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Tag: Pixel Art

Atari World Combines 8-Bit and Real Life

Atari World Combines 8-Bit and Real Life
When I was growing up, the Atari 2600 was a staple in family rooms everywhere. But despite the countless hours of entertainment these gaming systems provided, there’s no question they had primitive graphics. Imagine though if…

I Wish I Could Have Ate a Bit of This 8-Bit Mario Cake

I Wish I Could Have Ate a Bit of This 8-Bit Mario Cake
I always wondered how clean it was down in those pipes where Mario would duck into. I certainly wouldn’t want to jump into some green pipe sticking out of the sidewalk. While a real sewer pipe…
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Han Solo LEGO Portrait: Better Than Being Trapped in Carbonite, I Suppose.

Han Solo LEGO Portrait: Better Than Being Trapped in Carbonite, I Suppose.
This Han Solo LEGO pixel art from The Sydney Brick Show this past April is mindblowingly cool. If you aren’t familiar with the event, it’s an opportunity for Australian LEGO sculptors bring some of their creations…

UK Town Turned into a Level from Zelda

UK Town Turned into a Level from Zelda
The UK town of Ipswich has an odd name, but that’s not what concerns us here. The town hosts an annual music and arts festival known as Switch Fringe, and this year there is a special…

Legend of Zelda Quilt: It’s Dangerous to Nap Alone, Take This!

Legend of Zelda Quilt: It’s Dangerous to Nap Alone, Take This!
In all honesty, it’s been a while since I dusted off my original NES copy of The Legend of Zelda, but it’s still one of the all time classic video games, IMHO. But even if you…

Tetris Printer: Puzzling Pixel Portraits

Tetris Printer: Puzzling Pixel Portraits
Have you ever accidentally formed a shape or a letter while playing Tetris? Felt swell did you? As always, the Internet is here to remind you that other people are much more awesome than your are.…

Pixel Art Skyline Prints: Bright Lights, 8-Bit Cities

Pixel Art Skyline Prints: Bright Lights, 8-Bit Cities
Okay, I actually don’t know if you could have produced these images with an 8-bit system, or if you would have needed a 16-bit one, but I still love the way these retro styled cityscapes look,…

It’s Dangerous to Go Alone! Take This Throw.

It’s Dangerous to Go Alone! Take This Throw.
It’s probably the most oft repeated seven-word phrase in the history of gaming – but the admonition by the old man in The Legend of Zelda are wise words for life in general. After all, you…

Drew Wise Pixel Art Sweaters: Old Games, New Threads

Drew Wise Pixel Art Sweaters: Old Games, New Threads
People are going crazy for sweaters covered in prints. Some of them look really nice, but some of them are just best left as Photoshopped concepts. Pixel artist Drew Wise made several videogame designs so grown…

8-Bit Video Game Rugs Offer Soft Pixels Beneath Your Feet

8-Bit Video Game Rugs Offer Soft Pixels Beneath Your Feet
Most geeks I know play their video games in the living room. But even if you play in your room or don’t play games at all, I think you’d agree that every living room needs a…

Stop Motion Post-it Arcade Animation: Sticky Pixels

Stop Motion Post-it Arcade Animation: Sticky Pixels
Okay arcade fans, prepare to have your mind blown. This stop-motion animation made from Post-It notes looks like real arcade game footage. It is completely amazing and has me nerding out. All of your favorites are…

Space Invaders Laser-Cut Bamboo Mobile: Aliens Invade Your Nursery

Space Invaders Laser-Cut Bamboo Mobile: Aliens Invade Your Nursery
I suppose you could put a Space Invaders mobile in any room you’d like, but if you’ve got a youngling in the nursery, then you’ll want to get them started right away on their path of…

Mario Sculpture Made out of Canned Food: Not One Filled with Cream of Mushroom Soup

Mario Sculpture Made out of Canned Food: Not One Filled with Cream of Mushroom Soup
Yes we CAN! Most stores stack their food in the same old boring way, but there are some stores or should I say some people, that rise above the status quo and go above and beyond…

Bubble Wrap Portraits: Pop Art, Literally.

Bubble Wrap Portraits: Pop Art, Literally.
Some people relieve their stress by popping bubble wrap. Others exercise their creativity and showcase their talent by creating portraits using bubble wrap. And by ‘others’, we mean artist Bradley Hart. He probably had to buy…

Space Invaders Wall Vent Lets Aliens Flow Freely into Your Living Room

Space Invaders Wall Vent Lets Aliens Flow Freely into Your Living Room
Personally, the idea of letting space aliens into my home makes me nervous. I’m not sure if they’d want to do some sort of invasive probing, or just cut my brain open to see what’s inside.…

Donkey Kong Remade as Science Fiction & Fantasy Series

Donkey Kong Remade as Science Fiction & Fantasy Series
Whenever I get a chance, I like to dust off my arcade emulator and try to see if I can get any further at Donkey Kong than the first couple of levels. Even after all of…
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