15 gadgets every 8-bit gamer needs

15 gadgets every 8-bit gamer needs

Summary: If you're a gamer who loves the 8-bit era, you have no excuse not to own at least half of the items on this list! This gallery picks up from assuming you already own at least your favorite 8-bit system...

TOPICS: Mobility

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  • Watches are fast becoming a thing of the past, thanks to the ubiquity of clocks on just about every digital device surrounding us everywhere we go. But you're an 8-bit fan, which means you probably still wear a watch -- even if only as a fashion statement. Well, as you can see here, simplicity never looked so awesome. Grab yourself an 8-bit watch and show everyone just how fashionable pixels really can be!

  • If you didn't know, there are console modders and hackers everywhere who come up with the most amazing creations. As you can see here, a particular individual created a handheld NES console within a Mario Bros./Duck Hunt NES cartridge. How awesome is that? Apparently, it plays a whole slew of 8-bit games in addition to NES games. If you'd like, you can build your very own by reading through this thread on the Ben Heck forums.

  • Ah, the good old 8-bit hand pointer! Now, instead of using it to click through your favorite old computer games, you can make it hold stuff up for you. Hang it up somewhere where people can see it and you're sure to be the envy of every 8-bit fan you personally know!

Topic: Mobility

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  • RE: 15 gadgets every 8-bit gamer needs

    I want it all! :-D
  • RE: 15 gadgets every 8-bit gamer needs

    Although in general the old 8-bit games are better in many ways I don't game enough to say I even play them ot sny others for thst matter. My PC is a tool, not s game machine.
  • RE: 15 gadgets every 8-bit gamer needs

    ...see, now I have to buy those shoes.
    • RE: 15 gadgets every 8-bit gamer needs

      @Aerowind I'm really glad to see you enjoy these gadget galleries I'm cooking up! Sorry if I'm draining your bank account, though. lol. :)
  • RE: 15 gadgets every 8-bit gamer needs

    The oven mitts and tie were pretty awsome.