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  1. 10 + 12. Test Track, Soarin', and Mission Space were huge hits. The Frozen ride was a hit with my daughter too. We enjoyed a bunch of rides elsewhere, but Magic Kingdom in particular was just too busy to navigate. We lost half a day of Animal Kingdom because of rain unfortunately, but the Pandora Avatar ride was incredible.
  2. Yep, free 'multipass' each time, with some exceptions for what they could be used for. We had Star Tours all to ourselves one ride, which was awesome!
  3. Beach Club Resort, so within walking distance to Epcot + Hollywood Studios. Typhoon Lagoon was another big hit. Animal Kingdom we got rained out of unfortunately. Biggest surprise to me was ride reliability - multiple rides down for extended periods at pretty much every park each day, sometimes with the same ride going down multiple times. Splash Mountain, Thunder Mountain, Tower of Terror, Test Track + more.
  4. I missed posting about Torchlight because vacation.
  5. As a non-Switch owner, and not about to become one, this is one of the rare exclusives I'm annoyed at. I really want to play a good modern Marvel Ultimate Alliance game.
  6. One more thing to note for people getting into this. Humidity wrecks filament - if you live in a humid area (e.g. Texas in summer...) you're going to want some sort of plastic storage tub that you can seal & through a dehumidifier of some sort into.
  7. High definition minis are hard to print well with the typical 3d printer - resin printers are far better for that, but are messier, stinkier, & more toxic. 😕
  8. Have you played the base first to make sure you like it?
  9. We have two consoles, three accounts. My account has gold, gamepads, any digital purchases. The 'old' Xbox is my master/primary machine, and is the one kids play on. Any account logged in to that Xbox gets gold and full access to library. The Xbox X is in man cave. As long as my account is logged in, anyone else logged in gets full access too. I can't log in to the old Xbox and have someone on the X though, so I stick to the X . Every one has own profile for their save games/friends, migrates seamlessly.
  10. I'll be on vacation in Disney, so I can avoid the sales Speaking of vacation, used a bunch of today to re-familiarise myself + play a bunch more of Middara. So good. Playing rules I got wrong right too Reconfigured how I lay out/organise some of it too, using some business card holders I got for Arkham Horror a long time ago helps keep them sane, plus realising what fluff is needed minute to minute vs just occasionally helps a bunch. I don't need all the rare item cards or spells etc.The player mats I love, but easily could be played without them & save a bunch of space. Anyway, here's some pics: This was a really tough scenario, a couple of encounters long without resting in between, with a bunch of tough decisions/combat, including using an "ally" for the first time. That's four different monster "groups" shown in that last photo, for context... And one dead earth loa, lol
  11. Duh yeah, sorry. Of course not everyone is familiar with them, sorry. They're a piece of 3d printing design awesomeness - multiple hinges in a single print without any manual steps to put them together. It's a way cool design. Kids love 'em We made a bunch of "sir flexi" with a top hat, and a few with a keychain loop, and a few dolphins with similar hinges. So "touchable" & playable.
  12. I have an Anycubic I3 Mega. Chose that model for positive reviews, relatively big build area, and the fact that it shipped mostly built - two pieces basically instead of having to build out the frame myself. The thing I've printed most of is flexi-rexes for my son to give out to buddies/classmates at school. The most practical? It's a minor thing but two battery holders (AA + AAA) are utterly functional + space saving. Mostly it gets used for boardgame organisation "stuff" so far. The biggest downside is these things are not plug + play. They require maintenance, they require you to level the bed, they sometimes jam. I spent last Saturday diagnosing a feeding issue that involved stripping down the hot end (the part that melts the plastic) and eventually the feeder (the wheel that feeds the filament up to the hot end) to find a couple of rogue fragments that were preventing the feeder from working. I'm utterly happy with mine regardless. Totally a want/toy, but it's been fun, and the kids like to see designs come to life. Printing flexi-rexes in heat responding colour changing filament? Fun!
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