Visit the New Technabob Shop!Get Technabob in Your Mailbox! Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

Lemmings Get Crocheted!

by Paul Strauss

I know we give Mario, Pac-Man, Space Invaders and Sonic plenty of geek craft love around here, but do you guys remember a little video game called Lemmings? I think I must have spent a million and one hours playing this game, despite the fact the concept really was just a 2-dimensional escort mission on steroids. Maybe that’s why I hate escort missions now.

lemmings_crochet_1

So it’s good to see those iconic retro gaming mammals getting their due in amigurumi form. Handcrafted by June Gilbank, these little lemmings look just like their videogame counterparts, complete with fuzzy green hair, bulbous blue bodies, and tiny tools that get them out of (and occasionally into) trouble. June has lovingly recreated five of the games’ nine character types, including Walker, Floater, Blocker, Builder and Miner. Sorry, fans of Digger, Climber, Basher and Bomber will have to look elsewhere.

lemmings_crochet_2

Want to make your own Lemmings? Head on over to Planet June for patterns and details on how to do it. Me? I think I’ll leave it to the sewing professionals. In the mean time, enjoy this fun DHTML version of Lemmings.

[via Craftster]




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Our Latest & Greatest Posts...

Micro LEGO Computer Has Stackable Modules: NUCs and Bricks

Micro LEGO Computer Has Stackable Modules: NUCs and Bricks

Gnarbox Portable Video Editing Computer Turns the iPhone into a Dumb Terminal

Gnarbox Portable Video Editing Computer Turns the iPhone into a Dumb Terminal

Deal: Coding for Entrepreneurs Bundle

Deal: Coding for Entrepreneurs Bundle

Dancing Baby Groot Mug Wants Your Coffee Black

Dancing Baby Groot Mug Wants Your Coffee Black

Yaskawa Motoman Industrial Robot Cooks an Egg Sandwich

Yaskawa Motoman Industrial Robot Cooks an Egg Sandwich

Win Prizes in the Technabob Shop

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo
discussion by