Tag Archives: nes

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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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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Yeah, The Stroke’s The Word

My words cannot do this rare NES joystick test cartridge justice. Instead, allow ’80s rocker Billy Squier to describe what you’d normally do after acquiring this game: Now everybody have you heard If you’re in the game, then the stroke’s the word Don’t take no rhythm, don’t take no style Got a thirst for killin’, grab your vile… You put ...

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GlitchNES: Who Needs Guitars Anyway?

Previously, I showed you how to manipulate video using Pure Data and a MIDI controller. This time around, we’re skipping the computer and all the bullshit. Using a program called glitchNES, you can now alter code in your favorite NES ROM to produce glitchy, hacked video and music. I’d imagine it would be awesome for live performance or video manipulation. ...

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Smashing Pumpkins: The Video Game?

Billy Corgan and the Smashing Pumpkins are sadly no longer in their prime. It seems that most of Corgan’s uncanny song writing ability went out the window about the same time he ditched his hair. But Pumpkin fans continue to worship the band’s original genius. YouTube user elmacbee created this ultra-fake Smashing Pumpkins video game, which is pretty much just ...

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Gaming Awards

While the military usually commends the ultimate in respect and award, gamers are now branching out into awards. Have you completed the original Ninja Gaiden in a 10 minute period? Excellent. You deserve one of these NES medals for your courageous journey through the land of ninjas. Have you unleashed a 95-hit combo unto your opponent during a heated match ...

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Nintendo DNES

Here’s a brilliant hack that combines old school functionality with new school technology. The creator wanted a way to play his hacked NES ROMs with more of a “retro feel,” so he ripped apart his Nintendo DS and connected an old NES controller. Want to give it a try? He was kind enough to leave instructions and pictures on his ...

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Homemade Papercraft Mario Board Game

Two things can make a man fall to his knees: video games and women. That’s why when I saw designer Ashley Buerkett’s Mushroom Kingdom board game, I instantly fell in love. First off, let’s focus on the intricacies and details involved here. Two NES controllers, a castle, mushrooms and a landscape right out of Yoshi’s Island. To boot, it’s all ...

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D-Pad Hero: Daft Punk Edition

Ever wonder what it’d be like to play Guitar Hero on the original Nintendo Entertainment System? Try D-Pad Hero out for size: Chiptune version of Daft Punks Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger played in homebrew NES game D-Pad Hero. Tiny Cartridge reader George recorded and posted this video. Let us all praise him for giving us stuff to post when we ...

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Cross Stitchin’: Zelda Edition

This guy is a fucking genius. Servotron, the man behind the tapestry, is a cross stitching genius who has recreated the entire world map of the SNES classic The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past out of whatever it is you stitch with. Very cool, but if you thought this was badass, wait until after the jump…

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