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Modder Upgrades Vintage Macintosh with iPad Mini Brains

Modder Upgrades Vintage Macintosh with iPad Mini Brains
Do you have an old Macintosh lying around gathering dust? While you might want to turn it into an aquarium, you could also update it to run a much more modern operating system. Modder Travis DeRose of Curiosityness shows us how he cracked open a Macintosh Plus and converted it into a permanent home for an iPad Mini.

This SNES Is Now a Nintendo Switch Dock

This SNES Is Now a Nintendo Switch Dock
The Nintendo Switch and its docking station are pretty good looking the way they come from the factory. But that hasn’t stopped people from wanting to customize their game systems to their own liking. If you’re into the look of classic Nintendo game systems, then you might want to build a Switch dock like this one, which a modder built into the case of an old Super Nintendo console.
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Rubber Duckie Action Figure: Bathtub Superhero

Rubber Duckie Action Figure: Bathtub Superhero
Until now, the only duck heroes I was aware of were Howard the Duck and Duck Dodgers. Maybe Duckman if you want to stretch things. But what if there was a real superhero duck? That’s what we’ve got here.

Modder Made Working GameCube Joy-Cons for His Nintendo Switch

Modder Made Working GameCube Joy-Cons for His Nintendo Switch
The Nintendo Switch is a fantastic little gaming system, with a great library of exclusive games, and the ability to switch between a portable and home console in one. The standard Joy-Con gaming controllers that come with it are pretty good already – if a little small for those of us with bigger hands.

This 65-Inch TV Is a Giant Nintendo Switch

This 65-Inch TV Is a Giant Nintendo Switch
Look at this crazy thing. Some super Nintendo fan has gone and turned this 65 inch TV into a giant Nintendo Switch. He goes by the name Suprman9. This Nintendo fanatic has created what he calls “Nerdvana”.

Nintendo Toast Console: Nintoaster Retro Edition

Nintendo Toast Console: Nintoaster Retro Edition
Everyone’s high scores will be toast with the latest Nintendo toaster console (yes, this isn’t the first we’ve seen). It is the work of Finnish artist Jarno Kotavuopio who has made several custom Nintendo consoles. He has made two in the form of toasters, including this one.

World’s Smallest Nintendo Wii Fits in an Altoids Tin

World’s Smallest Nintendo Wii Fits in an Altoids Tin
The Nintendo Wii has been modded countless times, but this particular build is an especially wee Wii. This isn’t some kind of Raspberry Pi emulator. What you’re looking at is a fully functional Wii gaming system crammed into an Altoids tin, dubbed the “Kill Mii.”

You Can Play as Magneto in Grand Theft Auto V

You Can Play as Magneto in Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto V already has a lot of ways that you can be destructive in the game, and now here comes one more. You can now play as the X-Men villain Magneto thanks to a mod from JulioNIB.

Mario 64 Modded to Play at 60 Frames per Second Looks Beautiful

Mario 64 Modded to Play at 60 Frames per Second Looks Beautiful
Nintendo’s original Mario 64 game ran at 320×240 at 30fps, and only 20fps in some areas. Now, a modder has figured out a way to get the classic 3D platformer to run at 60 frames per second without negatively affecting the game’s physics.

Adam Savage Modifies a NERF Blaster, Gives It 1,000 Shot Capacity

Adam Savage Modifies a NERF Blaster, Gives It 1,000 Shot Capacity
Is there anything that Adam Savage has not created or modified or tinkered with? Probably not. His latest great creation is a one-day modification of a NERF Rival Nemesis ball blaster, with which he added a custom 1,000 round magazine.

Northerners Need This LEGO Snowblower

Northerners Need This LEGO Snowblower
I don’t know about you, but I’m sick of shoveling snow every year. Even when you use a snowblower, it requires you to push the thing, while you freeze your butt off. Definitely a first world problem.

Modder Turns NERF Rival Blaster Into 2,000-Round Minigun

Modder Turns NERF Rival Blaster Into 2,000-Round Minigun
It’s always fun to see people mod NERF guns into badass killing machines. Well, not killing machines exactly, with that foam ammo, but still, they can be pretty awesome. NERF’s Rival blasters fire small foam balls at speeds of up to 70 miles per hour.

First Person Mario 64 Will Make You Dizzy

First Person Mario 64 Will Make You Dizzy
Super Mario 64 is a classic game. It was a lot of fun. How can you make it even better? Well, you could play the game in first-person perspective. Nintendo ROM hacker Kaze Emanuar has done just that, giving the N64 game a completely different feel.

Fisher-Price Boombox Ready to Bring the Noise

Fisher-Price Boombox Ready to Bring the Noise
If you grew up in the ’80s, you might remember this classic Fisher-Price toy – a cassette player designed for just for kids. It was build from chunky, nearly indestructible plastic, and had big buttons on top for its basic functions.

Beautiful Legend of Zelda-Themed Nintendo Switch

Beautiful Legend of Zelda-Themed Nintendo Switch
The folks over at MakoMod have created a super cool custom Nintendo Switch that looks like it came straight out of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It really looks that good. If you have played the game, you know that Link uses the Sheikah Slate to take pictures, look at maps, and see where he needs to go.

Nintendo Switch Controller Gets a GameCube Makeover

Nintendo Switch Controller Gets a GameCube Makeover
Check out this Nintendo Switch controller cosplaying as a Gamecube pad. This colorful controller is the work of Boss Fight Props, who normally makes cosplay gear, and it really does look much cooler with a Gamecube theme.
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