Instructables: exploring - play - nintendo - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 31 Aug 2016 19:24:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 ARCade Reactor - RetroPie Gaming and Media System http://www.instructables.com/id/ARCade-Reactor-RetroPie-Gaming-and-Media-System/
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 16:59:01 PDT
Custom Mewtwo & Mew Game Boy Advance (Spray Paint Mod) http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Mewtwo-Mew-Game-Boy-Advance-Spray-Paint-Mod/
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:54:06 PDT
Street Fighter II *Bartop Arcade* with HyperSpin http://www.instructables.com/id/Street-Fighter-II-Bartop-Arcade-With-HyperSpin/
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 17:34:31 PDT
Scarecrow to Skull Kid: Dollar Store Repaint http://www.instructables.com/id/Scarecrow-to-Skull-Kid-Dollar-Store-Repaint/
Scarecrow to Skull Kid: Dollar Store Repaint - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/5RVJ/IR40GDBB/FE75RVJIR40GDBB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/5RVJ/IR40GDBB/FE75RVJIR40GDBB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/5RVJ/IR40GDBB/FE75RVJIR40GDBB.SMALL.jpg emilygraceking This past Fall, I was perusing my dollar store's selection of solar wigglies (which I assume is the proper name for the category of dancing daisies and swaying hula dancers that occasionally adorn the dashboards of highschoolers and the elderly) when I found an adorable little scarecrow shaking on t...
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:53:16 PDT
Functional, Huge 100x NES Controller Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Gigantic-Faithful-and-Functional-NES-Controller-Ta/
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Fri, 8 Jul 2016 07:03:17 PDT
Incredible NES Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Incredible-NES-Coffee-Table/
Incredible NES Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/1MY9/INM7Q5U4/FJN1MY9INM7Q5U4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/1MY9/INM7Q5U4/FJN1MY9INM7Q5U4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/1MY9/INM7Q5U4/FJN1MY9INM7Q5U4.SMALL.jpg Msy121997 So you may ask "Why build a giant controller?" Well you see I had no idea what to build and I thought to myself what could I build that would drive me to do my absolute best. So I started thinking about what I love. Since I couldn't recreate my girlfriend I decided to go with video games. How it ...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 21:26:00 PDT
The Gameπ - Handheld Retro Gaming Console - Complete Guide from Concept to Final Product http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Gameπ-Handheld-Retro-Gaming-Console-Complete-G/
The Gameπ - Handheld Retro Gaming Console - Complete Guide from Concept to Final Product - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/RVG2/INER5V5E/F4TRVG2INER5V5E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/RVG2/INER5V5E/F4TRVG2INER5V5E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/RVG2/INER5V5E/F4TRVG2INER5V5E.SMALL.jpg Dandeman321 When I first stumbled upon the various Handheld Raspberry Pi Retro Gaming Consoles, I knew I needed to build one. I didn't want to simply copy someone else's design though; I wanted the challenge of designing and building my own custom game console. There are great examples out there and I wanted to...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 06:14:42 PDT
Mini JAMMA Arcade Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-JAMMA-Arcade-Machine/
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Fri, 25 Mar 2016 07:07:04 PDT
The NES Flash Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/The-NES-Flash-Drive/
The NES Flash Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/K633/ILJQCS4E/FGYK633ILJQCS4E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/K633/ILJQCS4E/FGYK633ILJQCS4E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/K633/ILJQCS4E/FGYK633ILJQCS4E.SMALL.jpg vmathur3 Ever thought your pen drive was dreadfully boring? Wish you could add some sweet nostalgia to everyday computer use? Look no further!Using this fun (and super simple) method, you can turn any USB Drive into your own working 'NES Drive'. And that too, without having to open up a real controller!Bring...
