Custom Old School Nintendo-Style Action Figures

The 1980s was a heyday for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) and what if they had action figures made.  This is what it would look like!

deathbytoysnintendostyleToy fanatic Dan Polydoris aka Death by Toys makes these custom 1980s Nintendo-style action figures and packaging.  It’s like Super 7/Funko ReAction line-up.

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The Nintendo Zapper Glock Gun

nintendozapperglockIf you remember the 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System and the Zapper gun accessory from 1980s, well this Zapper is a real-life gun.  Texas gun company Precision Syndicate, LLC specializes in customizing weapons like this Nintendo Zapper made from a Glock gun.

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The Simpsons Intro in Pixel Animation

pixelartsimpsonsLike many of you who watch the The Simpsons, we are very familiar with opening credits, now here’s a different take by illustrators Paul Robertson and Ivan Dixon with music by Jeremy Dower.  An old school tribute with pixel animation.  It’s really well done!

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The NES Power Glove Re-invented for Animation

powergloveIf you’re an 1980’s kid, then you probably remember the 8-bit video game system – the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES).  The NES was selling like hot cakes and had many peripherals, like the NES Power Glove.  The long but forgotten device gets a new use by animator Dillon Markey.

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Viral Video Friday: Awesome Documentary Opening

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The documentary is “Europe In 8 Bits” takes a look at “chip” music and how it’s growing in Europe.  Many musicians are looking back to old school videogame hardware like NES, Amiga, Commodore 64, Sega Master System, etc and using them to create new sounds.  What catches the eye is the animated 8-bit opening to the documentary.  Here’s a look:

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8-Bit “Never Gonna Give You Up”

So last week we gave you a Mad Men version of the Rick Astley…dare I say “classic?” If that tickled your fancy and are always on the look out for different versions of that heart-swooning song, may I present an 8 bit version?

Don’t pretend you didn’t like it.

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By Contributing Blogger:  M. Do.

Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Video Game!

vampirehunsterlincolnFrom action YouTube star Freddie W – this is the 8-bit video game version of Lincoln:  Vampire Hunter:

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3D Cards: 8-bit & Laser Cut

Are you getting tired of buying regular Hallmark cards for your family and friends?  If yes – check out these interesting cards.

8-bit Popup Cards

Here’s a cool tutorial on making your very own 8-bit style popup card.  This can be a fun family project.  Check out Mini-eco for more instructions and detailed photos:  8-bit Popup Cards.

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Well, if you are really lazy and not into DIY projects, then of course you can buy that special card for family and friends.

This is a really cool 3D card of Hong Kong’s skyline by Sidewalk.  It’s a laser cut card and cost about HK$50 ($6.44USD).  The cards ship from Hong Kong, so they might be shipping & handling charges.  For more info, go to:  Sidewalk Hong Kong Skyline Laser Cut Card.

Google Maps with NES Graphics!

Do you remember as a kid while playing your NES and you said to yourself – “Man, these graphics are so much better than Atari 2600!”  Google Maps is also using 8-bit technology too.

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