Where you gaming before we had spinny discs to put in our gaming consoles? We used to use cartridges that plunked into the machine with a satisfying thunk.
Over on Etsy the retailer Cutting Boredom is putting some woodworking skill to good use. These drink coasters are geeky and practical. Each one looks like an old console cartridge, and each one invokes an old classic game.
It’s not Donkey Kong. It’s Drunkey Kong. It’s not Duck Hunt. It’s Drunk Hunt. Oh, hey, “Spike Tyson’s Punch!” is a bit dark, isn’t it?
Cartridge Coasters shipping details
Cutting Boredom is based in California but ship to many countries around the world. It’s not cheap, though.
Right now a set of coasters will cost me US$17, but the shipping is nearly US$49! All this tells me is that I want to grab the last pile of retro wood coasters from them that I might as well buy other stuff while I’m there to make the import hassle worth it.