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Author Topic: Operation Nerd Dungeon is go!  (Read 4086 times)

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Re: Operation man cave is go!
« Reply #40 on: September 30, 2017, 02:09:03 pm »
Coolest blanket ever!!
I’ve seen cooler.
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Re: Operation man cave is go!
« Reply #41 on: September 30, 2017, 02:39:59 pm »
Coolest blanket ever!!

The Ms chose that actually, Everyone assumes it would be me but I think she has a thing for tradesman!
Or plumbers....

Hoping tradesman lol

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Re: Operation man cave is go!
« Reply #42 on: October 03, 2017, 01:18:08 pm »
Well we completed the nerd rooms feature wall tonight:




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Re: Operation man cave is go!
« Reply #43 on: October 03, 2017, 01:27:52 pm »
Also new draw units built up and located, plus snake viv and neo geo bartop (at perfect playing height :) )


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Re: Operation man cave is go!
« Reply #44 on: October 03, 2017, 02:48:33 pm »
And I think my “console block” is pretty much finished.



I did contemplate hiding the consoles inside the blocks but decided to keep them on display and just keep the games etc in them.

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Re: Operation man cave is go!
« Reply #45 on: October 03, 2017, 04:04:54 pm »
Exposed power strip

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Re: Operation man cave is go!
« Reply #46 on: October 03, 2017, 04:07:00 pm »
Exposed power strip



Its a switched one, wanted easy access to turn stuff on and off :)

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Re: Operation man cave is go!
« Reply #47 on: October 03, 2017, 05:02:29 pm »
Its a switched one, wanted easy access to turn stuff on and off :)

Doesn't the power button/switch on the consoles themselves handle that for you?
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Re: Operation man cave is go!
« Reply #48 on: October 03, 2017, 05:03:34 pm »
Puts them into standby yes, but not a total power down.

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Re: Operation man cave is go!
« Reply #49 on: October 03, 2017, 05:10:05 pm »
The problem with that power strip is that you're already out of outlets.  Then you're going to end up daisy chaining them like I do and then Jennifer's gonna throw another fit.


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Re: Operation man cave is go!
« Reply #50 on: October 03, 2017, 05:23:46 pm »
Well the only other thing ime planing on putting on that wall is “the crown jewel” but I can plug that into the unused wall socket.

But yeah dont go daisy chaining lol

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Re: Operation man cave is go!
« Reply #51 on: October 03, 2017, 08:07:09 pm »
That wall is a good symbol. Trapped with nowhere to go. Soon will be dead.

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Re: Operation man cave is go!
« Reply #52 on: October 04, 2017, 02:38:17 am »
That wall is a good symbol. Trapped with nowhere to go. Soon will be dead.

LOL he can get a power pellet and munch the world!!

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Re: Operation man cave is go!
« Reply #53 on: October 04, 2017, 01:05:41 pm »
Well we completed the nerd rooms feature wall tonight:




Love the lighted eyes!

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Re: Operation man cave is go!
« Reply #54 on: October 04, 2017, 01:08:02 pm »
Well we completed the nerd rooms feature wall tonight:




Love the lighted eyes!

Thanks!

I wasnt sure how it was going to look with the reflective eyes/lines but the pictures dont do it justice.
They actually look real cool lit up by the TV etc!

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Re: Operation man cave is go!
« Reply #55 on: October 04, 2017, 01:09:35 pm »
Bit more progress tonight.

Took some serious work but I now have my N64 running on my TV!

Need to play with some settings as its a bit washed out/bright but its defo a good start!


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Re: Operation man cave is go!
« Reply #56 on: October 04, 2017, 05:13:55 pm »
Screen seems a little small.....

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Re: Operation man cave is go!
« Reply #57 on: October 04, 2017, 05:48:53 pm »
Screen seems a little small.....

4-sided letterboxing

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Re: Operation man cave is go!
« Reply #58 on: October 04, 2017, 09:54:03 pm »
I made my mancave a couple of years ago. Now its too smal.. have to expand...
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Re: Operation man cave is go!
« Reply #59 on: October 04, 2017, 09:57:45 pm »
Great job Titch... Keep it coming!
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Re: Operation man cave is go!
« Reply #60 on: October 05, 2017, 03:29:02 am »
Screen seems a little small.....

32”

Not ideal for old skool stuff but its smaller and lighter than a CRT!

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Re: Operation man cave is go!
« Reply #61 on: October 05, 2017, 08:42:43 pm »
looking good man. call it whatever you want... but you have an arcade in your house - that's probably something every one of us on here wanted as a kid.   :cheers:

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Re: Operation man cave is go!
« Reply #62 on: October 06, 2017, 02:10:22 am »
looking good man. call it whatever you want... but you have an arcade in your house - that's probably something every one of us on here wanted as a kid.   :cheers:

Cheers dude!
And yeah we all want one lets be honest lol

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Re: Operation Nerd Dungeon is go!
« Reply #63 on: October 09, 2017, 08:41:03 am »
Bit more progress but nothing to show at the moment....

