Instructables: exploring - play - video games - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:23:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 ACUnity Phantom Blade the paper built http://www.instructables.com/id/ACUnity-Phantom-Blade-the-paper-built/
ACUnity Phantom Blade the paper built - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/WXEN/HXTFUX4M/FU3WXENHXTFUX4M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/WXEN/HXTFUX4M/FU3WXENHXTFUX4M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/WXEN/HXTFUX4M/FU3WXENHXTFUX4M.SMALL.jpg mchau2 Welcome to this paper Phantom Blade Instructable...Phantom blade, latest and perharps the deadliest weapon from the Ubisoft franchise Assassin's Creed. Fans including me would die for one. Unfortunately many fans around the globe can't own the official replica (toy) of hidden blade, due to shipping ...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 15:12:40 PDT
Touch-Device Tactile Overlay http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Device-Tactile-Overlay/
Touch-Device Tactile Overlay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/1GRL/HW8T1739/FFX1GRLHW8T1739.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/1GRL/HW8T1739/FFX1GRLHW8T1739.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/1GRL/HW8T1739/FFX1GRLHW8T1739.SMALL.jpg turborilla Remember how you could play the first levels of that old-school, 8-bit platform game (which starred an Italian plumber) with your eyes closed? Have you noticed that you can't do the same thing on your touch device?Touch devices has done much for gaming, but something's still missing: namely, the but...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 11:13:01 PDT
Transforming LEGO Game Boy Advance - "Vantage" http://www.instructables.com/id/Transforming-LEGO-Game-Boy-Advance-Vantage/
Transforming LEGO Game Boy Advance - "Vantage" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/ZBN8/HTOUCWYW/FAGZBN8HTOUCWYW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/ZBN8/HTOUCWYW/FAGZBN8HTOUCWYW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/ZBN8/HTOUCWYW/FAGZBN8HTOUCWYW.SMALL.jpg Baron von Brunk Following suit of my most popular LEGO creations -- replicas of video game systems/games that transform into Hasbro-esque robots -- I've created yet another custom action figure for my series! Only this time, I not only have a full photo shoot available, but also a complete 3D build guide and parts ...
By: Baron von Brunk

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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 15:24:21 PDT
Custom Fallout 3 Footlocker http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Fallout-3-Footlocker/
Custom Fallout 3 Footlocker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/W6CD/HTIWJ221/FIWW6CDHTIWJ221.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/W6CD/HTIWJ221/FIWW6CDHTIWJ221.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/W6CD/HTIWJ221/FIWW6CDHTIWJ221.SMALL.jpg MacPunk82 Done Product Footlocker Prep On Step one you are going to need an orbital sander, sand paper, lacquer thinner, a rag ( or paper towels will do), Primer ( I used Rust-Oleum clean metal Primer) 1. Take your footlocker and use the orbital sander with sander paper to get all rust or imperfections ...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 15:19:10 PDT
DIY CHERRY MICROSWITCH FOR ARCADE BUTTONS (Warning! Janky) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CHERRY-MICROSWITCH-FOR-ARCADE-BUTTONS-Warning-/
DIY CHERRY MICROSWITCH FOR ARCADE BUTTONS (Warning! Janky) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/938F/HRWNEBYL/FVS938FHRWNEBYL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/938F/HRWNEBYL/FVS938FHRWNEBYL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/938F/HRWNEBYL/FVS938FHRWNEBYL.SMALL.jpg KooLAiD1337 They said it couldn't be done... well more like they said it SHOULDN'T be done and was pointless with the items being so affordable... but the hell with that I dig tinkering and this is free equipment for an arcade project slapped together in less than 10 mins This is my first instructable hope you...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 01:49:51 PST
Mario Brothers Piranha Plant Earrings! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mario-Brothers-Piranha-Plant-Earrings/
Mario Brothers Piranha Plant Earrings! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/JAUO/HRTWLGY9/FPEJAUOHRTWLGY9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/JAUO/HRTWLGY9/FPEJAUOHRTWLGY9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/JAUO/HRTWLGY9/FPEJAUOHRTWLGY9.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Piranha Plant Earrings! I absolutely love Mario Brothers. And I absolutely love geek inspired crafts. These Piranha Plant earrings are my favorite to date! Supplies Let's make some. You will need: RED, GREEN and WHITE polymer clay 1 toothpick cut in half 2 Earring studs (and backs) hobby knife...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 18:31:13 PST
Mosaic LEGO Lamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Mosaic-LEGO-Lamps/
Mosaic LEGO Lamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/Y608/HP0CJTGG/F7HY608HP0CJTGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/Y608/HP0CJTGG/F7HY608HP0CJTGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/Y608/HP0CJTGG/F7HY608HP0CJTGG.SMALL.jpg Baron von Brunk Blending my fascination with shiny, glowing objects with my lifelong passion of making LEGO models, over the years I've tinkered with numerous illuminated LEGO projects that contained a variety of designs and electrical components. Starting with the light-up stained glass stern of my Super Mario 3 a...
By: Baron von Brunk

