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Category: Retro

Spellbook Gaming Boxes: Power Word: Store

Spellbook Gaming Boxes: Power Word: Store
The food container industry owes much to avid board gamers and tabletop RPG players. But that could change with Elderwood Boxes’ upcoming offering. They’re gaming boxes that look like life-size spellbooks. The images below feature prototypes,…

DIY Wristwatch Phone: Watchie-Talkie

DIY Wristwatch Phone: Watchie-Talkie
A few months ago, we featured Instructables employee DJ aka Aleator777’s Apple II Watch. He recently shared another impressive retro watch, one that’s arguably more useful than the current Apple Watch. He calls it the Communicator…
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Streets of Rage x The Simpsons T-Shirt: Streets of Beige

Streets of Rage x The Simpsons T-Shirt: Streets of Beige
Springfield was once a happy, peaceful place… until one day a powerful secret criminal organization took over. A group of young locals has sworn to clean up the city. Among them are Bart Simpson, Lisa Simpson…

Back to the Future II Sports Almanac Sells For $7,000

Back to the Future II Sports Almanac Sells For $7,000
Sadly, the time has passed when you could make some serious money with this Grays Sports Almanac featured in Back to the Future Part II, but at least one person was able to profit off of…

Danger Zone Keyboard Keycaps: Type Gun

Danger Zone Keyboard Keycaps: Type Gun
On March 3, 1969, the United States Navy established an elite school for the top one percent of its pilots. On February 8, 2015 Geekhack member Data came up with a design for keycaps inspired by…

Nixie Radian Analog Tube Clock: Time is a Spiked Circle

Nixie Radian Analog Tube Clock: Time is a Spiked Circle
Most nixie tube clocks are based on tubes that show numerals. Tungsten Customs is no stranger to such clocks, but its latest product uses nixie tubes to create an analog-style digital clock. The Nixie Radian’s IN-9…

Game Boy Electric Guitar: Play It Loud

Game Boy Electric Guitar: Play It Loud
Bit Fix’s Game Boy Classic modding competition brought us Mod Purist’s silly Game Boy fridge. Here’s fibbef’s contribution to the contest, an electric guitar that also looks and plays like the classic Nintendo handheld. Fibbef used…

Game Boy Refrigerator Mod: Now You’re Playing with Freon

Game Boy Refrigerator Mod: Now You’re Playing with Freon
When Daniel d’Entremont aka Mod Purist saw the FreezerBoy Game Boy fridge magnets, he asked himself the classic Maker’s Question: Why not? So he turned a mini fridge into a functioning Nintendo Game Boy. Daniel’s Cold…

World’s Largest Working Arcade Cabinet Makes You Feel Like a Little Kid Again

World’s Largest Working Arcade Cabinet Makes You Feel Like a Little Kid Again
Many adults of today never knew the joy of growing up during the heyday of arcades. They have never known what it feels like to be small and play a game on a giant arcade cabinet.…

Pendleton Star Wars Blankets: Forcelandia

Pendleton Star Wars Blankets: Forcelandia
The tentacles of Disney’s marketing are reaching markets far, far away. The entertainment giant has partnered with wool expert Pendleton to create not seven but four limited-edition Star Wars blankets. Because screw the prequels. The blankets…

Transformers Metal Earth Model Kits: Ikeacons

Transformers Metal Earth Model Kits: Ikeacons
The Generation 1 Transformers join Fascination Toys’ Metal Earth 3D model kits. The flat-pack kits come in four models – Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Megatron and Soundwave – that are just under 4″ tall when assembled. Here’s…

Man Hides Resume in Large and Heavy Tablets: Applying for the Position of Quest Giver

Man Hides Resume in Large and Heavy Tablets: Applying for the Position of Quest Giver
Redditor mrdeepimmersion wanted to apply for a game design job at Wizards of the Coast’s Dungeons & Dragons team. Thinking that his electrical and computer engineering background put him at a disadvantage, he decided to show…

LEGO Nautilus Concept is Just 4000 Votes Under the Target

LEGO Nautilus Concept is Just 4000 Votes Under the Target
Famous LEGO MOCer Alex Jones aka OrionPax submitted this whale of a proposal for an official LEGO set. It’s a fantastic scale model of the Nautilus, Captain Nemo’s submarine in 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. The…

Diablo Wooden Tristram Map: That’s the Church, That’s Cain’s House Oh and Here’s the Entrance to Hell

Diablo Wooden Tristram Map: That’s the Church, That’s Cain’s House Oh and Here’s the Entrance to Hell
After Hyrule and Dinosaur Land, Diablo‘s Tristram gets Neutral Ground and Alex Griendling’s Woodlands map treatment. The unfortunate town is laser-etched on a 18.5″x 14″ maple ply board. If you ask me the best landmark here…

Real Windows 3.0 Solitaire Cards Let You Waste More Time with Shuffling

Real Windows 3.0 Solitaire Cards Let You Waste More Time with Shuffling
Computer UI pioneer Susan Kare teamed up with Areaware to make a physical deck of playing cards based on her design for the first Windows Solitaire game. It’s funny that we got a real life version…

NES Controller Shoes: Footendo Entertainment System

NES Controller Shoes: Footendo Entertainment System
If you are looking for a new pair of shoes, why not go old school – as in old school video games. How about something that looks stylish and also celebrates Nintendo’s first amazing console? Something…
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