OTL GAMING HOLIDAY GUIDE 2013—NERD STUFF (PART 1)
Have someone on your list that’s a pain to shop for? Look no further than our Nerd Stuff. It’s an assortment of some of the raddest merch we’ve seen and there’s a good bet the person you’re buying for will love it!
Many of us grew up in an 8bit world, while others wish it was still that way. Thank goodness then for 72pins! 72pins takes classic NES cartridges and uses them as a canvas for spectacular artwork inspired by the 8bit-days of old. It’s NEStalgia! Designs for the carts include TV shows and movies like Arrested Development and My Neighbor Totoro and modern video games like God of War and Halo. If you have someone on your list who likes the unique and sees life in pixels, then this is the gift for them! Shop here.
Art of Barrett Biggers
If you’re looking for some great gaming or geek artwork for your holiday season, our friend Barrett Biggers has you covered. His Hylian advertisement series, based on the Legend of Zelda, is a sure thing for any classic video game fan. He has fantastic artwork from video games like Metroid, Star Fox, and Super Mario as well as designs for fans of other geek favorites like Lord of the Rings, Attack on Titan, Dune and more.
The best part is that he’s offering free shipping this holiday season to customers in the United States who use the discount code OTLGAMING at checkout. He’s also got a special “Awesome Sauce” offer that if you buy a set of 3 posters; you get a 4th poster for free. Awesome Sauce indeed. Check it out here.
It’s all about the vintage pixels at Bitmap’d. This small video games clothing shop recently unveiled their new 16-Bit Collection. The line features t-shirts and pins inspired by the 16-bit, classic consoles including Sega Genesis, Super Nintendo, and TurboGrafx 16.16-Bit Santa is definitely shopping at Bitmap’d this season. Shop here.