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This DIY Arcade Cabinet Is Made from IKEA Parts

This DIY Arcade Cabinet Is Made from IKEA Parts Building an awesome arcade cabinet is something we’ve shown you how to do before, several times, but this one is made (mostly) from IKEA components that are easy to buy, easy to mod, and designed to fit just about any game system, old or new.If you’re interested in it, here’s what you’ll need, according to SIN Tchan, an IKEA Hackers reader in Paris who built this himself: Of course, you’ll also need a console you want to use with the setup, which SIN Tchan left out of the price breakdown (but included in the list on the site,) but are obviously pretty important.

Tetris, Running On A Tiny LCD

Tetris, Running On A Tiny LCD Besides Doom, Tetris is one game that gets all kinds of silly ports all time.Enthusiast Numeric compressed the game into a 10x16 frame and made it work on a very tiny character display.

Age of Empires II Buildings, In LEGO Form

Age of Empires II Buildings, In LEGO Form Here are some nice LEGO versions of essential medieval buildings from Age of Empires II by a group of LEGO enthusiasts.An Archery Range by Mark of Falworth and Barracks by Andrew JN above, and a few more below.

Someone Ported Flappy Bird To An E-Cigarette

Someone Ported Flappy Bird To An E-Cigarette The cyberpunk dystopian future of Blade Runner, with its artificial landscapes, might never become a reality.We’re heading into a much weirder version of the future.

Linux PC built in a Nintendo DS-sized package

Linux PC built in a Nintendo DS-sized package OEMs are building some impressively small computers these days, but not many of them pack an entire PC into a package the size of a Nintendo DS like this one does.It’s basically a miniaturized laptop — it has a full-color LCD display, QWERTY keyboard, and a battery — built around a Raspberry Pi 2 board.

Intel launches $250 kit to build robots with Kinect-like vision

Intel launches $250 kit to build robots with Kinect-like vision That’s pretty cool, but Intel wants to encourage makers to let their imaginations run wild.To help them out, Intel has launched a RealSense robotics development kit.

Star Wars' Giant Medical Frigate, In LEGO Form

Star Wars' Giant Medical Frigate, In LEGO Form It’s a 980 feet long ship, so the LEGO model had to be a giant one as well, with everything carefully revised to get the proportions and details as accurate as possible.Here’s the frigate (via Eurobricks Forums) from different angles and with a mini Falcon.

Half-Life's Black Mesa Test Chamber, In LEGO Form

Half-Life's Black Mesa Test Chamber, In LEGO Form One of the most memorable scenes of Half-Life was right at the beginning, when Gordon Freeman woke up in a severely damaged test chamber, realizing that getting out of the facility will be a bit problematic.LEGO builder Dorian Glacet created a superb diorama, called Resonance Cascade, showing the events that led to this very important moment, using LDD and Mecabricks.

Custom LEGO Star Destroyer Is So Huge It Has A Three-Level Interior

Custom LEGO Star Destroyer Is So Huge It Has A Three-Level Interior The comparison with the official 2014 Star Destroyer in the foreground shows how awesome and big this custom ship really is.4m) long and weighs approximately 70 lbs (32kg) with a full load (the interior adds a lot of weight).

Bose’s latest speaker is a DIY building kit for kids and inquisitive adults

Bose’s latest speaker is a DIY building kit for kids and inquisitive adults Their new Cube speaker, however, is all about bringing STEM learning to kids.The Cube is a DIY Bluetooth speaker building kit.

In search of typing perfection: Building a WhiteFox mechanical keyboard

In search of typing perfection: Building a WhiteFox mechanical keyboard The WhiteFox is a custom mechanical keyboard sold by group buy site Massdrop (sign up required to view listing) and designed by keyboard enthusiast Matteo Spinelli.This phenomenon really picked up in 2014 when the core patents of iconic keyboard switch-maker Cherry expired, allowing cheaper clones of Cherry MX switches to hit the market.

'80s 'Predator' gets a modern spin in this DIY costume hack

'80s 'Predator' gets a modern spin in this DIY costume hack Benjamin Martin heads back to the '80s to show you how to create a Predator costume in the sixth episode of CineFix's DIY Costume Squad.Using mostly cardboard (with a few other household items), Martin crafts a pretty impressive extraterrestrial suit that you can make at home.