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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 21:34:27 PST
Jagged Crown - Building an ultra realistic prop helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Jagged-Crown-Building-an-ultra-realistic-prop-helm/
Jagged Crown - Building an ultra realistic prop helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/W19G/HOHY69VS/F1PW19GHOHY69VS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/W19G/HOHY69VS/F1PW19GHOHY69VS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/W19G/HOHY69VS/F1PW19GHOHY69VS.SMALL.jpg DirtyMooseDesign Hello Instructables! This project has been sort of a back burner for the last year or so and i've finally gotten around to finishing it up and now I would like to share it with you!  This instructable will touch lightly on sculpting, molding, casting and finishing techniques that were used to prod...
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 18:11:16 PST
Assassin's Creed Hidden Blade - Functional Prop!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Assassins-Creed-Hidden-Blade-Functional-Prop/
Assassin's Creed Hidden Blade - Functional Prop!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/CXB9/HN82HL7H/FE0CXB9HN82HL7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/CXB9/HN82HL7H/FE0CXB9HN82HL7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/CXB9/HN82HL7H/FE0CXB9HN82HL7H.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver In this Instructable I will be teaching you how to build a working replica of the Hidden Blade from the Assassin's Creed video game series. Don't be intimidated by the number of steps involved, this is a fun project that should only take you a few days in your workshop and should only cost you aroun...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 10:31:46 PDT
Xbox Controller Case Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Xbox-Controller-Case-Mod/
Xbox Controller Case Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/ID3R/HL5FSD3T/FFNID3RHL5FSD3T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/ID3R/HL5FSD3T/FFNID3RHL5FSD3T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/ID3R/HL5FSD3T/FFNID3RHL5FSD3T.SMALL.jpg leftmusing I was watching David Cronenberg's movie eXistenZ the other day and got the itch to make an xbox controller inspired by the game pod in the movie. If you haven't seen it, it's a late '90's film about immersive video games with lots of fab fleshy technology. It's all sticky, bio grossness in that deli...
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Wed, 4 Sep 2013 17:24:13 PDT
LEGO Nintendo 64 Transformers http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-Nintendo-64-Transformers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/1CZL/HJKBRPST/F121CZLHJKBRPST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/1CZL/HJKBRPST/F121CZLHJKBRPST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/1CZL/HJKBRPST/F121CZLHJKBRPST.SMALL.jpg Baron von Brunk Created specifically for the Toy Brick Contest in the summer of 2013, I present to you my latest LEGOformers: Ultra Hexacon and Tetragon, the transforming Nintendo 64 and controller, along with their transforming game pak minions Hot-Shot, and Mecha Kong! These original LEGO models are made in near-...
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Fri, 9 Aug 2013 09:59:30 PDT
Portable Raspberry Pi Emulation Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Raspberry-Pi-Emulation-Machine/
Portable Raspberry Pi Emulation Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/KKDX/HJ1WWK8M/FWVKKDXHJ1WWK8M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/KKDX/HJ1WWK8M/FWVKKDXHJ1WWK8M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/KKDX/HJ1WWK8M/FWVKKDXHJ1WWK8M.SMALL.jpg Zaqq Have you ever been in the situation where you wanted to play those nostalgiac Super Nintendo games with your friends while on a 200 mile long trek through the rainforests of Madagascar? Probably not, but if the situation ever arises you could use this sweet emulation machine that you are about to le...
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 14:29:34 PDT
Portal Test Chamber Information Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Portal-Test-Chamber-Information-Sign/
Portal Test Chamber Information Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/L364/HHJO9HL5/FNSL364HHJO9HL5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/L364/HHJO9HL5/FNSL364HHJO9HL5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/L364/HHJO9HL5/FNSL364HHJO9HL5.SMALL.jpg MrBobDobolina I wrote this up as a post on my blog Apathetic Thursday a few years ago, always meaning to get around to making a tutorial for instructables, but never got around to it. Until now.  This is a 2ft by 4ft back-lit sign, made to look like the Portal video game. (You probably already gathered that.) T...
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 19:49:48 PDT
Journey Simple Marionette http://www.instructables.com/id/Journey-Simple-Marionette/
Journey Simple Marionette - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/DARX/HEXSMZUR/FHXDARXHEXSMZUR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/DARX/HEXSMZUR/FHXDARXHEXSMZUR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/DARX/HEXSMZUR/FHXDARXHEXSMZUR.SMALL.jpg DucttapeNinja      Ask anyone who has played That Game Company's latest release and they will likely tell you the same thing: "It's the most beautiful game I've played all season / year / ever!" Journey is an emotional interactive experience of discovery and wonder, where you play as a nameless, robed figure trek...
By: DucttapeNinja

