VideoGameShadowBox

Video Game Art Shadow Boxes, Gifts for Gamers

Nutley, New Jersey | 2074 Sales

VideoGameShadowBox

Video Game Art Shadow Boxes, Gifts for Gamers

Nutley, New Jersey 2074 Sales On Etsy since 2016

5 out of 5 stars (605)
Anthony DePalma

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Announcement    Welcome to VideoGameShadowBox, Etsy's best-reviewed shop for beautiful shadow boxes made out of classic retro game scenes! Check out our brand new augmented reality demos on select models!

We capture the most nostalgic moments from retro video games including Super Mario World, The Legend of Zelda, Metroid, Sonic the Hedgehog, Street Fighter 2, Secret of Mana, Mega Man, Chrono Trigger, and more from the NES and SNES era! Customize your Zelda scene for a unique and nostalgic anniversary or wedding gift.

Special thanks to Kyle McArthur for his beautiful work on our shop logo! More of his work can be found here: https://rolltonotdie.deviantart.com/gallery/57263262/My-
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Announcement

Last updated on Mar 3, 2019

Welcome to VideoGameShadowBox, Etsy's best-reviewed shop for beautiful shadow boxes made out of classic retro game scenes! Check out our brand new augmented reality demos on select models!

We capture the most nostalgic moments from retro video games including Super Mario World, The Legend of Zelda, Metroid, Sonic the Hedgehog, Street Fighter 2, Secret of Mana, Mega Man, Chrono Trigger, and more from the NES and SNES era! Customize your Zelda scene for a unique and nostalgic anniversary or wedding gift.

Special thanks to Kyle McArthur for his beautiful work on our shop logo! More of his work can be found here: https://rolltonotdie.deviantart.com/gallery/57263262/My-
Portfolio

Thank you for shopping at VideoGameShadowBox! Join our newsletter to be notified of new scenes or discounts at http://eepurl.com/cvdK2H

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Updates

Admire the raw power of DK as he takes out his aggression on a visiting beaver in this brand new scene from Donkey Kong Country!
Improved prints for Yoshi's House! The green should now be more true to the source material.

About

Capturing the good old days one screenshot at a time.

This all started long before the days of Etsy.

When I was a kid, my parents bought me a Nintendo Entertainment System for Christmas. I was too young to read the names of the games, but it didn't matter. I was hooked, and over the next 30 years video games became a permanent fixture in my life.

It's amazing how much can stick with you over that period of time. I remember ruining the map that came with the original Zelda cartridge with my crude drawings, and laughing at my dad's terrible attempts to play Metroid. I remember the sense of freedom from an unexpected snow day and the exciting car ride to buy a new game from a toy store. I think the early days of playing games were so special because you may not have had phones to capture those moments, but you had the games, and you can still experience them today with a part of your childhood attached in a way that's unique to every gamer.

I created this shop to capture those moments for me and I hope that I can share them with you.

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Shop members

  • Anthony DePalma

    Owner, Creator

    I'm a huge fan of the 8-bit and 16-bit video game consoles that I was lucky enough to play during my childhood, and I love reconstructing my favorite scenes through shadow boxes.

  • Kyle McArthur

    Designer

    Kyle is a freelance game designer, pixel artist, and writer for hire based in sunny California. He has had an intense love for games his entire life, and leaves no pixel unturned in the pursuit of what makes them great. For the good of games!

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Last updated on Sep 2, 2017
Frequently asked questions
Custom and personalized orders

Please include the name and date for personalized orders in a purchase note or through a message. Please double check the spelling of the names, the order of the names, and format of the date (usually MM.DD.YY)

I can't guarantee that I can make a completely custom scene, but I am always open to suggestions.

Sizing details

The size of all frames are 10x12.5 and the viewport is 8.5x11. I arrived at this size through careful trial and error - smaller sizes make the sprites hard to see and larger sizes make the sprites look blocky.

Care instructions

The frames are glass, so treat them as fragile once they are out of their packaging and be careful that the back hook catches on before you let go while wall mounting.

Wholesale availability

Since these are handmade I cannot offer much in the way of wholesale purchasing. However, you can use the following coupon codes for a discount on multiple scenes:

15OFF2 - 15% off 2 scenes
20OFF3 - 20% off 3 scenes
25OFF4 - 25% off 4+ scenes

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