Nintendo power mints

April 28, 2010 ☞ Personal inventory

Round white mints in an aluminum container shaped like an NES controller. At last. The tin is the perfect size and heft; I won’t deny that I have held it in my hands and input The Code:

While it is quite realistic, and blatantly hipster-friendly, what I admire most about this piece of marketing is restraint of its makers; choosing not to emblazon this package with the most obvious portmanteau.