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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 20:43:40 PDT
Giant Functional LEGO NES Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Functional-LEGO-NES-Controller/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/NA82/HAUNNV0V/FEJNA82HAUNNV0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/NA82/HAUNNV0V/FEJNA82HAUNNV0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/NA82/HAUNNV0V/FEJNA82HAUNNV0V.SMALL.jpg Baron von Brunk Built by Baron Julius A. von Brunk : July - December 2012 • Photos by Gene Kennish : December 30, 2012 My most ambitious LEGO creation yet: a large 5-foot sculpture of a retro Nintendo Entertainment System controller - that’s actually rigged up with wires and switches to work! Click her...
By: Baron von Brunk

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Fri, 4 Jan 2013 10:34:44 PST
Retro All-In-One Gaming Console http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-All-In-One-Gaming-Console/
Retro All-In-One Gaming Console - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/C2C7/H97JY9Z3/F1VC2C7H97JY9Z3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/C2C7/H97JY9Z3/F1VC2C7H97JY9Z3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/C2C7/H97JY9Z3/F1VC2C7H97JY9Z3.SMALL.jpg Beave2012 Do you love your NES? How about your SNES, Gameboy, Sega Genesis, or the N64? Why not combine all of these systems into one fluid system all encased in the beloved box known as the Nintendo Entertainment System? Well, I am going to show you how to combine all of your favorite games into one console...
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Tue, 6 Nov 2012 17:08:32 PST
PIP Boy SmartPhone Case http://www.instructables.com/id/PIP-Boy-SmartPhone-Case/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/R8H8/H8CVKJJA/FU8R8H8H8CVKJJA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/R8H8/H8CVKJJA/FU8R8H8H8CVKJJA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/R8H8/H8CVKJJA/FU8R8H8H8CVKJJA.SMALL.jpg DucttapeNinja      I wanted to learn how to use my Dremel, I had a bag full of balsa wood scraps and I was just starting a game of Fallout 3. A PIP Boy just needed to happen.      This prop was built out of a large cardboard tube, craft foam and balsa wood with an iPhone for a screen. The scroll wheel to the left...
By: DucttapeNinja

