Gaming

DIY Halloween: Be Your Mii

Simple, yet effective. With a few artistic talents and some old junk you likely have laying around the house anyway, you can create your own Nintendo Mii costume. This guy used some spare cardboard to fashion a tennis racket and little red rubber buffers as peg hands. The solid red t-shirt seals the deal. I imagine the mask is simple ...

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Chilean Miner Rescue: The Video Game

It took a team of engineers and a massive battalion of supporters 69 days to pull 33 Chilean miners from nearly half-a-mile beneath the Earth’s surface. How long will it take you? Chilean design firm Root33 created this flash game adaptation which brings gamers through the process of Plan B. If you understand Spanish, biographical information about every miner is ...

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LEGO Wiimote

You’d figure that if LEGO released a Wii Remote they’d do it right and let you build the whole thing from scratch. But seeing as there are small kids and even smaller geriatrics who regularly use the Wii, LEGO saw that it was more fitting to introduce a branded Wiimote with a little less need for technical know-how. So we ...

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Gamer Creates Massive Working Computer Using Virtual Minecraft Building Blocks

Craddock is not your average gamer. Better known by his online pseudonym “theinternetftw,” Craddock is one of a few crafty gamers in the process of creating a working virtual computer. In Craddock’s case, a 16-bit computer that will run entirely in Minecraft. That computer will be “Hack” compatible, meaning that it will run code meant for the Hack machine described ...

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Halo 2600 Code Visualized

Much like any other game console, Atari cartridges contained executable code along with corresponding data. Much of Atari game code is in the language of mathematics – if x is true, go to y. In this visualization of the custom Halo 2600, a adaptation of Halo for the Atari 2600 we’ve posted about in the past, each time there is ...

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Decisions, Decisions: Mario’s Dilemma

Let’s play a little game. You’ve spent your entire life killing the closest friends of Bowser. But how will you take action when your two most beloved are at the edge of death, and only one can possibly be saved. Neither path will be easy. You’ll have to choose. But be quick, the clock is ticking. Damn you, Jigsaw! Mario ...

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Son of Manio

Inspired by Rene Magritte’s The Son of Man, Son of Manio is Jonah Block’s geeky little way of showing his admiration for both gaming and surrealist art. The Son of Manio design is available on a T-Shirt from Woot today only for only $10. You can check out this link for a refresher on Magritte’s original The Son of Man ...

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Pac-Man Couples Outfit: The Cherry is About Two-Feet Too High

With a strong desire to show up at Video Games Live in Vancouver with a fresh idea, Zenboy decided to go custom, creating an outfit for him and his wife that would be remembered and envied. Their Pac-Man Couples Outfit not only flaunts his wife’s assets, but forces its way into the psyche of every gamer attending the event. Here’s ...

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