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Wed, 9 Mar 2016 07:34:25 PST
Barrel of Donkey Kong.. http://www.instructables.com/id/Barrel-of-Donkey-Kong-1/
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Mon, 7 Mar 2016 05:40:44 PST
Simple Portable Super Nintendo System http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Super-Nintendo-System/
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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 08:35:42 PST
Raspberry Pi Nin10do 'Lite' Game-Console http://www.instructables.com/id/INTRO-Raspberry-Pi-Nin10do-Lite-Game-Console/
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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 14:11:03 PST
Gameboy Macro http://www.instructables.com/id/Gameboy-Macro/
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 21:04:59 PST
RetroPie inside an NES Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/RetroPie-Inside-an-NES-Controller/
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 15:39:20 PST
Bowser's Koopa Clown Car model with sound effects, lights, & propeller. Made from old cookie jar. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bowsers-Koopa-Clown-Car-model-with-sound-effects-l/
Bowser's Koopa Clown Car model with sound effects, lights, & propeller. Made from old cookie jar. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/S7PH/IGA7YOK2/FEYS7PHIGA7YOK2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/S7PH/IGA7YOK2/FEYS7PHIGA7YOK2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/S7PH/IGA7YOK2/FEYS7PHIGA7YOK2.SMALL.jpg Nesmaniac Tools needed:Safety glasseswire cuttersknifehot glue gunsoldering irondrillMaterials needed:something shaped like the clown car (I'm using an old cookie jar with cork bottom)bowser toy (I purchased this one & sawed him in half)wirepersonal battery operated fanvoice recording deviceled lights3 on/off...
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Tue, 27 Oct 2015 23:07:15 PDT
NES led & window mod. Cost under $5. http://www.instructables.com/id/NES-led-window-mod-Cost-under-5/
NES led & window mod. Cost under $5. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F93/RU3Y/IR5MWS18/F93RU3YIR5MWS18.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F93/RU3Y/IR5MWS18/F93RU3YIR5MWS18.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F93/RU3Y/IR5MWS18/F93RU3YIR5MWS18.SMALL.jpg Nesmaniac Tools needed:Safety glassesMultimetersoldering ironhot glue gunphilips screwdriverdremel rotary tool with drill bit and fiberglass cutoff wheelknife to strip wirepliers with cuttersMaterials needed:glass picture frame ($1 at dollar tree)10 strand led lights ($1 at dollar tree)100 ohm 1/4 watt resist...
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Sat, 24 Oct 2015 06:59:11 PDT
Mega Man 8-bit Mega Mural from Ceramic Tiles http://www.instructables.com/id/Mega-Man-8-bit-Mega-Mural-from-Ceramic-Tiles/
Mega Man 8-bit Mega Mural from Ceramic Tiles - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/58N1/ICO0CWL0/FIB58N1ICO0CWL0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/58N1/ICO0CWL0/FIB58N1ICO0CWL0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/58N1/ICO0CWL0/FIB58N1ICO0CWL0.SMALL.jpg sradtke Our company had a huge, gray cinderblock wall in our otherwise well-decorated advertising agency. I saw an opportunity for a gigantic 8-bit Mega Man battle scene. The design is based on the Mega Man game from 1987.The 8-bit characters in the mural were created with 4’ x 4’ ceramic tiles for the “pix...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:56:19 PDT
How to build an Arcade Machine in 4 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-an-Arcade-Machine-in-4-minutes/
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 11:20:49 PDT
Zelda Style Fairy In A Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Zelda-Style-Fairy-In-A-Bottle/
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 18:06:14 PST
Retro Makey Makey Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Makey-Makey-Controller/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 00:52:26 PST
Dragonball Saiyan Nes http://www.instructables.com/id/Dragonball-Saiyan-Nes/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 18:15:38 PST
Bluetooth Nintendo NES controller using Wiimote! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Nintendo-NES-controller-using-Wiimote/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:23:47 PST
NES Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-NES-Computer/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 09:38:33 PST
penny mario pixel art http://www.instructables.com/id/penny-mario-pixel-art/