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Tue, 23 Oct 2012 23:10:04 PDT
Small-scale wooden pixel art (v2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-scale-wooden-pixel-art-v2/
Small-scale wooden pixel art (v2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/N3ZO/H7PDM7GE/F24N3ZOH7PDM7GE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/N3ZO/H7PDM7GE/F24N3ZOH7PDM7GE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/N3ZO/H7PDM7GE/F24N3ZOH7PDM7GE.SMALL.jpg timmolderez This instructable is a follow-up to my previous one, which was all about making pixel art out of wood, small enough so you can decorate your desk with it. The goal of this instructable still is the same, but the method is quite different. In the previous instructable I was only able to make some rou...
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Tue, 9 Oct 2012 17:43:31 PDT
Barcade - Arcade for all http://www.instructables.com/id/Barcade-Arcade-for-all/
Barcade - Arcade for all - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/JXSG/H1YONIMR/F8ZJXSGH1YONIMR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/JXSG/H1YONIMR/F8ZJXSGH1YONIMR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/JXSG/H1YONIMR/F8ZJXSGH1YONIMR.SMALL.jpg synthescape This has been a long time coming but I've decided to go back into my archive from 2009 for a project that I pulled my brother in on.  We were inspired by my initial Barcade hack where I took my favorite Neo-Geo and Mame'd it out using an old Vaio pc and a keyboard hack.   I wanted to take it one ste...
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Thu, 17 May 2012 21:41:49 PDT
Crochet Pac-Man and Ghosts http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Pac-Man-and-Ghosts/
Crochet Pac-Man and Ghosts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/R3BM/H19RHT8Y/FPER3BMH19RHT8Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/R3BM/H19RHT8Y/FPER3BMH19RHT8Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/R3BM/H19RHT8Y/FPER3BMH19RHT8Y.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Pac-Man and his ghosts!  This started as a project to just crochet Pac-Man.  Then this expanded to making the ghosts, then to making the ghosts with movable eyes, and lastly to adding in covers to make the ghosts switch to dark blue.  I am most pleased with how the ghosts turned out.  Hope you enjoy...
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 18:54:39 PDT
Rocksmith Control Pedal (Stompbox style controller) for XBox 360 http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocksmith-Control-Pedal-Stompbox-style-controller/
Rocksmith Control Pedal (Stompbox style controller) for XBox 360 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/HRGS/H19RQZ8O/F41HRGSH19RQZ8O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/HRGS/H19RQZ8O/F41HRGSH19RQZ8O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/HRGS/H19RQZ8O/F41HRGSH19RQZ8O.SMALL.jpg smokeandlights This is my first Instructable.  I am happy that my timing will coincide with the entry deadline for the Game.Life 2 Challenge! I have tried to make instructables before, but it seems like halfway through my projects, I stop taking pictures. The same thing happened here, but I tried to go back and ge...
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Sun, 22 Apr 2012 19:42:45 PDT
Door Glass Pixel Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Door-Glass-Pixel-Art/
Door Glass Pixel Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/PEMU/H19RT8F9/FB9PEMUH19RT8F9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/PEMU/H19RT8F9/FB9PEMUH19RT8F9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/PEMU/H19RT8F9/FB9PEMUH19RT8F9.SMALL.jpg freelancegenius Keep your video games behind glass that keeps playing even after you turn them off!  Here’s a way I’ve found to put pixel art on glass. This method should work well on any glass surface normally only seen from one side -- For this Instructable I'll be using the door off a used electronics cabinet bo...
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 02:04:44 PDT
Nuka-Cola Quantum and Nuclear Reactor Display Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Nuka-Cola-Quantum-and-Nuclear-Reactor-Display-Stan/
