Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - video-games - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 04:14:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 Puzzle and Dragons beginner's guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-and-Dragons-beginners-guide/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:52:50 PDT
Super Mario Mushroom Birdhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Mario-Mushroom-Birdhouse/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:52:06 PDT
Foamboard Minecraft Diamond Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Foamboard-Minecraft-Diamond-Sword/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 12:32:27 PDT
Video Game Console Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Video-Game-Console-Cabinet/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 05:27:38 PDT
Real Life Super Mario Concrete Thwomp! http://www.instructables.com/id/Real-Life-Super-Mario-Concrete-Thwomp/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:53:41 PDT
Google Cardboard HMD for Tablet http://www.instructables.com/id/Google-Cardboard-HMD-for-Tablet/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:07:05 PDT
O-Cade: Portable OUYA Mini-Arcade Cabinet with Mobile Charging Station http://www.instructables.com/id/O-Cade-Portable-OUYA-Mini-Arcade-Cabinet-with-Mobi/
O-Cade: Portable OUYA Mini-Arcade Cabinet with Mobile Charging Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/TLI6/HXLMIKWB/FH4TLI6HXLMIKWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/TLI6/HXLMIKWB/FH4TLI6HXLMIKWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/TLI6/HXLMIKWB/FH4TLI6HXLMIKWB.SMALL.jpg itaparcade Update: Cade-shield is now available on Tindie.com!The O-Cade is a portable battery operated mini-arcade cabinet that also has a built-in charging station for mobile phones and tablets. Imagine having your own mini-arcade cabinet that has over 800+ games available to play that can also charge your...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:27:00 PDT
Touch-Device Tactile Overlay http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Device-Tactile-Overlay/
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 11:13:01 PDT
Wheatley Clock- portal 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Wheatley-Clock-portal-2/
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 17:17:44 PDT
Game Controller Button Location Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Controller-Button-Location-Mod/
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:36:33 PDT
Custom Fallout 3 Footlocker http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Fallout-3-Footlocker/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 15:19:10 PDT
Pac-man: Life size Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Pac-man-Life-size-Edition/
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 07:39:47 PDT
DOTA2 glowing Radiance sword http://www.instructables.com/id/DOTA2-glowing-Radiance-sword/
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 15:52:58 PDT
DIY CHERRY MICROSWITCH FOR ARCADE BUTTONS (Warning! Janky) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CHERRY-MICROSWITCH-FOR-ARCADE-BUTTONS-Warning-/
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 01:49:51 PST
Rapid Fire Mouse Button http://www.instructables.com/id/Rapid-Fire-Mouse-Button/
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:27:49 PST
Mario Brothers Piranha Plant Earrings! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mario-Brothers-Piranha-Plant-Earrings/
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 18:31:13 PST
Tonio's Halo Flood-Infected Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Tonios-Halo-Flood-Infected-Costume/
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 21:52:56 PST
Zelda heart container Valentine http://www.instructables.com/id/Zelda-heart-container-Valentine/
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 18:45:06 PST
Skyrim Potion Replica #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Skyrim-Potion-Replica-1/
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 17:50:27 PST
Mass Effect Coffee Mug http://www.instructables.com/id/Mass-Effect-Coffee-Mug/
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 16:54:08 PST
Champagne Cork Gordon Freeman http://www.instructables.com/id/Champagne-Cork-Gordon-Freeman/
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 10:54:32 PST
How to Locally Host Multiplayer Game Servers (With Port Forwarding) http://www.instructables.com/id/Port-Forwarding-and-you-Your-guide-to-your-locally/
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Mon, 9 Sep 2013 16:27:26 PDT
Mini Digital Pinball Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Digital-Pinball-Cabinet/
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Tue, 27 Aug 2013 11:22:50 PDT
Champagne Cork Link http://www.instructables.com/id/Champagne-Cork-Link/
Champagne Cork Link - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/OUJK/HKHOK3KB/FIOOUJKHKHOK3KB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/OUJK/HKHOK3KB/FIOOUJKHKHOK3KB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/OUJK/HKHOK3KB/FIOOUJKHKHOK3KB.SMALL.jpg sjroth This is the third video game Corky that I've done, after Mario and Ezio Auditore from Assassin's Creed 2. Link is probably one of the greatest, most legendary video game characters of all time. There was no way I could miss him. Supplies Supplies: Metal-cutting scissors UHU glue: use thi...
