X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop! Follow Us: Subscribe | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest
AWESOMER MEDIA SITES: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Geiger Counter Pc Casemod Can’T Play Half-Life

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

Before all you budding nuclear physicists attempt to correct me, I know this isn’t truly a Geiger Counter. It’s actually one of those Cold-War era Ion Chamber radiation detectors. But that’s not what most of us think, so I’ll stick with the more familiar Geiger name. Regardless, this computer casemod won’t actually detect radioactivity, but the nuke gauge will kick in when you power on the PC with a flip of the original sensitivity dial.

Geiger Counter Casemod

Because of the cramped quarters inside the box, the Russian-built Fallout Terminal [UPDATE: Turns out that it’s actually the brainchild of a guy going by the name Widefault — see comment #2 below] Civil Defense computer isn’t very powerful — running an anemic 300 MHz CPU, 256MB of RAM and a 4GB Compact Flash card for storage. Heck, it probably isn’t even powerful enough to play the original Fallout or Half-Life. But with the proper Atari 800 emulator installed, it might be able to play a game of SCRAM (Remember gaming genius Chris Crawford? Ah, memories.)

[Read Full Worklog]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Advertisement

More from Awesomer Media...

Diamond Select Toys Batman Classic Shakespeare Bust Bank

Diamond Select Toys Batman Classic Shakespeare Bust Bank

Revoltech Amazing Yamaguchi Magneto 1/12 Scale Action Figure

Revoltech Amazing Yamaguchi Magneto 1/12 Scale Action Figure

Facts About the Wild West

Facts About the Wild West

Anker Eufy Genie Smart Speaker

Anker Eufy Genie Smart Speaker

Volkswagen T-Roc Is a Compact Crossover, Not a Rap Star

Volkswagen T-Roc Is a Compact Crossover, Not a Rap Star

5 Things You Need to Know About the New 2018 Ford F-150

5 Things You Need to Know About the New 2018 Ford F-150