GameBoy turned into a mini arcade cabinet

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GameBoy turned into a mini arcade cabinet

Post by Life of Brian » Mon Jun 14, 2010 10:26 pm

I am so blown away by how awesome this is that I seriously want to make this my next project.

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Post by blaze3927 » Mon Jun 14, 2010 11:53 pm

that it is EPIC

there is an item of goldenshop HK that turns a gameboy into one though
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Post by agg23 » Tue Jun 15, 2010 10:32 am

COOL!!! :D

I've always wanted to make a MAME arcade, but this is even better.

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Post by smitty » Thu Jun 17, 2010 8:44 pm

I think my eyeballs just exploded from the impact of that awesomeness. You should try it with a Game Boy Color.
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Post by bentendo64 » Sun Jun 20, 2010 10:27 pm

woa!

now, someone's gotta do this with a backlit GB Pocket
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Post by Hifeno » Mon Jul 19, 2010 4:29 pm

OMG I want to do that so bad.
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Post by davem314 » Tue Jul 20, 2010 2:48 am

Does anyone know how the joystick would work?

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Post by lucidPerspective » Thu Jul 29, 2010 10:54 pm

davem314 wrote:Does anyone know how the joystick would work?
I assume something like this:

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Post by ThatWeeScottishChiel » Fri Oct 15, 2010 5:51 pm

lucidPerspective wrote:
davem314 wrote:Does anyone know how the joystick would work?
I assume something like this:

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How would you explain that diagram to a person in a non techy way?

I really want to do this mod :)

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Post by dragonhead » Fri Oct 15, 2010 5:59 pm

ThatWeeScottishChiel wrote:
lucidPerspective wrote:
davem314 wrote:Does anyone know how the joystick would work?
I assume something like this:

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How would you explain that diagram to a person in a non techy way?

I really want to do this mod :)
thats about as non-techy as it gets.

as far as the joystick in the article, it looks like one of those add-on ones that attaches to the D-pad.

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Post by ThatWeeScottishChiel » Mon Oct 18, 2010 1:59 pm

Where would you get a joystick like that?

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Post by iHackedit » Thu Nov 18, 2010 12:50 am

Cheapo gamecube controller. Can easily be found on ebay. =J
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Re: GameBoy turned into a mini arcade cabinet

Post by stupidity395 » Sat Jan 29, 2011 6:23 am

Could I replace a game boy color d-pad with a gc c stick? and would i just solder the wire straight onto the pad, like this? And what would I have to solder the resistors to?

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