The MakerBrane Terminology

3D MakerSpace: The MakerSpace is an online 3D building tool for you to create and share cool designs. You can add parts, snap them together, rotate them, duplicate them, color them, and more, to create anything you can think of! Access the 3D MakerSpace here.

Designs: A Design is the end result of a 3D model that is created inside the MakerSpace. Access our catalog of user-generated designs here.

Part: A Part is a single construction toy element. Parts snap together to create designs.

Part Sets: A Part Set is a group of parts that are linked by some sort of theme or brand, such as LEGO®, or Meccano, or K’Nex. New Part Sets and their Parts are released regularly, and can be purchased with Coins. You can find our collection of Part Sets here.

Play Sets: A Play Set is a group of designs that are linked by some sort of theme or brand, such as “Space”, or “Architecture”, kinda like real construction box sets. Designs from a Play Set can be rebuilt to earn XP. New Play Sets are released regularly, and can be purchased with Coins. You can find our collection of Play Sets here.

Coins: Coins are the MakerBrane currency. They are used to purchase designs, Part Sets, and Play Sets. There are numerous ways to get more Coins, which you can find here.

XP: XP are points that are rewarded for building new designs and completing Play Set rebuilds. Collecting XP allows you to level up your profile, giving you a public Rank visible under your username. Collecting XP also unlocks new Part Sets for free.

Explore: The Explore page is where you can find the user-generated catalog of designs. It’s split into displaying all new designs chronologically (Latest Builds) and displaying a curated list selected by the MakerBrane team (Featured Designs). The designs on Explore can be filtered in many different ways.

Community: The Community page is where you can find all the people who have registered to MakerBrane. You can follow the ones you like, which sends you notifications whenever they create something new. Access it here.

Featured: A Featured Design or Featured Designer has been selected by MakerBrane for their outstanding creativity.

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