If you’re a Fallout 3 gamer then you’ll likely know that the Pip-Boy 3000 is the wrist-mounted computer used to deliver game stats. A collectible clock version of the computer was included as part of the Fallout 3 Survival Edition set, and that’s just what one enterprising modder chose to gut and stuff his iPod touch inside.
Video demo after the cut
The insides of the Pip-Boy 3000 – which is basically just a limited edition clock – needed some routing to carve a slot for the iPod touch to fit into. Now that’s done, the PMP slots into place and, using some suitable Fallout 3 screenshots loaded up in the photoviewer, becomes the best game-themed costume prop we’ve seen for a while.
Even better would be a custom theme for the iPod touch that flipped the orientation for constant landscape use and borrowed the Pip-Boy 3000 graphics for a consistent GUI. No tutorial, but given the special edition set costs $130 most people won’t be wanting to cut up their collectibles anyway.