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.

Resources: Youtube.com

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771 Comments
  • yeet Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 12:08 pm
    cool
    • bobFriday, September 27, 2019 at 5:28 am
      super cool
      • anymousFriday, August 23, 2019 at 12:11 pm
        awsome
        • gatertSaturday, June 29, 2019 at 1:01 pm
          wow
          • higamafligafahu
            higamafligafahuFriday, May 17, 2019 at 5:04 pm
            post-it, sticky note, same thing
            • EliMonday, April 15, 2019 at 10:07 pm
              lol
              • brawlstarschamp
                brawlstarschampMonday, April 15, 2019 at 9:44 pm
                Wow, that is way better than the stop motion I did!
                • Happy Friday, February 22, 2019 at 3:38 am
                  cool
                  • shadower922
                    shadower922Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 3:03 pm
                    That must have taken FOREVER!
                    • CODYThursday, February 7, 2019 at 7:37 am
                      pac-man is cool