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Tue, 20 Aug 2013 11:05:58 PDT
Porter's Ray Gun ( Cod) http://www.instructables.com/id/Porters-Ray-Gun-Cod/
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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 13:16:49 PDT
Portable Raspberry Pi Emulation Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Raspberry-Pi-Emulation-Machine/
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 14:29:34 PDT
Repair / fix retro video game cartridges that no longer work http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-fix-retro-video-game-cartridges-that-no-l/
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 02:11:23 PDT
halo energy sword http://www.instructables.com/id/halo-energy-sword-1/
halo energy sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/HEL3/HHJOMA7T/F58HEL3HHJOMA7T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/HEL3/HHJOMA7T/F58HEL3HHJOMA7T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/HEL3/HHJOMA7T/F58HEL3HHJOMA7T.SMALL.jpg blackbeltmikey in this instructable i will be showing you how to make an energy sword from the halo series. Tools .hot wire cutter .carving knife .wet and dry emery paper (230grit) .pencil .paintbrush Materials .acrylic paints .25mm Styrofoam .newspaper drawing the templates open a cad drawing program that all...
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 05:09:16 PDT
Portal Test Chamber Information Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Portal-Test-Chamber-Information-Sign/
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 19:49:48 PDT
Headphone jack for your Turtle Beach Wireless headsets http://www.instructables.com/id/Headphone-jack-for-your-Turtle-Beach-Wireless-head/
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 21:08:41 PDT
Game Boy Bluetooth Game Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Boy-Game-Pad-For-Phone/
Game Boy Bluetooth Game Pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/B58B/HH2VJK39/FFYB58BHH2VJK39.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/B58B/HH2VJK39/FFYB58BHH2VJK39.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/B58B/HH2VJK39/FFYB58BHH2VJK39.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins Original credit goes  to alpinedelta here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Boy-Android-Gamepad/ and here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Game-Boy-Android-Gamepad-1/ I really like the idea behind using a physical game pad for the inputs of various games on my phone, however I f...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 20:45:06 PDT
Gears of War Cog Tags http://www.instructables.com/id/Gears-of-War-Cog-Tags/
Gears of War Cog Tags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/7K9C/HGU2EH9O/FK27K9CHGU2EH9O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/7K9C/HGU2EH9O/FK27K9CHGU2EH9O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/7K9C/HGU2EH9O/FK27K9CHGU2EH9O.SMALL.jpg awwww_you_know This is my first instructable  and these are my cog tags from the video game Gears of War. My cog tags are made out of 3mm aluminum and were both engraved and cut out using a CNC Mill Materials -3mm Aluminum -chain, string Machines Used -CNC Mill -Buffing Machine Engraving And Cutting Out Firs...
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Sun, 5 May 2013 04:06:08 PDT
How to Modify a Genesis Model 3 to Play Japanese Games http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Modify-a-Genesis-Model-3-to-Play-Japanese-G/
How to Modify a Genesis Model 3 to Play Japanese Games - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/M7SO/HFSH7FZM/F3OM7SOHFSH7FZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/M7SO/HFSH7FZM/F3OM7SOHFSH7FZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/M7SO/HFSH7FZM/F3OM7SOHFSH7FZM.SMALL.jpg fwonkas I recently picked up a Genesis 3. If you haven't seen one, they're very small versions of the Genesis. I later found out that they can apparently play Japanese imports. The cartridge slot is even wide enough to accomodate the larger Japanese cartridges, unlike the original and second generation vers...
By: fwonkas

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Thu, 2 May 2013 09:02:58 PDT
Mini Pinball http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Pinball-1/
Mini Pinball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/AM1A/HFSHUX0K/FQBAM1AHFSHUX0K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/AM1A/HFSHUX0K/FQBAM1AHFSHUX0K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/AM1A/HFSHUX0K/FQBAM1AHFSHUX0K.SMALL.jpg laxap Make an awesomely playable mini pinball, out of an Android tablet, real arcade buttons, some wood and some software! There are some very good Android pinball applications. But I do not like to play using the touchscreen (I always end up hitting the home or menu icons). I just needed real buttons, ...
