When Microsoft decides to do a custom car, you can bet it’s going to be packed with all sorts of technology. Microsoft teamed up with custom car modders West Coast Customs on the design and dubbed the car Project Detroit.
This is the crossover that I had no idea that I wanted. Darth Vader and Batman. Inspired by Malmey Studios’ awesome Darth Knight costume that was going around last year, custom modeler John Harmon is responsible for this action figure mashup of Gotham’s guardian and the Dark Lord of the Sith.
How do you propose to a hardcore Indiana Jones fan? You can always do what Homerliwag over on Reddit did. He presented this super cool wedding ring when he proposed to his Indiana Jones-obsessed fiance.
If you’ve gotten tired of your iPhone 4’s or 4S’ minimal glass back, then check out Cukui’s wooden backplate, which will surely jazz things up a bit. Just like other backplates, it’s a great alternative to a case to get that custom look you’ve desired.
This mini PC is called The Aerodyne, and it’s supposed to evoke the look of classic streamline trains and skyscrapers like The Chrysler Building. For what it’s worth, the Aerodyne definitely looks more attractive than the typical plastic or metal computer cases we see these days.
I remember the old View-Master viewer and reels from when I was a kid. Most people have probably used a View-Master 3D viewer at some point in their childhood. The images were fun. But what if you want to make your own custom picture reels?
And I thought I’d seen the best steampunk video game controller. This thing of beauty is the work of Minister Morbid of the custom controller maker MorbidStix. It has a (faux) antique burl wood finish, copper rivet embellishments and real leather grips.
Etsy sellers Stefan, Barak, Doug and Erin – collectively known as Mechanical Oddities – have the perfect dice for fans of steampunk tabletop games. Or steampunk. Or games. Or gambling. The point is they make beautiful six-sided dice with a steampunk design.
Yesterday we saw a peculiar but seemingly practical arcade controller, fit to be added to the video game controller evolutionary tree. This fight stick by London-based custom controller maker Sam Kurd aka B15SDM Designs isn’t as innovative, but damn it looks absolutely beautiful.
One of the reasons why many gamers who play fighting games on consoles prefer arcade-style controllers over the default Xbox 360 or PS3 gamepad is the large joystick.
But a new peripheral maker is going the opposite way, making an arcade panel that’s all buttons.
Nameplates are meant to convey that someone is important enough to warrant a nameplate. But if you’d rather be known for being whimsical or creative, or if you just want to celebrate and flaunt your love of LEGO to the world, then ditch the wood and brass and go for a Brick-Built Nameplate.
I can not wait until the next Batman movie. At least we have Arkham City to tide us over until 2012, when we can finally see The Dark Knight Rises. As an added treat we also now have this custom Arkham City Xbox 360 console to drool over.
This must be the best R2-D2 sweater I’ve ever seen. (Or is it the only R2-D2 sweater I’ve ever seen?) It also helps that it’s handcrafted to your personal measurements and requirements, to ensure that it fits perfectly.
George R.R. Martin’s fantasy series A Song of Fire and Ice has long been popular, but it got a massive boost of stardom with the new HBO TV series Game of Thrones. If that’s not validation enough of the series’ fame, check out these custom minifigs by Sam Beattie.
Okay maybe it’s not that fast, but I dare you to show me geeky car that can go faster than this bad boy. Shane, I see your H-Wing Honda and raise you a Lamborghini Murcielago. The Star Wars-themed vinyl wrap was done by SS Customs for Team Golden Empire.