Tag Archives: 8-bit

8-bit prime cuts

Artist Jude Buffum has created a series of portraits of beloved Nintendo characters (like Gesso, above) in the form of butchers diagramsbringing together his love of gaming and meat.

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8-Bit Trololo

Alive and well within YouTube and the geeky musical sub-culture is the art of the chiptune, which basically sounds like the soundtrack to an 8-bit video game on steroids. YouTube user Robinerd took inspiration from the meme-erific Trololo and created a geektastic chiptune masterpiece which is sure to grace the iPods of many-a meme junky. “Trololo Chiptune Cover” was made ...

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8-Bit Costume Makes Your Friends Look High-Def in Comparison

I know, summer has barely begun, but it’s never too early to start hunting for that perfect Halloween idea. Kiel Johnson and Klai Brown created this awesome 8-Bit costume, lovingly referred to as “Gary,” by cutting out large cube-shaped pixels out of high-density foam sheets. The pixels are attached to an articulated cardboard structure to provide wearability in all three ...

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8-Bit Game Characters in 3D

Just because the animation wasn’t made for 3D, doesn’t mean that we can’t use modern tools to bring the days of retro gaming into the modern age. Hell, we’ve already seen it work the other way around. Deviantart user Cezkid utilizes his mad skills to create 3D versions of classic 8-bit gaming art, including this Super Mario rendering. Also included ...

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8-Bit Starcraft

Sure, it might not exist, but somebody should so develop this game and submit to the App Store. Odds are that it wouldn’t be approved because of copyright and all of that jazz, but just on the off chance that it is approved, it would totally be worth the effort. Okay, now I sorta wish Blizzard had been developing games ...

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8-Bit Hanger Lends You a Helping Finger

I always say I love pixelated gadgets, just for the fact that they have a way of making the rest of your surroundings look like they’re in HD in contrast. But there’s something else. There’s the ever-important geek cred boost to your reputation, of course, but there’s something about the geometric blockiness of both 8-bit items and LEGOs and even ...

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8-Bit Christmas Tree

(Very loosely sung to the tune of “Oh Christmas Tree“) Oh, 8-bit tree Oh, 8-bit tree Your ornaments are so epic Oh, 8-bit tree Oh, 8-bit tree Mike Tyson makes me want to use anti-septic You make me smile and you make me bow I really wanna play some Zelda now Oh, 8-bit tree Oh, 8-bit tree Your ornaments are ...

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8-Bit Oven Mitt

I don’t care if you’re much of a cook, this 8-Bit Oven Mitt is now an essential piece of kitchen gear. Even if you only use it while taking your Hungry Man meals out of the microwave. Link [via]

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Pixelated Light Bulb

Rely on a bulb made out of pixels and you’ll likely be left in the dark. This ain’t no 2D world, sucka. We need light with three dimensions. I could see this working in a awesome in a totally pixel-themed room, but other than that this shit will just look out of place and pretty useless. I love it, but ...

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