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  • June 12, 2014
    This is the 1982 TRON arcade game joystick that's been modified into a car's gear shifter by If Industries. My buddy Terry would f***ing love this because he loves all things that glow blue. He is kind of special in the derogatory sense. Using a joystick for the TRON arcad... / Continue →
  • June 18, 2013
    This is the custom cocktail style Donkey Kong arcade machine (although it plays other games too) built into an old wine barrel by ArcadeControls forum user griffindodd. I bet you I could sit there and play FOR HOURS. Also, I'm drinking whoever's beer that is. Finders keepers... / Continue →
  • May 22, 2013
    This is the giant basement arcade built by Redditor mertzlufft and his father. Mertzlufft sounds kind of braggy about it to which sucks because the last thing you want to hear from a person you're already jealous of is bragging. Have fun while it lasts, mertzlufft, but my dad... / Continue →
  • April 29, 2013
    This is a video of some guy in Japan made of nothing but Redbull and uncut cocaine playing Dance Dance Revolution, or the Japanese equivalent of Dance Dance Revolution. He's quick. If I was ever challenged to a duel I would pay this guy to take my place and kill my enemy. An... / Continue →
  • February 27, 2013
    This is a series of prints by artist BazNet reimagining the first Donkey Kong level with characters from other pop culture franchises. Stuff like Dr. Who, Alien Indiana Jones, Star Wars and Batman. They're all pretty good. Now not to brag or anything but I'm pretty good at t... / Continue →
  • February 15, 2013
    The Last Barfighter is an arcade game designed for Big Boss Brewing Company by the McKinney Ten Percent ad agency. It's a two-player fighting game that takes place in a biker bar (great place for fights btw) and rewards the winner with a cup full of beer. God I love playing g... / Continue →
  • December 4, 2012
    This is a claw machine in a Russian arcade that some cat has decided to call home. Or maybe it's an actual prize, I dunno. What I do know is there's no way in hell you'll ever pick that kitty up with THAT WEAK-ASS CLAW. You'll have to lure him down into the prize bin with tr... / Continue →
  • September 17, 2012
    This is a $90 glowing coin slot belt buckle by Insignificant Fish Industries. I'm not sure who the insignificant fish is, but you better not say Nemo or you and I WILL be required to fist fight. This Belt buckle is made from genuine recycled arcade parts that died in the line... / Continue →
  • September 14, 2012
    This is Pianocade, a chiptunes-style synthesizer and MIDI controller designed to create music with oldschool arcade game sounds. Cool, but is it cooler than THIS? *making fart sounds with armpit* "You worry me, GW." Imagine how I feel! The Pianocade is a synthesizer design... / Continue →
  • September 6, 2012
    This is the $30 Power-Up Arcade Light Switch Plate from ThinkGeek. It looks like an arcade joystick, but it's not -- it's a light switch. I know -- it was hard for me to grasp at first too. The two buttons make different 'PEW PEW!' sound effects and the actual joystick contr... / Continue →
  • April 26, 2012
    This is Pokemon Tretta, a stand-up arcade game that's dropping in Japan this July. It plays similar to the existing video games, but everytime you discover a new Pokemon it spits out a little plastic collector chip with the monster's name and picture on it that can be scanned ... / Continue →
  • April 10, 2012
    This is the heartwarming story of a 9-year old boy who made a whole series of arcade games out of cardboard and set them up in his dad's east L.A. used auto parts shop. The games even dispense tickets (read: he crawls in the back of the box and pushes them through a slot), whi... / Continue →
  • January 30, 2012
    Space Invaders: apparently they're not just really crappy 8-bit spaceships like I was hoping. They...are much, MUCH more terrifying. Not gonna lie, if it came down to having to fight these things to save earth I'd probably just say "f*** it" "I'm way too drunk for this shit"... / Continue →
  • December 27, 2011
    This is a video of a a guy playing one of those arcade basketball games. Is he better than our previously reigning champ? I don't know, their techniques are completely different. The first guy takes his time to make every shot, this guy throws the balls at lightspeed. Oh ma... / Continue →
  • June 6, 2011
    These are functional light switches made with arcade buttons (NOT belly buttons, which I would never use even if it meant stumbling around in the dark and stubbing all my toes off). Etsy seller AlephDesign is selling them for $30, but you do get to choose the colors. PINK AND... / Continue →
  • March 9, 2011
    This is Geekologie Reader Greg's homemade Legend of Zelda mini-arcade. It has a Nintendo stuffed in the back. Originally Greg just sent me a video of the machine, which looks suspiciously like it was filmed in the middle of a seizure, so I convinced him to send me some pictur... / Continue →
  • May 18, 2010
    This is a tabletop Pac-Man game made entirely out of LEGO blocks. Except for the electronics, those were made from sugar and spice and everything nice. Or are they snips and snails and puppy dog tails?? Neither moron, they're metal and plastic. Aside from the obvious electr... / Continue →
  • October 20, 2009
    This is a Pac-Man cake created by CupcakeJonas for an undisclosed Pac-Man fan. Some suspect it was Pac-Man himself but that's ridiculous because....actually, I bet it was him. Dude does have a big mouth and love sweets. That's why he doesn't have any teeth! Now I have no id... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2009
    This is a steampunk arcade machine built from scratch by Dough Haffner, a 9 1/2 fingered carpenter (not unlike Jesus' father! No, not God. The other one). At least that's all he's lost! Because there's nothing worse than only being able to count to seven on all your fingers... / Continue →
  • September 21, 2009
    This is video of a Japanese air hockey table (possibly manufactured by Sega) that's designed to give game participants seizures. I couldn't even see the puck most of the time. And not just because I was rolling around on the floor clutching my eyes, but I was. Your mom keeps... / Continue →