Introduction: Minitroid- a Pocket-sized Metroid!

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The last in your pocket! This is a completely wooden "pocket" sized metroid. Its a long story as to why I made it, so I'll try to make it short and sweet.

One day, after playing super metroid for over an hour, I went to sleep. Tomorrow was sunday, which is my no games, no electronics day. I had nothing to do. I was simply left with a pencil, a rubber band, and a knife. So, to show my fan love for metroid, I went outside, cut a branch off a poplar tree, and whittled away. I wasnt in any hurry, I was just wasting time. Sure enough, I ended up with this.

The specifications on this baby is about 4 centimeters in diameter, 4 centimeters in height, and weighs less than 10 ounces. I wish I had took pics of me making it for an instructable, but I wasnt allowed any electronics that day. :(


the_burrito_master (author)2008-08-06

do not keep this in your pocket over night it will leach to your blood stream and kill you over night! well that's what happened to my brother any way.

I've only player metroid fusion, so I have no idea what the storyline is... I thought metroids were good guys...

Tomcat94 (author)Oompa-Loompa2009-01-01

Let me bring you up to speed..... Metroids, a mechanically engineered life form, reside on the planet SR388. They were created by the Chozos for the better. But something went wrong and mother brain got a hold of them, making them mortal enemies to Samus. In Metroid Fusion, the only appearance of the Metroids were in the bio engineering section of the base, which the SA-X attacked and ultimately destroyed (SA-X and metroids are also mortal enemies to each other). Samus destroyed ALL of the metroids in Metroid II, the Return of Samus. But Metroid Fusion was set before that game, but after Super Metroid(i think...) .....So, yeah. You are now up to speed. :)

h8864 (author)Tomcat942012-07-11

no she killed all but a larva which u try to save in super metroid. then in the end the metroid has babies and save your life by scrificing itself to the mother brain metroid fusion is after super metroid because it says in the game samus though metroids were extinct

Oompa-Loompa (author)Tomcat942009-01-02

K, that....barely....helps.

timjelly (author)Oompa-Loompa2009-12-19

hey... its a long time since you posted  this, so sorry, but i want to help. if you already know the storyline, then great. but if not,

click here->

for metroid story line

Oompa-Loompa (author)timjelly2010-01-13

Old post is old.

Tomcat94 (author)Oompa-Loompa2011-01-05



GenAap (author)Tomcat942011-12-04


Ryuk0 (author)timjelly2010-09-09

The real metroid story line is this
1. Metroid
2. Metroid zero mission (sorta the same as metroid but remade and after you kill Mother Brain you get to play as zero suit samus)
3. Metroid prime
4. Metroid prime hunters
5. Metroid prime 2 Echoes
6. Metroid prime 3 corruption
7. Metroid II: return of samus
8. Super Metroid
9. Metroid: Other M
10. Metroid Fusion
now Metroid prime pinball is not part of the metroid chronology it's just mad for fun of pinball
I Have a Nintendo Power that has a Time line of the metroid series from June 2010 and I know this post is old but i just wanted to clear some things up

knexhero (author)Oompa-Loompa2010-01-06

Let me help you, metroids are alien creatures that suck the literal life out of you and are allys to nobody. 

Paintballer98 (author)Tomcat942011-04-17

actually the space pirates robbed the Chozo, used to mutate them, then put them to use in battle along with mining for Phazon in the Phazon Mines on Tallon IV, they were mutated/genetically altered by the space pirates on the Orpheon Frigate, which Samus destroys after fighting meta ridley in the Dynamo Complex.

Tomcat94 (author)Paintballer982011-04-17

You do realize that you responded to a post from over two years ago, right?

Paintballer98 (author)Tomcat942011-04-23

yes and even though you are the author, you responded to the "post from over two years ago"

h8864 (author)Oompa-Loompa2012-07-11

theyre neutral

Vynash (author)Oompa-Loompa2008-09-26

I have never played that game ,but I know that in prime and metroid one that they are in fact annoying and deadly creatures.

Oompa-Loompa (author)Vynash2008-09-26


...... LOL, it would suck the life out of your........*cough*family jewels!

lol hahaha

*wakes up next morning* AAAAAAAAAGGGGGGHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!

that goes good with your avatar lol

I dunno.... I think a Taiko Drum with a face on it would have more to do with drugs, lol.

lol yeah but he looks like he is yelling it out

hey I'm not allowed to use the computer on sundays ether. it stinks but I think I'm slowly slipping out of that rule. hehehe

jm121 (author)the_burrito_master2008-08-09

why can't you?

the_burrito_master (author)jm1212008-08-09

Idk its just a non computer day?

jm121 (author)the_burrito_master2008-08-11

okay i understand

h8864 (author)2012-07-11

i love super metroid

GenAap (author)2011-12-04

Aw, how cute.

Jimmy Proton (author)2010-08-08

make it with leds instead of just red dots

Duct Tape Dude (author)2009-08-17

For Now...*glass breaks* hehehe

foxtrot4697 (author)2008-08-29

then it somehow gets out and we all feign death

Tomcat94 (author)2008-07-08

Trust me, I will. That's actually at the top of my "to do" list. :D

Tomcat94 (author)2008-07-08

OK. You know, I wish there were more metroid-themed ibles on this site. You would think there would be more, but apparently not.

Tomcat94 (author)2008-07-07

I knew that. Just wanted to put a spin on it, since it was pocket sized. ;)

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