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New — Billy Bob 100% plush doll — large 16” size now available!

New — Billy Bob 100% plush doll — large 16” size now available!

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

Just in time for the holiday season, for the younger set who asked for a 100% plush doll to hold! A full 16 inches tall! Perfect for your little (or big) Rock-afire Explosion fan to play with and hug Billy… more →

Creative Engineering Premium Insider Video Club

Creative Engineering Premium Insider Video Club

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

YOU are the future of Creative Engineering!
Insider video club launched, the public domain maker space, live and in person!


After years of requests from fans for more content, robotics explanations, and a deeper dive into the… more →

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 3, 2017
Perfect for the younger Rock-afire fans who want a soft Billy Bob doll to cuddle at night, the new Billy Bob soft doll is here for order.
September 30, 2017
The Rock-afire Explosion (Showbiz Pizza) is the survivor of the Chuck E. Cheese/Rock-afire animatronic wars. So, anyone who thinks CEC beat Showbiz should realize that my leaving Showbiz Pizza Place and taking my band with me was a move I made to insure its survival, and now, WE WON! We were also the only band that showed any respect of its audience. -- Aaron
June 7, 2017
Check out my recently launched "Behind The Scenes at Creative Engineering" Video Series at the low price of $6.00/month! Hours of exclusive video content published several times a week! Sample/teaser videos in the video section on this site now! All proceeds to to the preservation of CE and the Rock-Afire Explosion.

Latest Videos

Billy Bob doll reveal! Order for Christmas 2017! Billy Bob doll reveal! Order for Christmas 2017!
This is Prototype #4 of the new Billy Bob Doll…
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The RockAfire Explosion - Happy Birthday custom performance The RockAfire Explosion - Happy Birthday custom performance
Cody's turning 4 years old and already knows…
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The Beatles - Abbey Road Show Tape - The Rock-afire Explosion The Beatles - Abbey Road Show Tape - The Rock-afire Explosion
This is the show I played for Michael Jackson when…
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Bear-A-Dise Restoration - Mitzi’s new look! Bear-A-Dise Restoration - Mitzi’s new look!
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Rock-afire Explosion albums! Rock-afire Explosion albums!
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Vintage inspired, officially listened designs! Vintage inspired, officially listened designs!
Officially liscenced, 80's Tees Rock-afire…
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Rock-afire Explosion in Keanu! Rock-afire Explosion in Keanu!
The Rock-afire Explosion make it to the big screen…
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Bashy Bug is here! Bashy Bug is here!
The new interactive arcade game with fully…
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