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October 14, 2015

VEC9 Vector Arcade Cabinet: Vec to the Past

VEC9 Vector Arcade Cabinet: Vec to the Past
What started as a drunken purchase turned into an anachronistic arcade game. In 2012, electrical engineer Andrew Reitano bought an Asteroids vector monitor on Craigslist. He wanted to see if he could make it display graphics, but with the help of Todd Bailey and Michael Dooley he ended up with VEC9.…
December 4, 2012

Tokyoflash Kisai Space Digits Watch: Initially Dumbfounding but Easily Readable

Tokyoflash Kisai Space Digits Watch: Initially Dumbfounding but Easily Readable
Some watches are easy to read, and then there are some that are just plain indecipherable. While I prefer watches that are easy to read, and that allow you to tell the time but with a glance, this new Tokyoflash is a mix of both.…
August 7, 2010

Tales of Unspoken World: Like Canabalt, but 3d

Tales of Unspoken World: Like Canabalt, but 3d
I came across this unusual game over on IndieGames earlier today, and I have to say I like the way the early build is shaping up.…
November 23, 2009

Atari.Com Adds Classic Games to Their Website [Timekillers]

Atari.Com Adds Classic Games to Their Website [Timekillers]
Atari fans rejoice! The Atari.com website has just gotten a facelift, and one of the great new features of the site is an arcade with a number of classic Atari game for you to play in your web browser.…
September 8, 2009

How to Make Your Own Ds Lite Covers: a Quick Lesson

How to Make Your Own Ds Lite Covers: a Quick Lesson
Are you paying attention? This will be a quick tutorial on customizing your Nintendo DS Lite. Here we go. Step one: draw some stuff. It probably helps if you can draw.…
October 17, 2008

Scope 2 Rgb LED Watch Reminds Me of Vector Video Games

Scope 2 Rgb LED Watch Reminds Me of Vector Video Games
I don’t know what it is about these retro-futuristic watches from Japan, but for me they conjure up images of 1980s color vector video games like Tempest or Quantum.…
February 15, 2008

Tetris Blocks Fall on Oscilloscope Screen

Tetris Blocks Fall on Oscilloscope Screen
Here’s a cool hack which uses an old oscilloscope to play an accurate game of the arcade classic, Tetris. Engineer Lars Pontoppidan created Scopetris using an AtMega32 micro-controller to drive the beam of an oscilloscope to mimic the game play of the classic Soviet puzzle game.…
December 29, 2007

Video Games Get Vectorized

Video Games Get Vectorized
Check out these awesome vector art variations on classic arcade game characters. Game enthusiast Philipp Lenssen took partial screenshots from famous arcade games and ran them through VectorMagic, a nifty online bitmap-to-vector conversion tool, then enlarged them to exaggerate the line-art effect.…
May 25, 2007

Geometry Wars Galaxies Confirmed for Nintendo Wii, Ds

Geometry Wars Galaxies Confirmed for Nintendo Wii, Ds
If you own an Xbox 360, you already know the crack-like addictive powers of the retro-mod arcade shooter Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved. If you’re a Nintendo fan, you’ll now be able to get in on the action.…