8-Bit Teatime: Pac-Man, Space Invaders, and Tetris Recreated With Sugar Cubes

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How may lumps do you take in your coffee? Russian artist Dina Belenko takes just enough to recreate a few old-school video games in her series, 8-Bit Teatime.

Showing just how ridiculous video game technology once was – Pac-Man, Space Invaders, and Tetris are recreated rather convincingly with nothing but sugar cubes. Quarters up, and check out Belenko’s work here.

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[via Laughing Squid]

The Nutritional Info of Popular Video Game Food

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Video game food… It helps us rack up points and extends our playing time. But the thing about those digital foodstuffs — since there’s no video game FDA to speak of — we have no idea what we’re putting into our little pixelated bodies.

Complex Gaming has put together a handy guide — The Nutritional Guide To Popular Food In Video Games. From power pellets to magical mushrooms, we can finally get some nutritional peace of mind, while we consume pork rinds and energy drinks from our gaming chairs.

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[see more here, thanks TAXI]

Atari 2600 Cake

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The Atari 2600 Cake was created by New Jersey-based Pink Cake Box for a fortieth birthday party. The red velvet cake was complete with game console, two joysticks, and Pac-Man and Vanguard cassettes.

And, if you’re too young to know what a joystick is, then I won’t bother explaining how kids were once entertained by video games that required the use of one button. Or, how totally awesome Pitfall was. Awesome cake though.

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[link, via Design You Trust]

Video Games Made From Gummy Bears

Stop-motion and too much free time is at it again. Seen here in a montage of video games made entirely of gummy bears.

Warning: Many gelatinous animals were harmed during the making of this film.

[YouTube, via Neatorama]

Foodiggity’s Best of The Week, 2/21-2/25

People Food, Eco-Comics, and Svelte Spuds… It’s Foodiggity’s Best of The Week.

The greatest thing since sliced bread… Behold The Loaf Dog
Poor Cap’nThe Last Breakfast
It’s People!!!Soylent Green Is People Magazine
Eco-ComicPlantable Comic Book That Will Grow Herbs
Spaghetti-No’sPac-Man Pasta
Cutting carbsMr. Potato Head Is Now Thinner, Wears Pants