Author Archives: Noeska

Free amigurumi crochet pattern: Xenoblade Chronicles X Nopon

By | 03:27 PM

A while ago, my friend Raynor mentioned that Nopon from the Xenoblade Chronicles games might be a cool crochet idea. I agreed wholeheartedly, they are cute and consists of relatively simple roundish shapes, so they are perfect for crochet. These small egg-shaped colorful creatures are just so cute with their cute little faces and ear-wings. I mean […]

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Happy Pi Day!

By | 01:05 PM

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I baked some chocolate cupcakes in honor of the special Pi Day this year: Happy Pi Day!

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Catalonian Tio de Nadal (Christmas Log) / Caga tio (Shitting Log) Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

By | 06:41 PM

Tio de Nadal crochet Catalonian Christmas log

A clear benefit of working in an international team is getting introduced to delicious food and interesting cultural traditions. One of these traditions I was recently introduced to is a Catalonian Christmas tradition that involves a decorated Christmas log. A Tió de Nadal, Christmas Log, or as it is also commonly referred to: Caga tió, […]

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Day of the Tentacle cupcakes 2nd edition

By | 12:49 PM

Bet you didn’t see this one coming right, a GameCakes update! I know it’s been roughly two years since I last baked something video-game related, but I can assure you I am still very much alive. I’ve been a much better and more frequent blogger over at my personal blog, but I’ll not bore you […]

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Amigurumi Crochet Update: Google Android Robot (AmigurAndroid) and Dragon

By | 06:54 PM

Even though I don’t always feel like or have time for baking for this site often, I do typically find the time to crochet a couple of rounds on some small amigurumi projects. Remember the Google Android I made out of marzipan? While I had to eat that little guy at some point, I now […]

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Chocobo Cupcake (of Final Fantasy fame)

By | 03:00 PM

Last post of the year! I’ve been playing Final Fantasy XIII-2 (wouldn’t that be XIV? -> don’t be ridiculous, a sequel to XIII is obviously called XIII-2!) a lot lately. And by a lot I mean I’ve put at least 40 hours in a short amount of time. So, in the Final Fantasy-themed cupcakes that start […]

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Project Eternity Chocolate Cake

By | 07:49 PM

Obsidian Entertainment has started a kickstarter last month to crowdfund Project Eternity: an isometric, party-based computer RPG set in a new fantasy world. I immediately backed them as soon as I found out about this. Why am I so excited about all this? Baldur’s Gate, Planescape: Torment and basically all Infinity Engine games are my […]

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Amigurumi Cupcake and Cthulhu

By | 12:03 PM

In my previous post, I mentioned I was trying my hand at some Amigurumi. Today I realized, why not post the results here as well? There are a couple of good reasons not to: It’s not edible It’s not (directly) game-related But then I realized, it’s my blog and I can post whatever I want. […]

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Game-themed Wedding Cakes

By | 10:56 AM

I feel horrible about neglecting the gamecakes website for so long. I don’t even have Diablo 3 to blame this time, I am so over that game! To keep myself from buying Guild Wars 2 (I just don’t want to spend another 2 years of my life on a MMO, thank you very much!), I’ve […]

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Disgaea Prinny Cupcake

By | 06:11 PM

Prinnies are cute little peg-legged penguins with tiny demon wings that first appeared in the game ‘Disgaea: Hour of Darkness’. After that they returned for  ‘Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories’ and ‘Disgaea 3: Absence of Justice’. Due to their popularity they eventually got to star in their own game: ‘Prinny: Can I Really Be the Hero?’ for the […]

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