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Deal Of The Day: 74% Off On ‘May The Fourth Be With You’ Star Wars Gamer Bundle

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You guys like Star Wars? We bet some of you do. It’s hard not to, considering the new one on the way. So what better way to get yourself in the mood than by playing some games? You’re looking at the ‘May The Fourth Be With You’ Star Wars Gamer Bundle consisting of 4 titles normally worth $10 each, for $12.50 total. Here are the games:

– Star Wars: The Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition
– Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
– Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy
– Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast

They’re all on Steam, and will keep you entertained for hours, at the price of a couple of Starbucks’ creations.

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And This Is Why I Don’t Play RPGs

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Ain’t nobody got time for that! Geez, just show me where to point my gun, rinse, and repeat.

Anyone else can’t stand role playing games?

VIA [ GeeksAreSexy ]

Waka Waka: A Pacman Piercing

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This is just too cool. There isn’t much to say, since the image kind of says it all. It’s a Pacman piercing, which could easily be expanded by simply adding more dots between the ghost and Pacman. This particular one was done by Precision Body Piercing in Marquette, MI (their Instagram).

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Get Random Video Games Every Month With My Retro Game Box

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Like the idea of receiving a random retro video game cartridge every month? Then you might want to check out My Retro Game Box. It’s an unusual subscription service that’ll parse through a library of games and send you an assortment that matches your gaming preferences (and works with whatever consoles you have.)

According to MRGB:
We have developed a system with full, emotional artificial intelligence, and named it Katy.* She will strike up a conversation with you via email after you subscribe, to find out what consoles you have, what games you already have in your collection, and what kind of games you detest. We want you to help us make good choices for you, but we draw the line at giving us a wish-list, otherwise it just isn’t a surprise.

Subscriptions start at £23.00 (for a month) for PAL systems and £65.00 (for 3 months) for NTSC systems.

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Old School Blue Willow Plates Come Complete With Game Boy Graphics

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Grandma has these plates! Heck… everyone’s grandma has these plates. Only not quite these exact ones. See, this collection is designed to look just like the traditional Blue Willow plates you’ve seen, untouched, in your grandmother’s display cabinet for years, only it’s got a retro gaming twist. Called 8-bit Willow, they are adorned with scenes from Game Boy classics like Legend of Zelda or Pokemon, only in such a discrete way as to not disturb the classic Willow appearance. Created by UK artist Olly Moss, the plates are unfortunately not for sale nor does there appear to be any plans to make them so.

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This Toaster Is A Fully Functional Nintendo Console

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Modding consoles to fit into formats never intended by their initial manufacturers is nothing new, but Jarno Kotavuopio’s Nintendo Toaster is a thing of beauty and worth a quick mention. Yes, it’s fully functional and obviously you turn the console on by pressing the lever. Even the controller is modded with some LEDs, and he made cartridge covers that look like actual toast!

If you’re looking to buy this mod, or convince Jarno to make you one, it appears he “doesn’t have time” for that. Sadly.

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[ Jarno At DeviantART ] VIA [ ThatsNerdaLicious ]

Hit Start to Enter: 16-Bit Game Controller Doormat

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Doormats don’t get any more quirkier than this! You don’t have to be into video games to appreciate these 16-bit controller-inspired doormats. They’ll catch the attention of your guests right off the bat, which is a good thing, because then they’ll remember to run their soles on it so they won’t bring the dirt and grime from the outside world into your home.

These doormats feature a non-skid back and are made from 100% polyester. They’re available online for $19.99.

[ Product Page ] VIA [ Holy Cool ]

3D Nintendo Table Base

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You’re looking at an 18 inch Nintendo cube, made from MDF, which is basically compressed sawdust. It’s denser than plywood and should weigh quite a bit. It’s for those of you wanting to adorn your living space in a way that clearly declares your love for Japan’s more whimsical gaming company. You’ll have to buy the glass top separately, but at $125, it’s a cool way to decorate your dorm room or bachelor pad… maybe not so much your family home. But hey, maybe your SO is chill like that.

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Play to Spend: Sony Playstation Wallet

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Why so serious? The Joker probably isn’t a character you’d go to for words of wisdom, but we could all benefit from living life according to his trademark line. The more humor you find in every day life, the better your well-being. If you take things less seriously, then you might end up with less stress at the end of the day, right?

You can start with your wallet. Sleek, thin, and black– that’s how it’s always been. But if you’re in the market for a new one and want something that showcases one of your hobbies, then pick up this PlayStation wallet. It’s an officially-licensed product and looks like a miniature version of the real thing. Made from PVC and polyester, this wallet will last through many all-night gaming marathons.

The PlayStation wallet is available for about $27.

[ Product Page ] VIA [ TIWIB ]