Tag: nintendo

Cement Thwomp Game System

I recently finished my late “entry” for the USB Hub Challenge in support and solidarity of Giaco Whatever’s Concrete USB Hub video which somehow attracted trolls like chum for a shark.

While this project was definitely a handful, it came out pretty well in the end.  Checkout the video below for more!

I am doing a short run of painted and unpainted cement Thwomps that are for sale in the store.  These do not have the electronics in them. Just for display.

Including the emulation hardware is definitely experimental and I would not feel right selling that to someone if it shorts out/breaks 2 weeks later.

If you would like to build your own, checkout the Project Materials list below.  These links are Amazon Affiliate links.  If you want to help out Geeksmithing and keep the lights on, using those links to purchase your materials helps me out a great deal.

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Mario Kart 8 Nursery

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In October of 2013, we found out we were going to have another kid!  Any sane person would be instantly concerned about all of the logistics that come into play after learning this life-altering news.  Me? I was trying to figure out what nursery theme I was going to choose.  After creating my Legend of Zelda and Yoshi’s Island nurseries, I knew I had to up the ante just a bit.  A Paper Mario room was out, as another guy just made a fantastic one a few months prior.  After searching online a while, there didn’t seem to be any big attempts at a Mario Kart nursery out there, and with the newest version coming out, Mario Kart 8, it sparked my interest.

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