The NAMCO Arcade Machine Collection are miniature replicas of some of your favorite arcade games from way back when. While they’re no playable, you could still use them to create your own mini arcade hall right on your desktop.
Sebastian Vargas has a got a knack for miniatures, but not the usual kind of dolls or ponies. Sebastian makes playful tiny replicas of technology, like the PSP, Nintento DS, Sony Playstation, old cell phones, and DSLR cameras.
Miniature wargames are one of the more niche tabletop games, not only because they tend to be very technical, but because they can be very costly because of the figurines, terrain and other props needed to play.
Now you can be a mayor of your own miniature city, thanks to the SimCity 2000 tabletop play set. Using Google Sketch-up, architect Michael Curry aka Skimbal created replicas of the buildings in Simcity 2000. Curry says that he based the models on his “memories of playing”, so they may not look exactly like their in-game equivalents, but they’re accurate enough for fans of the simulation series to want to reticulate splines in real life.