Introduction: Minitroid- a Pocket-sized Metroid!

The last metroid...is 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. :(

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the_burrito_master made it!(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.

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Oompa-Loompa made it!(author)2008-09-25

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

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Tomcat94 made it!(author)2009-01-01

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. :)

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h8864 made it!(author)2012-07-11

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

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Oompa-Loompa made it!(author)2009-01-02

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

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timjelly made it!(author)2009-12-19

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-> http://guides.ign.com/guides/15316/page_2.html

for metroid story line

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Oompa-Loompa made it!(author)2010-01-13

Old post is old.

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Tomcat94 made it!(author)2011-01-05

RISE OF THE ZOMBIE POST

*dun-dun-duuuuuun*

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TheGreatS made it!(author)2011-12-04

*chuckle*

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Ryuk0 made it!(author)2010-09-09

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

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knexhero made it!(author)2010-01-06

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

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Paintballer98 made it!(author)2011-04-17

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.

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Tomcat94 made it!(author)2011-04-17

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

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Paintballer98 made it!(author)2011-04-23

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

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h8864 made it!(author)2012-07-11

theyre neutral

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Vynash made it!(author)2008-09-26

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

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Oompa-Loompa made it!(author)2008-09-26

Ooooooh

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Tomcat94 made it!(author)2008-08-27

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

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the_burrito_master made it!(author)2008-09-03

lol hahaha

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Tomcat94 made it!(author)2008-09-04

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

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the_burrito_master made it!(author)2008-09-04

that goes good with your avatar lol

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Tomcat94 made it!(author)2008-09-08

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

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the_burrito_master made it!(author)2008-09-08

lol yeah but he looks like he is yelling it out

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the_burrito_master made it!(author)2008-08-06

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

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jm121 made it!(author)2008-08-09

why can't you?

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the_burrito_master made it!(author)2008-08-09

Idk its just a non computer day?

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jm121 made it!(author)2008-08-11

okay i understand

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h8864 made it!(author)2012-07-11

i love super metroid
TOURAIN FTW!!!!

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TheGreatS made it!(author)2011-12-04

Aw, how cute.

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Jimmy+Proton made it!(author)2010-08-08

make it with leds instead of just red dots

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Duct+Tape+Dude made it!(author)2009-08-17

For Now...*glass breaks* hehehe

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foxtrot4697 made it!(author)2008-08-29

then it somehow gets out and we all feign death

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Tomcat94 made it!(author)2008-07-08

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

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Tomcat94 made it!(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.

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Tomcat94 made it!(author)2008-07-07

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

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