Instructables: exploring - play - video games Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:04:30 PDT BLOX v1.01 Scariest Video game Easter eggs ever (with instructions)
Scariest Video game Easter eggs ever (with instructions) - More DIY How To Projects]]> technicgeek10 So, everybody knows that most media has hidden secrets. and some of these are a little but frightening. So today I will be naming the top three scariest Mario franchise Easter eggs of all time. Don't look now, your'e being watched! Okay, so in Super Mario Galaxy you can travel to different, you g...
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:14:14 PDT
Video Games For The Absolute Beginner
Video Games For The Absolute Beginner - More DIY How To Projects]]> isailing Video games, as a form of media, represent a burgeoning field in the modern entertainment industry and can provide a great deal of enjoyment for your dollar. This instructable will specifically cover computer, or "PC" gaming, but it should be noted that there are other ways of enjoying video games,...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 21:09:36 PDT
Transforming LEGO Game Boy Advance - "Vantage"
Transforming LEGO Game Boy Advance - "Vantage" - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 ...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 15:24:21 PDT
Custom Fallout 3 Footlocker
Custom Fallout 3 Footlocker - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
easy HUD idea Jewson i made a hologram using an ipad and a peice of glass, i thought i could do something similar to make a HUD. i grabbed a hat and put my phone on the under side of the cap and then got a piece of plastic and bent it at a 45 degree angle. it reflects the light right into your eyes but the plastic i use...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 01:01:29 PDT
Adding Stereo Output to a CRT Television
Adding Stereo Output to a CRT Television - More DIY How To Projects]]> hendersonn Forward: I should reiterate that this is a dangerous undertaking. I am not a licensed television technician, so there is a very good chance I myself am not taking the proper safety precautions. I welcome comments that educate, especially on safety. Thank you. Since moving into my new apartment ...
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 07:36:18 PDT
Gaming Cruise Control
Gaming Cruise Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> microdot I'm a gamer.  I'm also a technology consultant.   I spend many hours at a keyboard and I'm getting older.  Getting older + Lots of Keyboard time = Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, a.k.a  The Wrist-Hurt Disease. Most of the games I play are First Person Shooters (FPS), but recently I've been playing Bohemia...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 02:00:11 PDT
Cheats for Rage 3 Game
Cheats for Rage 3 Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ravirar This is for those of you who play the simple but addicting game of Rage 3. If you want a quick boost on your XP level, or want all weapons, this guide has it covered.If you don't know this game, you can find it‎Have fun! :) Step 1: Open Up the Game and Ch...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 04:15:40 PDT
Arcade stick box from an old drawer
Arcade stick box from an old drawer - More DIY How To Projects]]> KooLAiD1337 So I had been working on my this project for literally a week straight documenting the process for the ible when the other night I stumbled across this one "The One" which was nearly identical to the one I was building sans joystick but side buttons n all. I thought it was pretty clever n semi ori...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 01:37:20 PST
Dovakiin Iron Helmet
Dovakiin Iron Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> jmarshall37 This instructable will show you how to make this Skyrim Replica Iron Helmet, and the best part... NO FIBERGLASS/RESIN NEEDED! Crafting from Pepakura Papercrafting is all the rage it seems within the Creativity Realm of the Interweb. Thus I began my helmet from a Pepakura (.pdo) file I found onli...
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 06:04:08 PST
Create your own 2D Video Game!
Create your own 2D Video Game! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tony Cicero Okay, so if your anything like me you've probably always dreamed of creating your very own video game. You might be surprised how easy it actually is to get started. I hope to explain this so that everyone from absolute beginner to an experienced programmer can create there own game. I will be sho...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 15:29:58 PST
DIY CHERRY MICROSWITCH FOR ARCADE BUTTONS (Warning! Janky) - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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!
Mario Brothers Piranha Plant Earrings! - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Mosaic LEGO Lamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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...
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 21:34:27 PST
Jagged Crown - Building an ultra realistic prop helmet
Jagged Crown - Building an ultra realistic prop helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Arcade coffee table (Work In Progress)
Arcade coffee table (Work In Progress) - More DIY How To Projects]]> NathanCBZ /!\ Work In Progress /!\ More Pictures and comments soon Since I was a kid, I promised to myself : "when you will have your own home you will have an arcade cabinet !" (I bet I'm not the only one who said this). Today, I grew up, I have my own home since a couple of months so where is my arcade cab...
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 08:47:27 PST
Hidden Blade eggfooyoung I have always loved the Assassin's Creed series, and I love to make things. Naturally, I tried to go and make the iconic hidden blade.  Before Ammnra displayed his design that pretty much summed up what the hidden blade would be, I used to research whatever I could to build one. I tried different p...