Nuka-Cola Quantum and Nuclear Reactor Display Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/Z3SQ/H18FTGK5/FUCZ3SQH18FTGK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/Z3SQ/H18FTGK5/FUCZ3SQH18FTGK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/Z3SQ/H18FTGK5/FUCZ3SQH18FTGK5.SMALL.jpg kfklown In here I'm going to show you how to make a Nuka-Cola Quantum with a display stand that looks like a mini nuclear reactor. I wanted to make my own Quantum but I didn't want one that was just sitting on a light. I wanted to make a base with purpose- one that looked like it was part of the piece. I ca...
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Sun, 22 Apr 2012 17:59:51 PDT
Real Life Angry Birds http://www.instructables.com/id/Real-Life-Angry-Birds/
Real Life Angry Birds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/Y01O/H0OJ1PLI/FD6Y01OH0OJ1PLI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/Y01O/H0OJ1PLI/FD6Y01OH0OJ1PLI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/Y01O/H0OJ1PLI/FD6Y01OH0OJ1PLI.SMALL.jpg TheMonkeyMaster I made a real life angry birds game. The video of this project: The materials you need: Fimo Acrylic colors Polystyrene balls Wood sticks A piece of wood that looks like slingshot Rubber band Piece of paper Super glue Sellotape The tools you need: Knife...
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Wed, 18 Apr 2012 04:45:20 PDT
Retro PACMANICURE!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-PACMANICURE/
Retro PACMANICURE!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/F8ZZ/H0OIVCMB/FQ0F8ZZH0OIVCMB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/F8ZZ/H0OIVCMB/FQ0F8ZZH0OIVCMB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/F8ZZ/H0OIVCMB/FQ0F8ZZH0OIVCMB.SMALL.jpg lmnopeas This easy Retro PACMAN nail tutorial will guide you step-by-step on how to create this super fun look. I used household items to create a lot of the details. The idea came from a PACMAN nail art tutorial I saw on Youtube. The only tricky part to this tutorial, is that you have to be patient in be...
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Sat, 14 Apr 2012 11:54:24 PDT
Get the MAX out of your NES MAX Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-the-MAX-out-of-your-NES-MAX-Controller/
Get the MAX out of your NES MAX Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/UX38/H0OJ6J1V/FS7UX38H0OJ6J1V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/UX38/H0OJ6J1V/FS7UX38H0OJ6J1V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/UX38/H0OJ6J1V/FS7UX38H0OJ6J1V.SMALL.jpg WhatULive4 There are many licensed and unlicensed controllers for the Nintendo Entertainment System.  In the licensed category one could argue that the original brick style controller trumps all, followed closely by the dogbone controller.  However, neither of these controllers have the much desired "turbo" bu...
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Thu, 12 Apr 2012 19:58:09 PDT
Potato GLaDOS Plush Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Potato-GLaDOS-Plush-Toy/
Potato GLaDOS Plush Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/Q28N/H0OIUIM8/FKWQ28NH0OIUIM8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/Q28N/H0OIUIM8/FKWQ28NH0OIUIM8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/Q28N/H0OIUIM8/FKWQ28NH0OIUIM8.SMALL.jpg DucttapeNinja See that? That is a potato battery. It's a toy for children. And now she lives in it. -Wheatley If Wheatley can do it, so can you. Now you can make a potato GLaDOS of your very own to keep you company in those lonely test chambers. ...or to throw down a bottomless pit. Whatever strikes your fancy. ...
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Wed, 11 Apr 2012 17:32:19 PDT
20 Portal Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/20-Portal-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/CE27/H0OIYXN8/F2QCE27H0OIYXN8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/CE27/H0OIYXN8/F2QCE27H0OIYXN8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/CE27/H0OIYXN8/F2QCE27H0OIYXN8.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick There are so many Portal projects on Instructables and I thought it was about time there was a guide showing off the best!  This collection has a selection of projects done in a variety of different ways.  Whether you want to put together your own life size turret or just want to pull out your perle...
By: Penolopy Bulnick

