Category Archives: Prototype 1
I live in a high rise apartment, so I can’t have a fireplace. This was the next best thing. I want to try this with a black background but I don’t have enough black pixels yet.
Now that I have a decent stock of colored tiles, I started work on my first 4×4′ 8-bit sprite. I always planned to use the original Mario for my first legit piece. I found a good reference image on DeviantArt … Continue reading
The unpainted “natural” wood tiles definitely looked nice, and I may revisit them later but we are here to make some 8-bit art. For this, we’ll need more than one color tile. Selecting paint colors was actually much more complicated … Continue reading
Now that I have finished my magnetic base, it’s time to start making some tiles… I already determined a while back that a 2×1.3″ magnet will sufficiently hold one of my 3×3″ squares to a 2×2 square of Flex Iron. … Continue reading
Now that I have the base pieces ready, It’s time to put this baby together and hopefully mount it on the wall. I decided to make this base fold up “Trivial Pursuit” style. Hypothetically, I can connect the four quadrants … Continue reading