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MegaManEffect for OS X

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I love really cool, yet entirely useless things. That's why I smiled when I saw mention of MegaManEffect over at our sibling blog Joystiq today. What is it, you ask?

Well, MegaManEffect is an app that "emulates an effect seen in the classic NES game Mega Man 2. When you launch an OS X application, the screen goes dark, stars sweep the night sky and your applications icon is presented in a blue letter box bar with a cheesy 8-bit music introduction." The program took second place at the ADHOC Labs Showcase.

What I really love about this is the note on the bottom of the developer's page: "UPDATE: Ive been getting a lot of emails asking about a Windows version of this. Sorry but I dont use Windows anymore and have no interest in making a port." :-) See after the jump for a shot of it in action...

[via Joystiq]

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Here it is launching MPlayer. Imagine this with the "stars" wiggling and moving and really awesome and boss Megaman music playing! OMG!!!

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