VTech V.Frown Upside Down

At the closing ceremony of the 2015 International Gaming Month, chairman Deng Tsao Peng of the International Gaming Federation has announced that from 2017 on the gamer class of people will officially include girls. Sure, girls have been gaming for years, as proven by this pink V.Smile controller from 2005. But now it’s offical! VTech’s V.Smile system (picture courtesy of …

Guitar Hero <BR>Genericaster Controller

Gaming is my second favourite time waster. The past couple of months I’ve probably spent more time on Guitar Hero and Rock Band games than on all my other activities combined –excluding my job (a necessary evil to finance my time wasting) and sleeping (my favourite time waster). Which made the deconstruction of a Guitar Hero Genericaster Controller all the …

Beware Orange Calendar Man!

There was a time when no one was safe from Orange Calendar Man. Always counting the days until… Sure, he looked harmless enough, with his round plastic body en short stubby legs, but once he got on a roll, there was no getting away from him. Fortunately, the world can now sleep soundly once more, thanks to Orange Calendar Man …