Tag Archives: retro

Asteroids Wall Decals

OK, look, I know I was just saying how much of a futuristic geek I am, but it seems I’m more stuck in my retro roots than I originally thought. All the proof I needed was the boner I got when I saw these awesome Asteroids Wall Decals. I remember first jamming out to Asteroids on a vintage Atari 2600 ...

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Floppy Flash Drive

Don’t go getting any ideas with the title, mister. This here is straight out of the Doom and Apogee days. Shareware anyone? Keep your games, movies and other things totaling larger than 1.44MB on this floppy disk flash drive. I have no idea who made it, how much it costs or if it requires OS/2. Link

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Radical: Oakley Shaun White Frogskins

Shaun White may be famous for smoking pot and snowboarding but no matter your tastes, you can’t deny that these are some smoking hot sunglasses. At $155, they’re actually one of the cheaper pair of Oakleys, but you still get big Oakley looks. Mirrored red lenses, retro logo and styling – these were made for Californians and purveyors of action ...

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Use Your Retro Nintendo Controllers With The Wii

The one thing the Nintendo Wii has going for it is the ability to download classic NES and SNES titles and play them at your free will. The problem is, the Wiimote sucks. It’s the worst controller in the world for playing games that require no more than a D-pad and two buttons. This nifty little adaptor from Komodo will ...

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Handheld Console Device Plays Full Sized NES Game Cartridges

The Retro Mini is a handheld device with a 2.4″ LCD screen that is actually compatible with full-sized NES cartridges. No emulation needed here. Four AA batteries gives you eight hours of battery time. The Mini also features built in speakers, a headphone jack and a composite AV out cables for playing the games on a TV set. Sexy handheld ...

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Donkey Kong In Brick Form

Don’t get any ideas with the words ‘brick form’ floating around, you pothead. The bricks I’m talking about are none other than LEGOs. Some guy named Fantastic Rob managed to construct this beautiful homage to the original Donkey Kong video game, complete with flames, barrels and a big ol’ ape sitting atop it all. Ten bucks says it’s easier to ...

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The Exploded 2600 Shirt

Classic gamers demand classic shirts. Get inside your old Atari 2600 with this custom t-shirt that details the inner workings of the first popular home console. Sure, you can’t play classics like Centipede or Pitfall, but you’ll earn some respect the next time you roll up to the arcade wearing this number. At $17, it’s the perfect gift for the ...

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Classic Looks: Carrera Vintage Racing Sunglasses

You’re the man now, dog. You don’t even know what a recession is. Shit, recession isn’t even in your fucking vocabulary. After all, that is a nice LP 650-4 Roadster you just picked up. How many hundreds of thousands did you drop on that again? Right. Well do me a favor. If you’re going to be driving around in a ...

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Nostalgia: Play Number Munchers Online

Wow. I saw the image on Doobybrain and was just immediately blown away. I haven’t played the classic learning game Number Munchers since 2nd or 3rd grade. That’s a long time ago. Lucky for me and other nostalgic nerds, someone was kind enough to port the Apple II version to the web for all of us to enjoy. Need to ...

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Mini Media Centre Case Design Of The 1950s

The 1950s saw the birth of many things we still detest to this day, like beatniks and Communist Cuba. While this Mini Media Centre designed by British design student Thomas Thomassen looks like the tail light of a ’57 Chevy. Except this thing was actually designed in 2006. It reminds me of the Happy Days, when my buddy Fonz would ...

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