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Author Archive: Lambert Varias

[Spoiler] Torchlight II Has a Guest from the Other Side of the Borderlands

[Spoiler] Torchlight II Has a Guest from the Other Side of the Borderlands
Two of the most well-received games this year are both sequels, which were also released within a few days of each other: Torchlight II and Borderlands 2. It turns out these two games shared more than…

Final Fantasy VI Fan Mod Features Heroes from Different FF Games: Better than Dissidia?

Final Fantasy VI Fan Mod Features Heroes from Different FF Games: Better than Dissidia?
Before the silly X-2 and the XIII trilogy, the Final Fantasy franchise was known for rebooting itself with each iteration. Each game had a different battle system than the one that came before it and featured…
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Real Life Interactive Minecraft Blocks: No Redstone Needed

Real Life Interactive Minecraft Blocks: No Redstone Needed
Have you played Minecraft so much that sometimes you see the world in voxels? This isn’t one of those times. The blocks below are real and even react to being hit by a pickaxe, thanks to…

Fighting Game Decals + Wall: Super Combo Finish

Fighting Game Decals + Wall: Super Combo Finish
After wowing us with his fake fireplace and fake secret passage decals, James Bit can now turn your walls into virtual arenas with these fighting game decals. Each set comes with life bar or hit point…

Valve Portal Turret Replica Not a Lie, Not for Sale Either.

Valve Portal Turret Replica Not a Lie, Not for Sale Either.
We finally have more details on the extremely faithful Portal turret replica that Valve showed off last week. It turns out that it was commissioned by Valve from Weta Workshop, the award-winning special effects, design and…

LEGO Great Ball Contraption: The Best Useless Thing You’ll Ever See

LEGO Great Ball Contraption: The Best Useless Thing You’ll Ever See
We’ve featured LEGO mad scientist akiyuki and his Great Ball Contraption before, but the updated version of his machine is too awesome not too share. The machine is about 101 feet long and shuffles 500 balls…

LibeTech Uses QR Codes as Door Keys: Convenient or Dangerous?

LibeTech Uses QR Codes as Door Keys: Convenient or Dangerous?
Mobile phones are making a lot of things obsolete – payphones, maps, privacy – because of cheap and easy to use apps. A new open source technology might add keys – and keychains, and locksmiths –…

EnableTalk Gloves Translate Sign Language to Spoken Language: Sound of Silence

EnableTalk Gloves Translate Sign Language to Spoken Language: Sound of Silence
A few months ago we saw a concept for a camera-based device that is meant to recognize sign language and translate it into spoken words. A Ukrainian-based team has something better: a working prototype of a…

Guild Wars 2 Coming to Mac, Beta Already Available… to PC Gamers. Go Figure.

Guild Wars 2 Coming to Mac, Beta Already Available… to PC Gamers. Go Figure.
Mac gamers are grateful for Blizzard, because it’s one of the few major companies that release Mac versions of their games alongside the more popular Windows version. ArenaNet says better late than never by announcing that…

RetroBall Pong System Has 4-Player, 5-Ball Mode: Super Pong II Turbo Arcade EX Championship Edition

RetroBall Pong System Has 4-Player, 5-Ball Mode: Super Pong II Turbo Arcade EX Championship Edition
As far as competitive videogames go, you can’t get any simpler than Pong. But times have changed, and so have our tastes and need for mayhem. We can’t just have birds, they need to be angry…

Chestburster Plush: A Toy Only an Alien Queen Could Love

Chestburster Plush: A Toy Only an Alien Queen Could Love
If a Facehugger plush facemates with a poor stuffed toy, a Chestburster plush can’t be far behind. This 1:1 scale replica is so accurate I wouldn’t hug this thing if my stuffed toy’s life depended on…

iControlPad 2: Control All the Things

iControlPad 2: Control All the Things
Finally. I think the mobile controller that I’ve been waiting for has arrived. And it’s not from Apple, Samsung or any of the major mobile device manufacturers. It’s from a small company, the same one who…

Pokémon Generation 1 Clay Figurines: Pennymon

Pokémon Generation 1 Clay Figurines: Pennymon
Last month we saw a cross-stitch featuring all 151 of the original Pokémon. Redditor ninjazzy spent over 250 hours making something more tangible: tiny clay figurines of each Generation 1 monster. You can probably fit four…

Valve Portal Turret Replica is Different from All Other Portal Turret Replicas

Valve Portal Turret Replica is Different from All Other Portal Turret Replicas
…by different I mean it looks exactly the same as the famous robot from Portal 2. An achingly short video of the replica was posted at Valve’s Facebook account, with no further details provided other than…

Portal Webcam: Now You’re Teleconferencing with Science

Portal Webcam: Now You’re Teleconferencing with Science
This is how the New England office (blue) of Dealer.com is connected to the company’s California office (orange). Either that, or this is actually a shot of Aperture Science Laboratories, with webcams included as props to…

Google Plays Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, Solves Everything. Showoff.

Google Plays Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, Solves Everything. Showoff.
Think you’re good at Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon? Google dares you to challenge its search engine. All you have to do is type an actor’s name and then “bacon number” (without the quotes) and the…
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