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#1 The Eyeball Mural OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Jul 30, 2014 10:01 PM

Some very nice artworks made from old cartridges, seen on deviantART. I searched but didn't find these in the forums. Did I miss them? Perhaps the creator of these is a member here? Click through to embiggen:

 

http://fav.me/d7k9qgb

 

http://fav.me/d7k9mwx

 

http://redekerplan.deviantart.com/

 

 

 

 

 

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#2 iesposta ONLINE  

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Posted Wed Jul 30, 2014 10:34 PM

Cool!
Luckily I don't have THAT many duplicates.
I always wanted to make a wall Space Invader shape cart storage like that one member's avatar...

#3 Keatah OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Jul 30, 2014 11:08 PM

When I was a kid I built a shelf/stand out of cartridges.



#4 AlecRob OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:03 PM

How about a sprite from air raid made from dozens of air raid carts?

#5 Kosmic Stardust OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:16 PM

Here's some bigger resolution pics available but clicking the thumbnails:

http://redekerplan.d...rt.com/gallery/

 

I've got mixed feelings about this. People used to make coffee tables out of Mario/Duck Hunt carts. They used to be so common people would throw them away or make art out of them. One guy at nintendoage once confessed to using them for real life skeet shoot practice. They're still very common but now they typically show up at $5 a pop instead of 10c at Funco back in the day. Someone in Japan also once made a throne out of Famicom carts.

 

I mean, it's cool that people make art out of this stuff, but the supplies are limited.


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#6 Random Terrain OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:20 PM

I mean, it's cool that people make art out of this stuff, but the supplies are limited.

 

:thumbsup:



#7 CapitanClassic OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:31 PM

All creation is destruction. Everything is limited. 



#8 godzillajoe OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Aug 1, 2014 5:01 AM

I made a coat rack out of old joysticks. I guess I'm not the only one!

 

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#9 Random Terrain OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Aug 1, 2014 5:28 AM

All creation is destruction. Everything is limited.


That's kind of like saying "Everyone eventually dies, so we might as well kill them now and mount their heads on our walls."

Creating art out of dead carts would be fine, but creating art out of carts that still work is 'murder.'

#10 Kosmic Stardust OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Aug 1, 2014 4:10 PM

That's kind of like saying "Everyone eventually dies, so we might as well kill them now and mount their heads on our walls."

Creating art out of dead carts would be fine, but creating art out of carts that still work is 'murder.'

Unless of course the game will be resurrected and given new life as a homebrew... :evil:

 

Still, I am glad to see Albert finally will soon be making new cart shells a reality so that no game has to "die" anymore... |:)







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