penny mario pixel art - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/AIJV/I1TQWIZ8/FFMAIJVI1TQWIZ8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/AIJV/I1TQWIZ8/FFMAIJVI1TQWIZ8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/AIJV/I1TQWIZ8/FFMAIJVI1TQWIZ8.SMALL.jpg mr87third this is how i made use of all the pennies that i had. i will try my best to explain how to do and where i got my materials. be nice its my first instructable. in total it cost $6:43 to make. $1:43 in pennys the remainder was for the frame. i had the glue and markers. first step would be sorting ou...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:05:31 PDT
Electronic LEGO Super Mario Bros. Mushrooms http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-LEGO-Super-Mario-Bros-Mushrooms/
Electronic LEGO Super Mario Bros. Mushrooms - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/453L/I1MQ5J00/FP8453LI1MQ5J00.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/453L/I1MQ5J00/FP8453LI1MQ5J00.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/453L/I1MQ5J00/FP8453LI1MQ5J00.SMALL.jpg Baron von Brunk Submitted for the approval of the Instructables society, I bring to you another electronic LEGO project with a retro video game theme!Using the exact same principles for design and engineering as my Electronic Super Mario Starmen, I've built another series of small musical LED sprite pieces. These o...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:30:29 PDT
Electronic LEGO Super Mario Starman http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-LEGO-Super-Mario-Starman/
Electronic LEGO Super Mario Starman - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/1EW5/I0RYYYYK/F4N1EW5I0RYYYYK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/1EW5/I0RYYYYK/F4N1EW5I0RYYYYK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/1EW5/I0RYYYYK/F4N1EW5I0RYYYYK.SMALL.jpg Baron von Brunk This is a fun and unique project that I began initially building shortly after the release of my Electronic LEGO Star Wars DL-44 Blaster Pistol -- which of course means this particular project was built using my acquired knowledge of the blaster, as well as it uses a very similar functionality. The ...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 06:43:13 PDT
Vintage crossover NES System and Zapper http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-crossover-NES-System-and-Zapper/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:16:29 PDT
Transforming LEGO Game Boy Advance - "Vantage" http://www.instructables.com/id/Transforming-LEGO-Game-Boy-Advance-Vantage/
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 15:24:21 PDT
Giant Yoshi Plush http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Yoshi-Plush/
Giant Yoshi Plush - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/HQ88/HSVGE1SQ/FXKHQ88HSVGE1SQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/HQ88/HSVGE1SQ/FXKHQ88HSVGE1SQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/HQ88/HSVGE1SQ/FXKHQ88HSVGE1SQ.SMALL.jpg mactothefuture Yoshi is my favorite game character and since I didn't have any Yoshi stuffed animals yet I thought why not make one...and since I was going to make one, why not make him huge! Making the Pattern I started out by buying a small Yoshi stuffed animal so that I could take him apart and create my pat...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 18:33:57 PDT
Illuminated Mosaic LEGO Sprite Portraits http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Mosaic-LEGO-Sprite-Portraits/
Illuminated Mosaic LEGO Sprite Portraits - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/BYYJ/HSRZM24S/FV5BYYJHSRZM24S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/BYYJ/HSRZM24S/FV5BYYJHSRZM24S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/BYYJ/HSRZM24S/FV5BYYJHSRZM24S.SMALL.jpg Baron von Brunk First I brought you my tutorial on making elaborate vertical LEGO mosaic portraits. Then I dazzled the likes of you all with my popular mosaic LEGO lamps. What happens when you combine the two? Why, you get a vertical mosaic portrait with illuminated components: a vertical mosaic portrait to display...
By: Baron von Brunk

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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 12:21:48 PDT
Mosaic LEGO Lamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Mosaic-LEGO-Lamps/
Mosaic LEGO Lamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/Y608/HP0CJTGG/F7HY608HP0CJTGG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/Y608/HP0CJTGG/F7HY608HP0CJTGG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/Y608/HP0CJTGG/F7HY608HP0CJTGG.SMALL.jpg Baron von Brunk Blending my fascination with shiny, glowing objects with my lifelong passion of making LEGO models, over the years I've tinkered with numerous illuminated LEGO projects that contained a variety of designs and electrical components. Starting with the light-up stained glass stern of my Super Mario 3 a...
