Six artfully done tattoo homages to old-school gaming

Geeky Tattoos is getting a lot of link-love lately, and it’s not hard to see why.

If you have a penchant for all things geek- if you love code, or gaming or fonts, there’s plenty of ink on that site that you’ll find amusing. Some of the most impressive works on the site are tributes to the halcyon gaming days of the 1980’s, and below are some fantastic examples. (Most pics are from Geeky Tattoos, but two are from other sources.)

Like this- awww…

Indeed, hearts are a common motif…

So much cooler than those stupid hipster sparrows:

And instead of the standard lower back tribal, a pinball reference:

Lastly, it wouldn’t be a gamer tattoo gallery without the inclusion of a Zelda reference: