Crowdfund Cthulhu tiki mugs, a classroom-based RPG, and a documentary about Detroit

Cthulhu and cuteness are vying for your crowdfunding dollars this week, with unholy tiki mugs, an adorable collection of comics featuring Metroid's Samus, and a charming video game about a girl with time-traveling goggles. There's also a system for turning school into a role-playing game and a documentary about the… »6/03/12 3:15pm6/03/12 3:15pm

Classic video game characters, drawn in the style of Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock art

Artist Jed Henry has taken famous characters from the video game console pantheon and reconfigured them as samurais on centuries-old Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock prints. The results are pretty clever — I'm liking how Mega Man's defeated robot masters have become a cloud of oni. Henry's not done with this series yet, as… »5/18/12 9:30am5/18/12 9:30am