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 18:44:27 PDT
The Asteroid Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Asteroid-Belt/
The Asteroid Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/1HGM/HFWSTULC/FRO1HGMHFWSTULC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/1HGM/HFWSTULC/FRO1HGMHFWSTULC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/1HGM/HFWSTULC/FRO1HGMHFWSTULC.SMALL.jpg cunning_fellow Lets start off with a FAQ What is The Asteroid Belt? It's a belt. It's a video game. It's ridiculously awesome. Why is it made out of brass? 'Cause I am so steam-punk-pirate-zombie and brass is the shizzle. Seriously though, I don't have a 3D printer, I don't have a laser cutter, I don...
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 03:44:38 PDT
Skyrim Hold Shields! http://www.instructables.com/id/Skyrim-Hold-Shields/
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 21:07:11 PDT
Legend of Zelda embroideries + pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Legend-of-Zelda-embroideries-pattern/
Legend of Zelda embroideries + pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/949Y/HFPTEJ7R/FEP949YHFPTEJ7R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/949Y/HFPTEJ7R/FEP949YHFPTEJ7R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/949Y/HFPTEJ7R/FEP949YHFPTEJ7R.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink I've been meaning to do some more Legend of Zelda embroideries for forever! It's one of my favorite game series, and the Game.Life 3 Contest finally got my butt in gear. :D These embroideries are framed in three inch wooden hoops, so it's easy to hang them up.  These Legend of Zelda embroideries to...
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Fri, 26 Apr 2013 17:41:44 PDT
A Super Easy Arcade Machine from 1 Sheet of Plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Super-Easy-Arcade-Machine-from-1-Sheet-of-Plywoo/
A Super Easy Arcade Machine from 1 Sheet of Plywood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/BUTV/HFPTI6S9/FU0BUTVHFPTI6S9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/BUTV/HFPTI6S9/FU0BUTVHFPTI6S9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/BUTV/HFPTI6S9/FU0BUTVHFPTI6S9.SMALL.jpg vigothecarpathian Have you wanted your own arcade machine, but never thought you had the time, skills, tools or money to make a stylish cabinet?   Here is the solution!   I have designed an extremely easy to build, affordable and stylish cabinet. Now you can build one too. With this home arcade machine, you can play...
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Thu, 25 Apr 2013 05:36:40 PDT
How to Build a Bioshock Infinite Voxophone http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Bioshock-Infinite-Voxophone/
How to Build a Bioshock Infinite Voxophone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/IM0S/HFSHVITW/FF0IM0SHFSHVITW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/IM0S/HFSHVITW/FF0IM0SHFSHVITW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/IM0S/HFSHVITW/FF0IM0SHFSHVITW.SMALL.jpg piratetv1 I have played through Bioshock Infinite 3 times so far. I enjoyed the hidden modern day pop music. i found a lot of the full songs on the internet, and put them on my MP3 player. After that I thought i would like to make a creative way to play them, and i needed a new project to build. It took me 2...
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Tue, 23 Apr 2013 22:34:30 PDT
Hot Glue Legend of Zelda Rupees http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Glue-Legend-of-Zelda-Rupees/
Hot Glue Legend of Zelda Rupees - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/89YP/HFSHSL5I/F3389YPHFSHSL5I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/89YP/HFSHSL5I/F3389YPHFSHSL5I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/89YP/HFSHSL5I/F3389YPHFSHSL5I.SMALL.jpg shane0137 This instructable will show you how to make rupees from the Legend of Zelda series out of hot glue, paint and a few other common resources.  What you will need You will need: Masking tape NOT DUCT TAPE (apparently WD-40 melt the glue on duct tape, or so i found out) A ruler Scissors A glue stick ...
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 22:40:45 PDT
Atari Combo Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Atari-Combo-Controller/
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Sun, 21 Apr 2013 07:33:56 PDT
TankTop Hybrid Arcade Machine! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tank-Top-Hybrid-Arcade-Machine/
TankTop Hybrid Arcade Machine! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/8UXH/HFD1JUZS/FRJ8UXHHFD1JUZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/8UXH/HFD1JUZS/FRJ8UXHHFD1JUZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/8UXH/HFD1JUZS/FRJ8UXHHFD1JUZS.SMALL.jpg husamwadi As a tribute to my high school electronics and engineering classes, I decided to leave them a gift that would attract new students and be entertaining. What better to do so than an AWESOME Arcade Machine! Design Choice: For this arcade machine I wanted the feel of a full size...
