Arcade Video games, Theme Park Rides, and Toothpick Sculptures at Rochester Mini Maker Faire | Make:
In Upstate New York, the Rochester Mini Maker Faire will probably be kicking off their fourth occasion this Saturday. Due to an extremely supportive maker neighborhood, the faire has grown to over 125 makers with extra hands-on actions than ever earlier than. This 12 months, we needed to share a preview of the faire to get everybody warmed up.
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Rochester’s recreation business has exploded over the previous four years. This 12 months, we determined to carry our personal arcade crammed with over a dozen video video games and board video games. There may be even a recreation for delivering rubbish plates (a Rochester delicacy) all through town’s streets! No quarters are wanted for this part of the faire.
Theme Park Fans: RITchie’s Coaster Kingdom
The RIT Theme Park Fans are again this 12 months with their large Okay’nex rides! They’ve created a mini model of RIT’s campus imagined as a miniature amusement park – that includes an eight-foot tall curler coaster! Yearly, new rides are added to their theme park, which has now taken over a great chunk of the second flooring of the faire.
Making and Printing 19th Century Photographic Paper with the George Eastman Museum
One of many issues that Rochester is most well-known for is Kodak and George Eastman. Mark Osterman, course of historian on the George Eastman Museum, will probably be bringing the faire again to its maker roots as he makes 19th-century model photograph delicate paper and print images from glass negatives.
Stan Munro holds the world data for the Tallest Toothpick Construction AND the Largest Assortment of toothpick constructions. Over the previous few years, Stan has introduced a number of of his world record-breaking sculptures with him to the Rochester Mini Maker Faire. This 12 months would be the first time he exhibits his Sci-Fi exhibit at a Maker Faire. It will likely be a show you received’t wish to miss!
Between Flower Metropolis Comedian Con, Tora Con, and RocCon, there’re a ton of cosplayers within the Rochester area. This 12 months’s faire will characteristic extra cosplayers and prop makers than ever earlier than – together with a younger prop maker from Toronto, and Uncle Jessy, a YouTube prop replicator who will probably be giving out mini variations of Thor’s hammer to attendees.
Heavy Meta is a 30 foot-long, 19 foot-tall, cellular metallic dragon fabricated from hand-cut, hand-welded sheet panels constructed atop a GM bus. With Heavy Meta capturing enormous fireballs from its tail and animatronic mouth, it’s actually going to carry the warmth to a cold November day in Rochester.
The Heavy Meta Collective is a gaggle of makers from Toronto, Canada who vary from highschool college students doing their co-op on the store, to skilled metalworkers and marine engineers.
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