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The ‘Backlit Metroid NES’ – a tribute for the #metroidcelebration

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This one-of-a-kind Metroid themed NES was created as a collaborative project between myself and Noel McEwen of ‘Airbrush by Noel McEwen’. We just unveiled it yesterday during the first day of the Metroid Celebration – #metroidcelebration.

We’re both big Metroid fans, and wanted to try and create an art piece that captured the spirit of playing the game. In preparation for this project, I played though Metroid and took note of what stood out the most to me. The final battle through Tourian, and then against Mother Brain, seemed a fitting scene. It’s absolute chaos compared to the rest of Zebes, and the first time you get that far you’re probably going to die. You just have no idea what to expect. The flurry of enemy fire and the lava hazards create one heck of a final NES boss confrontation.

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The Backlit Apocalyptic Mega Man NES

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Currently on display at Gallery iam8bit in Los Angeles, California, I present to you the ‘Backlit Apocalyptic Mega Man NES’! This is a very unique collaborative art piece. I teamed up with artists Noel McEwen and Gary Bedell to bring this one to life.

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Introducing the ‘TMNT Party Wagon NES’

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Introducing the ‘TMNT Party Wagon NES’! A fully functioning Nintendo built into a TMNT Turtle Van toy.

To my knowledge, the first in the world :)

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The ‘Backlit TMNT 30th Anniversary NES’

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Just in time for the new movie release, we are proud to present the ‘Backlit TMNT 30th Anniversary NES’!

Weeks of planning, over 500 messages, 150+ man hours of labor, countless mockups and revisions, working all hours of the day and night, and a lot of love went into this tribute that honors the original black and white TMNT comic books.

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The ‘Backlit TMNT / Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles NES’

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Growing up in the 80s, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles made a huge impact on me. The cartoons, the movies, the games, the toys, the costumes, the clothing – they were everywhere, and they were awesome. If you grew up in that generation you were basically guaranteed to like something about them. Of all the memories I have though, playing 2 player TMNT II: The Arcade Game on the NES have to be some of the best.  Fighting hundreds of Foot Soldiers with my best friend at my side was like a dream come true.

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Backlit Mega Man 2 NES – 25th Anniversary Edition

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As many of you probably know by now, I’m a big fan of Mega Man. Specifically though, I grew up playing Mega Man 2, so that’s the one I really have a soft spot for. I enjoy all of them, but the second in the series stands as one of my all time favorite NES games. It’s actually sitting on my desk right now.

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Backlit Mega Man Tribute NES

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Hot off the presses, here’s a one-of-a-kind tribute NES to the Blue Bomber! To create this system I teamed up with my good friend Noel McEwen of McEwen Airbrush. We plan to do a whole series of these, so stayed tuned :)

CLICK HERE for more photos. If you enjoy my work, please consider following me on Facebook and/or sharing it with any gamers you know. Thanks!

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Backlit Mega Man 25th Anniversary NES

Attention: My server is melting from all the traffic about this Mega Man NES. Thank you to everyone who is sharing this. I’ve removed most of the pictures from this page to restore the site, so if you want to see all the photos please click this link!

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The year is 2013, and a super robot named Mega Man is celebrating his 25th anniversary.  In honor of this special occasion I present to you this one-of-a-kind NES. From one Blue Bomber fan to another, I hope you enjoy my creation.

See lots of photos and the back story after the break.

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Backlit Dragon Warrior NES Case Mod

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A member of the GameTZ forums contacted me this Summer about creating a custom Dragon Warrior themed NES, and I jumped at the opportunity. Check out the photo gallery and more info after the break!
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Backlit Legend of Zelda NES case mod

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I grew up playing the Legend of Zelda on the NES and to this day it holds a special place in my heart. I created this as a way to celebrate the 25th Anniversary and in a way says “thanks” for all the great times I had. Check out the gallery after the break. Continue reading

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