Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Learn more.

Page 2 of 8

Tag: Miniature

Official SEGA Mega Drive (Genesis) Mini is Coming

Official SEGA Mega Drive (Genesis) Mini is Coming
Nintendo has had a lot of demand for their mini consoles, so now it is SEGA’s turn to take our money by hitting us right in the nostalgia. That said, the company has announced the Mega Drive Mini.

Holy Whack-a-Molé: Check out this Working Mini Whack-a-Mole Game

Holy Whack-a-Molé: Check out this Working Mini Whack-a-Mole Game
You may or may not be aware of this, but there is an entire market for miniature dollhouse sized things of all kinds. You can buy tiny food for your dollhouse dinner table, arcade cabinets, and much more.
Advertisement

Commodore 64 Mini Slated for Release in 2018

Commodore 64 Mini Slated for Release in 2018
Between the Nintendo Classic Mini, SNES Classic Mini, Atari Flashback, and Sega Mega Drive Classic, there’s a clear miniaturization trend when it comes to retro gaming systems. The next system to go in front of the shrink ray?

SNES Classic Release Date Announced

SNES Classic Release Date Announced
So it looks like the rumors are true. Nintendo is getting ready to launch the SNES Classic, a miniature version of the original Super Nintendo Entertainment System. Now we have learned that the palm-sized system will be available on September 29th with 21 games built-in, including the never-released Star Fox 2.

DIY Working Mini Apple II Computer

DIY Working Mini Apple II Computer
Do you love the classic Apple II computer? Video game engineer Chris Larkin recently met up with the folks at Tested to show how he built a working miniature Apple II replica. This mini version of the classic computer emulates the full size one, but you can hold this one in the palm of your hand.

Tiny Arcade: World’s Smallest Playable Arcade Cabinets

Tiny Arcade: World’s Smallest Playable Arcade Cabinets
As a child of the ’80s, you can bet I love my arcade games. Traditionally, I prefer them on the big cabinets that used to consume my dollars back in the day. If you want something a bit (well a lot) smaller than those old school arcade machines, you can get that with this tiny playable arcade kit.

DIY Tiny Famicom Console: For Your ’80s-Themed Dollhouse

DIY Tiny Famicom Console: For Your ’80s-Themed Dollhouse
While the original Nintendo Entertainment System is pretty iconic here in the states, the Family Computer (aka “Famicom”) was where it was at in Japan back in the early 1980s. This classic gaming system is one that all serious Nintendo fans have in their collection.

Q-Tip Crossbow: Cry Havoc and Let Slip the Swabs of War

Q-Tip Crossbow: Cry Havoc and Let Slip the Swabs of War
This Q-tip crossbow will allow you to beat the ear war drums and wage war on your friends’ and coworkers’ earwax from a safe distance. You could potentially deafen someone or clean their ears; it could go either way, but it’s what a friend does.

World’s Largest Model Railway Captured by Google’s Tiniest Street View Vehicles

World’s Largest Model Railway Captured by Google’s Tiniest Street View Vehicles
Located in Hamburg, Germany, Miniatur Wunderland is the world’s largest model railway, occupying nearly 14,000 sq.ft. and inhabited by more than 200,000 Lilliputian citizens. Now we can check out its sights and details at our leisure, thanks to Google’s first ever mini-Street View.

Mounted Heroes Customizable 3D Printed Miniatures: From Desktop to Tabletop

Mounted Heroes Customizable 3D Printed Miniatures: From Desktop to Tabletop
Like Hero Forge, Imagine 3D Miniatures’ Mounted Heroes are an upcoming customizable miniature system based on 3D printing and a user-friendly configurator. While Hero Forge has more diverse characters and more importantly is already up and running, Mounted Heroes does have an ace up its sleeve: mounts.

3D Printed Miniature Buildings: Ittyblox

3D Printed Miniature Buildings: Ittyblox
A few years ago, we featured fan-made 3D printed replicas of some of the buildings in SimCity 2000. You can still download and print those designs, but if you don’t have access to a 3D printer, Ittyblox are nice alternatives.

These Miniature Pinball Machines Are Adorable

These Miniature Pinball Machines Are Adorable
Even though I would love to, I am not rich enough to have a fleet of pinball machines in my home. However, thanks to Etsy artist PinballArcade, I can have some cool miniatures on my desk.

PlayStation History Collection 20th Anniversary Edition: Cuteness Awaits

PlayStation History Collection 20th Anniversary Edition: Cuteness Awaits
A few years ago Takara Tomy released the PlayStation History Collection 1, which consists of scale models of the four original PlayStation variants. With the console celebrating its 20th birthday this year, Takara Tomy has released the second batch of the collection.

Guy Builds Impressively Detailed Mini Ms. Pac-Man Machine

Guy Builds Impressively Detailed Mini Ms. Pac-Man Machine
It must be awesome to own your own vintage arcade machines, but for most of us they take up too much space. Not to mention that they usually take some serious restoring too. This miniaturized Ms.

Bioshock Miniature Diorama Has Really Little Sisters

Bioshock Miniature Diorama Has Really Little Sisters
Filmmaker Andy Jarosz likes to make miniature sets in his spare time. He recently spoke with Game Informer to show off his latest work – a 1:26 scale replica of a set in Bioshock. Andy 3D printed the Little Sisters and the Gatherer’s Garden vending machine, but most of the pieces were made from “all manner of materials and tools.”

This Model Stargate Spins and Lights up

This Model Stargate Spins and Lights up
This miniature stargate was made by YouTube user TheEnchantedBeer, which is oddly enough, an item that I have been questing for over the years. It may just be a legend, but I’m sure it’s real, and one day I’m gonna drink it!
Advertisement

Deals in The Technabob Shop

Use Arrow Keys ← → for Faster Navigation Click to DisableClick to Enable