X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

3D-Printed Chess Set Transforms Into Robot: Checkmecha

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

Believe it or not, 3D-printed chess sets are nothing new, but Joseph Larson’s version of it is most certainly novel: a mighty morphin’ chess set. The pieces can be snapped together to form a giant robot that will make Deep Blue shut down in fear. If Interplay thought of this back in the early 80s, I’d still be playing Battle Chess today.

3d printed robot chess set

Naturally, the queen and the king form the head and torso. The bishop and rook along with a few pawns form the arms and hands, while the knight and remaining pawns are the feet and legs. Those who have 3D printers can head to Thingiverse to download the necessary files. The rest of you can go beg Larson to start a Kickstarter fundraiser for his chess set.

[via Geekologie]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Rapid Whale Mini Boat

Rapid Whale Mini Boat

Funko POP! x The Princess Bride

Funko POP! x The Princess Bride

Uncapsizable Boat

Uncapsizable Boat

Advertisement
10 of the Sexiest Lines from the 2018 Chicago Auto Show

10 of the Sexiest Lines from the 2018 Chicago Auto Show

2018 Mazda MX-5 RF Gets Modest Upgrades

2018 Mazda MX-5 RF Gets Modest Upgrades

Toyota Teases the Return of a Legend

Toyota Teases the Return of a Legend