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Yesterday, I posted a picture of various Star Wars characters like Jabba the Hut and slave Leia replacing the traditional characters in Donkey Kong and in that same spirit, I have a picture today of more Star Wars characters taking over Pac-Man.  Stormtroopers have replaced the iconic ghosts in this version of Pac-Man and the Millennium Falcon is playing the roll of Pac-Man.  I can’t speak for anybody else, but I would give anything for this to be real!  I hope somebody with the skills to do it see this and decides to make this into reality!

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Star Wars Meets Pac-Man

Star Wars Meets Pac-Man

[via it8bit]

I’ve never been one for the whole boxed lunch thing.  I did it when I was in grade school but even then I always preferred to have whatever hot lunch the school was serving.  I guess I have just never been much of one for cold foods.  Well, maybe I would have enjoyed the whole lunch box experience as a kid if I had a TMNT lunch like this!  This definitely looks too good to eat however I think I would still go for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle pizza if I was given a choice.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Lunch

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Lunch

[Source:  Lunchbox Awesome via Obvious Winner]

I’ve posted some pretty amazing fingernail art in the past, but I think this is the first time I have ever come across any Star Wars themed manicures.  Apparently Sylvia VonDeck is a huge R2-D2 fan so she decided to paint her fingernails to look like a bunch of R2-D2s.  I’m really not one for the painting of ones fingernails, but this is pretty cool!  These are definitely the droids I have been looking for!

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R2-D2 Nail Art

R2-D2 Nail Art

[via Fashionably Geek]

A lot of people seem to think that mobile phones and tablets like the iPad are the future of mobile gaming and I think those people are idiots.  Sure, touchscreen interfaces works great for games like Angry Birds or Worms, but have you ever tried playing an FPS game like  Duke Nukem 3D on an iOS device?  The controls are so bad it is virtually unplayable which makes devices without buttons a joke when it comes to gaming IMO.

Well, if you want to show that you still support real mobile gaming while carrying around your iPad, then I have found the iPad envelope case for you!  Etsy seller MyGeekyBoyfriend is the creator of this awesome Nintendo Game Boy inspired iPad envelope case which can be yours for just $23!  I want!

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Nintendo Game Boy Inspired Apple iPad Envelope Case

Nintendo Game Boy Inspired Apple iPad Envelope Case

[Source:  Etsy]

I think you would be hard pressed to find a gamer who doesn’t have a special place in their heart for Donkey Kong.  It is one of those games that not only did people like me grow up on, but was great enough to inspire documentaries about people who hold the world record for the game.

Well, this Donkey Kong might not be exactly as you remember because it has been taken over by some of your favorite Star Wars characters instead.  I haven’t seen any indication that this is a real game, but I hope so because I would love to jump over the R2-D2 droids that Jabba the Hut is trying to throw at me while I try to reach slave Leia.

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Star Wars Invades Donkey Kong

Star Wars Invades Donkey Kong

[via it8bit]

I’ve always thought it would be kind of cool to do the home automation thing to my house but I never really looked into it too seriously since I figured it would cost a ton of money to do.

Well, a UC Berkeley student named Derek Low invested only a few hundred dollars (and presumably a fair bit of time) turning his dorm room into an automated dream dorm room known as B.R.A.D (Berkeley Ridiculously Automated Dorm)!  With the automation of things like curtains, lights and even a disco ball, with just a few taps of an iOS app or spoken commands, this dorm room can be transformed from homework time to party time or even sexy time!

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[via Gizmodo]