Amazing LEGO NES will make you want to blow cartridges

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We’ve featured quite a number of things crafted from LEGO here, but this easily has to be my favourite. It’s a to-scale Nintendo Entertainment System, complete with working cartridge doors and all the embellishments you’d expect from the real thing.

The thing was made by Flickr user weltall1028 (via Kotaku), and is honestly pretty damned incredible. Throw in a little Raspberry Pi NES emulator, and it would actually work too. I don;t, however, recall a little man on the inside of my NES.

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Last Updated: July 23, 2013

Geoffrey Tim

Editor. I'm old, grumpy and more than just a little cynical. One day, I found myself in possession of a NES, and a copy of Super Mario Bros 3. It was that game that made me realise that games were more than just toys to idly while away time - they were capable of being masterpieces. I'm here now, looking for more of those masterpieces.

  • loftie

    Boom! a twist, it was Darth Vader’s NEStar all along!

    • Admiral Chief Groot Wors

      Did you contact Lazygamer for your prize yet?

      • loftie

        Yes sir, I most certainly did. Gavin has replied to me…

  • RinceWind

    Is Vader still asking for a tray? Man, this is AWESOME!

    • Skyblue

      It’s cool and all but I’d still prefer a real one thx

    • Admiral Chief Groot Wors


      • John Ambitious

        Darth can do it without a tray.

        • Admiral Chief Groot Wors

          DEATH BY TRAY!!!

          Ah screw it I’ll grab a tray. This one is wet!!!

          • John Ambitious

            DEATH BY TRAY!!!

  • Sir Rants-a-Lot Llew

    I have just figured out what I would do with my RaspberryPi when I buy one

  • Admiral Chief Groot Wors

    Epic level is legendary!!!

  • ElimiNathan

    Hahahahahaha blow cartridges

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