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Category: Retro

Space Intruderz Lamps Sure Look Like Invaders to Me

Space Intruderz Lamps Sure Look Like Invaders to Me
In a not-too-obvious attempt to avoid a cease and desist letter from Taito’s copyright attorneys, these fun video game inspired lamps go by the nom de plume “Space Intruderz”, rather than the “Invaders” moniker more befitting…
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Mac Vs. Pc? Mst3k Classic Clip Adds Fuel to the Fire

Mac Vs. Pc? Mst3k Classic Clip Adds Fuel to the Fire
John over at Boing Boing Gadgets dug up this awesome video from the classic Sci-Fi comedy show Mystery Science Theater 3000. Tom Servo and Crow T. Robot debate the pros and cons of PCs and Macs…
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Shoes Embedded With Working Nintendo Gameboys

Shoes Embedded With Working Nintendo Gameboys
These ostentatious shoes and boots are embedded with working Gameboys. The best part? You can pop out the Gameboys and play with them! Like almost every other cutting-edge, kooky techno-fashion mashup, these have been spotted on…
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Modder Crams G4 Cube Mac Into Mac Plus

Modder Crams G4 Cube Mac Into Mac Plus
Got an old Macintosh or Mac Plus lying around? There’s got to be something better to do with it than turn it into an aquarium, right? That’s what this enterprising modder did when he managed to…
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8-Bit Nintendo Does Music Videos

8-Bit Nintendo Does Music Videos
While these brief musical interludes won’t win any prizes for their sweeping cinematography, they do win a place in my heart for being put together using some good old fashioned 8-bit gaming technology. Created using a…
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Star Wars Belt: the Force is With You. and Around You.

Star Wars Belt: the Force is With You. and Around You.
If you’re the kind of person who rolls out his Chewbacca impression at parties, this “Empire Strikes Back”-themed belt might be the piece de resistance to round out your existing collection of Boba Fett bobbleheads and…
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Wooden Nixie Clock: Where Nature Meets Technology

Wooden Nixie Clock: Where Nature Meets Technology
I don’t know what it is, but I’m a real sucker for Nixie tube clocks. There’s something about the soothing orange glow tubes that offer a simple, yet elegant way to display any numeric information. I…
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Pitfall on Your Laptop (Kinda).

Pitfall on Your Laptop (Kinda).
Sure, you could go install a copy of Stella if you want to play Pitfall on your computer (or any other Atari 2600 game for that matter), but this handy carrying case lets you get up…
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Legend of Zelda Shoes for All You Link Wannabes

Legend of Zelda Shoes for All You Link Wannabes
If you’ve ever found yourself collecting fragments of the Triforce or looking for underground labyrinths, then these handcrafted Legend of Zelda-inspired shoes might be just perfect for you! These crafty togs give you the chance to…
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Grocery Store Lets You Play Atari While You Shop

Grocery Store Lets You Play Atari While You Shop
What better way to break up the monotony of trolling the aisles of the grocery store than with a little video game action? The guys at this funky Milwaukee, Wisconsin grocery store are happy to oblige…
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Classic iMac + Vhs Deck = Ivhs [Casemod]

Classic iMac + Vhs Deck = Ivhs [Casemod]
Back in its day, the design of the classic iMac was pretty groundbreaking. Sure, by today’s standards, the original iMac was a little bulbous, but did it really deserve this punishment? The mutant offspring of an…
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NES Controller Coffee Table: Drool.

NES Controller Coffee Table: Drool.
This has got to be my favorite piece of furniture, ever. Not only does this coffee table look like a giant NES controller, it’s actually fully functional! Lovingly constructed by Kyle Downes of Ultra Awesome, the…
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Superbrothers Pixel Art: Super Retro Goodness

Superbrothers Pixel Art: Super Retro Goodness
After spending the last 7 days straight looking at the hyper-real 3D environments of Grand Theft Auto IV, don’t you long for the blocky 8-bit goodness of days gone by? Eh, maybe not when it comes…
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Fc Mobile Game Console Plays Original NES Carts

Fc Mobile Game Console Plays Original NES Carts
I’ve seen plenty of Nintendo NES clone systems in my travels, but this is the first time I’ve seen a mass-produced portable that can play the actual cartridges from the classic 8-bit gaming system. The FC…
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Space Invaders Cutting Board Invades Kitchens

Space Invaders Cutting Board Invades Kitchens
Whether you’re slicing, dicing, or making julienne fries, this Space Invaders themed cutting board will help you get your Mise en Place in order. As you chop your way through celery and onion, imagine your knife…
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NES System Built Into Game Cartridge [Casemod]

NES System Built Into Game Cartridge [Casemod]
This awesome NES casemod manages to squeeze a fully-functional Nintendo 8-bit console into the body of one of the system’s own game cartridges. The Fami-Card started out its life as an original Super Mario Brothers cartridge.…
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