Tag: Creations

Gehn’s Holographic Imager/​Andotrope

Gehn’s Holographic Imager/​AndotropeFor my secret project for Mysterium 2023, I’ve spent the past 8 months making a replica of one of Gehn’s holographic Imagers from the game Riven: The Sequel to Myst… And thanks to some patent-pending new tech I’ve developed that I’m calling an Andotrope, I’m excited to say that the holographic part actually functions!  ... Read More »

Riven Village/Tay Cake Pops

Riven Village/Tay Cake PopsI’m a bit late sharing this on my website, but here’s our entry for the second annual @cyanworlds #CyanCake2 competition! This entry is set 25 years after Riven’s demise. With the rest of the villagers having moved in, Tay’s hive became full, so they built additional huts along the cliffs… …Or I’ve come up with... Read More »

Myst Island Cake

Myst Island CakeOn the 7th of November 2020, Cyan Worlds announced the first annual Myst Island Cake Baking Contest, under the #MystIslandCake hashtag. I couldn’t resist having a go… Around 60 hours of work between us later, here’s the end result! (YouTube link in case the above video doesn’t work for you) We started with planing the... Read More »

Mad Scientist Knife Switch Extension Cord

Mad Scientist Knife Switch Extension CordThere’s a running joke amongst my friends that I’m an actual time-travelling mad scientist – mostly because it’s more true than false. So I figured, why not run with it a little and have some fun with it. So that’s what I’ve done here – I’ve restored this old Mad Scientist’s Knife Switch into perfect... Read More »

25-Hour Digital Myst Clock/Chronometer

25-Hour Digital Myst Clock/ChronometerMy wall clock in my house recently died, and with there being a running joke that I’m a time traveller thanks to my DeLorean, I thought I might as well build a replacement clock myself so it could be extra unique. Here’s what I came up with: a self-setting, self-correcting, self-adjusting wall clock/chronometer that tells... Read More »

Silicon Wafer Wall Artwork

Silicon Wafer Wall ArtworkI needed some new art for one of my walls and I thought that this time I’d try making something myself. So I came up with this – an array of 21 Silicon Wafers of various types, styles and sizes. The front and back pieces are made from laser-cut acrylic, and the wafers are held... Read More »

Peanut Butter Jelly Time Banana Cosplay, Red Sound Box

Peanut Butter Jelly Time Banana Cosplay, Red Sound BoxFor the 2018 Supanova pop culture convention in Brisbane, Australia I had the ridiculous idea to make three very similar costumes following three rules: Internet memes That are at least 15 years old Involving a giant banana I still can’t believe that I managed to get three costumes out of something so restrictive. To go... Read More »

Cyan logo music played on the piano

Cyan logo music played on the pianoIf you haven’t already heard, Cyan are running a Kickstarter campaign for Myst’s 25th anniversary! For $99USD you can get a copy of all the games (including the elusive 3 & 4), updated for modern Windows & Mac computers, plus it comes in a box that looks like a Myst linking book. Or for $169USD... Read More »

A real Myst book

A <em>real</em> Myst bookThis is a project I’ve been working on for six years – a replica linking book from the video game Myst… Aka, a real Myst book. (click to embiggen)   This is a “working” replica of a Myst linking book. It’s made out of a copy of the same book Cyan originally scanned as a... Read More »