Editing Getting started (section) From The Great Ball Contraption Wiki PageDiscussionEditHistory More... What links here Related changes Special pages Page information Warning: You are not logged in. Your IP address will be publicly visible if you make any edits. If you log in or create an account, your edits will be attributed to your username, along with other benefits. This page supports semantic in-text annotations (e.g. "[[Is specified as::World Heritage Site]]") to build structured and queryable content provided by Semantic MediaWiki. For a comprehensive description on how to use annotations or the #ask parser function, please have a look at the getting started, in-text annotation, or inline queries help page.Anti-spam check. Do not fill this in! == Skills and Experience == As you consider building GBC modules there are some skills/knowledge that will ease your experience significantly. If you don't have these skills now don't worry, but pay careful attention to how these techniques and principles are exploited in GBC modules. * Building with LEGO: You should have an understanding of how LEGO elements, in particular [[brickwiki:Technic|Technic]] elements, connect with each other. * Advanced building with LEGO: You should have an understanding of basic [[brickwiki:SNOT techniques|SNOT techniques]], and how to brace structures so that they are sturdy. * Basic mechanics: You should have an understanding of force, torque, how levers and gears work, etc. * Patience/perseverance: Perhaps most important. Building a good GBC module is not an easy thing to do. But then, neither is anything worth doing! Be prepared to redo, several times if need be, most parts of your module, and don't expect to be able to complete a whole module in one sitting. Summary: Please note that all contributions to The Great Ball Contraption Wiki are considered to be released under the a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 license (see GBC:Copyrights for details). If you do not want your writing to be edited mercilessly and redistributed at will, then do not submit it here. You are also promising us that you wrote this yourself, or copied it from a public domain or similar free resource. Do not submit copyrighted work without permission! Cancel | Editing help (opens in new window) Retrieved from "http://greatballcontraption.com/wiki/Getting_started"