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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 09:30:32 PST
Assassin's Creed Hidden Blade - Functional Prop!!
Assassin's Creed Hidden Blade - Functional Prop!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Wii Sensor Bar Candle Trick ajensen19 Materials: television, electricity, wii, candles, wii remote, paper towels Procedure: 1. Turn on your wii and television. 2. Put the candles in front of the television. 3. Light the candles. 4. Position the candles so that they are a certain spacing away from each other as well as you are posit...
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Thu, 10 Oct 2013 21:36:33 PDT
Amnesia Pig Mask Prank
Amnesia Pig Mask Prank - More DIY How To Projects]]> DucttapeNinja Immediately after its release a friend of mine organized a group play through of Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs. For those unfamiliar, the Amnesia series is a couple of survival horror games known for being terrifying as they are immersive. Our play through was a two night event where we reserved a roo...
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 12:34:28 PDT
Xbox Controller Case Mod
Xbox Controller Case Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 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
Smartphone/tablet to Playstation controller rig WalkableBuffalo This is a quite simple rig that I made from Lego Technic pieces which can (just barely) support a smartphone or tablet and attach to some form of Playstation controller, I am using a generic USB Playstation controller. This was made so that I could support my 7" tablet on a controller and use Splash...
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 12:32:14 PDT
Portable Raspberry Pi Emulation Machine
Portable Raspberry Pi Emulation Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Hack Your Xbox Controller With Sugru
Hack Your Xbox Controller With Sugru - More DIY How To Projects]]> TREX ZoaR0K In this instructable I will teach you how to modify your Xbox controller with sugru Materials Materials: One 5g pack of sugru Xbox remote Left/right Stick First you are going to want to open the packet of sugru and but dirt wash your hands then take half of the sugru and roll it into a ball th...

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Wed, 19 Jun 2013 17:36:02 PDT
Portal Test Chamber Information Sign
Portal Test Chamber Information Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
"Mecha Man" - LEGO Mega Man Upgrade Baron von Brunk “Mecha Man”, the mechanized battle upgrade to Capcom’s Mega Man! Built with basic LEGO pieces, Technic parts and a few Bionicle components, I have constructed a fully-articulated action figure that stands at 15”, and has a removable Mega Buster arm attachment. This was merely intended to be a small...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 17:09:28 PDT
Gamer Guitar Pick Guard
Gamer Guitar Pick Guard - More DIY How To Projects]]> CookieMonsterEmilia Have you ever got bored of your average guitar pick guard, and wish that you could spice it up a little with out costing you almost any thing? Well, then this instructable is for you. At the beginning of this process, I only had a simple black pick guard. I grew very tired of it fast. Then I had the...
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 17:55:29 PDT
Assassin's Creed Hoodie Mod
Assassin's Creed Hoodie Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> DucttapeNinja      The order of the Assassin's has existed for centuries, fighting from the shadows. Even today they walk the streets, gathering information and silencing evil. Now you can become a member of the order by modifying your own hoodie into an assassin uniform.      A while ago I modified a cheap swea...
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 09:59:46 PDT
How to custom paint your Xbox contoller
How to custom paint your Xbox contoller - More DIY How To Projects]]> DarkAt0m Are you bored of your plain controller? Then why not give it a custom paint job with this simple tutorial that will make your controller unique and give it some new life. Step 1: Supplies First things first is the supplies. Here's a list of supplies i used plus some optional ones for a better fin...
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Wed, 17 Apr 2013 04:54:25 PDT
Journey Simple Marionette
Journey Simple Marionette - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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...
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 20:43:40 PDT
Making Bionicle Animation Puppets for Short Films
Making Bionicle Animation Puppets for Short Films - More DIY How To Projects]]> ZipplerZap To create an animation/ movie, you have to have a good movable toy  model to work with. I made a working model out of bionicle pieces and tested it. It works wonders. The reason I used bionicles, because I've had them lying around, plus they work great for movable joints. They make great arms, legs,...
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Thu, 28 Mar 2013 08:05:32 PDT
Basic Scratch Game
Basic Scratch Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> rvehall Hey guys! A lot of people love playing games, kids, teens and adults. Here's a great way to make a game that you know you, your friends, and/or kids will enjoy playing. If you don't have Scratch, you can download it from the MIT website (its FREE!). I dearly hope you have fun with this. Your backg...
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Mon, 25 Mar 2013 05:41:09 PDT
Mini Duct Tape Minecraft Heads
Mini Duct Tape Minecraft Heads - More DIY How To Projects]]> Awkward Shark Do you love Minecraft? Do you love working with duct tape? If so, this project is for you. In this Instructable  I will show you how to make a Creeper and Slime head from the hit game Minecraft. You could use this tutorial to make nearly any kind of block from Minecraft. You could make diamond ore, ...
