If you ever played Dungeons & Dragons and came up against an Illithid or the feared Mind Flayer, you know what difficulty lies in defeating the beast. You don’t have to roll a 20-sided die to capture this Mind Flayer and mount its head to your wall.
If you have ever known someone who likes to hunt, odds are they have at least a couple animal heads hanging in their homes. You know, those severed heads with the beady eyes that follow you wherever you go.
If these NES trophies existed way back in the day my shelves would be lined with them. I’m not afraid to say that I kicked butt on the old 8-bit Nintendo. I mean, sure I hardly saw the outside world and didn’t know what a girl was until I was like 25, but still.
Avid PlayStation gamer Blackangel887462 loves to collect Platinum trophies, a virtual achievement awarded for obtaining all of the lower tier – Bronze, Silver and Gold trophies – achievements in a PlayStation game. To celebrate his 500th Platinum trophy he commissioned a replica of the award.
If you’re a big Mac fanatic, you might want to check out this item I stumbled onto over at eBay today. It’s an authentic “Eddy” award statue, originally presented by MacUser Magazine (more recently given out by Macworld).
Originally awarded back in 1996 to Edmark software (now defunct), this trophy is a great conversation piece for any computer geek.