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jdbugman

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Artemis bridge stations
« on: September 23, 2012, 11:02:34 PM »
I am not one to wait on my ideas so tonight I came into the lab and made the first prototype helm for the game Artemis. I am going to make a mirrored one for the other side,  these are replicas of the next generation enterprise d bridge stations.

I hope you all like them. I don't know if they will work well for us but I can adjust very easy. I need feedback. I will go to homedepot to get more conduit for the build. And I will most likely start on the second one tomorrow if you all like it.

https://picasaweb.google.com/104867618905669613332/MyPictures?authuser=0&feat=directlink


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Re: Artemis bridge stations
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2012, 06:57:06 AM »
Looks great so far!


I was confused by the pics when I clicked the link, then realized it was an album with older stuff too - for anyone that is too lazy to click the link and find the right ones, here's jdbugman's build pics...pretty cool stuff...














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Re: Artemis bridge stations
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2012, 09:42:50 AM »
Dude, you rock OUT! :)  I'm not at the lab a lot, but if you need a hand with anything, I'm usually there Tuesday nights and can pop in on the occasional Saturday.

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Re: Artemis bridge stations
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2012, 11:29:43 AM »
Thanks digitalman,  I am running light on computers right now. My primary laptop is out on loan right now and I am stuck on the net book, and honestly I like the tablet better. The trouble is I can do everything I want with it.

I am glad everyone likes it.

I was thinking that for the rear station we use the existing folding table and I make a rack to hold the projector and some cool graphics. That way when people bring in there computers they will have a place to put them, also I think you can get 2-3 people on one of those tables. So if you used two tables and 4 of the helm stations you could have two fully manned ships in the classroom and it should fit nice.

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Re: Artemis bridge stations
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2012, 02:24:18 PM »
This looks pretty awesome. We have some old tablets in the lab. I wonder if we could drop one of these in there and have a real looking bridge console.

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Re: Artemis bridge stations
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2012, 04:10:39 PM »
So if you used two tables and 4 of the helm stations you could have two fully manned ships in the classroom and it should fit nice.

Just remember to leave the classroom ready for classes - someone shouldn't have to move stuff if they come in :)

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Re: Artemis bridge stations
« Reply #6 on: September 24, 2012, 09:22:05 PM »
See that is exactly what I was thinking. With having the sections so small we could store the helm and the other side in the main room and they are working computers all the time. And the racks for the folding tables can fit in the main work area on the new rack or in one of the corners out of the way.

Where would I find the tablets? I can test fit to see if I made it large enough for it to fit.

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Re: Artemis bridge stations
« Reply #7 on: September 28, 2012, 02:52:27 AM »
ok i think i have figured out how i am going to attach the panels to the framework. i like it Pat helped me design a clip that can be laser cut and then attached to the panel. check it out





also i need vinyl that is tan to wrap the wood, and i need wood or maysonite or ply, somthing to wrap with the vinyl. any help finding that would be great. thanks