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Fri, 6 Apr 2012 14:14:41 PDT
Gears of War 3 - Hyper Realistic Digger Launcher Replica http://www.instructables.com/id/Gears-of-War-3-Hyper-Realistic-Digger-Launcher-R/
Gears of War 3 - Hyper Realistic Digger Launcher Replica - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/PB9I/H05Y7U1I/F4SPB9IH05Y7U1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/PB9I/H05Y7U1I/F4SPB9IH05Y7U1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/PB9I/H05Y7U1I/F4SPB9IH05Y7U1I.SMALL.jpg CitizenSnips In this Instructable I'm going to show you how I, in collaboration with my talented wife, went about building my very own real life Gears of War Digger Launcher Replica from start to finish.  Fortunately it will not actually shoot little exploding creatures so you can sleep soundly at night knowing ...
By: CitizenSnips

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Sun, 25 Mar 2012 15:54:03 PDT
Lego Atlas And P-Body http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Atlas-And-P-Body/
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By: monsterlego

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Sun, 11 Mar 2012 17:23:53 PDT
The Making of Flammie! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Making-of-Flammie/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/E0GZ/GYE8752W/FMSE0GZGYE8752W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/E0GZ/GYE8752W/FMSE0GZGYE8752W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/E0GZ/GYE8752W/FMSE0GZGYE8752W.SMALL.jpg stephlaberis I made a plush/felt sculpture of Flammie, from Square's Secret of Mana, for a video game themed gallery show and decided to make a slideshow showing some of the steps I did to create him. I am happy to answer questions about my process and pretty much made things up as I went along, so I am open to ...
By: stephlaberis

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Wed, 8 Feb 2012 14:26:21 PST
Mario Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Mario-Hat/
Mario Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/YVQ3/GLQCLEQZ/FGMYVQ3GLQCLEQZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/YVQ3/GLQCLEQZ/FGMYVQ3GLQCLEQZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/YVQ3/GLQCLEQZ/FGMYVQ3GLQCLEQZ.SMALL.jpg pie popper Mario is one of the most popular game characters, he has been around for a long time. Now you can make a hat just like his! Show off your inner game geek!! Read all about Mario here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mario You will need... You will need these things to make a hat: About 1/3 of yard ...
By: pie popper

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Sun, 3 Apr 2011 09:54:23 PDT
Lighted Portal Warning Symbol http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighted-Portal-Warning-Symbol/
Lighted Portal Warning Symbol - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/OWEX/GR6YMNIC/F57OWEXGR6YMNIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/OWEX/GR6YMNIC/F57OWEXGR6YMNIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/OWEX/GR6YMNIC/F57OWEXGR6YMNIC.SMALL.jpg Schober I like the many gamers LOVE Portal. It and its sequel are my top two favorite games. So it would come naturally that I would want to build something portal related. As I was playing one day I looked over at one of the signs outside each test chamber and looked really closely at the little icons th...
By: Schober

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Wed, 19 Oct 2011 16:28:49 PDT
WII WALL-E! http://www.instructables.com/id/WII-WALL-E/
WII WALL-E! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/8A3M/GM0COB3V/FKK8A3MGM0COB3V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/8A3M/GM0COB3V/FKK8A3MGM0COB3V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/8A3M/GM0COB3V/FKK8A3MGM0COB3V.SMALL.jpg dudemichael4545  This is a WII wall-e constructed from mainly cardboard paper and glue. It is very sturdy and Functional. His body holds the WII Securely in a shelf. His eyes light up blue when system is powered on. He is complete with a large storage are right below the WII Big enough to hold several controllers...
By: dudemichael4545

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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 20:59:41 PDT
Portable Arcade Control Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Arcade-Control-Panel/
Portable Arcade Control Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/30E6/GMG2IBEO/FML30E6GMG2IBEO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/30E6/GMG2IBEO/FML30E6GMG2IBEO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/30E6/GMG2IBEO/FML30E6GMG2IBEO.SMALL.jpg YoChuck For some time, I've wanted to build my own arcade controls to relive some of my favorite games from when I was a kid.  Due to space, time, and budget constraints, I decided to forego building an entire arcade cabinet and instead opted for a portable box to house just the controls and wiring.  This a...
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Wed, 13 Apr 2011 12:51:20 PDT
Call of Duty Zombies Perk Cola Bottles!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Nazi-Zombies-Perk-Cola-Bottles/
Call of Duty Zombies Perk Cola Bottles!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/AN1Z/GLL4UPRU/FYLAN1ZGLL4UPRU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/AN1Z/GLL4UPRU/FYLAN1ZGLL4UPRU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/AN1Z/GLL4UPRU/FYLAN1ZGLL4UPRU.SMALL.jpg larslovespeace These bottles are based of the ever so popular game Call of Duty Nazi Zombies.  Throughout the game characters drink these magical sodas that give them super human powers (Known as perks) Juggernog- allows you to have more health Quick revive- heals downed teamates quicker or in solo mode will...
By: larslovespeace

