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20240423 Patreon and YouTube Videos

Making a Custom Artifact of Containment Box

Greetings ADVENTURERS!!! Explorers Emporium has added many more delightful videos. Many of our uploads involve crafting for TTRPG games and miniature movie sets for using with our gaming videos like our Candela Obscura educational videos. We sincerely appreciate all the viewers, followers and participants.

Patreon Site

YouTube Site

The Patreon site offers visitors the opportunity to contribute and support our efforts directly. But, anyone with a YouTube account that is willing to subscribe and watch our videos will truly help us. This can be a no cost way to help Explorers Emporium. YouTube accounts can be FREE. Subscribing and watch our videos is FREE too. But, if we can get enough subscribers, YouTube will start paying us for our videos. Having this support would be unbelievably helpful.

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20240414 3D Stackable Building Ready to Role

3D Stackable Building Ready to Role

We are getting close to video production time. We have been 3D printing all the pieces to make Stackable and Expandable Buildings. We shall be using these to create a warehouse district while making a Candela Obscura video. Challenges: it is taking a good amount of resin to print everything. Also, each print takes a good amount of time to print. We were hoping to have 20-30 building to create the miniature warehouse movie set; but, we have now decided to do “Movie Magic” in order to start filming. We shall making a video about making the video! And, we will keep printing in the mean time. 🙂

As an additional secret, Explorers Emporium will be making silicon molds of its Sidewalk 3D prints, as well as, some of the Flooring pieces. 3D Print time is pretty long on these. Plus, the Sidewalk 3D prints are thicker. Thus, they are heavy on resin use. So, product expenses will go down by casting, too. Plus, Plus, by doing a casting methods on these pieces, we will be able to make several in an hour or even in a minute. This will free up time to use the 3D printers for the other pieces. This is FUN!

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The Shopkeeper Does a Magic Card Trick

Shopkeeper Does a Magic Card Trick

ADVENTURERS!!! Explorers Emporium is having some FUN. We had several comments about a scene in our Candela Obscura Choosing Character Roles video. We were showing off the different roles you can play in Darrington Press’s Candela Obscura. One of the character role’s “Specialties” found under “FACE” is “MAGICIAN”. The scene has The Shopkeeper doing a disappearing leg trick… Yah, I said that. (Video link is below). So, in response to that, The Shopkeeper does a magic card trick he learned about 50+ years ago. It is pretty awesome. We hope you enjoy it. The Shopkeeper Does a Magic Card Trick is available on Patreon and YouTube.

Patreon: The Shopkeeper Does a Magic Card Trick

YouTube: The Shopkeeper Does a Magic Card Trick

Original YouTube video: 20240303 Candela Obscura Choosing Roles

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20240411 3D Stackable Building Staircase Pt 3

3D Stackable Building Staircase

  EXPLORERS!!! Our FUN 3D printed stackable building is coming along. Today was all about completing the staircases. Came out pretty good. Can’t wait to start doing Candela Obscura videos.

Journeyman and Expert Level membership needed to view on Patreon. YouTube release date is April 20th, 2024.

Patreon: 20240411 3D Stackable Building Staircase Pt 3

YouTube (Available April 20th, 2024): 20240411 Stackable Building Staircase Pt 3

Part One

Patreon: 3D Stackable Building for RPG and Mini Movie Set Pt 1

YouTube (Available April 16th, 2024): 3D Stackable Building for RPG and Mini Movie Set

Part Two

Patreon: 3D Stackable Building Assembly Pt 2

YouTube (Available April 19th, 2024): 3D Stackable Building Assembly Pt 2

Video Music:

Hustle by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100793

Artist: http://incompetech.com/

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20240407 3D Stackable Building Pt 2

3D Print curing

ADVENTURERS!!! Explorers Emporium is assembling its video assets for creating a continuing storyline for its Candela Obscura adventure and other creations. Your supports makes all the projects happen. Thank you!

For this adventure, we are now 3D printing the actual parts and pieces to the Explorers Emporium Stackable Expandable Building. These will be used in near future Candela Obscura videos and adventures. Not shown in video are the Staircases and other various parts. Coming soon.

20240407 3D Stackable Building Pt 2

Journeyman and Expert membership level are needed for early viewing. Video will be available on YouTube on April 19th, 2024 at:

YouTube 20240407 3D Stackable Building Pt 2

Notes:

Part 1: 20240405 3D Building for RPG and Mini Movie Set

MUSIC:

Hustle by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100793

Artist: http://incompetech.com/

Design:

The wood door is a modification of Stoneofbrad’s Wood Door 28mm single sided door.  Creative Commons License. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

DOOR LINK

The walls and floor are a modification of OpenForge Stone Dungeon Edge Walls.  Creative Commons- Share Alike. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/

WALL LINK

Hinge design and door attachment is by Explorers Emporium.

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Contribute to Explorers Emporium

Greetings Adventurers!!!  Everyday new people discover Explorers Emporium.  Many of you already know who we are.  We are not a 501c3.  Not a charity.  But, as we all know, being a small business in todays markets is tough, even brutal.  My wife and I started out fund raising and building a children’s museum in 1991- Castle Earth Children’s Museum.  It was beautiful, fantastic, and worth every bit of effort that we could give.  The local communities and schools sincerely enjoyed and embraced it.  Adapting to this world has slowly evolved this wonderful educational concept into what is now known as Explorers Emporium.  But, we still continue to run Explorers Emporium in a fashion that is not putting profit and sales before the community.  We are and will always be here for the people- hopefully.  That does come with a sacrifice.  Anyone wishing to contribute a dollar or more to keep us moving forward would be very appreciated.

There is an awkwardness to such requests. There are so many more people that are far more in desperate need than us. In the end, Explorers Emporium is just a fantastic store that does really awesome educational programs and events. It does not compare to contributing to fix- climate change, world hunger, war, and others. Please give to these causes. I personally enjoy giving to the Arbor Day Foundation. But, if you have enjoyed one of our programs, events, or videos- a dollar does help.

Where to give on this site: Contribute to Explorers Emporium

We also have a Patreon site: Explorers Emporium Patreon

In the end, we are truly seeking a way to pay off the charming building we are in.  It really is a wonderful building.  We have come such a long way.  We owe at this time about $190,000.  It is a lot for most of us.  It is nothing to some others.  The thought of not having rent or mortgage would unleash our efforts.  We could and would do so much more than what we do today- school programs, science workshops, crafting workshops, events, community programs, etc…  For those that know us, know the amazing things we can bring to a community.  We would love the opportunity to do them.

Also, at this time, we are seeking solutions- renting part of the building, selling and downsizing.  We do have this building for sale or rent.  We would like to stay where we are.  But, decisions like these must be practical.  We are so close, yet so far away.  Your help means everything.  Please contribute if possible.  We totally understand if you cannot.  We do appreciate that you did take the moment to read this.  Travel well…