Retro gaming and whiskey, does it mix? One inventor on Kickstarter thought so. Matt Cornell describes himself as a passionate gamer and one who is lucky to have been raised alongside the video game industry as it has developed. Now he is repaying it with a throwback to the legends he was raised on.
While it’s not the classiest of ideas, it’s been successful enough to get the go-ahead after a strong Kickstarter campaign. Presenting the Ink Whiskey Entertainment Flask. After flying past the original goal of US$12,000, and raising a total of US$39,905, the project is now closed and accepting preorders online.
The flasks are based on parodies of NES games, with classic titles such as, “Legend of Drink” and “Drunk Hunt.” Each of the flasks are going individually for US$15. If you’re really that keen, you can purchase the collector’s pack for $70 and save five bucks.
If you're too young fill it with something non-alcoholic and, if you are old enough, drink responsibly — you know the drill.
Lol, kinda cute, but really, I'd be way too embarrassed to break one of these out at a staff party or whatever. I'll take my Jack in a tumbler, thanks
Awww, they screwed it up! The Zelda one should have been "The Adventure of Drink" as a homage the second Zelda game! "The Legend of Drink"... just doesn't work.
Funny but what I find even better is having a shelf dedicated to NES games and Whisky (preferably Scotch). I'm seriously going to do that, the flasks are kind of ridiculous but the rustic shelf with NES games and Whisky, 10/10!
I didslike alcoholic drinks but this idea is funny
@MasterGraveheart I think it should be the "Legend of Vodka"
Let's see if Nintendo gets all pissy and decides to sue
They'd probably lose but the threat would be enough to scare some away.
Darn no PayPal option or is there one I can't tell?
@HeroOfCybertron Clicking the link to any of them sent me to paypal.
"Drunk Hunt" sounds insanely fun.
The other three are Metal Beer, CastleVodka, and Super Bar-Hop Bros. It's a cool concept. Too bad I'm not a hard liquor kind of person
I hide all my cash and valuable documents inside of a hollowed out Wii-U. That way, if any criminals break into my house to rob me it's guaranteed that they will never find the stuff.
A lot of Playstation owners could use 1 of them about now. Myself included. I hate killing time.
Seriously, did that need a kickstarter?
It's just lame.
Nintendo Life is telling us to drink I've now seen it all X D
I'd like to see AVGN use that, lol. He's always drinking in his show; why not drink from that?
I'll buy the legend of drink if they make cartridge gold.
@theberrage they did make a gold cartridge, but it was Kickstarter only.
You don't promote swearing, so don't promote Alcohol-related products here.
This is awesome! I want one!
If they make a Doctor Pepper's Bros. one, I'll take it.
none of us ever even post here drunk.
i cant think of five people that post here drunk.
...yep, not even 5
These are great! I hope Santa gives me one this Christmas
@yuwarite You can always put milk or some deadly chimical non-alcoholic beverage in those flask, not just whiskey...
I wonder how many ounces of booze it holds. I can't imagine it's very much. Also how do you wash it out? Wouldn't the label get messed up?
Barhop Bros and Drunk Hunt are my favs.
@StarDust It cleans up by itself every time you put it into your hip pocket!
If I could I'd invent a drink called "Responsibly", that way whenever a company tells you to Drink Responsibly - free advertising!!!
@andreoni79 perhaps but gray ABS plastic is not an ideal flask material. I imagine that the case would be a breeding ground for bacteria. It will be fine the first time you use it but then you have residue inside the flask which needs to be rinsed out. Sterilization requires some amount of heat and soap, and unless the label is "baked in" like the screen-printed glazes found on ceramic mugs, I don't imagine it will hold up well even during careful hand washing. There's a reason most flask are made out of stainless metal. Honestly I don't see these plastic NES flasks being too practical for their intended use, but strictly as a novelty or collector's item.
I don't see the Big N shutting them down though due to the fact the design patents on NES cart design has expired and no copyrighted artwork is used.
this is too good and hillarious
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