Seen here playing with himself in more ways than one, a man contemplates his next move on Hammacher Schlemmer's $300 Vertical Chess Set. In case you couldn't tell, it's a wall-mounted chess set. Sure you could probably make a table-top version out of a heavily modified Connect Four, but let's not kid ourselves: it's not worth investing the time. Besides, you know what's cooler than playing vertical chess? Playing horizontal hide the sausage. Know what I'm saying? I'm saying hide pieces of hotdog in the couch and watch your dog try to get at them.
Vertical Chess Set [laughingsquid]
Thanks to Lane, who prefers checkers. Me? Skyward Sword.
This is an $800 Batman chess set from The Noble Collection. That's a lot of money to spend on a game you're not even good at. But it does light up and project a Bat-Signal onto the ceiling, so, you know, totally worth it. I'LL GIVE YOU $1,200 -- FINAL OFFER.
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This is a 3-D printable chess set from designer Joseph Larson. The pieces of each side can be snapped together to form a giant mecha. I'm not sure what the rules are for his movement, but my guess is he goes wherever the f*** he wants and leaves a trail of broken peons in his... / Continue →
This is the 'Sheep Invaders' sweater from French clothing designer Monsieur Lacenaire in the style of Space Invaders. Except they're sheep, not aliens. The sweater costs €279 (~$370) but does NOT include the lumberjack beard or melancholy stare. Of course, if you're the kind... / Continue →