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Apparently, You Can Still Solder Together Your Own Computer If You Really Want To

Back in the dark ages, it used to be if you wanted a computer, you built it yourself. And I don’t mean order the parts and put them together, I mean soldering the chip sockets into a breadboard

Making Beats: Man Invents 8-bit Chipophone From Old Organ Case

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/DSC00039.jpg" />Here’s something pretty neat. A man by the name of Linus Åkesson has turned an old organ into an 8-bit synth. Click a

D-Pad Hero 2 coming May 16th

Remember those halcyon days of February 2009? D-Pad Hero had just come out, and rhythm game players all over the world were enjoying the flush of old school meets new school in a 256k ROM. Get ready t

8-bit Trip: Stop-motion LEGO + Nostalgia + Chiptune

If this video doesn’t warm the swollen-shut cockles of your adult heart, then you didn’t grow up in the eighties. I, for one, was awash in a sea of Atari, NES, LEGO, and Pac-Man. The stop-

Cal's marching band's tribute to the NES of yore

http://www.collegehumor.com/moogaloop/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=1789288&fullscreen=1 We love all things Nintendo, it’s true. Well, except that VirtualBoy thing, what’s up with that? It wa

Name That Chiptune: The Growing Niche of 8-bit Music

Audio has been moving steadily toward higher fidelity and resolution as components become cheaper and more advanced. If it ain’t 24-bit and 192kHz, many people simply aren’t interested. But this w