The Pyua is designer Love Hultén's homage to the NES gaming console of 1985. Cartridges are illuminated under a transparent glass dome. It uses an NT mini to run the games and the wireless controllers are from 8Bitdo.
Hultén's other designs are equally delicious:
ETA Prime happened to drive past a thrift store a while back so he stopped in and bought a broken Toshiba laptop for $5, a 19-inch display for $5, a PS3 controller for $10, and some cables for $4. He took them home, installed game console emulation software, and ended up with a decent gaming […]
Thirty years after its mostly-European heydey, the Commodore Amiga remains a cult favorite with a huge library of excellent and often weird games to discover. But what if emulation isn’t your idea of fun? This guy went out and bought a real one. The Amiga still has an active and faithful community, and it’s thanks […]
Last year, in celebration of International Tabletop Day, the British Museum did several videos of Merlin the Magician, er… Irving Finkel, the Assistant Curator of Ancient Mesopotamian script, talking about and playing The Royal Game of Ur, an over 4-millennium-old game from Mesopotamia. Finkel has spent the lion’s share of his life trying to decipher […]
On the one hand, nostalgia is “a corruption of the historical impulse,” according to William Gibson. On the other hand, “Super Mario Bros.” will never not be cool. Luckily, there’s a way to satisfy that retro gaming while still keeping an eye on the future: The GameShell Kit. This thing is simultaneously the last handheld […]
The field of data analytics can get intimidating, even for business professionals who constantly rely on it. But at its heart, its purpose is to simplify. To take mounds of information and distill their insights into a single clear picture. Currently, the go-to software for painting that picture is Tableau. And if you want to […]
If you’re in the market for a stable, durable camera fully suited for first-person video, there’s a good chance that you’re the adventurous type. So why settle on a familiar name like GoPro? The DJI Osmo Action 4K HDR Camera checks off all the same boxes on the action cam checklist as the GoPro 4K […]