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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.



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Explorers Emporium Radio


Welcome Explorers and Adventurers! Explorers Emporium Radio is for listeners who enjoy the music and sounds of the Celts, Renfaires, Adventure Movies, and More. We are a community station- for current events keeping listening here. Safe travels one and all. Public safe- BMI and ASCAP Licensed Music.

Explorers Emporium Radio features delightful music from all over the world. We even have music from the Harry Potter movies, Lord of the Rings, Willy Wonka, and so much more. Great for listening tp while you work to create your next TTRPG. Have Explorers Emporium Radio playing in the background at an event. ALL FUN!

Click here to enjoy fabulous music: Explorers Emporium Radio

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20240330 Laser and 3D Designed TTRPG Terrain Coming Soon

3D Dungeon Door

Explorers Emporium has assembled two FUN videos on Candela Osbcura available on YouTube and Patreon: Explorers Emporium Shopkeeper Adventures Collection . The 3rd video of character creation is in production and should be out shortly. Another FUN part of doing these videos will be creating game terrain. Candela Obscura is very TTRPG based, but as we continue to do videos we are going to create terrain for playing and doing video production. We are currently designing Laser Cut and Etched buildings with 3D Printed integrated parts for a more efficient design and quicker production. The templets and designs will be made available to sponsoring Journeyman and Expert Members on Patreon, plus sold on Patreon and this website.

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The Shopkeeper Adventures- Candela Obscura 002

Candela Obscura 002Developing Character Roles

The Shopkeeper and Captain Skeleton- Candela Obscura 002 (Developing a Character Role- Pre-Dialogue) (Video at bottom of page)

  “What was that!”  The shopkeeper says aloud to Captain Skeleton.  “We were just talking about playing Candela Obscura, then suddenly this bellowing voice echoes in and offers to show us how to play?  STRANGE!”

  “That was a surprise,” says Captain while stroking the side of his skull with his sharpened pirate hook.

  “Do you think it is coming back?”  The Shopkeeper glanced around thinking at any moment that the massive voice will reappear.

  “Can’t say.”  The Captain joined the Shopkeeper looking around.

  “I did find the tutorial very helpful.” Captain stated this as a matter of fact.  “I am intrigued.”

  The Shopkeeper paused and considered the Captains words.  Learning how to play a new game can be intimidating.  The voice made it seem so simple.  “I agree.  I think breaking a big project down into smaller parts helps.  Then, you just take a project one part at a time until the project is finished.”

  “Right you are Shop.”  The Captain patted the Shopkeeper on the back with one of the flattened sides of his sword.  “So…  You chose the Character Role Slink Criminal.  Fitting.  Have you thought how you would like to develop your character?”

  “Not sure how to do that part, yet.  What about you being Weird Occultist?  I almost chose that one.  Glad you did, though.”  The Shopkeeper smiled.  “I think I will really enjoy playing this RPG.”

  Both the Captain and the Shopkeeper sat down and looked at their Character Role sheets.  The Shopkeeper leaned over to the Captain and showed him his sheet, “What do you suppose these diamonds and boxes are?”

  Just then a powerful voice filled the room, “You are about to find out!!!”

The Shopkeeper and Captain Skeleton- Candela Obscura 002 (Developing a Character Role- Pre-Dialogue)

The Captain and the Shopkeeper Develop their Candela Obscura Character Role Sheets
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The Shopkeeper Adventures- Candela Obscura 001

The Shopkeepers Adventures with Captain Skeleton

The Shopkeeper and Captain Skeleton

Candela Obscura  001 (Video Link at Bottom of the Page)

  “Hi Cap!  Thank you for meeting me here.”

  “Aye…  Always happy to cross swords with The Shopkeeper.”

  The Shopkeeper slides back into his chair in deep thought.  You can see his mind working on things.  Always a thinker The Shopkeeper is.

  “You and I have been through a lot over the years.”  The Shopkeeper turns his head to look at Captain Skeleton.

  “True.  True.” Captain Skeleton replies as he raises his missing skeletal hand and admires his hook.

  “I have been thinking.”  The Captain roles his eye…  When is The Shopkeeper NOT thinking?  The Shopkeeper chuckles.  “We have built and helped children’s museums.”

  “True.  True.”  Captain patiently waits for the big question.

  “We have done live shows and concerts.”  The Shopkeeper says this as his mind reaches back to all the years of struggles, work and efforts.  “They were exhausting, but so very fun.”

  “True.”  The Captain repositions himself and faces The Shopkeeper.  “The Adventurers’ Store is amazing.”

  “It is.”  The Shopkeeper says quietly.

  “We have also done hundreds, thousands, of science school programs and science workshops.”  The Shopkeeper pauses, again, then huffs.  “I am hoping to do one more great project.  Something happy.  Something good.  Something that might be there for others for a very long time.” 

  The Captain looked over at his friend.  The Shopkeeper looked tired, now.  His 60 years of life weighed down upon him, yet he still has more to give.  It never ceases to be amazing.

  The Captain spoke gently, “What do you have in mind?”

  “I think…” The Shopkeeper trailed off for a moment.  “I think I want to play Candela Obscura.”

  If Captain Skeleton could smile, he would be grinning ear to ear.  “Explorers’ Emporium Style, I am assuming.”  Explorers’ Emporium Style is a long time reference between the two of them.  It references doing something with extreme creativity while making it a wonderful learning experience for everyone.

  The Shopkeeper tilted his head towards the Captain with a kindly grin, “Explorers’ Emporium Style.”

  “Do you have a plan?” The Captain asked almost jokingly.

  “I got a plan.”  The Shopkeeper states optimistically. 

  “When do we start?”  The Captain says already knowing the answer.

  “We already have…  We already have.”

  “We have to learn the game.  We need a Game Master, too.”  Said the Captain.

  A deep voice suddenly fills the air, “I will be the Game Master!”

  Startled!  Both the Captain and The Shopkeeper look around frantically. “Uh…  Who are you?”

  “I am your Game Master!  Let’s play!” 


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20240119 Explorers’ Emporium’s Next Evolution

Explorers’ Emporium is now in the process of evolving into its next business format. We shall be involved in creating fun and educational social media content. The new facility will also be designed to assist others in doing podcasts and recording projects. This with our retail store, our digital content, and special events shall make us a delightful adventure for everyone.

Back in 1989, when we first started doing our first educational programs and raising funds to build our first children’s museum- We have striven to be up-to-date with our technologies and information. In this fast paced world, it is important to be ready to adapt and grow. Today, we have an opportunity to develop and deliver more than ever.

Once our current building has been sold, there will be a period of down time, as we acquire the land and build the new building. The store and most services will still be available, once we reopen. But, we shall also be providing state of the art green rooms and recording studios. If all goes well, we have other amazing concepts, too; but, we don’t want to give them away… yet.

Keep following us here and on FACEBOOK; and, be sure to subscribe to our YouTube page.

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Background music in video:

Enemy Ships by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license.