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June 13, 2014 AT 1:00 am

How to Build A Raspberry Pi Gameboy Pocket #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

Imagine that handy small form-factor but hacking potential of a RasPi. I loved this note at the end of the tutorial sequence: “Its important to stress here that the point wasn’t to only play Tetris with a backlight its about the ability to play any game from many popular systems plus the unlimited reprogram-ability of a Raspberry Pi, with a backlight…”

Check out Travis Brown’s: How to Build A Raspberry Pi Gameboy Pocket:

The Pi-Pocket is a mini portable games console capable of playing Gameboy, NES, Sega Master System, Game Gear games along with other popular Linux ported titles such as Doom and Duke Nukem using the popular Raspberry Pi emulator front-end known as RetroPie. Complete with a rechargeable and that classic retro feel the Pi-Pocket provides over 3 hours of continuous play with unlimited play time while charging via the original power input.

Introduction

We start with the Gameboy Pocket, one of the greatest hand-helds that Nintnedo has ever produced has ever produced featuring a slim design and an exceptionally comfortable button layout. Having owned at one point each of the original Gameboy systems except for.. Damn you Gameboy Micro and Gameboy Light for being too elusive or otherwise too expensive.. Wait a moment.. I know! What if we take a Raspberry Pi, all the games you can shake a stick at, and the color backlit screen Nintendo teasted us with for years? Without further ado, lets begin! ..

Read the full sequence here!

XodusTech Raspberry Pi Gameboy Pocket

XodusTech Raspberry Pi Gameboy Pocket


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