Tag: video games

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Retro Video Game Cartridge Pillows

One of my favorite parts of PAX East was visiting the Classic Console room and playing some SNES with my little brother. It felt like we were kids again, fighting over games! Now I can relive the nostalgia of old-school Nintendo games in my home with ThinkGeek’s Retro Video Game Cartridge […]


Tara + Team Hypercube FTW!

The fabulous Team Hypercube invited me over to join in playing Super Mario Bros U! Take a peek at the first two episodes already up, and stay tuned for more as they’re uploaded!


Extra Life: 24 Hours of Gaming for Kids

Extra Life is coming up on October 20th, and I’ll be doing it bigger and better than ever this year. I’ve teamed up with Team Hypercube, Satire, and a whole bunch of special guests to game for 24 hours straight. We’ll have an amazing tech set up with multiple cameras […]

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Classy, Retro Video Game Covers

Make your video game collection look a bit more like a library with these custom video game covers. Etsy seller James Bit will make these Penguin Books-inspired covers for any game–just let him know the title and console. He’ll send you a pdf so you can print it yourself. At $2 […]

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Video Games on Your Walls

Want to add some gaming cred to your room? Do what Zaphrozz did: paint the logos of all your favorite games on your walls! Red a little too much for your room? Find two colors really close to each other (like white and eggshell) and paint with that. It’ll add […]

Gift Ideas

Pixel Heart Mug

  Some people don’t feel fully alive until they have their morning coffee or tea. With this Pixel Heart mug, you can make sure the whole world knows that. The heart fills up red once you pour a hot liquid in the mug, proving that you’re ready for any boss […]

Geek Etiquette

Geek Etiquette: Do You Game Too Much?

The Geeky Hostess is gonna help you get your manners on! Each Monday, we’ll focus on a topic of etiquette. We’ll take a look at the classic rules (using Emily Post as a guide), and then evaluate the rules for our daily lives, creating a guide to “Geek Etiquette.” Have an etiquette […]

Geeky Fashion

Super Mario Sneakers

These sneakers are the cutest things I’ve seen… and I swear I’d be able to run faster if I had a bunch of tiny Marios helping me! They’ll be released in July, potentially only in Japan. Keep an eye out! (More details here.)

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Mario-Themed Propaganda Posters

Let’s be honest. Every once in a while, you feel bad for the bad guys in the Mario game. I mean, the Goombas are just waddling along. Do they deserve to be squished? Show your support with these Mario-themed propaganda posters. They’ll go so well next to the ones you […]