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Category: Retro

Bet You Can’T Do This With Blu-ray: Awesome Cassette Tape Portraits

Bet You Can’T Do This With Blu-ray: Awesome Cassette Tape Portraits
Artist iri5’s “Ghost in the Machine” is a series of portraits that connect music with visual art by making use of old cassette tapes as medium. When I first saw Neatorama‘s post about the project I…

Super Nintoaster Might Burn Your Cartridges

Super Nintoaster Might Burn Your Cartridges
We’ve seen people put old Nintendo systems into all kinds of things, but I’m pretty sure this is the first time I’ve seen a Super Nintendo inside a toaster. I guess you just can’t deny that…
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Retrolicious: Areaware 2b Radio

Retrolicious: Areaware 2b Radio
Areaware’s 2B Radio lets you enjoy the “big, warm, radiant sound” that can only be produced by vacuum tubes, along with a Braun-inspired minimalist design. Aside from an AM & FM internal antenna, the 2B Radio…

But Our Princess is in Another… Bed? :Custom Made Super Mario Bed

But Our Princess is in Another… Bed? :Custom Made Super Mario Bed
We’ve already featured a sample of crafter punzie’s products before, a set of Pac-Man ghost pillows. Now she’s creating stuff based on Super Mario games, like a Baby Mario baby blanket or  a Shooting Star baby…

Space Invaders Piggy Bank Only Saves Yen

Space Invaders Piggy Bank Only Saves Yen
Space Invaders fans, here’s a fun way to save your spare change – if you happen to live in Japan, that is. This Space Invaders piggy bank looks just like a miniature cocktail table version of…

Sonic the Hedgehog: Dead at 18

Sonic the Hedgehog: Dead at 18
I’m deeply saddened to report that everyone’s favorite speedy, spiny gaming mammal, Sonic the Hedgehog was found dead today at the age of 18. Run down in the prime of his life, it’s unknown why Sonic…

Steampunk Xbox Knows What Time It is

Steampunk Xbox Knows What Time It is
There’s been a lot of fascinating steampunk gear turning up lately, but none quite so unique as MissLadyVenom’s work in progress at deviantART. Getting the steam-powered treatment this time is an Xbox–not the 360, but the…

Pac-Man Cupcakes 2.0

Pac-Man Cupcakes 2.0
Remember the sugary 8-bit awesomeness of Hello Naomi’s Pac-Man cupcakes? Well, she’s back, and this time she’s built an even mo’ betta version of the edible video game using 80 individual cupcakes to make a retro…

Pac-Man Energy Drink Perfect for Washing Down Power Pills, Pretzels, Strawberries and Ghosts

Pac-Man Energy Drink Perfect for Washing Down Power Pills, Pretzels, Strawberries and Ghosts
There’s nothing more tiring than running around a maze all day, chasing down ghosts, being chased by ghosts and gobbling down power pills. What better way to get your strength back but with some delicious Pac-Man…

Fuzebox: Retro 8-Bit Gaming Goes Open Source

Fuzebox: Retro 8-Bit Gaming Goes Open Source
Always thought you could improve on the gameplay of Tetris? Fancy yourself the creator of the next Super Mario Brothers? Thanks to this open source gaming system – if you’ve got the programming chops, you’ve got…

Steampunk Keyboard Makes Old Look New Again

Steampunk Keyboard Makes Old Look New Again
Steampunk-inspired computers and accessories are becoming popular themes for modders, and even so, this particular keyboard stands apart thanks to the sheer creativity of the approach. Also? Plaid. Who doesn’t like plaid? Gone is the dark,…

Galaga Bookmark Squashes Aliens Between the Pages of Your Books

Galaga Bookmark Squashes Aliens Between the Pages of Your Books
I’m really not sure what reading paperback books and the arcade classic Galaga have in common, other than this. Crafter gimcracks has this handmade 8-bit cross-stitch bookmark up in her Etsy shop for just $6 (USD)…

Beautiful Bytes: Distellamap Presents Codes of Classic Video Games

Beautiful Bytes: Distellamap Presents Codes of Classic Video Games
There’s geek art, and then there’s geek art. Ben Fry’s creations are to programmers what blueprints are to architects. Here’s a sample of his work, which he calls “distellamaps”. It’s a map of the code for…

From a Mousehole Far, Far Away: Star Wars Mice

From a Mousehole Far, Far Away: Star Wars Mice
The creations of Anna aka TheHouseofMouse are like felt minifigs. Except that they’re mice. She currently has 131 micefig designs, from King Tutankhamen Mouse to Hannibal Lecter Mouse. Yes, the one with the mask. She also…

Mario Hits the Streets of New York

Mario Hits the Streets of New York
Mario, as seen on the streets of New York City (on 23rd st between 10th and 11th). I have a funny feeling that whatever is down at the other end of those pipes is a lot…

Female Space Invaders: I Don’T Remember This Part of the Video Game

Female Space Invaders: I Don’T Remember This Part of the Video Game
I was perusing the dark recesses of eBay’s DVD auctions when I came across this little gem. Featuring such greats as David Hasselhoff, Christopher Plummer and Marjoe Gortner, this 1979 low-budget schlock ripoff on Star Wars’…
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