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Category: Retro

Ghostbusters Ecto-1 NES: Who Ya Gonna Play?

Ghostbusters Ecto-1 NES: Who Ya Gonna Play?
At first glance, this looks like an ordinary Ecto-1 from Ghostbusters, but look again and you will see that it has a fully-functioning NES game system inside. Oh yes. Busting does make me feel good. Busting…
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Retro Console Emulator in a Game Boy Advance SP Case: Pi SP

Retro Console Emulator in a Game Boy Advance SP Case: Pi SP
We’ve seen retro console emulators based on the Raspberry Pi crammed inside a Game Boy and a Game Boy Pocket’s body. Bacman forum member Frostedfires wanted to use the Game Boy Advance SP’s case, but the…
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3D Printed Guardians of the Galaxy Walkman iPhone 6 Plus Case: Awesome Build Vol.1

3D Printed Guardians of the Galaxy Walkman iPhone 6 Plus Case: Awesome Build Vol.1
iPhone cases that look like the Sony Walkman are nothing new. Thanks to Guardians of the Galaxy, Walkman cases that look like Star-Lord’s specific Walkman model, the TPS-L2, have become quite popular. But John R. Hazzard…
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LEGO Go Board: Complex Simplicity

LEGO Go Board: Complex Simplicity
Like many of the best games, the ancient Chinese board game Go takes seconds to learn and a lifetime to master. Joe Miller’s LEGO technique mirrors the game’s virtue. His 9×9 Go board may seem unremarkable…
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DeLorean Time Machine Conversion Mod: Back to the Back to the Future

DeLorean Time Machine Conversion Mod: Back to the Back to the Future
Bob’s Prop Shop specializes in creating replicas of famous movie cars and props. Its most famous replica is that of the DeLorean DMC-12 from Back to the Future, which it sells for $65,000-$75,000 (USD) and rents…
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Samurai Darth Vader & Stormtrooper: The Shogun Strikes Back

Samurai Darth Vader & Stormtrooper: The Shogun Strikes Back
It’s no secret that George Lucas borrowed story ideas from Akira Kurosawa’s samurai movies when he created Star Wars. Even Darth Vader’s suit resembles samurai armor. If that wasn’t obvious enough, Bandai’s badass S.H. Figuarts Star…
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Sega Genesis Megatron: A Real American Villain

Sega Genesis Megatron: A Real American Villain
Earlier this year we featured Takara Tomy’s killer crossover combo action figures of Optimus Prime as a Sony PlayStation and Megatron as a Sega Mega Drive. It turns out the toy maker also released a US…
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This Aquarium Is in an Old TV, Looks Like Seinfeld’s Apartment

This Aquarium Is in an Old TV, Looks Like Seinfeld’s Apartment
Remember those old TVs that were actual pieces of furniture in their own right? Well, no one is using those TVs anymore, so they are being sold for cheap since everyone has flat screens today. Matt…
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PlayStation History Collection 20th Anniversary Edition: Cuteness Awaits

PlayStation History Collection 20th Anniversary Edition: Cuteness Awaits
A few years ago Takara Tomy released the PlayStation History Collection 1, which consists of scale models of the four original PlayStation variants. With the console celebrating its 20th birthday this year, Takara Tomy has released…
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Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega Portable Console Runs Entire Spectrum of ZX Spectrum Games

Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega Portable Console Runs Entire Spectrum of ZX Spectrum Games
It may not have been as popular in the U.S., but the Sinclair ZX Spectrum holds a special place in British home computer history. Sinclair founder Sir Clive Sinclair was freakin’ knighted mainly because of the…
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PlayStation 4 20th Anniversary Edition: Young and Gray

PlayStation 4 20th Anniversary Edition: Young and Gray
Exactly 20 years ago today, Sony launched the original PlayStation console. To celebrate the console’s 20th birthday Sony will be releasing a limited-edition PlayStation 4 bundle. The console, along with the DualShock 4 and the PlayStation…
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Game Boy HDMI Output Mod: Hdmyboy

Game Boy HDMI Output Mod: Hdmyboy
Zane Amiralis and Joshua de Haan want you to dust off your old Game Boy and give it a much needed upgrade. Their Hdmyboy hardware mod upscales the video from the handheld gaming device into high…
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GTA IV RoboCop ED-209 Mod: You Have 20 Seconds to Install…

GTA IV RoboCop ED-209 Mod: You Have 20 Seconds to Install…
When I was growing up, my parents let me watch pretty much any movie I wanted when it came out on VHS. One of my favorites was RoboCop. Something about a cyborg robot with a gun…
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RoboCop x Terminator Custom Action Figure: I’ll Be Back… To Buy That for a Dollar

RoboCop x Terminator Custom Action Figure: I’ll Be Back… To Buy That for a Dollar
The prolific custom action figure maker John Mallamas aka Jin Saotome tips his hat to the RoboCop vs. Terminator video games (which in turn were based on the comic book miniseries) with this badass RoboCop T-800.…
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Game Boy Games Could Be Coming to Airplane Seat Backs

Game Boy Games Could Be Coming to Airplane Seat Backs
Great news! The crap games in airplane seatbacks’ days might be numbered. No longer will you have to play crummy knock-offs of Flash games that were popular a few years ago with the bored-homemaker-who-turned-the-cleaning-over-to-a-Roomba demographic. Someday…
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LEGO Centurions Concept: Brick and Machine, Power Xtreme!

LEGO Centurions Concept: Brick and Machine, Power Xtreme!
If there was ever a cartoon made for LEGO it would be The Centurions. The hilariously stereotypical alpha males Max Ray, Ace McCloud, Jake Rockwell, Rex Charger and John Thunder used adaptable exosuits and modular parts…
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