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Ms. Pac-Man Cake is Sweet and Sassy

posted Dec 8, 2010, 5:10 AM by Troy Cheek   [ updated Dec 8, 2010, 5:14 AM ]
Too bad I'm diabetic and really have to watch my food intake.  I could really go for a Ms. Pac-Man Cake about now.  From the article:

The Pac-Man aesthetic has long been a popular theme in the world of nerdy desserts.
After all, the visuals of the game are both simple and extremely attractive – the brightly colored ghosts and player character contrast really well with the plain black background. This cake design by Melonqueen follows this theme, but with a few differences, first it’s Ms. Pac-Man as the starring character, and second, the characters are presented in three dimensions.

It’s rare to see a “modernized” 3D depiction of Pac-Man, which is surprising; the classic cabinet art clearly depicted an anthropomorphic character. It’s even less likely that Pac-Man’s sassy sweetheart, Ms. Pac-Man, will rear her red-bowed hair in the world of desserts – also surprising, since her starring game was widely considered to be superior to the original Pac-Man. It introduced less predictable enemy patterns, warp tunnels, different stages, and of course, bouncing fruit.Sure, the Ms. has been featured in wedding cakes like this two-tier delight, but her role here is relegated to being a cake-topper; the game depicted is clearly Pac-Man’s. Luckily, this cake is all about Ms. Pac-Man and her marvelous misadventures with the adorable Inky, Blinky, Pinky, and Sue – and yes, Clyde has been replaced by Sue. I’m not a big fan of how the ghosts were portrayed – they’re just too blobby – although they do look fairly believable for 3D ghosts.

Read the rest of the article and see more pictures at http://walyou.com/ms-pac-man-cake-is-sweet-and-sassy/
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