Geeky Cross-Stitch Is the Perfect Melding of Retro Game Art with Retro…

Cross-stitch is the perfect medium for 8-bit and 16-bit fan art. Have you ever seen one of the patterns crafters use? They look like pixel art! They're little grids of color, showing which block goes where, in what shades, to add up to a visible whole. And the craft itself is pretty retro, invoking images of samplers… » 8/14/12 8:30pm 8/14/12 8:30pm

A Fifteen-Foot-Long Scarf for All Your Journeys

Journey is, in many ways, the story of a scarf. Or at least, the scarf represents the breadth and depth of the story Journey has to offer. It lists your avatar's story and encounters; it follows you from scorching desert sands to frozen snowbound wastelands. It flutters in the breeze behind you as you fly, or takes… » 7/03/12 11:00am 7/03/12 11:00am

Give Your Modern Electronics a Handmade, 8-Bit Boost

Does your PC need a power-up? Perhaps a little boost in speed, power, and size? Or maybe it just needs more magic, or a certain sword. Or maybe your iPhone will charge better if you plug it into a pipe! You never know, it might just come back full of coins. Or you could give your phone to a Creeper, if you're into… » 5/17/12 11:30am 5/17/12 11:30am