The MakerBot Digital Store, the site for original, fun and collectible digital content for MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printers, just got a bit more playful. Now available is a new Dragons of Glastonbury™ Chessboard and a Chunky Trucks™ Coloring Book. These two items are available for download directly from the MakerBot Digital Store and are ready for 3D printing and storytelling.
The MakerBot Digital Store launched in January at the International Consumer Electronics Show and has already become a popular destination for those interested in easy-to-3D print and assemble models. With the addition of the Dragons of Glastonbury Chessboard, made to look like a medieval stone castle, this Game of Kings can be won by either the white or black knights (or any color you choose to 3D print). Included in this downloadable purchase is also a screw-top topper to house the vanquished players. The Dragons of Glastonbury Chessboard is available for purchase for $9.99. The Chessboard is an extension of the original Dragons of Glastonbury Castle Set, which was launched back in January.
Also new this month is a Chunky Trucks Coloring Book. This is a free download designed to bring the 3D models of trucks and construction vehicles to life. The coloring book allows users to color outside the lines and get creative with how they would like to see their models work throughout the day.
“The launch of the MakerBot Digital Store was a very exciting venture for us that provides a place to obtain original, fun and collectible digital content that is verified to print easily and without supports,” noted Bre Pettis, CEO of MakerBot. “We are excited to be able to offer additional content to the MakerBot Digital Store just a month after its launch. I am proud of being able to offer this really cool castle chess set. By bringing the fun of 3D printing to an age-old classic game like chess, we hope to encourage more would-be Bobby Fischers to reclaim the Grandmaster title for the U.S.”