DMGPlus: A Great Game Boy Replication with Raspberry Pi@Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi
There have been many Game Boy recreations, and many of those recreations use Raspberry Pi, but none have been as gloriously nostalgia generating as DMGPlus from Sprit_tm. It is exceptional. Here’s more from the Raspberry Pi Blog:
…just as we thought we’d seen it all, along came Jeroen Domburg, aka Sprite_tm. Like us, he’d seen a reasonable number of people modifying Game Boy cases to create portable RetroPie machines. “But because they wanted the thing to emulate as many consoles as possible, they usually went all-out with the modifications: high-resolution screen, Li-ion battery, HDMI and USB, multiple front buttons, shoulder buttons, the works,” he says.
“Obviously this would work really well, but it went against the original Game Boy looks. The projects could look like a weird mutation and it made me think, what if I went the other way? What if instead of sacrificing the original looks for playability, I sacrificed playability for the original looks?” Welcome then, DMGPlus: a handheld that looks familiar but has its internals replaced by something more powerful.
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