Gaming Tattoos

 
Taken with the iPhone camera app Hipstamatic Aug. 2010

Taken with the iPhone camera app Hipstamatic Aug. 2010

Welcome to my gaming tattoos page. Here you’ll find pictures and background detail on both of my gaming tattoo sleeves. 52 Hours later Sleeve #2 (Arm) is finally complete! Click a picture to launch the Flickr viewer.  Mouse over to enable navigation.  If you are on touch screen device, click the picture once to enable navigation after launching the slideshow.  Enjoy!Taken with the iPhone camera app Hipstamatic Aug. 2010

Press for my Gaming Tattoos
Ars Technica.com Gaming Editor Ben Kuchera was kind enough to write two great stories about my gaming tattoo sleeves.  Check them out:

Ars reader designs the ultimate gaming tattoo (12/6/07)
The images and stories behind the most epic game tattoos on one man (12/22/10)

Gaming Tattoo Sleeve 2 (Completed 11/4/10)
Main Characters: Vault Boy (Fallout), Super Mario, Duck Hunt Dog & Duck, Ms. Pac-Man
Game Logos: Mass Effect (N7, Renegade, Paragon, and Cerberus), Assassin’s Logo (Assassin’s Creed)
Game Art: Bullet Bills (Super Mario Series), Red Mushroom (New Mario Bros.), Lumas (Mario Galaxy), Normandy SR1 (Mass Effect), Portal Icons (Portal), Fox Hound (Metal Gear Solid)
Location: Right Arm
Completed: April – November 2010
Total Time: 52 Hours
Tattoo Studio: Ascension Custom Dermagraphics
Artist: Hoffa
Work in Progress Thread at Ars Technica

Video (From session 5 doing galaxy on my elbow)

Gaming Tattoo Sleeve 1
Main Characters: Scorpion, Samus, Alucard, Sam Fisher, Darth Malak
Game Logos: Unreal Tournament 2004, Quake, Jedi Knight 2
Game Art: Citadel (Half Life 2), Agility Orb (Crackdown), Crimson Omen (Gears of War), Bats/Moon (Castlevania)
Location: Right Leg
Completed: September – November 2007
Total Time: ~25 Hours
Tattoo Studio: Cast Iron Tattoo
Artist: Larry
Work in Progress Thread at Ars Technica (Thread closed and pics are no longer visible)