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Someday I will build a better Wumpus, but for now, it’s off to find some black legos

I was cleaning the other day and ran across my box of Pixel Blocks, and decided to do something with them since I’ve had them for years and never really built anything with them.

As I’ve currently been somewhat obsessed with the TI-99 version of Hunt the Wumpus (video of game play here), I decided [...]

Cube Dudes

On September 21, 2009, Angus MacLane, Pixar animator and Lego tinkerer extraordinaire, unveiled Cube Dudes, an awesome super-deformed format for DIY Mighty Mugg-style brick sculpture.

MacLane and his acolytes have created a huge number of these guys, drawing from assorted geekery, including Star Wars, Comics, and other sundry pop culture sources. I think Greedo, by [...]

Patent Documents + Printer + Frame = No More Blank Walls

One of my favorite recent activities has been trolling Googlepatents, looking for beautiful, interesting, and strange patent documents that I can print off, pop in a cheap certificate frame, and put on the wall. All of this was inspired by a Make post about the LEGO minifig patent a couple weeks ago. Here’s the minifig [...]