Posts by tag: retro

Gadgets April 26, 2017 posted by

Museum of Failure – not all ideas are great

Technology is a really funny thing because for every awesome product that makes our lives better, there are slew of versions that didn’t quite hit the mark. Sometimes these are just off the wall ideas but other times, it was just too soon and the tech wasn’t quite right. Now you can see a bunch of them in the Museum of Failure, the museum that won’t let anyone forget their mistakes.

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Museum of Failure – not all ideas are great
but is it art? November 22, 2016 posted by

Art of ATARI – all your favorite classic game covers in one place

So, in 2016, the art on our game boxes is generally just grabbed from the game. There’s no real difference between what we see on the package and what we interact with on the disc (and if there is, that’s generally a problem). That wasn’t always the case, back in the day you had to imagine what the characters looked like, based on the box. Art of ATARI is the book that collects all that iconic art into one place.

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Art of ATARI – all your favorite classic game covers in one place