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 23:18:26 PDT
Cleaning a ColecoVision Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Cleaning-a-ColecoVision-Controller/
Cleaning a ColecoVision Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/APN8/HFD17Y5N/FT5APN8HFD17Y5N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/APN8/HFD17Y5N/FT5APN8HFD17Y5N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/APN8/HFD17Y5N/FT5APN8HFD17Y5N.SMALL.jpg fwonkas The two most disgusting things in the world are remote controls and video game controllers. I'm not sure which is worse. You can't always tell until you take them apart. Seriously, eww. But some controllers have been around for a long, long time. The ColecoVision was released in 1982 and discontinu...
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 21:39:11 PDT
Journey Simple Marionette http://www.instructables.com/id/Journey-Simple-Marionette/
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 20:43:40 PDT
Make Your Own Atari Joystick http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Atari-Joystick/
Make Your Own Atari Joystick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/Y5M5/HFD173Y4/F4DY5M5HFD173Y4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/Y5M5/HFD173Y4/F4DY5M5HFD173Y4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/Y5M5/HFD173Y4/F4DY5M5HFD173Y4.SMALL.jpg fwonkas The Atari VCS/2600 was released in 1977. At the the time of this writing, that was 36 years ago. The consoles themselves, impressively, are pretty sturdy. Sadly, the joysticks don't fare as well. Many people resort to using Sega Genesis controllers, since they are compatible. However, I wanted to ma...
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Sat, 13 Apr 2013 19:02:30 PDT
Assassin's Creed Corky http://www.instructables.com/id/Assasins-Creed-Corky/
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Wed, 10 Apr 2013 09:31:43 PDT
Atari SX2600 - A fairly complete Atari 2600 emulation console http://www.instructables.com/id/Atari-SX2600-a-fairly-complete-Atari-2600-emulatio/
Atari SX2600 - A fairly complete Atari 2600 emulation console - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NHWF/HELWVQFQ/FSFNHWFHELWVQFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NHWF/HELWVQFQ/FSFNHWFHELWVQFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/NHWF/HELWVQFQ/FSFNHWFHELWVQFQ.SMALL.jpg miskie I'm certain that several of you old-console & case modding fans have seen a certain Atari 2600 case mod on the web- One that had managed to earn a fairly prominent autograph- which, to me, proved to be a total let-down. The 'Heavy Sixer' used was butchered to the point where not only did the unit no...
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Mon, 25 Mar 2013 20:04:24 PDT
Fairy in a Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Fairy-in-a-Bottle-1/
Fairy in a Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/5SXT/HF23T186/FOD5SXTHF23T186.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/5SXT/HF23T186/FOD5SXTHF23T186.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/5SXT/HF23T186/FOD5SXTHF23T186.SMALL.jpg kenkaniff Do you have issues with dying a lot? or do you just happen to want something nice on your mantle? Either way, this instructable might be for you! Based off of the designs used in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and Majora's Mask, I bring you the fairy in a bottle. This cute little guy features...
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Wed, 3 Apr 2013 17:25:21 PDT
Fantasy Map Luminaries http://www.instructables.com/id/Fantasy-Map-Luminaries/
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Wed, 3 Apr 2013 13:59:14 PDT
Easy to make Tetris inspired Pendants http://www.instructables.com/id/Tetris-Inspired-Pendants/
Easy to make Tetris inspired Pendants - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/XJ3M/HF24317J/FITXJ3MHF24317J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/XJ3M/HF24317J/FITXJ3MHF24317J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/XJ3M/HF24317J/FITXJ3MHF24317J.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz I'm an occasional tetris maniac! Why? here's the funny story :p , I install and uninstall tetris twice or more every week. When I start playing tetris, I go mad! I just can't stop playing until feeling dizzy! the moment I realize I've become a tetris maniac I promise to myself 'this isn't good, I sh...
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Mon, 1 Apr 2013 11:33:22 PDT