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Tag: Game Boy

Animated Super Mario Cloud Pendant, AKA Animated Super Mario Bush Pendant

Animated Super Mario Cloud Pendant, AKA Animated Super Mario Bush Pendant
Not all wearables have to be the next big thing. Here’s a high-tech piece of jewelry that you can make with the help of Adafruit’s Pro Trinket microcontroller and a 3D printer. It’s a pendant with a 1.44″ LCD display that’s playing a looping animation.

Roam Around & Play in a Virtual Reality 80s Arcade: Coins in the Shell

Roam Around & Play in a Virtual Reality 80s Arcade: Coins in the Shell
You may have heard of The Internet Arcade, a collection of about 900 classic arcade games that you can play right in your web browser. If you’re looking for a more authentic arcade experience, check out Digital Cybercherries’ NewRetroArcade.

Android Wear Is So Much Cooler When It’s Running a Game Boy Emulator

Android Wear Is So Much Cooler When It’s Running a Game Boy Emulator
Smartwatches are imminent, but they’re not quite useful enough yet to have become any more than a niche product for hardcore tech geeks, much like Google Glass. Personally, if I were to drop a few hundred dollars on a watch, it would be an analog watch that will be in style for roughly a century, not a tech piece that will be made obsolete in a few months.

Game Boy Transformed into Darth Vader, TMNT And Back to the Future DeLorean

Game Boy Transformed into Darth Vader, TMNT And Back to the Future DeLorean
Etsy seller Theworldisagameboy turns the classic Nintendo handheld into a game system and a toy in one. Check out the TMNT Michelangelo version that he made. It has it’s own Oven Fresh PIZZA! cartridge, of course.

Wood Gamer Flash Drive Keychains

Wood Gamer Flash Drive Keychains
If you need a flash drive, here are some geeky gaming alternatives that are screaming for your money. These hand-carved classic game console inspired controllers can even be personalized with a name. Heck, maybe your high score on your favorite game too.

Handheld & Computer Wars Veteran Pins: Blood, Sweat & Pixels

Handheld & Computer Wars Veteran Pins: Blood, Sweat & Pixels
We’ve featured Supermandolini’s Console Wars Veteran Pins. But of course battles are fought on other platforms as well, which is why the studio also made Computer Wars Veteran Pins, for the master race’s grizzled combatants. Meanwhile, Supermandolini’s latest gaming-themed pin is for field agents, those who were first to stack blocks, wake Link and collect ’em all.

Travel Boy Game Boy Backpack: The Green Screen of Life

Travel Boy Game Boy Backpack: The Green Screen of Life
If you want to carry all of your old school video games with you, this Game Boy inspired backpack is what you need. It’s called Travel Boy because of legal reasons, but this backpack is all Game Boy.

Raspberry Pi Console Emulator in a Game Boy Case: Super Pi Boy

Raspberry Pi Console Emulator in a Game Boy Case: Super Pi Boy
Last month we saw a Game Boy Pocket’s case and buttons used to make a portable console emulator based on the Raspberry Pi. Then we saw a similar system packed in a 3D printed case. Recently a man named John Hassl showed that it’s possible to make the same system using an original Game Boy case and buttons.

Game Boy Digital Timer: Watch and (No) Game

Game Boy Digital Timer: Watch and (No) Game
This Game Boy timer will come in handy in the kitchen. I could have used one of these back in the day, to let me know when to change the batteries in my actual Game Boy.

3D Printed Game Boy Case for Raspberry Pi: PiGRRL

3D Printed Game Boy Case for Raspberry Pi: PiGRRL
A few weeks ago we saw how you can use a Game Boy Pocket’s case and buttons to make a Raspberry Pi handheld console. If you don’t have a Game Boy Pocket but have access to a 3D printer, Adafruit has a viable alternative called PiGRRL.

Raspberry Pi Console Emulator in a Game Boy Pocket: Pi-Pocket

Raspberry Pi Console Emulator in a Game Boy Pocket: Pi-Pocket
The Raspberry Pi is powerful enough to run a software emulator for classic consoles. We’ve seen it used to make a custom portable gaming system, a tiny arcade machine and even a gigantic Game Boy costume.

Game Boy-Themed Shogi: JRTS

Game Boy-Themed Shogi: JRTS
Japanese shop den combined its love for video games with the its country’s classic board game shogi by replacing its pieces with ones that look like the Game Boy. The pieces are made of laser cut wood and acrylic.

This Game Boy Has Been Bricked

This Game Boy Has Been Bricked
I never would have thought that a Game Boy would look good as a brick, but it actually looks pretty awesome. It looks heavy, but cool. Anyway, you may not believe it, but Nintendo’s handheld gaming system recently celebrated it’s 25th birthday.

Game Boy Costume Uses Huge Cartridges to Switch Games

Game Boy Costume Uses Huge Cartridges to Switch Games
Back in 2009 we found a Game Boy costume that played Tetris. It had working buttons and had a laptop running an emulator. It turns out that anonymous cosplayer kept on working on his hack and showed off its latest version at the 2014 Ohayocon.

SNES and Game Boy Cartridge Soaps: In Bathroom, Cartridge Clean You

SNES and Game Boy Cartridge Soaps: In Bathroom, Cartridge Clean You
Firebox has a special offering to gamers in the UK who grew up in the 80s. The store is selling soaps that look just like the cartridges of Nintendo’s classic consoles, the SNES and the Game Boy.

Game Boy Color Costume Actually Plays Game Boy Advance Games: Tricky Treat

Game Boy Color Costume Actually Plays Game Boy Advance Games: Tricky Treat
Back in 2009 we saw a dude who went as a playable Game Boy for Halloween. This year YouTuber MikeHandidate went as an updated version: a Game Boy Color. Perhaps realizing how awkward it would be to have the handheld’s buttons on his body, he chose to place the controls on his hands.

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