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...

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  • As a guitarist and an 8-bit gamer, the NES guitar was a no-brainer for me to own. But even if you don't play guitar, having this fine instrument hanging on your wall will produce a level of street cred higher than any you could achieve in River City Ransom.

  • This is a pair of Converse shoes with an original Super Mario Bros. pattern on them. Seriously. Link for additional info. That is all.

  • If you thought the GP2X Caanoo was awesome, wait until you get a load of the Open Pandora! Yes, it will cover all of your 8-bit gaming needs, but it's so much more than that. It will even run PC games, in addition to allow you to browse the Web, remotely administer systems, and much more. It is arguably the ultimate in non-mass-produced handheld console systems!

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  • RE: 15 gadgets every 8-bit gamer needs

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

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

    The oven mitts and tie were pretty awsome.
    MoeFugger