Because of the method of fabrication, we can afford to make these tiles much more intricate and add details which would be more difficult on other forms of manufacturing, such as laser cutting. Details such as the raised ‘ring’ around the resource texture, as well as the various recesses on the part make these parts much more satisfying to view and use. Each tile has 2 holes per side, each 3.5mm in diameter, 1mm deep. These holes will allow for magnets to be attached later on.

These parts have been designed entirely within Fusion 360, a program I previously had no experience in. However, the interface proved to be very intuitive and the different tiles took relatively little time to design.

Because I wanted to be able to print these parts quickly, I refrained from adding small details to the tiles and opted for simple textures to represent each resource.

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