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Tag: Cartridge

3D-Printed Inkjet Printer Cartridges Could Save You a Lot of $$$

3D-Printed Inkjet Printer Cartridges Could Save You a Lot of $$$
Inkjet printers are relatively cheap. That’s because it’s the inkjet printer cartridges that will burn a hole in your pocket. It’s the old razor-razorblade business model. Depending on how often you use your printer, you could be changing cartridges as often as every week.

NES Cartridge Ring: Fancicom

NES Cartridge Ring: Fancicom
Etsy artist Jess Firsoff makes NES cartridge rings. All you have to do is insert them into your loved one’s front-loading cartridge ring slot. You can ask her to make a cartridge stud out of any game, including the famous gold cart of The Legend of Zelda.

Retro Video Game Cartridge Pillows Perfect for Making a NESt in Your Famicom Room

Retro Video Game Cartridge Pillows Perfect for Making a NESt in Your Famicom Room
I’ve got a confession to make to my wife. Without her approval, I’ve been gradually transforming our basement media room into a shrine to all things geeky – with a decided tilt towards retro video games.

Sonic the Hedgehog Cartridge Soap Scrubs off the Stench of Eggman

Sonic the Hedgehog Cartridge Soap Scrubs off the Stench of Eggman
After a hard day of spiraling through loops and collecting rings, it’s time for a good shower. A hedgehog can get pretty dirty running around all those 16-bit landscapes. This Sonic the Hedgehog soap should help.

Cart Notes: You Can Read These Cartridges without Blowing on Them

Cart Notes: You Can Read These Cartridges without Blowing on Them
I think back to the days of my old 8-bit NES console and when games came on cartridges. There were definitely advantages of the medium, in that you never had to worry about scratched discs, and they loaded instantly.

Complete Copy of Atari 2600 Air Raid for Sale: Duck and Cover Your Wallet

Complete Copy of Atari 2600 Air Raid for Sale: Duck and Cover Your Wallet
If a vintage video game is rare enough, it can sell for huge money. Back in 2010, a copy of the Atari 2600 game Air Raid sold for $31,600. The reason is because it was the only known copy with a box.

Fallout NES Cartridge Art: Relic from a Pre-Post-Nuclear Era

Fallout NES Cartridge Art: Relic from a Pre-Post-Nuclear Era
I’ve talked about 72pins before, but their latest cartridge is just too damn good not to share. The NEStalgic shop collaborated with artist Nick Robalik to create a Fallout NES cartridge, which will surely fetch a vault full of bottle caps in the post-nuclear world.

Retrozone 8-Bit & 16-Bit Xmas: Merry Cartridge!

Retrozone 8-Bit & 16-Bit Xmas: Merry Cartridge!
Experienced shoppers buy their holiday gifts early, so if you’re looking for a unique and memorable gift for an old school gamer, you better get one of Retrozone’s Xmas cartridges. These are original cartridges for the NES and SNES (or Famicom and Super Famicom, if you want to be OG) with Christmas-themed games.

Fun With Old Ink Cartridges

Fun With Old Ink Cartridges
Got some leftover inkjet cartridges lying around? You could just send them back to the factory so they can be recycled – er, cleaned out, refilled and then sold to some other sucker for way too much money – or, you could make some lamps out of them – or, you could do this:

NES Cartridge Flash Drive With Console USB Port is Both Ridiculous and Perfect

NES Cartridge Flash Drive With Console USB Port is Both Ridiculous and Perfect
We’ve seen NES controllers turned into flash drives and NES cartridges used as cases for external hard drives. But neither of those mods are as awesome – or as ridiculous – as what Instructables user Ed Lewis made: a NES cartridge flash drive with a complementary NES console USB port.

Rsvp to This NES Invite

Rsvp to This NES Invite
The largest, most unwieldy but also most awesome wedding invite I’ve ever seen: The children of the 80s, all grown up. I hope they have pixelated bouquets and jewelry as well.

Hyperkin Retro n 3 System Plays NES, SNES and Genesis in One Console

Hyperkin Retro n 3 System Plays NES, SNES and Genesis in One Console
They guys at Hyperkin keep outdoing themselves with their line of retro consoles. The latest console, called the Retro N 3, can play games from the original Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis in a single system.

Recycled Ink Cartridges Get New Life as Lamps

Recycled Ink Cartridges Get New Life as Lamps
If you regularly use an inkjet printer, you can certainly try and recycle your cartridges by refilling them with more ink. But get real – most of the time, your empties just end up in the dumpster.

Weirdest Video Game Genre Ever: NES Pirate Originals on Ebay

Weirdest Video Game Genre Ever: NES Pirate Originals on Ebay
Die-hard Final Fantasy VII fans may be clamoring for a current gen version of the classic RPG, but apparently in China, people are buying the remaining units of NESes in the world, and so de-makes are all the rage.

Modern Movies Get the Atari 2600 Treatment

Modern Movies Get the Atari 2600 Treatment
Penney Design has put a really cool spin on movie poster art. It’s kind of cool to see how these movie concepts are just reduced to a few simple pixels on an Atari old video game box.

Recording Artist Makes NES Cartridge Music

Recording Artist Makes NES Cartridge Music
Do you still have your old NES console? Do you love electronic music? Then I know what you’re getting for Christmas. This new cartridge for the old Nintendo Entertainment System features a bunch of new “chiptunes” by electronic recording artist Animalstyle (or is that 4NIM4L57YL3?)

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