Gaming

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This handsome Nintendo emulator is a harmonious blend of classic gaming and gorgeous craftsmanship. The solid walnut foldable case measures about three inches square and is built around Raspberry Pi A+.

The good news is that there’s a chance that the rustic and retro futuristic PE358 system from Love Hultén might actually be available for sale in the coming months, so stay tuned.

Check out more of this fantastic handheld device after the break.

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Mario Skate? Indeed, Luigi’s got himself a longboard and he’s ready to go for the high score in this video by CorridorDigital.

Check out the video after the break.

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Birdie from Street Fighter V has an idle animation where he picks his nose and flicks a booger at his opponent. Gross, I know, but amazingly the booger actually does a tiny bit of damage.

As you’ll see in the fight below, the stars aligned and a player was able to deliver a knockout booger blow. I laughed harder than I should.

Check out the video after the break…

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If you enjoyed exploring the irradiated Mojave wasteland in Fallout: New Vegas then this is the Monopoly game for you. Created by Redditor KongoBoom, this New Vegas-themed Monopoly board features locations and characters pulled straight from the game. I mean, you can actually purchase The Strip and the Hoover Dam! Caesar and his minions would be so jealous.

See Also: Man Spends 8 Months Making Crazy Impressive Fallout Monopoly Game For His Wife

Lake Mead is a utility, the NCR monorails take the place of the Monopoly railroads and an NCR tax replaces the income tax. Wow, the NCR’s just really after our bottle caps, huh?

Hopefully an official version set up just like this will be sold one day soon. In the meantime, check out more pics of the homemade game after the break…

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Madden NFL 16 debuts tomorrow, and EA injected this year’s commercial with a double dose of insanity. It’s not so much about football as it is about Bollywood dancing, explosions, Dave Franco screaming and a T-Rex. Yep. T-Rex.

Oh, and there’s around 20 seconds of Julio Jones slapping some ninja guy.

Check out the video after the break…

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Redditor and father hahabird posted photos of the awesome life-size glowing Minecraft block he made for his son’s birthday. Since the blocks in the game are about one meter, he decided to build one side of a cube true to scale. Then he added color-changing LEDs which can be remote controlled. The entire project took about a week in his spare time and only cost $85 in parts and paints.

His son’s reaction was absolutely perfect:

“At 7 this morning: “DADA! This is super cool! Come see! It can change colors! Look: redstone! Diamond! Lapus lazuli!” A few minutes of sitting in front of it staring, interspersed with the occasional “Wow! Sooooo cool.”

Then he asked where I got it (he should really know better by now). “I made it.” “How?” So we looked through the album as I explained each step.

Now we’re eating cupcakes for breakfast, because birthday.”

Well done Minecraft Dad. Click below to see the entire DIY project gallery…

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This wild D20 is full of tentacles and beaks, but it actually rolls. And by “roll” I mean you can toss monstrosity across the table and it will rotate on its tentacles in a very creepy manner. It’s cool and weird, and totally unique.

The Kraken D20 comes in eight different metal finishes or eight plastic colors. Check out more images and a video of the roll in action after the break.

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I have really been enjoying all the Mad Max:Fury Road mash-ups lately, but this live-action go-kart paintball video is the greatest. YouTuber Devin Super Tramp created the video and it was sponsored by WB Games to promote the Mad Max game, so the production values are high.

It’s full of fighting, paintball shoot-outs, amazing stunts, and insane apocalyptic go-kart driving all spliced in with backdrop from the movie. It’s so much fun.

Go watch the video after the break.

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This 3D printed Baneling from Star Craft is scary as hell and it glows in the dark. Why? Why would someone make this?

Andy de Bruin of Zeeland, Netherlands put his mostly self-taught talents to the test and pushed the limits of 3D modeling. Inspired by favorite RPG, StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, he created the model using PLA and Alabastine spray filler, which is a kind of filler and primer all in one. Then he sanded and painted the nightmarish arachnid, using glow-in-the-dark paint for the acid sacs on its back. (FYI: This sentence was hard to even type. Is there a phobia for video game monsters?)

If you’re not totally freaked-out yet, click below to check out his work after the break.

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