Papercraft Retro Game Consoles Will Adorn Your Cubicle With Geekery on the Cheap

If your co-workers don't already know about the soft morsel of love for late-70s gaming consoles deep in your heart, why not load up the company's color printer with some heavy-bond and fold up an Atari 2600 to stand proudly by your enterprise Dell (and your HAL 9000). These patterns by Marshall Alexander feature cool… »12/01/08 1:00pm12/01/08 1:00pm

Atari 2600 Crammed Into Sega Game Gear Is Wonderfully Backwards Mod

An awkward cross-breed time-travelling mongrel is a fairly fitting description for this mod that's jammed an Atari 2600 emulator into the shell of a Sega Game Gear. Sure, it's not the prettiest of mods »11/26/08 10:50am11/26/08 10:50am, but taking the '80s-era Atari and squishing it into the '90s-era Sega took some tricky work: it has a built-in…

Man's Necessities: Air, Water, and USB Atari 2600 Joysticks

The finicky, rubbery controls of the Atari 2600 were as much part of its charm as the classic arcade ports it's known for. And now, for a mere $15, those bittersweet memories can come to your Windows, Linux or OSX system through this faithful-looking USB recreation of the original Atari 2600 joystick. The peripheral… »11/14/08 2:40pm11/14/08 2:40pm