Archive for the ‘Geek Chic’ Category

Massive RX78 Gundam

Friday, June 12th, 2009

Nothing is as awesome as a freaking massive robot…

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You can find it in Odaiba, Japan. (obviously)

”Easily the most cool thing I’ve ever seen in my entire life. If you can, at all, you MUST go see this in person before they take it down on the 31st of August.”

[Nice article at punynari]

My Famicase Exhibition ’09

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

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Has it really been so long? Japanese hipster/retro culture store Meteor has unveiled this year’s My Famicase exhibition, an arena for 58 Japanese designers and artists to create fictional NES game labels, adhered to cartridges just like the real thing.

Sadly, even by Japanese standards most of these games are too bizarre to coexist peacefully in our world, and it is with a heavy heart that I’ve resigned myself to the fact I will never get to play Look at the Rainbow, Loveletter or the lengthily-titled Because it is Strong, it is Stout, it is Courageous, and it is Popular. Kauji in Childhood in my lifetime.

Full gallery right here.

(via Tiny Cartridge)

USB Tie

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

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Elegant Impracticality…

(Via Dialog5)

Video Game Bento Boxes

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

There’s a great collection of 20 video game inspired bento boxes,
Click here. Which includes this awesome chap from bioshock ..

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But here’s a few they missed out on… maybe they don’t love katamari…

gotta catch ‘em all guys…
gotta catch ‘em all.

Some Atypical Keyboards

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

Some nice products/mods…

Article @ Walyou

NYC pixel Graffiti

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

(Via Wonderland)

Super Soft Miniature Analog Synths

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Brisbane based textile artist Pulsewidth has made these classic synths out of felt for some reason, (perhaps increased huggability?)

A magnificent MiniMoog…

The ever popular Roland 101…

And a kickass Korg to name but a few…

Fine work.

(Via technabob)

Etched Super Mario Land Laptop

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

The entire map from the gameboy version has been etched on this little eee… nice.

(Via Hackaday)

Paper Mario

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

Designer Ashley Buerkett has made this awesome papercraft mario game…

(Via Wonderland)

Wolfenstein PC Case mod

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Check out this amazing Wolfenstein inspired case mod…

(Via Technabob)