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Take a look at the 3D boxes tool. It allows you to create three-dimensional boxes with up to three vanishing points and keep those vanishing points consistent over many boxes. The main drawback is that you cannot convert the boxes to wireframes without converting them to paths first (as of Inkscape 0.48).
You can achieve a similar look in Illustrator. After creating objects (with pen tool or shapes), go to Effects > Stylize > Drop Shadow. Just make sure there is no blur and play with the settings. There are tutorials about 8bit design online. If you want to copy your example, you would just need to rotate the objects (15 degrees).
After more searching, I found a program that can accomplish this effect very easily. As stated in one of the comments, a search in Google that leads to similar images is: 8-bit isometric voxels http://hexraystudios.com/hexels/
Its is not so easy using Illustrator, but defiantly it is easier using one of the 3D studio packages using Camera match. It is harder in illustrator because: the cup is not a perfect cylinder. when extruding a cylinder in Illustrator you have to match it with the cylinder on the Lego guy manually. anyway here what you have to do. first of all you ...
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