Because Mario Coin Blocks Should be Real

Posted by | March 17, 2012

Nintendo’s flagship Mario games are known for many things, but one of the most iconic images from the sprawling, endless franchise is the coin block. That wonderful, glowing, riveted box that cashes out like a Vegas slot machine when you bump it. Check out this DIY project to make for real coin boxes that just happen to be lamps. They even go “ching” when you bump them. CNET has the story.


1 Comment so far
  1. Nelson Williams
    March 17, 2012 8:29 am

    It’s a start. Now, make a mini-fridge that offers up food when you bump it, and we’ll be talking.

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