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Another Rockstar-inspired console mod

While we wish we had more pictures of this mod from the multiple angles we're used to regarding these types of things, the look is still inspired. We're not big fans of how the paint came out (the balance of black and orange is off a bit), but that logo on the side came out really great. Overall, ...

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I'm dreaming of a Pac-Man LED Christmas

This "tree" definitely puts the one at Rockefeller Center to shame. Located at Nuevos Ministerios in downtown Madrid, this animated LED display features everyone's favorite power pellet abuser, Pac-Man himself. You may notice that the cherries, pretzels, and other guzzle-able items have been repla...

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Mario LEDs invoke the spirit of mooninites

What do you get when you combine mooninite inspired LEDs with items from Mario games? No, not bomb scares in Boston, silly. Check out these videos if you're interested in these projects by Carl Cartagena, where he makes star, turnip, bomb-omb, and mushroom LEDs. For extra points, Carl either wrote...

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Someone put a damn unicycling llama on their DS

So, is this what's hot on the streets nowadays? Is this what's really hood? We have to commend Acidmods forumer Rocky for having enough technical knowhow to mod his handheld so extensively -- regular readers will recognize his work from our previous posts spotlighting his LED wizardry. We also ...

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Wii Light Sword lets you relive the shame of the Star Wars Kid

Ever since Nintendo's Satoru Iwata revealed the Wii remote's motion-sensing capabilities, gamers have been clamoring for someone, anyone, to help realize their deepest nerd fantasy -- using the Wii's controller to act out the Star Wars Kid video. Now, for only £14.99 (approximately $31), y...

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One New Yorker mods his Wiimote and nunchuk

You know, we've probably told you fine folk a million times what town our heart currently calls its home. But, even we can appreciate an inspired and love-driven mod, even if it highlights sports teams we could care less about. And, even though the LED lights under the analog stick and buttons has...

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Switch up your slot light without voiding your warranty

For only $7.95, Talismoon's Wii Gate kit enables you to change the notification light on your console's disc drive, replacing its blue glow with a new DVD gate assembly that uses either red or green LEDs. If, for some reason, you have two systems, you can buy one of each for a Christmas theme! Talis...

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Tint your Wii with a translucent case

Adding color to your console no longer means you'll have to void your warranty by breaking it open. While more complicated mods have you pulling off panels to replace the Wii's shell, GT Coupe's "crystal clear cases" -- available in blue, pink, green, white, and black -- allow you to just slip th...

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Light gun, literally

As if installing LEDs into the Wii's remote, nunchuck, and casing wasn't enough, the art of arbitrarily jamming lights into things has spread to Wii peripherals, like an STD infecting a new host after amorous contact. Selling for about $20.50, CoolMods' handgun shell is as direct as you can get; ...

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360 custom case lights warn of overheating

XCM's latest product is a clear Xbox 360 case that not only displays the console's temperature digitally but, get this, color codes the increasing temp too. The Hot Rock Case's digital thermometer keeps track of the internal temp and every four degrees it goes up, the LEDs change colors too. From or...

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