By: Baron von Brunk

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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 21:34:27 PST
Mario Sunshine Functional FLUDD Water Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Mario-Sunshine-FLUDD-Water-Gun/
Mario Sunshine Functional FLUDD Water Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/RGLH/HQBR68JT/FXXRGLHHQBR68JT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/RGLH/HQBR68JT/FXXRGLHHQBR68JT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/RGLH/HQBR68JT/FXXRGLHHQBR68JT.SMALL.jpg ELDOOGIE The water shooting FLUDD from Mario Sunshine is here! and Yes. It does shoot water. Luckily for you it is easy to make and should cost around $50. Review Instructions before begining. You will need: Empty shampoo or medium sized bottle with a dispenser. Small medium sized plastic fish bowl 78 ...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 08:50:28 PST
LEGO Nintendo 64 Transformers http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-Nintendo-64-Transformers/
LEGO Nintendo 64 Transformers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F12/1CZL/HJKBRPST/F121CZLHJKBRPST.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F12/1CZL/HJKBRPST/F121CZLHJKBRPST.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F12/1CZL/HJKBRPST/F121CZLHJKBRPST.SMALL.jpg Baron von Brunk Created specifically for the Toy Brick Contest in the summer of 2013, I present to you my latest LEGOformers: Ultra Hexacon and Tetragon, the transforming Nintendo 64 and controller, along with their transforming game pak minions Hot-Shot, and Mecha Kong! These original LEGO models are made in near-...
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Fri, 9 Aug 2013 09:59:30 PDT
Repair / fix retro video game cartridges that no longer work http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-fix-retro-video-game-cartridges-that-no-l/
Repair / fix retro video game cartridges that no longer work - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/IWA6/HINO2NKA/FWGIWA6HINO2NKA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/IWA6/HINO2NKA/FWGIWA6HINO2NKA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/IWA6/HINO2NKA/FWGIWA6HINO2NKA.SMALL.jpg MODDEDbyBACTERIA Retro video gaming cartridges as they get older can start to fail, either you can get garbled graphics on your screen or the game doesn't boot at all. The most common reason for this is that the contact traces on a game cartridge are no longer clean enough to connect to the pins in the cartridge slo...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 02:11:23 PDT
Game Boy Bluetooth Game Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Boy-Game-Pad-For-Phone/
Game Boy Bluetooth Game Pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/B58B/HH2VJK39/FFYB58BHH2VJK39.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/B58B/HH2VJK39/FFYB58BHH2VJK39.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/B58B/HH2VJK39/FFYB58BHH2VJK39.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins Original credit goes to alpinedelta here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Boy-Android-Gamepad/ and here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Game-Boy-Android-Gamepad-1/ I really like the idea behind using a physical game pad for the inputs of various games on my phone, however I f...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 20:45:06 PDT
Making a Custom N64 Game Insert http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Custom-N64-Game-Insert/
Making a Custom N64 Game Insert - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/M5ZI/HFPTGFN8/FVUM5ZIHFPTGFN8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/M5ZI/HFPTGFN8/FVUM5ZIHFPTGFN8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/M5ZI/HFPTGFN8/FVUM5ZIHFPTGFN8.SMALL.jpg kenkaniff As a game collector, nothing drives me crazy more than improperly stored game cartridges. Sega (generally) had hard plastic cases. NES/SNES games had cardboard boxes (which aren't the best for protecting the game), but they also had dust covers to protect the contacts. NES/SNES game holders are also...
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Sat, 20 Apr 2013 16:43:16 PDT
NES Controller Business Card Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/NES-Controller-Business-Card-Holder/
NES Controller Business Card Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/BKMF/HF243GX1/F1TBKMFHF243GX1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/BKMF/HF243GX1/F1TBKMFHF243GX1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/BKMF/HF243GX1/F1TBKMFHF243GX1.SMALL.jpg allhailskippy The Pattern Can be found at my website: http://thatsps.com/blog/nintendo-controller-business-card-holder/ Social Links You can find me on the web here: Official Website: http://ThatsPS.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/allhailskippy Google+: http://plus.ly/allhailskippy Facebook: http://facebo...
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Fri, 5 Apr 2013 10:54:36 PDT
Nintendo Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Nintendo-Projects-1/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/X38A/H29XS670/FKOX38AH29XS670.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/X38A/H29XS670/FKOX38AH29XS670.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/X38A/H29XS670/FKOX38AH29XS670.SMALL.jpg SHIFT! Nintendo has the most memorable and iconic video game characters and the Nintendo Project Highlights guide collects some of our best related projects for the intrepid gamer.  Learn to build a rideable Yoshi costume, convert your bike to Star Fox's AR Wing, make a giant NES controller or even propose...
