Video Of The Week - Pac-Man Comes Alive In Post-It Note 'Arcade'

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Though there are thousands of video games created and released each year, very few evoke the same nostalgic memories that Pac-Man, the first video game to go mainstream, seems to. For how else can you explain Michael Birken's quest to create this incredible stop motion video using just Post-It notes.

The video that took 11 months to create, features Mr. Birken's two most favorite old school arcade games and is based on actual recorded game footage that he painstakingly printed out one frame at a time, and then transferred by hand, onto his office walls using Post-It Notes. He then replaced the background scenery with one consistent frame throughout the animation, resulting in this amazing life-like video. To appreciate the amount of work involved, be sure to view the second video too.

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  • random_dude
    random_dudeTuesday, January 12, 2021 at 8:48 am
    That is cool in my opinion because think of all the video games we have today and this started it all. This is also cool because of how long it took to make this.
    • kurz
      kurzFriday, January 8, 2021 at 6:02 am
      Nice!!!
      • reeseismyname
        reeseismynameFriday, January 8, 2021 at 4:57 am
        Thats amazing!
        • ilovetacoslol
          ilovetacoslolThursday, January 7, 2021 at 11:59 am
          Oh wow! it must have taken a lot of work!
          • sylvie55555
            sylvie55555Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 9:32 am
            this is so cool! OMG
            • jkbear
              jkbearWednesday, January 6, 2021 at 7:17 pm
              cool
              • snakeking
                snakekingSunday, June 14, 2020 at 3:08 pm
                nioce
                • mr_big_pig
                  mr_big_pigTuesday, April 28, 2020 at 2:45 pm
                  thtas insane
                  • kingjanes
                    kingjanesMonday, April 6, 2020 at 10:03 am
                    thats fire
                    • alphys
                      alphysFriday, March 13, 2020 at 10:36 am
                      that's kind of cool but i like undertale more. you like undertale? :}