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Modding Content Suggestions *Updated*

Discussion in 'Feedback & Suggestions' started by Maki role, 11 Jul 2018 at 18:56.

  1. Maki role

    Maki role Dale you're on a roll... Staff

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    Hellooooooo! Well there was a previous version of this thread but given the time gap and changes since then, it seemed like a wise idea to start afresh.

    Now that we've had some time to get stuck into the modding content on the site, I'd be really interested to hear what folks would fancy being featured in the future.

    Here are a few suggestions that are in the pipeline already, so that you have a better idea of what to expect:

    • Designing and making distro plates - Given the widespread access to CNC and CAD/CAM software nowadays, this just seems sensible.
    • Following a scratch build from start to finish - we're obviously doing a casemod currently with the 1000D, but scratch building is where my heart lies so I would love to do a "proper" one again
    • Photographing your rig - No real excuse for bad photos nowadays, this also extends into the project logs, not only final photos.
    • Themed builds - playing with the idea of trying things like a scrap build or challenge ones that have to adhere to particular rules. Think it could be fun doing one where total expense is say <£50 or something.
    That's just a sprinkling of ideas, anything that strikes your fancy?
     
  2. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    subtitled videos :p
     
  3. MLyons

    MLyons Half dev, Half doge. Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    YES YES YES YES YES. I've suggested this since the start. Start with a dog rough case (or an employees corsair air 540 :worried:) and mod it from start to finish doing a video for each part.
    A 1 day/ budget build off between you and someone else would be great content.

    Blame @Dogbert666
     
  4. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    Maybe some Temperature-controlled servo type stuff... vents that open above a certain temp or similar...

    Maybe do a neon sign style bit of tubularness in lieu of a reservoir.

    ...maybe look at less conventional [by pc standards] building materials.

    Rather than 'yay another hardlined, watercooled box... but this time in green'...

    Bad dog...bert...
     
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  5. Maki role

    Maki role Dale you're on a roll... Staff

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    M8 that ain't a scratchbuild

    Ooh I like these. I mean I intensely dislike servos etc. in builds for the most part but that's personal preference, could be interesting to try learning the skills needed for it. Also, if I can get this particular idea that I've got floating around in my sketch book off the ground, then there will most definitely be a build featuring a very different material and form to the norm.
     
  6. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    What went through my head tbh was 101 things you can do with a rPi or Arduino to spice up yer mod. the servo-actuated vents was somthing i've wanted to but have lacked the everything to do.

    ...also maybe a thing on transporting/moving your modded pc, been plenty of horror stories on that front.
     
  7. MLyons

    MLyons Half dev, Half doge. Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    I meant a build from start to finish with each bit being documented like a build log but in a how to format. Didn’t realise you meant properly from scratch.
    I believe we actually did something about this recently.
     

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