DIYs & Mods

The Missing Super Mario Bros. 3 Level That Never Was

This is pretty strange. As one of the leading console series names in the world you’d figure that Nintendo would have had their Super Mario Bros. 3 release edited and studied unmercifully until its release. But somehow the game was released featuring a screen shot of a level which never even appears in the game. Have you ever seen this ...

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LEGO Jesus Was Assembled For Your Sins

Yo, JC, we’re cool, right? I mean, I know, I was born Jewish. And while I’m not a practicing Jew, per se, you won’t strike me down for spreading the word about this LEGO image of yourself, right? Just wanted to get that out of the way. As a geeky God fearing people, we believe the only way to truly ...

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Etsified: The NES Purse

There is just so much creativity swimming around Etsy.com that sometimes it gives me a headache. People create all sorts of plush toys, pillows and other doo-dads that you, the reader, can then purchase for your own pleasure whilst supporting the original artist. This NES handbag is no exception. User Inhope created it with a lot of room in mind ...

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Make Your Own Bottle Cap Camera Tripod

You probably wouldn’t believe us if we didn’t have the photographic proof to back it up, but empty soda bottles actually make pretty effective tripods on-the-cheap. While there are gadgets actually made to turn soda bottles into functioning tripods, there is an even easier and cheaper way just to do it yourself, which is so much more fun anyway. You’ll ...

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Baked Goods For The Horde!

Even orcs and trolls love the occasional cupcake. Get them together for their best undead friend’s birthday and just try to keep them away from the tasty goodies. Delicately crafted from a fully-leveled cooking skill, these Horde Cupcakes are perfectly suited for WoW get-togethers or even as a goody for gaming conventions. Cooking is totally customizable, so you can add ...

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DIY: Mega Man Knit Hat

Mega Man was always one of our favorite gaming heroes. There is something about superhuman strength and the ability to shoot plasma from a personal arm cannon that floats our metaphorical boats. If you’re into cosplay or really just love classic gaming, there is really no excuse for you not to lock your grandmother in a closet and threaten her ...

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Ben Heck’s C64 Laptop

Dream for days of true retro-gaming on the go? Ben Heck has you covered. He’s put his master modder skills to good use this time around, creating a portable Commodore 64 laptop. Says Heck: This project somehow has the distinction of being both the longest and fastest portable electronics project I have ever done. I originally started making a C64 ...

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Build A Greenhouse Out of Plastic Bottles

Drink a shitload of bottled water or soda? Great. Stop throwing those empty bottles into the trash and put them to better use. Using Richard Bennett’s instructions, you’ll be able to build a greenhouse with those empty bottles and a few things from The Home Depot. Hey, if you can think of another way to use empty soda bottles, I’m ...

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Power Glove + Arduino

Anyone old enough to have owned an NES when it was the prime system knows how awesome the Power Glove could have been. Alas, it was just a controller bolted to a neat-looking glove. Now, 20 years later, Matt Mechtley has done the impossible and has officially made the Power Glove cool again. Using an Arduino, a Bluetooth module and ...

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Space Invaders Drink Coasters

(sung to the tune of ‘Copacabana’) If you are feeling, Feeling nostalgic Just mix a drink and get away There simply is no other way! Then you’ve got aliens Invading from space You’ve got to shoot them down If you don’t you’ll make them frown Down at the Space, Space Invaders You’ll be staying DIY With these coasters, they’re so ...

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