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Homemade Portal turret is very, very intimidating

You know, we thought we were pretty talented when we built a papercraft Weighted Companion Cube. Sure, we never actually finished it, but that one corner looked great. Imagine our dismay, nay, our horror at glimpsing the homemade Portal turret seen above. Created by one Ryan Palser, the turret is...

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Adorable, talking Portal turret plushie probably won't shoot you

We see a lot of neat, homemade tchotchkes designed by gaming's most craftwise enthusiasts. But nothing has made us want to jump through the internet and steal such a creation quite like Jonathan Guberman's Portal 2 turret plushie. Check out the adorable demo here....

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Super Meat Boy figures turn your desk into a deli

Etsy user Voxelous has revealed a set of four two-inch Super Meat Boy figurines, crafted using a 3D printer, super glue and love. You can grab one for $12 (plus shipping), though be careful -- Team Meat reports that upon receiving the toys in the mail, "we both crapped our pants."...

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Refresh yourself with a DIY Nuka-Cola six pack

Is your palate in need of some cleansing after drinking that disgusting, irradiated toilet water? Why not slurp down some crisp, refreshing Nuka-Cola? "Because it's not a real thing," you say? You obviously haven't been following the efforts of Joel Guelzo, who recently made that dream a reality....

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Garrus Plushie turns Mass Effect's ugliest dude into an adorable doll

If we were given the choice of turn any character from the Mass Effect universe into an adorable plush doll, we'd probably lean towards the Elcor, or one of the Krogan -- you know, one of the cuddlier species. Prickly protagonist Garrus Vakarian? Way, way down on the list....

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Create your very own Sonic the Sackboy

Ever wonder what it'd be like if Sackboy and Sonic had a kid? Well, let your imagination take a break and check out the real deal past the jump -- complete with instructions on how to make one of your own!....

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LEGO art pays homage to some of gaming's best

You don't know flickr user Encaja en Camon, but rest assured that the account in question has some pretty awesome and simple LEGO adaptations of famous games and their characters. Above, you can check out Sonic's blocky noggin, while just past the break we've included a couple of our other...

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Handmade Plants vs Zombies figurines are just so precious

Etsy user AnUnclesMonkey recently homebrewed a quartet of Plants vs. Zombies figurines -- all based on living species from the game. Act quickly, and you could even purchase one, including the Torchwood, Kernel Pult, Hypnoshroom or Peashooter (seen here)....

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Cartroid: Samus built from old Nintendo cartridges

We've all got old, crummy games laying around. You could either throw those away or you could make a nice piece of folk art, like this sculpture of Samus created by JJ Hendricks. To check out more shots of the Plastic Varia Suit version of Samus, hit up the link below....

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Console controllers meet iPhone, but not in the way you'd think

Etsy artisans GeekUnique have found a unique use for old console controllers: iPhone/iPod docks. The husband and wife team guts the old pads and retrofits them with official Apple sync cables. On offer: NES, PS1, N64 -- even a Zapper! They also mod game carts and ... 8-track tapes?...

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