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My buddy's birthday is coming up and his dad is buying him some stuff for his PC. One of the things he purchased was a Zalman Z11 case. He is going to give it to me when it arrives so I can Fallout theme it before his birthday as my buddy is a massive fallout fan. I have seen some fallout themed cases but I am not sure what I should do with this one. Any ideas?

I was thinking about doing a rust paint effect on it but I am not sure what else to do. I was thinking of getting some bottlecaps to glue to the top or side and maybe getting some fallout stickers to put on it but that's about as far as my ideas have gone.


EDIT:

Final product! Here are some photos!




Edited by killeraxemannic - 4/17/14 at 8:54pm
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post #2 of 8
Change the power button into a bottlecap! biggrin.gif
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I'd make it look like a machine that was meant to be in one of the vaults. Put a big vault number on the side panel and a vault-tec logo on the front.
I like the idea of a rusted case look but I feel it would look better if it was a worn down grey.
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Have any examples of the paint you would use or maybe vault artwork that has the same style? I am having trouble finding any.
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Well I finished it. Ended up going with a rusty look because it seemed the easiest. I am not sure how I feel about the 101. I figured if I didn't like it I could swap it with the top one for the CD drive
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post #6 of 8
You should cut the front of the case out and add some Vacuum Tubes that light up, like this;


You can find the Vacuum Tubes on Etsy.
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Originally Posted by Krenum View Post

You should cut the front of the case out and add some Vacuum Tubes that light up, like this;


You can find the Vacuum Tubes on Etsy.

I have some actually. My dad works on tube radios all the time.
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Originally Posted by killeraxemannic View Post

I have some actually. My dad works on tube radios all the time.

Awesome, well there you go! You should try to do something with them. It would be really neat to see the front of that computer look like the talking heads window in the game.
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