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The Animatronics Experimenters Kit -

The Animatronics Experimenters Kit -

Categories: Creative Engineering, Creative Engineering History, Engineering, Programming, Rebuilding Campaign, RockAfire Explosion, RockAfire Kids

"I believe in transferring the knowledge I have built over a lifetime and have the desire, drive and energy to change the world through inventing. If I can put this kit in the hands of enough children, the next generation… more →

The man who made the Whac-A-Mole has one more chance.

The man who made the Whac-A-Mole has one more chance.

Categories: Creative Engineering, Creative Engineering History, Engineering, Programming, Rebuilding Campaign, RockAfire Explosion, RockAfire Kids

Those in Orlando who had seen the unmarked face of the warehouse at 47 W. Jefferson St. probably considered the property abandoned. And then, on that Thursday afternoon in 2013, it blew up.

Witnesses are scarce two years later, but… more →

What happened to Riot Fest?

What happened to Riot Fest?

Categories: Creative Engineering, Creative Engineering History, Engineering, Programming, Rebuilding Campaign, RockAfire Explosion, RockAfire Kids

It sure seemed that Riot Fest was serious about bringing the Rock-afire Explosion to perform for you this year.  We reserved the time slot for them, turned down other business, and made as many preparations as we could without any… more →

New game coming soon from Creative Engineering!

New game coming soon from Creative Engineering!

Categories: Creative Engineering, Creative Engineering History, Engineering, Programming, Rebuilding Campaign, RockAfire Explosion, RockAfire Kids

I am working hard on the new arcade game I have been promising you. 

As I have mentioned before, this is something we can all have a part in together to preserve the Rock-afire and Creative Engineering.… more →

RockAfire Explosion memories from BRCmedia.com

RockAfire Explosion memories from BRCmedia.com

Categories: Creative Engineering, Creative Engineering History, Engineering, Programming, Rebuilding Campaign, RockAfire Explosion, RockAfire Kids

When I was a kid one of my favorite places to go was Showbiz Pizza. My dad would take there nearly weekly, something fun we would do together or with the family. Now a lot of you may not know… more →

Rockafire Explosion creator fighting to keep Orlando mural

Rockafire Explosion creator fighting to keep Orlando mural

Categories: Creative Engineering, Creative Engineering History, Engineering, Programming, Rebuilding Campaign, RockAfire Explosion, RockAfire Kids

ORLANDO – 

Creative Engineering’s Aaron Fechter dreamed up the animatronic band Rockafire Explosion, which lit up the stage at Showbiz Pizza locations all around the country. Now, a mural dedicated to the Orlando animatronic group may be demolished, crushing the… more →

A portrait of Creative Engineering

A portrait of Creative Engineering

Categories: Creative Engineering, Creative Engineering History, Engineering, Programming, Rebuilding Campaign, RockAfire Explosion, RockAfire Kids

Brad Kuhn first introduced me to Creative Engineering. The ramshackle warehouse is located just north of the bustling night club scene downtown. I parked in the loading dock area and got this sketch as I waited for Brad, his daughter… more →

Direct from Aaron

December 14, 2016
After several years of modernizing my animatronics programming and control systems, i'm moving to full scale production of the Animatronics Experimenters Kit! Reserve yours today and learn all the creative, engineering aspects that go into animatronics and inventing!
November 24, 2016
First run Animatronics Experimenters Kits are SOLD OUT for 2016! Now taking pre-orders for round 2 to ship in 2017!
September 20, 2016
Contact Creative Engineering to get a custom video birthday show delivered by the Rock-Afire Explosion direct to you. Just like you remember it at Showbiz Pizza in the 1980's!

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Rock-afire at the ready! Rock-afire at the ready!
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