A Connect 4 game

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Project by Stevinmarin posted 07-12-2010 03:24 PM 3260 views 19 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made a Connect 4 game yesterday. It’s been a while since I’ve used MDF on a project. I really need to use it more often for painted pieces. It’s such a dream to work with.

Here’s my video on the project.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#1 posted 07-12-2010 04:08 PM

Geez Steve, you aways come up with the greatest ideas for projects. This is pretty cool!

-- Happy woodworking!

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#2 posted 07-12-2010 04:39 PM

Now THIS sure does bring back memories! My brother and I use to play this game together as kids…although ours was the cheesy yellow plastic grid with the black and red “checkers”. This one is WAYYYYYYY cooler : )

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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#3 posted 07-12-2010 05:07 PM

Cool Idea Steve. What next connect 5 ?

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 07-12-2010 05:34 PM

the last i recall, connect 4 was only black n red, but i guess i am getting “old”, as told by all my buddys kids who are just getting in their teens…lol

-- if you dont have it, build it, especially when its a stupid idea

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#5 posted 07-12-2010 10:28 PM

We had the 4 color set here in OZ.. we loved playing it…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#6 posted 07-12-2010 11:28 PM

Looks good!

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#7 posted 07-13-2010 01:55 AM

that is an amazing idea

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#8 posted 07-13-2010 02:05 AM

Great fun Steve, I don’t know how it will compete with Wii but I’d rather play a game I know, than one I have to take classes for.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#9 posted 07-13-2010 03:33 AM

Way to go Steve, bring back the older games in great style.

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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#10 posted 07-13-2010 07:31 AM

Mike, now there’s an idea. A Wii version of Connect 4. Haha…minutes of fun!

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#11 posted 07-13-2010 06:56 PM

Great project. I might make a different number of discs, though.
2 colors of 21 – for two players
1 color of 14 – for three players. Use 14 each of the 1st 2 colors
1 color of 11 – for four players. It doesn’t work out even here so they would need figure a fair way of who goes first and second.

-- You always have tomorrow to stop procrastinating.

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#12 posted 07-13-2010 08:24 PM

Yeah, I think in retrospect I would have just made two colors. My son and I played yesterday and we each ran out of our ten disks, so we used the others too. I took blue and green, he used red and yellow.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#13 posted 07-14-2010 05:56 AM

Works for me. Great video

-- Norman

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