Noisebridge’s Live-Streaming Arcade Cabinet!

At the San Francisco makerspace Noisebridge, members have been working on a stand-up arcade cabinet with built-in support for classic console controllers and automatically streams gameplay and video to Twitch and YouTube! We chat with Mark Willson, one of the project members of the Noisebridge Gaming Archivists Live Arcade Cabinet to see how NGALAC works!

LEGO with Friends: Train Engine with Greg Peltz!

We’re joined by special guest Greg Peltz, a set modeler at Pixar and creator of Bonelab three-dimensional skeleton model kits! One of Greg’s many passions is train engines, so the set we’re putting together is a custom locomotive that we hope to get running on the table. We chat about Greg’s work, Bonelab creations, and geek out about trains!

Awesome Fallout 4 and Warhammer Space Marine Armor!

We catch up with prop and costume fabricator Shawn Thorsson, who unveils his latest Fallout 4 T-60 suit and Warhammer 40K armor builds. We learn how he made these larger-than-life costumes, how he blends hard armor parts with undersuits, and get up close to the beautiful paint and weathering detail of these suits!

Episode 450 – A Dark Divide – 5/24/18

Will Smith joins us this week as we avoid talking about Solo spoilers, but learn about a big difference of opinion in the room concerning Star Wars. We also discuss Uber’s latest autonomous car news, a brazen Samsung commercial, and what’s up with HBO’s Watchmen adaptation. Also, a recap of some cool stuff we saw at Maker Faire!

Maker Meetups – Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project – 5/22/18

We’re back from another amazing Maker Faire, and get together to share stories about projects we saw, makers we met, and hear Adam’s process of writing his latest sunday speech. One thing we learned this year: helium soap bubbles are awesome!