Top 5 Video Game…Mosaics!

Friday, May 18th, 2012

Hey everyone!  This week’s Top 5 list is all about the coolest video game themed mosaic projects.  These pieces range in all sizes and uses, but are all equally awesome.  Check them out!

I don’t think you can get much more epic than this.  It’s an entire tunnel made out of little tiles with video games like Pokemon, Donkey Kong Country, Pac Man, and Tomb Raider as it’s subjects just to name a few.  Why can’t there be any cool places like this near me?!

Via: [Tech Blog] [Pause Button] [Craftster] [Space Invaders] [Mosaic Geek]

Donkey Kong Figure

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

This is a super detailed figure of the old-school arcade Donkey Kong made of glass beads and paint.  You also can’t go wrong with glow in the dark paint for his eyes and mouth!

Via: [ToysREvil]

Top 5 Video Game…Custom Action Figures!

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Late again!

Hey guys!  This week’s Top 5 list is the raddest in custom action figures based on video game characters!  This was a super hard list to compile because they were all so good…not to mention my love of statues and figures in general.  Check out how creative they got with these!

Okay, I admit I hold a very special place in my heart for the original arcade Donkey Kong, but how cool is this figure set?!  It even comes with a replica stage 1-1.  Amazing.

Via: [GameSniped] [deviantart] [Gamer.NL] [FigureRealm] [HeraldDispatch]

Top 5 Video Game…Post-It Note Art!

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Hey everyone!  This week’s Top 5 is all about the most creative Post-It Notes projects based on video game characters.  I don’t know why I have never thought of this.  Time to head to my local Staples and clean them out…

This is probably the most epic in scale Post-Its project I have seen, scaling the entire side of a building; and the fact that it’s an entire Donkey Kong stage is just icing on the cake.  Poor Pauline…hurry up Jump Man!

Via [Technabob] [The Chive] [Passing Open Windows] [deviantart] [Pokememes]

Donkey Kong Junior Wood Block Sculpture

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

psticks made this sweet sculpture from pre-cut children’s wood blocks.
via [flickr]

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Forum Challenges – Mash Ups!

Saturday, January 7th, 2012

This months forum challenge was entitled “Mash Ups!”. We had 14 different entries, which were made into patterns and stitched all within the month. The voting is still open so get down to the forums and cast your vote before its too late!

These are a few of the front runners:

Donkey Tron by spinuntilyoufall

Portalmon by moon_noodles

Like A Cow by La Ptite Bete

To Each Their Own by gamerwolff

We have challenges, swaps and general tom foolery down at the forums every month. You don’t have to join in to vote, but if you do want to, everyone’s welcome!

Video Game Crib Quilts

Monday, November 29th, 2010

GeekUnique has some really great crib quilts at pretty reasonable prices…

donkey kong quilt

froger crib quilt

qbert baby quilt q bert q*bert

Available on Etsy! $60-$70.