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Topic: Adventure Island Coaster Set (Perler Beads)  (Read 5353 times)
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amber555
« on: August 17, 2008 02:01:35 PM »

As a teenager I loved the Nintendo game Adventure Island, so I was inspired to make this set of coasters in honour of the game. I still think the game's dinosaurs are absolutely adorable.









As you can see these are made with Perler Beads. I did a lot of Google searching to find pictures of the characters from the game then magnified those pictures until I could see the pixels. I've created a tutorial about how to get from a video game picture to a finished coaster, which can be viewed here: http://cthulhucrochet.blogspot.com/2008/07/perler-bead-coaster-tutorial.html and if you want to know more about the game Adventure Island, I wrote a bit of a description of it here on the blog: http://cthulhucrochet.blogspot.com/2008/08/adventure-island-coaster-set.html

Thanks for looking!



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craftykc
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2008 02:42:22 PM »

This is really awesome!  I am going to have to get some more of these beads.  I haven't used them since my son was little!
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I want to do it AAAAALLLLLLL, I just don't know where to start.
geniusNOTatWORK
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2008 02:52:33 PM »

i love these!!! the dinosaurs are ridiculously cute in this game! I loved the game but i never played it on Nintendo, I played it on my handheld Sega console (i think it had a different name...but i'm not sure...)

btw, I did a random google search like, a week ago, because I want to make coasters for my residents (ummers, future RA and my theme is SO going to be super mario bros Cheesy) and how FUNNY that i found your tutorial! like, i'm not going to lie! I found it through SpriteStitch.com. So yes, how random Smiley
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crafty gurll
« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2008 07:32:14 AM »

These are so awesome, as was the game! Smiley
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sarah417
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2008 07:32:31 PM »

Where's his hatchet? lol
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« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2008 09:07:07 AM »

super cute stuff u have!
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