Featured DOOM: Building the BFG Recoil Staff July 10, 2016 Join the Conversation They were going to use pictures and video from the internet and other sources, but game-maker Bethesda sent them the actual game asset so they could make it exact. The project? The BFG from DOOM. They split the model into dozens of pieces and used several small printers (used continuously for nearly a month) to build it. Total time? Over a thousand hours of 3D printing and an unknown number of total design hours. Says Bethesda, “We figured that if you’re going to 3D print the B.F.G., you’d have to do it on a 1:1 scale to make it as real as possible. Otherwise, what’s the point? No one wants a LITTLE.F.G. Which led us to our next idea: Let’s give it away to one lucky fan! After running a competition where fans could create their own custom B.F.G. paint job, and we would award the B.F.G. to the creator of the most popular design. With this concept in mind, we then turned to our friends at MyMiniFactory to see whether they could 3D print the B.F.G. for us.” DOOM: Building the BFG Interested in building your own? You can get the plans right here. Read more on the Bethesda website. MyMiniFactory is a social platform for 3D design and 3D printing. Talented designers from around the world submit their work for others to download for free. MyMiniFactory https://www.myminifactory.com/ Facebook https://facebook.com/doom Twitter https://twitter.com/doom Instagram https://instagram.com/doom_game Explore RECOILweb:A Look at McMillan’s New A-10 StockWalther Q4 SF Optics Ready: Reviewing Heavy MetalBlue Force Gear's New Small Admin Pouch12 Days of Christmas 2021: Day 3 - Grey Ghost Precision Combat Pistol Slide NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.