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Thank you for your comment, batcode.

While making rough build, I made up my mind the next photo must be the buildings made by a 3D printer... I suppose tiny buildings would easy to design and print...

 

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I began designing buildings. The size of VF-1 battroid is 15mm, whitch comes 10.5m when multiplied with 700. The building is 40mm as 8 floors.

The human is too small to be made up with details, with the size of 2.6mm.

I should learn how to make details with Sketchup, the 3D designing tool.

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I should learn how to make details with Sketchup, the 3D designing tool.

You should be able to find a bunch of content on the Sketchup user generated content library.

On the other hand, you might want to keep the detail of buildings, etc. to a minimum. Use colours and textures should provide more than enough to give a sense of detail (on DeviantArt, there are a lot of people who use Sketchup for modelling and export it into a different 3DCG program for rendering - getting a lot of the surface detail, lighting and shading from those other programs).

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Thank you sketchley!

I explored 3d warehouse and found some vf-1 models and buildings.

Rescaling enabled a tiny and detailed 15mm Valkirye.

I wanna 3D print, regarding the creator's copyright.

Building and landscape (ground, roads etc) might be 3D & 2D hibrid printed for simpleness & detail.

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I printed out some battroids and a building by a 3D printer (I visited an facility and was allowed to use the machine there),

and the result was a fail !

I failed to print the details on 1.5 cm battroids. I have to improve my technique to adjust the settings of the printer, or use another machine

like an optical projection type or a laser cutter.

But my next plan is to scratch them with putty as a common way.

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And the building is too large to put it in the leg of SDF-1. Buildings might be able to be printed though. I'l design the 3D model of the town.

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I visited a fab lab to use 3D printer again and printed some buildings.

These are a half size of the previous shot. They suit for the city layout, but rather small comparing with valks.

Considering how to make surface details. Sanding, painting... and some printed photos would help to make some textures and advertising displays.

buildings in SDF-1

The whole city is below.

city in SDF-1

Going to use 1/700 etched figures, they might hit their heads at the building's entrance though.

1/700 etching figures

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Thank you spanner 76!

Today I sanded a building and thought I may buy etched parts for battleship's exterior. I tried another things, destroids.

Monster might be large enough to 3D print, but I went on a traditional way, it's fun to use japanese tooth cleaners for the cannons.

They might hit their heads on the ceiling because it's 3cm high, that is 21m.

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Can't see the Monster...-MT

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Thank you for your notification, MethTech. Oh the darkness, I should make up hanger lighting gimmick.

I wanna build Daedalus attack sequence.

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Looks cool, nice touch!-MT

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After long research and experiment term, I made the suburb in SDF-1.

Thanks to the advices from all of you, I tried a papermodel with photo textures.

I used open licensed suburb photo data and edited as textures.

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Seems to be Nyan Nyan Chinese restaurant.

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In the park there are two, one is going to be a singer and the other is going to be a soldier.

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Bolt san, arigatou gozaimasu! Thank you for your comment!

I have to put it in the SDF-1 and build the details on the leg.

Maybe I need texture like Star Destroyer in Star Wars. Gathering junk parts.

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That looks really cool! - MT

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I bought 3D printed destroids (Defender, Phalanx and Tomahawk). Painted these and put on SDF-1. 

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That is cool! They are so TINY! - MT

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I built VF-1 J Maximilian Jenus special out of F-14 Tomcat. And full scratch built Roy Focker special battroid. I managed to make smaller size than F-14 by shorten the body. 

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Thank you MechTech and Convectuoso! I want many fighters on Prometheus. Here these are for now.large.IMG_20170924_175631.jpg.c87e5ef4006941da9021f5904fcbee6d.jpglarge.IMG_20170924_175153.jpg.955a76d8e7294133fb4bf0275f326e73.jpg

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Those look GREAT, especially for tiny 1/700 scale models! - MT

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