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Tag: 1980s

Rare Elektronika-7 Vacuum Tube Clock Shows Up on Ebay

Rare Elektronika-7 Vacuum Tube Clock Shows Up on Ebay

When I first spotted this dot-matrix numbers on this clock I thought it was a modern-day blue LED display. But lurking beneath the surface of this timepiece is something far more interesting. What we actually have…

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Video Game Belt Buckles: Keep Your Pants on, Pal.

Video Game Belt Buckles: Keep Your Pants on, Pal.

Other than maybe one of those giant glitzy wresting belts, I can’t think of a more rockin’ thing to wear around your waist than one of these nifty retro video game belt buckles. Handmade by artist…

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Bacteria Gives Life to Mutant Mini Multi Arcade System

Bacteria Gives Life to Mutant Mini Multi Arcade System

I have a dream. And that dream is that one day a single portable gaming console can play all of my favorite arcade classics (on a decent sized screen). Thanks to a modder going by the…

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Cassette Tape USB Hub Won’T Play, Pause or Rewind

Cassette Tape USB Hub Won’T Play, Pause or Rewind

I can’t think of any better way to connect my mix tape USB flash drive to my computer than to plug it into this retro cassette tape USB hub. The 4-port USB 2.0 hub may look…

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Colecovision Mini Console Hits Ebay [Casemod]

Colecovision Mini Console Hits Ebay [Casemod]

When it comes to retro game consoles, it seems like Nintendo and Atari get all of the attention. How about some love for the classic ColecoVision, the first console to bring arcade-quality graphics into your living…

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Journey Mp3 Player: Don’T Stop Believin’

Journey Mp3 Player: Don’T Stop Believin’

1980s power-ballad mavens Journey and technology have a long-standing relationship. Back in 1983, they entered the geek psyche with the classic Journey arcade machine. Now they’re back in the electronics biz with their own MP3 player.…

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Midibox Sid: C64 Transformed Into Glowing Midi Synth

Midibox Sid: C64 Transformed Into Glowing Midi Synth

The venerable Commodore 64 is well known among the electronic music community as a synthesizer modder’s dream machine thanks to its robust SID audio chipset. But most of the mods I’ve seen end up looking just…

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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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Megaman Stained Glass Project: Hallelujah.

Megaman Stained Glass Project: Hallelujah.

No matter what your religion you belong to, you’ll be a believer in the church of 8-bit platform gaming once you see this brilliant work of stained glass art, based on the classic Megaman gaming franchise.…

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Pole Position Quilt: Prepare to Qualify

Pole Position Quilt: Prepare to Qualify

Back in the day, Pole Position was one of my all-time favorite arcade games. Not only was it the first full-color POV racing game, it had some of the most groundbreaking graphics in its time. With…

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Time-It LED Watches Bring Back the Slap-Happy 80s

Time-It LED Watches Bring Back the Slap-Happy 80s

These LED watches may be brand new, but they draw at least some of their inspiration from those tacky 1980s slap bracelets. You know, those stupid flexible wristbands covered in leopard prints or zebra stripes that…

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Awesome Arcade Game Art by Melissa Jones

Awesome Arcade Game Art by Melissa Jones

Looking for a way to make your game room really special? Look no further than these original 3-dimensional arcade artworks by sign maker Melissa Jones. Melissa creates original wood carvings of classic arcade characters, then creates…

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Evolution of Man T-Shirt is Stuck in the 80s

Evolution of Man T-Shirt is Stuck in the 80s

If you think that mankind continues to evolve, perhaps you’re wrong. According to this clever video game T-shirt, we all stopped evolving somewhere back in the mid-1980s, parked in front of a Missile Command cabinet. Depicting…

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Super Mario Hidden Quilt Level Scores Extra Points

Super Mario Hidden Quilt Level Scores Extra Points

If you’ve got a serious Mario addiction, you might just have to break open your piggy bank for this. This fun quilt features the likenesses of Mario and his foes in the context of the NES…

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Apple Floppy Drive Reborn as an Amplifier [Casemod]

Apple Floppy Drive Reborn as an Amplifier [Casemod]

Have some old computer gear lying around? Why not do what this guy did, and turn it into something useful once more. By taking an old Apple 5-1/4″ floppy drive he found at a thrift store,…

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Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out Scarf is a Real T.K.O.

Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out Scarf is a Real T.K.O.

One of the greatest boxing games of all time has been immortalized in wearable form. This oh-so-awesome handknit scarf features the fighters from the NES classic Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!! Created by El Paso crafter Beatboxtaun, the…

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