72 posts tagged Gaming
72 posts tagged Gaming
Visit Anna’s blog to view more photos and read about how this wonderfully geeky meal was made.
Redditor justicefreedomlogic shared these amazing photos of two guys, dressed from head to toe as video game characters Mario and Luigi, cruising down a Japanese freeway in actual (matching) go-carts.
Yep, it’s real life Mario Kart, because Japan might actually cease to exist if something awesomely weird doesn’t happen there at least a few times a day…
[via Nerd Approved]
“This stop motion tribute to my 2 favorite old school arcade games is based on actual recorded game footage. The recordings were printed out, one frame at a time, and transferred by hand to various walls around my office floor using thousands of Post-It Notes. The process consumed weekends and holidays for the past 11 months. Changing background scenery was masked out and replaced with 1 consistent frame throughout the animation, producing an eerie stillness amid the moving images on the walls.”
The AweMeChannel shared this awesome stop-motion video created by 3D artist Chris Carlson who used anamorphic chalk drawings to depict the creation and play of a giant game of Tetris. Despite the fact that watching the step-by-step creation of this piece enables you to see Chris’ clever shading and use of perspective, the illusion is wonderfully convincing.
We recently posted about an artist named Joebot who created a wonderful series of mock covers for Little Golden Books based on video games. Thanks to Laughing Squid we’ve learned that another artist has done something similarly awesome, but with a completely different flavour:
Australian illustrator DrFaustusAU (previously featured here) created an awesome series of video game-themed book covers in the style of Dr. Seuss: “Under the Sea with Mister B! ” for BioShock, “Some Time to Kill in Silent Hill! ” for Silent Hill, and “If I was Dovahkiin” for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
[via Laughing Squid]
Kevin Vetters photographed this awesome utility box in the town of Nordhausen located in central Germany which had been cleverly stenciled to resemble an original Nintendo Game Boy, or rather, if you look closely, a “Game Girl.”
Unfortunately we do not know the name of the artist responsible for the playful piece of urban mischief. If you do, please let us know.
We have fond memories of reading all sorts of Little Golden Books when we were little. In fact, they were among the very first books we remember being able to read all by ourselves, which is a pretty awesome moment in anyone’s life.
Joebot, a freelance illustrator and designer located in La Verne, CA, created an incredibly pleasing little series of mock covers for Little Golden Books about three great video games: “Me and My Big Daddy” for BioShock, “The Cake is a Lie” for Portal, and “The Littlest Dragonborn” for Skyrim.
Look closely at this Donkey Kong screen and you’ll notice a significant and awesome detail: That’s not Mario leaping over barrels to rescue Pauline, that’s Pauline valiantly racing up to rescue Mario! Go Pauline, go!
This is the work of Mike Mika, an awesome dad who cleverly hacked the game after his young daughter expressed dismay at being unable play as Pauline:
“My three year old daughter and I play a lot of old games together. Her favorite is Donkey Kong. Two days ago, she asked me if she could play as the girl and save Mario. She’s played as Princess Toadstool in Super Mario Bros. 2 and naturally just assumed she could do the same in Donkey Kong. I told her we couldn’t in that particular Mario game, she seemed really bummed out by that. So what else am I supposed to do? Now I’m up at midnight hacking the ROM, replacing Mario with Pauline.”
RBKCreations is a mother and daughter team in Dallas, Texas who design and create bouquets, boutonnières, and other wedding/bridal accessories using felt, satin, and buttons. Their creations are all fun and colourful, but what really grabbed our attention were the pop culture-themed sets featuring characters from video games like Super Mario Bros. and Angry Birds or the incredibly awesome set of bouquets made for a Muppet-themed wedding.