Super Mario 64 TV Stand

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Remember those maps that teachers would pull down to cover the chalkboard in class? Exact same deal here. This idea was born because I hate dusting my TV and game consoles, and wanted a fun way to conceal everything when not in use.

Accessible Steering Controller

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Logitech started selling some accessories for the excellent Xbox Adaptive Controller, so I thought I’d pitch this controller accessory. It could potentially allow gamers to drive a car with a single finger.

BMO Gaming Handheld

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I’ve owned an LDK Game Console for several months now, and every time I use the thing I’m reminded of BMO from Adventure Time.  Just swap a few colors around and you are done. I’m hoping LDK considers issuing this color variant in the future, I would certainly grab one.

Ghostbusters Ecto-1 PS4 Controller

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Sony owns PlayStation and Ghostbusters, so why not combine the two? This is a very simple design: the back of the case is molded in red, the shoulder buttons are translucent blue for the sirens, and lastly the USB cable is royal blue to match the hose that hangs on the car.

Thought about making the OPTIONS and SHARE buttons yellow, but they are probably injection molded with the rest of the buttons (whereas the shoulder buttons are a different color). I also wanted to add chrome accents, but that would be difficult too.

Maybe Sony could make these as a promo product for the new movie? A matching console could be done as well (if there’s interest I could add a mockup here), but without a new tie-in game that would be unlikely.

Drive-In Speaker Streaming Device

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Way back in the prehistoric era, people used to watch movies in their cars. They did this at a place called a Drive-In Theater. It was so long ago, that cars were propelled by feet, pet dinosaurs were a thing, and they ate Bronto ribs instead of popcorn.

I simply redesigned the Amazon Fire Cube to look like a Drive-In speaker. The Fire Cube streams movies and has a smart speaker built-in, so I thought it was a good match. The volume knob is at the bottom, just like the original Drive-In speakers. The device should be all shiny and chrome, but I felt that was a bit much.

He-Man USB Wall Adapter

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The THOR Hammer Tool Set was recently given the mini treatment, thought I’d do the same for the He-Man power bar that I posted a few years ago. This time the power sword is a compact USB wall adapter that also doubles as a Nite Lite.

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I wanted this to be illuminated to simulate the “I have the POWER” sequence. It lights up when something is plugged-in, or automatically at night thanks to a light sensor.

The power prongs fold down to make this convenient for travel. A purple variant for Skeletor could also be done, something I didn’t mention in that power bar post. In hindsight I would also like the old power bar design to be illuminated, like this other power bar I designed.