In Game Mystic Puzzle.

Discussion in 'Questing Props' started by Tripps Sinful, Jul 3, 2014.

  1. Tripps Sinful

    Tripps Sinful Elf Ranger Elder of Vespertilio Territories Colony Elder Apothecary

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    So I sacrificed one of the Rubik's Cubes I had laying around. I had always wanted to turn one into a mystic puzzle and I am pretty happy with the result.

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    It is simple enough that my fiance could solve it (she can't solve a Rubik's Cube). It isn't an instant solve for someone that knows Rubik's Cubes ether.


    I peeled off all the stickers.

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    Used hot glue to attached some sides to each other which makes the cube much easier to solve.


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    Using my hot glue gun i coated and texturized all the surfaces.


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    Next I cut craft foam and once again using hot glue attached the foam to the surface of the cube.


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    I painted the entire piece in a flat black.


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    Then I dry brushed metallic gold onto the cube.


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    Finally I used some neon paints I had picked up at wallmart to accent the details. The neon paint glows in the dark so this prop may pop up late at night or underground :p


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  2. Birna Fathmbjornsdottir

    Birna Fathmbjornsdottir Dwarf Barbarian Epic Member Lifetime Award Preferred Profile Alchemist

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    Nice! I admit, I was already frustrated when you said it was based on the Rubik's Cube. Only way I can solve those is by popping them apart or peeling the stickers. ;)

    This looks amazing though!
     
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  3. Frey Hallothon

    Frey Hallothon Elf Ranger Elder of Averen Colony Colony Elder Epic Member The Fated Guild Shadow Element Specialization Legendary Creature Herbalist Fire Element Specialization

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    That's an awesome idea. It looks really good. I'll have to take a look at it when I get the chance. Going to esker again this year?
     
  4. Tripps Sinful

    Tripps Sinful Elf Ranger Elder of Vespertilio Territories Colony Elder Apothecary

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    Only if the stars align correctly just had a new kid so being able to disappear for a weekend is increasingly difficult.
     
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  5. Tripps Sinful

    Tripps Sinful Elf Ranger Elder of Vespertilio Territories Colony Elder Apothecary

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  6. Birna Fathmbjornsdottir

    Birna Fathmbjornsdottir Dwarf Barbarian Epic Member Lifetime Award Preferred Profile Alchemist

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    Sweet! Thanks for sharing. Now I will be keeping my eyes out for Rubik's Cubes at the thrift stores...
     

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