August 31, 2012 AT 6:00 am

NES Controller on the Raspberry Pi #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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NES Controller on the Raspberry Pi. Gordon writes –

Some time back, I joked that the Raspberry Pi’s GPIO port really stood for Game Port IO… So to make that joke come true, I present a way of interfacing the NES Joysticks to the Raspberry Pi.

First you need the joystick/controller unit, and a quick trip to the Plymouth Market where I’d had a tip that there was a stall selling retro gaming gear and I returned with a pair of them for under a tenner. Bargain!


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