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Category: Retro

LaundryBoy Hamper: It’s Game on for Dirty Clothes

LaundryBoy Hamper: It’s Game on for Dirty Clothes
Looking for a hamper that fits your geek lifestyle? Look no further than the LaundryBoy hamper. It might actually make you want to pick your clothes up off the floor for once and put them where…
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The Apple II Watch

The Apple II Watch
The Apple Watch is causing quite a buzz these days. And while reviews have been mixed, I’m still planning on ordering one, since I feel that I wouldn’t be doing my job if I didn’t at…
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Play Pac-Man in Minecraft: Emulatorcraft

Play Pac-Man in Minecraft: Emulatorcraft
Back in 2011, a stop-motion animation of Pac-Man made in Minecraft blew my mind. And now we have a fully functioning replica of the classic arcade game, perfectly remade within the blocky sandbox game. Now I…
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Legend of Zelda Pixelated Swords: Anti-danger Sticks

Legend of Zelda Pixelated Swords: Anti-danger Sticks
Etsy shop Gothelf Bros Studios makes these wooden replicas of Link’s swords from The Legend of Zelda. There’s the Wooden Sword, the White Sword and the Magic Sword. Isn’t the Old Man kind of an ass…
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Super Mario Bros. Intro Screen Built from 14,000 Toothpicks

Super Mario Bros. Intro Screen Built from 14,000 Toothpicks
Old school gamers who spent time playing Super Mario Bros. will recognize this screen without any thought. This was one of the hottest games back in the ’80s and anyone lucky enough to have a Nintendo…
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Pokémon Game Boy Box Art Wood Engravings: Pseudowoodo

Pokémon Game Boy Box Art Wood Engravings: Pseudowoodo
Redditor tempal78 made these life-size wooden engravings of Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue‘s box art as a birthday gift for a friend. He used a laser engraving machine to etch the designs then finished them by…
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Hyperkin Smart Boy Concept Adds Game Boy Cartridge Slot and Controls to the iPhone 6 Plus

Hyperkin Smart Boy Concept Adds Game Boy Cartridge Slot and Controls to the iPhone 6 Plus
Retro console maker Hyperkin pulled a ThinkGeek this past April Fools, using the day as a risk-free consumer survey. The company released a “fake” press statement about a concept called the Smart Boy, an add-on for…
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My Retro Game Box Sends You Classic Video Games Every Month: For Casual Collectors

My Retro Game Box Sends You Classic Video Games Every Month: For Casual Collectors
While some geeky gift box subscriptions offer merchandise related to your favorite games, the new UK-based My Retro Game Box actually sends video games, albeit used ones from classic systems. For about $35 (USD) you’ll get…
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Garbage Pail Kids Adam Bomb Figure Blows Minds

Garbage Pail Kids Adam Bomb Figure Blows Minds
Back in the ’80s, girls had Cabbage Patch Kids and mostly boys who knew girls that had Cabbage Patch Kids focused on abusing that annoying doll in front of said girls. It’s just what we did.…
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Space Invaders Ring: Sterling Silver, Not Pew Pew Pewter

Space Invaders Ring: Sterling Silver, Not Pew Pew Pewter
This awesome Space Invaders ring puts the 8-bit aliens around one of your fingers. Hopefully not your button mashing trigger finger, because you know they will try to stop you from shooting their friends.…
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DIY Game & Watch: Make & Play

DIY Game & Watch: Make & Play
When he was a kid, Instructables member Andrew Hannay had a 1980 Nintendo Game & Watch game called Vermin, which was also released by Time Out under the title Exterminator. He sold the handheld on eBay,…
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Gundam as Classic Consoles: Hyperdimension Gundamia

Gundam as Classic Consoles: Hyperdimension Gundamia
We’ve seen Optimus Prime and Megatron as the PlayStation and Sega Mega Drive respectively. Here are various Gundam dressed up as even older consoles: Famicom, Super Famicom, Sega Mega Drive, PC Engine aka Turbografx-16 and two…
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Bliss-Box 4-Play Retro Controller Adapter: Play Your Way

Bliss-Box 4-Play Retro Controller Adapter: Play Your Way
There are lots of third party retro-style controllers for PCs, as well as adapters that let you connect original console controllers to your computer. But Bliss-Box’s 4-Play adapter promises to be compatible with the greatest number…
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Card Catalog USB Drive: Dewey Digital System

Card Catalog USB Drive: Dewey Digital System
Have your kids even been in a library? It seems that kids these days just don’t read anything but texts and status updates. So this Card Catalog USB Drive probably doesn’t make any sense to them.…
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Charity Arcade Accepts Any Coin Currency as Tokens: Insert Care

Charity Arcade Accepts Any Coin Currency as Tokens: Insert Care
If you’ve ever gone abroad you probably had spare coins from the country you visited. You can change it back to your country’s currency or keep it as a memento, but more often than not they’ll…
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Papercraft Millenium Falcon Took Four Years to Build: Kessel Crawl

Papercraft Millenium Falcon Took Four Years to Build: Kessel Crawl
Starship Modeler reader Bernard Szukiel spent a total of four years perfecting the details on his 38″ Millenium Falcon scale model, and the result speaks for itself. The entire ship is made of paper, except for…
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