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Sweatin’ to the Oldies: Analog Real Life Tetris Gives You a Workout

Work it, ladies! Like a pwny, like a pwny! Nothing makes me sweat more then setting up a real life version of one of my favorite retro games, Tetris. Nothing else makes my short-shorts run-up my butt cheeks quite as much. Here’s how this real life analog version of Tetris works. With two people playing, one on either side of ...

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Nintendo Gaming Cartridge Soaps

No matter what Nintendo flavor is your favorite you can just about bet that Lesley Karpiuk has the right soap for you. Inspired by the iconic design of retro Nintendo cartridges, these soaps come in NES, SNES, N64 and Gameboy varieties. The prices range from $2 to $6.50, so even if you prefer the significantly larger NES soap, it won’t ...

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Retro Rotary iPhone Dock: Tonight We’re Gonna Call Like It’s 1939

Have you been looking for that perfect way to introduce grandma to the 21st century? The iRetrofone Base makes it an easier transition from rotary phone to iPhone. Or just adds a nice retro touch to your mancave. Each handmade iRetrofone is sculpted and cast one at a time out of resin. Compatible with all iPhone models, the base allows ...

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Pac-Man: The Movie

Coming to animaginarytheater near you. Pac-Man: The Movie, inspired by films such as Saw, Hostel and other “torture porn” films which were released in the naughty noughts. Mr. Michael Pacman, CEO of Paccorp, is about to get a taste of his own medicine. Link

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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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The Many Faces of Space Invader

Apparently the Space Invaders military is limited to only the solid colored aliens. So racist, I know. But there is a whole slew of Invaders we had yet to have seen up until now. They come in all shapes and sizes, though they seem to have not advanced to the point at which segregation is a non-issue. All the technology ...

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Retro NES Skin Turns Your Wii Retro

When it comes down to it, I never quite “got over” my original NES console. No matter what system I might play for a few months or even years, and trust me, I’ve played quite a few different consoles in my day, I always come back to the original. Maybe it has something to do with the memories of comfort ...

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The Classic Atari Joystick is Back in a Big Way

To this day my fingers still ache thanks to the arthritis (well it might as well be arthritis) I self-attribute to the many hours of joystick jamming to the tune of Atari. I remember some pretty intense finger cramping but I also remember some of the most fun hours I’ve ever spent, which is why I don’t run away screaming ...

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If Modern Movies Were Packaged Like Retro Video Games: Part Deux

If you loved the first set of modern movie posters gone retro that we posted a few weeks ago, you’ll love this new set, featuring pretty recent flicks and shows packaged la retro Atari-style gaming cartridges. This time around we’ve got Lost, The Dark Knight and Wall-E. Three of my personal favorites.

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