A Passionate Gamer Made This Incredibly Awesome Ode to Nintendo.

Playing Nintendo as a kid was by far my favorite pastime. Saving the princess with Mario, shooting those pesky ducks, or running through dangerous Hyrule to find Zelda kept me up way past bedtime more times than I can remember. Sadly, as I grew up, I put away my games and begrudgingly played the “adult” game.

But when it came time for this anonymous gamer to do the same, he just couldn’t go through it with. Instead, he took his passion to a whole new level.

Starting with his favorite game, the gamer only known as “A” took a famous map of Zelda’s home world and…

Starting with his favorite game, the gamer only known as "A" took a famous map of Zelda's home world and...

…Made the ultimate miniature version.

...Made the ultimate miniature version.

With the excruciating detail of a ship in a bottle, he immaculately replicated everything from the game.

With the excruciating detail of a ship in a bottle, he immaculately replicated everything from the game.

He left nothing unfinished.

He left nothing unfinished.

To get a sense of how small his creation is, he even gave us a scale.

To get a sense of how small his creation is, he even gave us a scale.

After showcasing Zelda’s hometown, he then made a faithful recreation of Bob-omb Battlefield, the very first level from Super Mario 64.

After showcasing Zelda's hometown, he then made a faithful recreation of Bob-omb Battlefield, the very first level from Super Mario 64.

He again used pieces that must have taken days to make.

He again used pieces that must have taken days to make.

Can you imagine the passion needed to do this?!

Can you imagine the passion needed to do this?!

Wow, I definitely need to unearth my Nintendo 64 and see how accurate this is!

Wow, I definitely need to unearth my Nintendo 64 and see how accurate this is!

For his final act, he also gave us a glimpse of the hometown of Pokemon’s favorite character, Ash.

For his final act, he also gave us a glimpse of the hometown of Pokemon's favorite character, Ash.

Now he’s just showing off.

Now he's just showing off.

Want to see the full creation in action? Look no further:

(via RocketNews)

I don’t know about you, but I’m playing some video games when I get home tonight. Because as any good gamer will admit, I’ve never thrown out my old systems!

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