Who doesn't want to play Pacman and Galaga?
I’ve wanted to build an arcade machine for a long time. I used to go to an arcade in my mall where I grew up until it closed. Then as an adult, the only arcades worth going to were the nickel arcades in order to save your wallet. So I decided to build my own arcade machine using a Raspberry Pi. I did this project back in 2017 when my wife and kids were out of town. I don’t have many pictures, but…Keep Reading#arcade#pacman#diy#maker#raspberry-pi#emulators#galaga#electronics
Tablets before they were cool
While home on break from college, I decided that I was going to do another electronics project. I started looking around to see what others had done recently and noticed that everyone was making portable versions, but no one was making tablets. Now at this point tablets as we know them weren’t a thing. The only tablets that were around were ones that were really laptops that their screens could…Keep Reading#sega-dreamcast#portable#electronics
What's better than taking your Dreamcast on the go?
In high school, I found a website that really piqued my interest, benheck.com. Ben Heck is a hardware hacker who has done many projects involving video game consoles. I had been interested in modding my Xbox and had previously thought about how cool it would be to take apart a game console mount all the parts on a wall. So when I found Ben Heck I was hooked immediately. I never had the money or…Keep Reading#sega-dreamcast#portable#electronics