This Retro Game Console is Encased in a Cement Thwomp

Raspberry Pi Technology
This Retro Game Console is Encased in a Cement Thwomp

Would you be willing to encase a computer in a block of cement? Cause once it’s in there, you’re not getting it back. That didn’t deter Wes Swain from trying it out and stylizing the cement to look like a Thwomp.

The idea of permanently encasing a computer within cement was an intriguing one that I decided must be explored. I liked the notion of a modern computer’s permanence, especially in this day and age of updates, patches and DLC. There is an unspoken reverence when it comes to computers, even the virtually disposable $5 variant.

So I got to work putting a Raspberry Pi Zero within a cement sarcophagus that happened to look like a popular character from Super Mario Brothers.

You can get the full details on Swain’s Maker Share page.

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Jordan has spent much of his life writing about his many geeky pastimes. He's particularly passionate about indie game design and Japanese art, but loves interacting with creators from all walks of life.

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