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Tue, 22 Mar 2011 19:11:47 PDT
The Genuine NES Bartop Arcade http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Genuine-NES-Bartop/
The Genuine NES Bartop Arcade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/LTV4/GLL4Y75S/F4MLTV4GLL4Y75S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/LTV4/GLL4Y75S/F4MLTV4GLL4Y75S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/LTV4/GLL4Y75S/F4MLTV4GLL4Y75S.SMALL.jpg WhatULive4 Like everyone else in the world, I grew up with a love for video games.  Specifically games for the Nintendo Entertainment System.  I don't know why, but I can't really get into playing all the modern games.  The nice thing about newer consoles is that they are easy to keep out of sight (wireless co...
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Sat, 19 Mar 2011 23:04:54 PDT
Digital Pinball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Pinball-Machine/
Digital Pinball Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/MU21/GL4Z6M3Z/FZGMU21GL4Z6M3Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/MU21/GL4Z6M3Z/FZGMU21GL4Z6M3Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/MU21/GL4Z6M3Z/FZGMU21GL4Z6M3Z.SMALL.jpg tbarklay I'm a pinball fan from way back, but pinball machines are so expensive, and need a lot of maintenance. With the creation of software such as Visual Pinball, Future Pinball and Hyperpin, Digital pinball cabinets are a reality, and can be made quite cheaply. the advantage of digital pinball is that it...
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Mon, 14 Mar 2011 05:40:40 PDT
How to Make Your Real Drum Kit Work with Rock Band on Playstation 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Real-Drum-Kit-Work-with-Rock-Band/
How to Make Your Real Drum Kit Work with Rock Band on Playstation 3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/OREA/FW5H3JU0/FL4OREAFW5H3JU0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/OREA/FW5H3JU0/FL4OREAFW5H3JU0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/OREA/FW5H3JU0/FL4OREAFW5H3JU0.SMALL.jpg nsputnik This is a step by step tutorial on how to set up Rock Band 1 and 2 on Playstation 3 to a real drum kit. What you'll need: 5 piece drum kit (we used a Dixon Demon) Playstation 3 (or 2) RockBand 2 (or original RB) Rock Band Microphone and two guitar controllers 5 acoustic drum ...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2009 14:00:32 PDT
Power Glove 20th Anniversary Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Glove-20th-Anniversary-Edition/
Power Glove 20th Anniversary Edition - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/T0OS/FT17YP08/FLMT0OSFT17YP08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/T0OS/FT17YP08/FLMT0OSFT17YP08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/T0OS/FT17YP08/FLMT0OSFT17YP08.SMALL.jpg biphenyl I'm a video game programmer by day, and I love playing with custom input peripherals. I decided to mod a Nintendo Power Glove to work with some of the games I've worked on. It replaces the original Power Glove's ultrasonic sensors with an accelerometer, the microcontroller with an open-source Arduin...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2009 10:19:55 PDT
Drum Pedal conversion for Rock Band http://www.instructables.com/id/Drum-Pedal-conversion-for-Rock-Band/
Drum Pedal conversion for Rock Band - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/O7JK/FRXWGWA3/FRMO7JKFRXWGWA3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/O7JK/FRXWGWA3/FRMO7JKFRXWGWA3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/O7JK/FRXWGWA3/FRMO7JKFRXWGWA3.SMALL.jpg flaming_pele! The drum pedal that ships with Rock Band is not built to last and doesn't have a good action if you've played drums before. The Rock Band 2 pedal is built with more metal than the first version, but key areas are still thin plastic. In this project we take a quality (real) drum pedal and convert it ...
By: flaming_pele!

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Sun, 8 Mar 2009 22:34:09 PDT