and from pre-existing characters that did not have negative space. Thanks for the compliment BTW!
Nvenom8 commented on Modern Art D3 / 3-Sided Die by Nvenom8
September 28, 2015
Modern Art D3 / 3-Sided Die
Nvenom8 @SonidZero This version has been printed in metal many times with great success. The smaller scales have been tested in standard stainless steel, and have worked, but they have only been printed a few times. If you're after tried and true, this is probably the scale you want.
Nvenom8 commented on Tengwar Elvish D10 (Numbered 0-9) by Nvenom8
June 4, 2015
Tengwar Elvish D10 (Numbered 0-9)
Nvenom8 @aimeemoyer Thanks, Aimee!


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