A Tomy air combat toy upgraded with Raspberry Pi #RaspberryPi #PiDay @Raspberry_Pi @gathnobrain
Pi Commander is Adrien’s transformation of a vintage Tomy toy Sky Commander toy into a Raspberry Pi powered gaming platform.
You certainly saw the Tomy RaceCab, an arcade version of the Tomy Racing Turbo toy dedicated to racing games. It gave me an idea, why not doing the same for air combat simulation! Fortunately, some jet fighter cockpit toys where made by Tomy and others. I just needed to put Recalbox in it to create a Jet fighter simulator ! You can see it in action here.
Parts used included:
– A jet fighter cockpit toy such as “Sky Commander”
– An arcade joystick looking like those you can find on Jet Fighters
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