Gaming Classics for Your Desk

10 Cool 3D Printed Retro Gaming Statues & Figurines for Your Desktop

Retro Gaming Statues

These 3D printed retro gaming figurines are made for your desktop. Meet Mario, Mega Man, Sam & Max, Pac-Man, Elite’s Cobra Mk III and other classics.

There was a time when a “desktop” was associated with real furniture, not with a graphical user interface. Now you can timewarp and have some of your favorite retro gaming icons and characters decorating your desktop. Yes, the real one.

3D Printed Retro Gaming Statues & Figurines #1: The Evil Purple Tentacle

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What game? 1983’s “Maniac Mansion 2: Day of the Tentacle” from LucasArts, of course. In case you’re wondering, it’s the one with the evil ambitions.

Memorable quote: “I feel like I could…. LIKE I COULD…. take over the world!!”

What’s the size of this 3D Printed Retro Gaming Statue/Figurine? The extra large retro gaming figurine is 85 mm high and comes in full evil color to take over the world — or just sit on your desk.

Where do I get it? At Shapeways for a price of $24.39 (€21.60). If you’re also into its peaceful green brother, you find it here.

3D Printed Retro Gaming Statues & Figurines #2: Mega Man X

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What game? The whole Mega Man series, of course.

Favorite moment: In Mega Man 4 (NES), the final Boss fight with Wily expanded to two whole castles. And you thought it was already over.

What’s the size of this 3D Printed Retro Gaming Statue/Figurine? It’s 6 centimeters high and made from full-color sandstone.

Where do I get it? At Shapeways for the current price of $28.96 (€25.65).

3D Printed Retro Gaming Statues & Figurines #3: Spyro the Dragon

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What game? The first really epic Jump’n Run series for Playstation (long before it was called Playstation One).

Favorite moment: When you realized that there’s a great game behind all this purple cuteness.

What’s the size of this 3D Printed Retro Gaming Statue/Figurine? It’s 7 centimeters high and made from full-color sandstone. A retro gaming figurine par excellence.

Where do I get it? At Shapeways for a current price of $30.19 (€26.74).

3D Printed Retro Gaming Statues & Figurines #4: Cobra Mk III Wireframe

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What game? The one and only “Elite”.

Memorable moment:  When the viewport was filling up with “Trumbles”: The cargo you loaded were multiplying like Tribbles from Star Trek.


What’s the size of this 3D Printed Retro Gaming Statue/Figurine? It’s 5.2 centimeters high. It’s white nylon plastic with a matte finish and slight grainy feel.

Where do I get it? You can get it at Shapeways in white plastic for $21.26 (€18.83). You can also order it in different materials like stainless steel ($33.66, €29.81), polished gold coated steel ($38.91, €34,46) or bronze steel ($33.66, €29.81).

3D Printed Retro Gaming Statues & Figurines #5: Mario Versus Bullet Bill

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What game? Bullet Bill first appeared in Super Mario Bros. Level 5-1. So the chance of seeing him in the original game was pretty small unless you’re an experienced player. The statue you are seeing is modeled after Super Mario Galaxy.

Memorable moment: When you finally found out that you can duck under them.

What’s the size of this 3D Printed Retro Gaming Statue/Figurine? It’s 5.2 centimeters high.

Where do I get it? You can get it at Shapeways for $47.91 (€42.43) in full color sandstone.

3D Printed Retro Gaming Statues & Figurines #6: Sam & Max

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What game? Another epic adventure game from LucasArts: “Sam & Max Hit The Road”. Not even Playboy could compete with that bunny.

Favorite quote:
[at a phone booth]
Sam: I don’t have anyone to call.
Max: Call me, call me!
Sam: You’d have to get cellular.
Max: I’m pixular! It’s better than cellular!
Sam: That was bad, Max. Really bad.
Max: Hey, who cares? I’M CUTE!

What’s the size of this 3D Printed Retro Gaming Statue/Figurine? It’s 8 centimeters high and made from full color sandstone.

Where do I get it? At Shapeways for a current price of $30.19 (€26.74).

3D Printed Retro Gaming Statues & Figurines #7: Crash Bandicoot

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What game? Another classic for early Playstation, “Crash Bandicoot”.

Memorable moment: The first time you encountered a nitro box and stood there, waiting for something to happen.

What’s the size of this 3D Printed Retro Gaming Statue/Figurine? It’s 5.2 centimeters high. It’s white nylon plastic with a matte finish and slight grainy feel.

Where do I get it? At Shapeways for $21.26 (€18.83). You can also order it in different materials like stainless steel ($33.66, €29.81), polished gold coated steel ($38.91, €34.46) or bronze steel ($33.66, €29.81).

3D Printed Retro Gaming Statues & Figurines #8: Zelda Deku Statue

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What game? Dekus appeared first in “The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time”. In the follow-up game “The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask”, you even had to play one. From that moment on, they were all over the place.

Favorite moment: The second you figured out you had to use the shield to get rid of these pests. And when a deku turned out to be a merchant of the Deku village.

What’s the size of this 3D Printed Retro Gaming Statue/Figurine? The extremely lovely statue is 7.17 centimeters high. It’s made from sandstone.

Where do I get it? You can get it at Shapeways for $34.30 (€30.38).

3D Printed Retro Gaming Statues & Figurines #9: The Pokeball

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What game? It’s probably the most important item in the Pokémon universe. And it’s been in your inventory since the first Pokémon game.

Memorable moment: The moment you had 150 Pokémon in your Pokedex… and couldn’t find the damn last one.

What’s the size of this 3D Printed Retro Gaming Statue/Figurine? It’s 1.2 meters long. So your desktop is probably not the best place to put it.

Where do I get it? You can get it at Shapeways for $79.93 (€70.78). You can also have it in polished gold steel for whopping $612.69 (€542.53). Or, if you happen to own a 3D printer, you can print one for several cents with this design at Thingiverse.

3D Printed Retro Gaming Statues & Figurines #10: Super Mario Mobius Strip

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What game? It’s the first Level of Super Mario Bros, World 1. There‘s also an underground version of World 1.2 (Duh-nuh duh-nuh duh-nuh…)

Favorite moment: The moment you encountered your first 1-UP ever.

What’s the size of this 3D Printed Retro Gaming Statue/Figurine? It’s height is 10 centimeters long and full-color sandstone.

Where do I get it? You can get it at Shapeways for $29.40 (€26.04).

Retro Gaming Statues & Figurines to 3D Print – BONUS LEVEL: The Pac-Man Ring Collection

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What game? The game “Pac-Man”, of course. And it’s 27.375.653 remakes.

Favorite moment: The second you encounter the glitch.

What’s the size of this 3D Printed Retro Gaming Statue/Figurine? The rings can be ordered in any size you want. You get a full collection with Pac-Man, Inky, Pinky, Blinky and Clyde, a Power Pill and puck. You can combinate it any way you want.

Where do I get it? You can get the whole set at Shapeways for $33.08 (€29.30).