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12 August 2008 @ 06:02 pm
Been a While  
So I've been occasionally posting on my blog 1337motif and completely ignoring this thing, so here's a summary of what I've been up to since I last posted.

I started making necklaces out of little tiny space invaders squares (available now at 1337motif.etsy.com)

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My Space Invaders board was linked on Boing Boing again, and then ThinkGeek.com bought a batch of them to sell on their site.

I have just finished a batch of Triforce boards (possibly the last time I'll make these...they take too long to make...they're up on etsy now)

The ThinkGeek boards sold out in a couple of weeks, and now I am making another batch, half for them, half for me.

Once I finish those, I am going to start on a set of Pacman (or possibly Ms. Pacman?) boards. This, dear internet, is why I have come to you today. I need to know which design that I have been working on is teh win. Take a look at the two boards below, and let me know which one I should make next. Either one can be converted to Ms. Pacman fairly easily.





I like both, though personally I think the red one is cooler with Pacman and the Ghost racing toward the powerup, but a few people have told me it’s a bit crowded, which I can totally see.  Either one is going to end up costing more than my current boards because instead of 1 1/4 inch squares, they will be 1/2 inch squares, and thus much more work.  Also, the one with the red ghost would require the use of bloodwood, which is an exotic, and therefore, pricey.
 
 
 
Matthewzenmasterzeno on August 14th, 2008 07:40 pm (UTC)
I think that the danger of including the red ghost (which does look awesome) is that it makes me notice that pac-man should be more of a yellow color.

Which is less evident in the 2-color board.

Just a thought!