Real Life Playable Flappy Bird Game

Flappy Bird might be inexplicably gone from the iTunes App Store but that tricky little flying bird still lives on- in real life. Fawn Qiu made this incredible working game in a weekend with an Arduino Duemilanove, 3 servo motors, 2 buttons, a speaker, a reed switch, and handful of rare earth …

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Retro Arcade Watch: It’s Pew O’Clock

You can’t take it with you- wait- actually you can. The Classic Arcade Wristwatch is like having a miniature arcade cabinet right on your wrist. It doesn’t actually play the game of “Galactic Defense” but nobody has to know that because when you press the button it makes the appropriate “pew …

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Mario Bros. Doorbell: Is the Princess in this Castle?

Joseph Thai hacked together this incredible Mario Doorbell for his apartment. Not only does the doorbell make a coin sound from Mario every time the button is pressed, it also increases the digital counter displayed. Every 10 “coins” collected makes the life-up sound and every 100 makes the mushroom upgrade sound to …

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Plants vs. Zombies Risk Board Game

Let’s face it, Plants vs. Zombies is basically a two player battle for domination of a piece of land. And so is Risk. Pretty much. So it makes sense to combine the two into Risk Plants vs. Zombies Collector’s Edition Board Game. It’s a fast-paced two player version of the classic Risk …

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Build Your Own Working Mario Kart Track with K’Nex

It’s Mario Kart in real life! Get busy, really busy, building your own working track with Nintendo Mario Circuit Ultimate Building Set. This set uses 665 K’Nex building blocks to build a giant 5 foot wide track upon which you can really race Mario and Luigi. That’s 22 feet of track if …

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4 Classic Video Game Inspired Tile Designs

If you’re looking to geek up your bathroom or kitchen why not take advantage of the fact that square tiles are perfect for creating mosaics with? UK based Topps Tiles came up with a few fresh ideas to turn your home into an 8-bit wonderland. Like the Pac-Man design above with the …

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Galaga Pint Glasses

Oh Galaga, you evil quarter eating game. Well at least I can drown out my sorrows at losing all those quarters in my youth with a set of these Galaga Pint Glasses. You might say that Galaga was nothing but a Space Invaders ripoff and to that we say….you’re probably right to …

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Super Mario Side Table

I wish I could furnish my entire house in 8-bit furniture. I’d even walk around in pixelized clothing, just for fun. High on my wishlist is this Super Mario Side Table. The table top is made from furniture grade wood and the center stem is made from PVC pipe- you wouldn’t expect …

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