Do you like pixel art? Did you know that when pixels are turned into their 3-dimensional equivalents, they’re called “voxels?” Well now you do. Pretty soon, you’ll have a fun new way to build your own personal voxel art sculptures, thanks to PIXIO.
In theory, 3D printing should be every kid’s favorite hobby, but things like working with molten plastic and complex CAD software generally keeps it out of their hands. However Qixels 3D Maker offers a way to teach kids the basic concept of 3D printing while keeping the process completely safe.
While you might think the best way to take down alien invaders in an arcade game would be to use a joystick, or maybe a trackball or spinner, it turns out that you can also use a good, old-fashioned handgun.
Why is it that in this day and age of 1080p HDTVs, 4K projectors in movie theaters, 16 megapixel digital cameras that I still like jaggy old pixels? Well I don’t like them in my photographic content, I still have a fond place in my heart for the chunky, bumpy, squares that got us to where we are today.
Attention all hipsters and retro gamers, check out these crazy new specs from Samal Design. Yes, they are actually designed so that they look like they were rendered in super-low 5 dpi and in 6 dpi resolutions.
You know, I was just thinking the other day how I’d like a Rubik’s cube for my desk. And while I’m partial to the Mega Man Rubik’s Cube (which, I presume, goes “pew pew pew”) the classicist in me is more partial to this Pac-Man Rubik’s Cube (which, naturally, goes “nom nom nom”).