Tag Archives: old school

Old-Timey Microphone PC Case Mod

I always wondered why old-timey radio DJs all talked with the same inflection and same accent, yet no one these days talks the way they did. It was a very specific vocal inflection that was the signature of old-time radio and for the life of me, I could never figure out why they talked like they did. While these days ...

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Voltron Star Shooter Camera

Digital? We don’t need no stinkin’ digital! This camera is balls-to-the-wall old school. It uses that 110mm film you used to buy for cheap cameras. You know, the ones you’d win at the local arcade in the crane machine. That aside, this is a Voltron robot (the original!) equipped with a working camera. That SLR lens is just for show, ...

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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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Etsy: Plush 5.25-inch Disks

Coffee stains on your tables are not cool. Etsy, however, is. That’s why you should check out these plush coasters from Jocelyn Kelly. She designed them to resemble those old 5.25-inch floppy disks from back in the day. And I’m talking way back in the day. The set comes with black, grey, yellow, red, blue and green disks and will ...

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LED Football 2

If you’re old enough, you’ll remember the days of LED football. Cut the shit, pops. You know exactly what game I’m talking about. Move the lights, run the ball, score the TDs. The problem is, those old units are either long gone, broken or being sold on eBay in mint condition. Why bother with that hassle? You clearly need LED ...

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Mod That Game Boy

Still have one of the classic, retro Game Boy units hanging around? Here’s an extremely easy mod that will not only help you get more battery life but will also help illuminate the screen better. Just replace the internal lightbulb inside the Game Boy with an ultra bright white LED. Close it all up and you’ve just completed your mod. ...

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Classic IBM Packaging

Here’s a photo of a ledger from the 1984 collection from IBM. Those striking pastels and regal fonts really bring it all together. Look how proud IBM was: “For the introduction of the IBM PC, we designed the packages and software manual, creating, instead of the industry’s usual cheap plastic binders, hard-bound linen covers and slipcovers in pastel colors to ...

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Sell That Google Stock: Batmobile For Sale on Ebay

Stop the fucking presses and grab your dick and hold on, ’cause you’re in for a ride my main man. Turns out some dude is auctioning off a real Batmobile from the original Tim Burton flick on eBay. With gas the way it is nowadays, I can’t blame him for selling the car but wow, what a beauty! It’s almost ...

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I Am 8-Bit (Really, I Am)

Here is a collection of screenshots from last weeks fourth annual ‘i am 8-bit’ art display held at the World of Wonder Storefront Gallery in Hollywood. It was chock full of impressively intricate art centered around classic old-school titles like Elevator Action and Donkey Kong. They even had displays of old controllers, people playing arcade games in their underwear and ...

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Baa Baa Black Sheep, Have You Any Calls?

These creepy sheep are part of an art installation in Creepsville. If you take a closer look, you’ll see the head of each animal has been replaced with a rotary phone circa 1955. Their legs are made up of handsets and the wool is actually a bunch of intertwined phone cords. Who knew such a piece of shit could become ...

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