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Mon, 14 May 2012 15:39:10 PDT
Giant Functional LEGO NES Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Functional-LEGO-NES-Controller/
Giant Functional LEGO NES Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/NA82/HAUNNV0V/FEJNA82HAUNNV0V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/NA82/HAUNNV0V/FEJNA82HAUNNV0V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/NA82/HAUNNV0V/FEJNA82HAUNNV0V.SMALL.jpg Baron von Brunk UPDATE - September 2015: this controller has been rebuilt into a new Mk.II edition featuring new electronic circuitry.Built by Baron Julius A. von Brunk : July - December 2012 • Photos by Gene Kennish : December 30, 2012 My most ambitious LEGO creation yet: a large 5-foot sculpture of a retro Ni...
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Fri, 4 Jan 2013 10:34:44 PST
Retro All-In-One Gaming Console http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-All-In-One-Gaming-Console/
Retro All-In-One Gaming Console - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/C2C7/H97JY9Z3/F1VC2C7H97JY9Z3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/C2C7/H97JY9Z3/F1VC2C7H97JY9Z3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/C2C7/H97JY9Z3/F1VC2C7H97JY9Z3.SMALL.jpg Beave2012 Do you love your NES? How about your SNES, Gameboy, Sega Genesis, or the N64? Why not combine all of these systems into one fluid system all encased in the beloved box known as the Nintendo Entertainment System? Well, I am going to show you how to combine all of your favorite games into one console...
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Tue, 6 Nov 2012 17:08:32 PST
Hang Boo on a wall (Boo wall piece) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hang-Boo-on-a-wall-Boo-wall-piece/
Hang Boo on a wall (Boo wall piece) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/THJ3/H51AS8LR/FZ5THJ3H51AS8LR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/THJ3/H51AS8LR/FZ5THJ3H51AS8LR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/THJ3/H51AS8LR/FZ5THJ3H51AS8LR.SMALL.jpg ynze Inspired by Dr.Duckhunts "Build Uka Uka wall piece" I made a glow-in-the-dark Boo wall piece, as a birthday gift for my stepson. -- This Photos Instructable is an entry in the Elemental LED contest. If you like it, please give it your vote. You can vote for as many I'bles as you want. Thanks! -- T...
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Tue, 24 Jul 2012 13:19:13 PDT
Mario and Luigi Corn Hole Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Mario-and-Luigi-Corn-Hole-Bags/
Mario and Luigi Corn Hole Bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/4NNZ/H4AGLD5O/FGV4NNZH4AGLD5O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/4NNZ/H4AGLD5O/FGV4NNZH4AGLD5O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/4NNZ/H4AGLD5O/FGV4NNZH4AGLD5O.SMALL.jpg Haunted Spider A quick search of the internet will find you hundreds of websites describing how to make a bean bag for Corn Hole or Bag toss or whatever it is you call it. Most of the instructions are basically the same. They use the same material, the same weight, the same filler, etc. The difference is the outsi...
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Tue, 17 Jul 2012 12:56:36 PDT
1up Mushroom Storage Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/1up-Mushroom-Storage-Cube/
1up Mushroom Storage Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/5JJ5/H19RV17G/FRE5JJ5H19RV17G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/5JJ5/H19RV17G/FRE5JJ5H19RV17G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/5JJ5/H19RV17G/FRE5JJ5H19RV17G.SMALL.jpg lordwekner So I have a storage issue at my house, I have so much random stuff that doesnt have a place. So I decided to make a storage cube with a removable lid. But then I thought, lets make it AWESOME!  Things you will need: one sheet of 16mm MDF sand paper a drill screws (32mm) glue paint (Taubmans Imp Gre...
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Sun, 22 Apr 2012 18:29:10 PDT
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask Replica http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Legend-of-Zelda-Majoras-Mask-Replica/
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask Replica - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/XV2L/HDOWA9HW/FYPXV2LHDOWA9HW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/XV2L/HDOWA9HW/FYPXV2LHDOWA9HW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/XV2L/HDOWA9HW/FYPXV2LHDOWA9HW.SMALL.jpg Riley Planalp The Majora's Mask has been REMADE! BUY IT HERE: http://tinyurl.com/pqyjoe5More pictures of Mask #2 are also on my Flickr, www.flickr.com/rileyplanalpHey Instructabots!I'd like to present to you a guide for making a Majora's Mask Replica from the Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask! From start to finish...
