This t-shirt harks back to a time when gamers had to use their imagination to make games


, rather than be pounded full-face with 3D realistic graphics and surround sound.

It represents the geek's flights of fancy over the limitations of technology that constrained early gaming.

The tank's blocky 8-bit on-screen presence is merely a signifier for the glorious war machine that it can become in your mind's eye.

It stands for not letting the mundane interfere with your dreams or self-belief. Maybe we're all a little bit 8-bit but dream of becoming more, and that's what this garment is all about.

That - or it's just a funny tee. From $14.99, link below.