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Tue, 19 Feb 2013 18:48:25 PST
Knex Xbox 360 Universal Game Stand Raz1r Knex Bull3t Hey everybody, this is something I've had for a while to keep some of my games organized. It's become really useful and I'd thought I'd just share my creation with everyone. Now onto some cool features: Features: Holds Four Game Controllers Holds Two Headsets Can Hold at least two play-and-charge ...
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Sat, 26 Jan 2013 11:41:58 PST
Giant Functional LEGO NES Controller 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...
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Fri, 4 Jan 2013 10:34:44 PST
xbox 360 sound mod tutorial blkoutczw here is a case i made for g4 tv attack of the show it has a custom sound mod installed plus it is just awesome LOL.i included a tutorial on how to install the custom sound mod i created for xbox 360 check out both videos and enjoy.also like and subscribe to my channel it helps thanks.  
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Mon, 24 Dec 2012 16:27:34 PST
Halo Covenant energy Sword angelgabriel This is a college art project I just completed. Halo Covenant sword is a weapon well-known to fans of the popular Xbox franchise. Unfortunately since I'm new to instructables, I did not document step-by-step photos, but I want to share highlights of my project. I plan on improving this "prototype" a...
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Fri, 14 Dec 2012 10:34:40 PST
My $400 Ikea Ramvik Arcade Table hoogen Here is a video showing game play and the drawer in action: I decided to build an arcade coffee table about 1 1/2 weeks ago and ended up with a finished product 2 days ago (I get things done quickly). I have had the Ikea Ramvik coffee table for almost 2...
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Mon, 26 Nov 2012 09:06:02 PST
rug-punched Zelda 3 shield rug BunnieBard This is a 20x30" rug made with an old, traditional technique called "rug-punching". It is designed to look like the shield Link carries in the art for Zelda: Link to the Past and is super plush, like a thick shag carpet! All you need is a rug punch tool, cotton fabric, and some yarn in various colo...
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 20:38:04 PST
Minecraft Sword
Minecraft Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> ChrisE123       Hello Minecraft fans!  Have you ever felt the urge to be more involved in the minecraft world but still cant get enough? Or perhaps your mother kicks you out of the house at regular intervals to get that unnecessary vitamin D! Fear no longer of this happening to you because you can defend your...
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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 16:28:59 PST
Retro All-In-One Gaming Console
Retro All-In-One Gaming Console - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Mr. and Mrs. PacMan
Mr. and Mrs. PacMan - More DIY How To Projects]]> cab2011 The following "instructable" teaches you how to create wearable Mr. and Mrs. PacMan costumes. The following is a list of materials needed to complete the costumes. Also, at the end is a couple of steps to create a ghost costume for your dog. Materials needed: 4 giant cardboard boxes red yellow and ...
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Thu, 1 Nov 2012 18:44:22 PDT
PIP Boy SmartPhone Case 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...
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Tue, 23 Oct 2012 23:10:04 PDT
Small-scale wooden pixel art (v2)
Small-scale wooden pixel art (v2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Vincent Valentine outfit HeavenBlueRose Okay so this is my first picture up here on the site i'm still kinda new here. I made Vincent Valentines outfit from Final Fantasy. I am sorry for the pictures my camera doesn't take good pictures. I Made it from the fabric that kinda fry off. I use for the collar part , pocket watch belts i got the...
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Fri, 28 Sep 2012 21:02:56 PDT
Video Game controller belt buckles WITH SOUND sillyzombie666 a year or 2 ago i made a how to on how to make an snes belt buckle then i began selling them after many people told me to shut up and take their money   since then an idol of mine...
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Tue, 25 Sep 2012 23:25:25 PDT
Assassin's Creed Hoodie (Photos Only) DucttapeNinja This is a project I had in mind for a while, but could never find an excuse to make. This hoodie was based off the design for Altair from the first Assassin's Creed. I started off simply buying a cheap sweatshirt and altering the hood according to his costume. The hood that came on the sweater was ...
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Mon, 25 Jun 2012 21:12:24 PDT
Barcade - Arcade for all
Barcade - Arcade for all - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Dosbox Video Tutorial for playing games techie2200 Here's a quick list of what you'll need to play old DOS games on your new PC: DOSBox An old game. Follow the instructions in my video (turn on annotations) to see how to mount and play games or check out this link. You may need to modify your config file to get games to run smoothly. I found that...
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Mon, 7 May 2012 21:11:08 PDT