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Even in the glorious days of GPS, I still find myself getting lost quite often.  Usually, I don’t get too lost but since my GPS isn’t always accurate especially when it comes to areas like large shopping centers, I have a tendency to take a wrong turn occasionally and have to back track to get to where I need to go.  Well, while I may have to circle around a few blocks to get to where I am trying to go on occasion, I have never got so lost that I ended up in the Mushroom Kingdom.  Well, apparently Link has.

The folks over at TeeTurtle have put this awesome ‘Legendarily Lost’ Legend of Zelda / Super Mario mash-up t-shirt on sale for just $15 for the next week (affiliate link so they know we sent you).  It is available for both men and women and you can get it in sizes up to 3XL.

If you are a fan both the Legend of Zelda and the Super Mario Bros, you need this shirt!  If you like both of those and have a horrible sense of direction like I do, then you really need this shirt!

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Legendarily Lost T-Shirt Design

Legendarily Lost T-Shirt Design

Legendarily Lost T-Shirt

Legendarily Lost T-Shirt

[Source:  TeeTurtle]

While I have never been interested in beer much less playing beer pong, I did enjoy collecting Pokemon cards as a kid.  I’m not sure what I ever did with my collection but I had some decent cards like a 2nd edition Charizard, a Raichu and a ton of others that were worth a little money at the time.  However, much like the Game Boy games, when they started introducing hundreds of new Pokemon, I game up on the card game as well.  Oddly, I never played with the cards but I did play the Game Boy version of the card game.  Anyway, for fans of both the Pokemon card game and beer, I think I have found a table you will love!

This awesome Pokemon card game beer pong table was created by Tom Sejkora.  As for how this table was built, the cards were glued on to the table (the center ones made to look like a Pokeball) and then it was covered with a few coats of polyurethane.  After that, an acrylic sheet was glued on top of the cards with epoxy while silicone and electrical tape were used to waterproof it (probably an important thing for a beer pong table).  The end result is a table big enough for a pyramid of 15 cups on each side.

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Pokemon Beer Pong Table

Pokemon Beer Pong Table

Pokemon Beer Pong Table

Pokemon Card Game Beer Pong Table

Pokemon Beer Pong Table

Pokemon Beer Pong Table

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While I am a big fan of mint ice cream, I don’t recall having ever had a mint cookie before.  However, I’m sure it is just as tasty as the ice cream, especially if it looks as awesome as these fantastic Super Mario warp pipe mint cookies!  I have posted a ton of delicious Super Mario goodies over the years from wedding cakes to cupcakes and while those usually take the cake, I think its about time I finally post about some Super Mario Bros inspired cookies as well!

Chris-Rachael Oseland from Kitchen Overlord shared these delicious looking mint warp pipe cookies with Mario popping out of them which were made by Jennifer Imhoff-Dousharm.  You can find the recipe and baking instructions over at Kitchen Overlord.  However, if you want the cookie cutter that she used for these, you can pick that up over at WarpZonePrints for $5.50.

I’ve never heard of WarpZonePrints until now but they have the most epic collection of cookie cutters I have ever seen!  Whether you are looking for Super Mario cookie cutters or Doctor Who cookie cutters among others, they have them!  The next time I want to make some geeky cookies, this is where I will be buying my cookie cutters!

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Super Mario Warp Pipe Cookies

Super Mario Warp Pipe Mint Cookies

Super Mario Warp Pipe Mint Cookies

Super Mario Warp Pipe Mint Cookies

[Source:  Kitchen Overload via That’s Nerdalicious]

If I had every coffee table I wanted, I would have no room for anything else in my house but coffee tables.  With all of the amazing coffee tables I have posted in the past like the Steampunk NES controller coffee table, the Star Wars X-Wing coffee table, the floppy disk coffee table and about a dozen others (search for coffee tables in the search on the right to see them all), it wouldn’t be hard to fill up my small house with geeky coffee tables if I had the money.  Well, now I can add yet another coffee table to the list of coffee tables I wish I had with this coffee table made to look like a giant PlayStation Dualshock controller.

This awesome PlayStation controller coffee table was created by a guy named Mark M. who made it for a school project.  It took him 20 weeks to make it and it is made out of plywood, MDF (medium-density fiberboard), veneer and obviously glass.  Here are some details from Mark about this amazing PlayStation controller coffee table…

I made the Playstation controller coffee table for my year 12 major work, as an Industrial Technology project. I made the whole controller out of Plywood, MDF and Veneer on Veneer. I used the MDF for the R and L legs and the Veneer on Veneer for the 2 analogue joysticks as the 6mm Bendy Plywood wouldn’t bend around such a small diameter. To bend around the Handles I used 6mm Bendy Plywood. To give the finish of the playstation controller coffee table I used polyurethane full gloss finish. I used White gloss for the whole controller and the Black gloss for the Buttons.

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Sony PlayStation Controller Coffee Table

PlayStation Controller Coffee Table

PlayStation Controller Coffee Table

PlayStation Dualshock Controller Coffee Table

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Unless you have been living under a rock, by now you have heard the news from a couple of weeks ago that one of gaming’s biggest legends has been proven true.  Microsoft and others dug up the landfill in New Mexico where legend had it that Atari dumped a ton of old E.T. cartridges among others to see if there was any truth to the legend and it turns out there was.  Well, now you can commemorate this historic landfill dig and legend confirmation with this really cool 8-Bit Legend t-shirt!

The incredible people over at TeeFury are selling this Atari landfill legend dig t-shirt created by artist pacalin known as 8-Bit Legend for just $11 today only! Whether you had an Atari 2600 growing up and you want this shirt to bring back some fond memories or you just want to celebrate this piece of video game history, this would be the perfect shirt for you!

I’m curious to know, how many of you had or still have an Atari 2600?  Let me know in the comments below, especially if you decide to get this tee!  The 2600 is one of the few gaming systems I have never owned but one of these days I will pick one up when I have the opportunity.

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8-Bit Legend Shirt

Atari Landfill Legend T-Shirt

[Source:  TeeFury]

Having a slight music addiction, I go to my fair share of concerts (actually, a lot of peoples share of concerts) and one of the things that I always look at first when I get into a venue is to see what the drum setup looks like.  I’m not a drummer or anything (I don’t have the rhythm and coordination for it), I just like seeing what the drums look like.  Some bands have their logo on them, others are plane and some have really cool designs.  Well, the drum kit below falls under the really cool design category.

Frank DeSantis, the drummer of One Fell Swoop, a punk band in New York City, uses these amazing Super Mario Bros themed drums which are sure to delight any Super Mario fans.

These incredible Super Mario Bros drums were created by the Massachusetts-based drum making company, SJC Custom Drums.  For those interested in knowing the sizes, they measure 8″ x 12″, 14″ x 16″, and 20″ x 22″.

If you want to see more custom drums created by SJC Custom Drums, go check out their Facebook gallery which has some cool designs ranging from a Starbucks drum to a Jurassic Park drum!

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Super Mario Bros Drums

Super Mario Bros Drum Kit

[via Neatorama]