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 11:51:57 PDT
NES Controller Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/NES-Controller-Clock/
NES Controller Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/WNG1/H142P8OH/F3CWNG1H142P8OH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/WNG1/H142P8OH/F3CWNG1H142P8OH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/WNG1/H142P8OH/F3CWNG1H142P8OH.SMALL.jpg Spaceorb This guide will instruct you on how to create a NES controller shaped clock, made from wood and plastic. This was created in a wood tech class, so laser etching was available; however I am sure that other methods of rastering the designs and cutting the button shapes are possible. Dimensions (mm): ...
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Sun, 15 Apr 2012 08:49:16 PDT
Boo O'Clock - How to Cross-Stitch a Custom Clock Face http://www.instructables.com/id/Boo-OClock-How-to-Cross-Stitch-a-Custom-Clock-F/
Boo O'Clock - How to Cross-Stitch a Custom Clock Face - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/REWQ/H0OJ6O7Y/FZZREWQH0OJ6O7Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/REWQ/H0OJ6O7Y/FZZREWQH0OJ6O7Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/REWQ/H0OJ6O7Y/FZZREWQH0OJ6O7Y.SMALL.jpg BunnieBard What is a ghost's favorite time of day? Boo O'Clock! Counted cross-stitch is a form of embroidery in which you sew a simple x over and over in a variety of colors/shapes to make a picture. This makes it excellent for recreating pixel sprites from your favorite 8 or 16-bit video games; each pixel be...
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Thu, 12 Apr 2012 22:27:43 PDT
Get the MAX out of your NES MAX Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-the-MAX-out-of-your-NES-MAX-Controller/
Get the MAX out of your NES MAX Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/UX38/H0OJ6J1V/FS7UX38H0OJ6J1V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/UX38/H0OJ6J1V/FS7UX38H0OJ6J1V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/UX38/H0OJ6J1V/FS7UX38H0OJ6J1V.SMALL.jpg WhatULive4 There are many licensed and unlicensed controllers for the Nintendo Entertainment System.  In the licensed category one could argue that the original brick style controller trumps all, followed closely by the dogbone controller.  However, neither of these controllers have the much desired "turbo" bu...
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Thu, 12 Apr 2012 19:58:09 PDT
Baby Link Outfit http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Link-Outfit/
Baby Link Outfit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/A4C0/H0OJ04WL/F2CA4C0H0OJ04WL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/A4C0/H0OJ04WL/F2CA4C0H0OJ04WL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/A4C0/H0OJ04WL/F2CA4C0H0OJ04WL.SMALL.jpg happyseamstress I made this baby-sized Link costume as a baby shower gift for a couple friends who are huge fans of Zelda when they were expecting their first child a few years ago. Their kid has since long outrgrown the outfit, but you can still make your own with this free pattern that includes instructions for L...
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Thu, 12 Apr 2012 18:04:07 PDT
Super Mario Sweater Vest http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Mario-Sweater-Vest/
Super Mario Sweater Vest - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/KI8K/H0OJ049X/F9WKI8KH0OJ049X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/KI8K/H0OJ049X/F9WKI8KH0OJ049X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/KI8K/H0OJ049X/F9WKI8KH0OJ049X.SMALL.jpg happyseamstress Knitting stitches are basically pixels, right? I took that idea to the extreme, and converted a screenshot of Level 1-1 from the original NES Mario Bros. game into a ginormous knitting chart made up of over 10 sheets of tabloid paper taped together, which I used to make a sweater vest for my video g...
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Thu, 12 Apr 2012 15:20:52 PDT
Nintendo Candy Tin Portable Guitar Amp! http://www.instructables.com/id/Nintendo-Candy-Tin-Portable-Guitar-Amp/
Nintendo Candy Tin Portable Guitar Amp! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/H7HX/H0OJ006E/FQDH7HXH0OJ006E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/H7HX/H0OJ006E/FQDH7HXH0OJ006E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/H7HX/H0OJ006E/FQDH7HXH0OJ006E.SMALL.jpg sonicase In this instructable I'll show you how to make a small portable guitar amp out of a nintendo candies tin and some electronics. what you will need: Nintendo Candy tin (I found mine at costplus but I'm sure they're everywhere) Electronics for a simple LM386 amp (LM386 chip, 10uf and 250uf electrolyt...
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Wed, 11 Apr 2012 22:23:56 PDT