I have done a deal for a Old SNES bundle that comes with a boxed scope, arcade stick, 4 way multi tap, international adapter and a few games.
The down side is the SNES is currently DOA, Apparently it wont turn on so I am hoping its just a knackered PSU or a blown Pico Fuse but will have to see when it shows up.
I would be cool to get the SNES running as its had a region hack board installed that changed region when you hold the reset button but if I cant get it going I didnt pay a bad price for all the accessories and I can just buy another console by itself.

I also managed to get a official Nintendo AV lead which has sorted the colour wash out on the N64 And I have brought myself a Everdrive V3 for it.

The next job is to get rid of the crappy wardrobe in the corner and replace it with a cabinet of some sort that I can mount the old CRT TV in and hook the N64 and the SNES up to.
May even try and get the PS2 hooked up to it we shall see.

But the real challenge is finding a unit suitable!

I know what I want in my head but finding it really hard to actually find something like!

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Re: Operation Nerd Dungeon is go!
« Reply #64 on: October 17, 2017, 03:52:44 pm »
So some more updates:

As per the help thread I managed to get the SNES working and been having some fun with it:





Ive destroyed the crappy wardrobe and found a suitable unit to house the CRT and old consoles but I need to wait to pay day in order to buy it.

And finally for now I have picked up the newest member of the household whos fitting in well in his very own games room!
His name is Onix.



Thats it for now :)

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Re: Operation Nerd Dungeon is go!
« Reply #65 on: October 23, 2017, 04:10:52 am »
I picked up the new “console cabinet” from ikea last night and built it up.
But it needed some modification to fit the old CRT in so I re drilled the side panels to allow me to move the shelf up with the original cam and dowel system so no ugly construction blocks on display.
Plus filled the original holes.

But I also need to put a hole in the back to allow the plugs etc to pass through so I have ordered some desk grommets to do a tidy job of it.

My sign has also arrived and been fitted.

Ile get some pics up once ive finished mod’in the cabinet.

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Re: Operation Nerd Dungeon is go!
« Reply #66 on: October 24, 2017, 08:17:03 am »
Some new tetris-esq mood lighting installed today :)


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Re: Operation Nerd Dungeon is go!
« Reply #67 on: October 24, 2017, 08:45:14 am »
and you need a good chair to play in front of the tv ;)

http://www.harow.fr/arcadesofa.html

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Re: Operation Nerd Dungeon is go!
« Reply #68 on: October 24, 2017, 08:48:54 am »
and you need a good chair to play in front of the tv ;)

http://www.harow.fr/arcadesofa.html

I must admit thats pretty damn cool lol

Dont think I could get away with that though lol

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Re: Operation Nerd Dungeon is go!
« Reply #69 on: October 24, 2017, 08:59:32 am »
I discovered it by chance and I tell myself that it must not be very complicated to do. see even be improved by adding light and speakers in the chair! :)

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Re: Operation Nerd Dungeon is go!
« Reply #70 on: October 24, 2017, 09:26:05 am »
Yeah totally!

Could make for a pretty awesome gaming chair with some addons!!

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Re: Operation Nerd Dungeon is go!
« Reply #71 on: October 24, 2017, 09:27:58 am »
We laughed at those stupid chairs months ago. Get with the program.
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Re: Operation Nerd Dungeon is go!
« Reply #72 on: October 24, 2017, 11:19:08 am »
We laughed at those stupid chairs months ago. Get with the program.
Weeweecade chairz!

If PBJ comes to zapcon maybe I'll make one.  Haha

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Re: Operation Nerd Dungeon is go!
« Reply #73 on: October 24, 2017, 11:43:37 am »
I bet those things are just as uncomfortable as the bartop cabinets, except one fails at being a chair and the other at playing games.

I'll look forward to drinking beer and drilling farts into it if you build one.


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Re: Operation Nerd Dungeon is go!
« Reply #74 on: October 24, 2017, 12:00:55 pm »
Nah if you built it with some nice cushions, built in speakers and a beer fridge you would be on to a winner!

But ile be sticking to my leather sofa bed lol

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« Reply #75 on: October 24, 2017, 01:25:41 pm »
Some new tetris-esq mood lighting installed today :)



I want someone to spray paint one of these light fixtures so it looks like the death star,  much fun can ensue when you pull the cable to open it up :) I'm sure I'll leave Ikea with one eventually :)

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Re: Operation Nerd Dungeon is go!
« Reply #76 on: October 24, 2017, 01:33:42 pm »
Some new tetris-esq mood lighting installed today :)



I want someone to spray paint one of these light fixtures so it looks like the death star,  much fun can ensue when you pull the cable to open it up :) I'm sure I'll leave Ikea with one eventually :)

LOL yeah I considered multi colour spray painting them as tetris blocks but decided not to bother.

I warn you in advance they are a total bastard to fit!

Give me a old fashioned screw on pendant any day!!

We got that one cheap as the box was damaged but the actual fitting is fine LOL

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Re: Operation Nerd Dungeon is go!
« Reply #77 on: October 24, 2017, 01:46:08 pm »
I can’t wait to see the completion of Uncle Titchy’s Naked Puzzle Basement...
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« Reply #78 on: October 24, 2017, 02:09:16 pm »
I can’t wait to see the completion of Uncle Titchy’s Naked Puzzle Basement...

Naked puzzle basement??

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« Reply #79 on: October 24, 2017, 02:25:01 pm »
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