Gaming Culture: Untooned Mario

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Pixeloo's blog recently saw an explosion into geek culture with his "untooned" pictures, in which he gives texture and dimension to cartoons with surprising, sometimes horrifying results. The blog is essentially a repository for Pixeloo's anonymous design exercises, but the first to catch on was Mario. Rendered with alarmingly large eyes and a scraggly complexion, the untooned rendition had a face to make one rethink the "cute corporate mascot" angle.

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