Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - video-games - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 9 Feb 2016 02:10:22 PST BLOX v1.01 Drakan - Brown Dragon http://www.instructables.com/id/Drakan-Brown-Dragon/
Drakan - Brown Dragon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/VEDL/IJN9I9GZ/FV0VEDLIJN9I9GZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/VEDL/IJN9I9GZ/FV0VEDLIJN9I9GZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/VEDL/IJN9I9GZ/FV0VEDLIJN9I9GZ.SMALL.jpg Metalfist Remember Drakan: Order of the Flame? Well here is the brown dragon that you could play in multiplayer in paper :)! I have no idea if the multiplayer dragons even have names as I haven't found that anywhere? It was quite a hassle to get him out of the game and into Pepakura, but here it is! I will pr...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 11:20:37 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
Make Your Old Joystick Bluetooth! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Old-Joystick-Bluetooth/
Make Your Old Joystick Bluetooth! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/O3VB/IIT756LA/F1WO3VBIIT756LA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/O3VB/IIT756LA/F1WO3VBIIT756LA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/O3VB/IIT756LA/F1WO3VBIIT756LA.SMALL.jpg ReStord-iSh I found this outdated joystick in a free bin and decided to give it a new life as a bluetooth controller for a Raspberry Pi. This joystick was designed for an Xbox 360 but you could use any similar device or even an old gamepad. Tools:Precision screwdriver Wire cutters/ wire strippersSoldering Iron...
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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 09:56:59 PST
Legend of Zelda Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Legend-of-Zelda-Chest/
Legend of Zelda Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/D5C6/IIDH7BTK/FL4D5C6IIDH7BTK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/D5C6/IIDH7BTK/FL4D5C6IIDH7BTK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/D5C6/IIDH7BTK/FL4D5C6IIDH7BTK.SMALL.jpg Nick70587 This chest is going to be for my wife. Zelda has always been her favorite game from way back in our NES days. This is meant to be a "stocking stuffer" type gift for her this Christmas.There are many of these on the web, and here on Instructables that look great. I really didn't research them in d...
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Sat, 19 Dec 2015 15:11:25 PST
Epic! Guitar Hero - Double Neck Guitar... Fail http://www.instructables.com/id/Epic-Guitar-Hero-Double-Neck-Guitar-Fail/
Epic! Guitar Hero - Double Neck Guitar... Fail - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/0CPW/IHWIR6FE/FSB0CPWIHWIR6FE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/0CPW/IHWIR6FE/FSB0CPWIHWIR6FE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/0CPW/IHWIR6FE/FSB0CPWIHWIR6FE.SMALL.jpg B4SEC4MP 2015 marks the 10 year anniversary of the pop culture phenomenon Guitar Hero. You remember, the video game that became more popular than the musical instrument it only vaguely succeeded to imitate? What better way to celebrate its decennial than to cannibalize two working guitar controllers and buil...
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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 07:45:27 PST
Custom Arcade Fighting Stick Mad Max style http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Arcade-Fighting-Stick-Mad-Max-style/
Custom Arcade Fighting Stick Mad Max style - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/PHA3/IHQ5XX3G/F2APHA3IHQ5XX3G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/PHA3/IHQ5XX3G/F2APHA3IHQ5XX3G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/PHA3/IHQ5XX3G/F2APHA3IHQ5XX3G.SMALL.jpg khorbach I stumbled upon a forum for Arcade Fighting Stick and decided to make one myself.first was ordering buttons and joystick from China and designing the cover from wood and plexiglass.finishing it off with metal frame and rubber protectors Gathering the supplies ; wood , transparant plastic , screws ...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 07:41:25 PST
Back To The Arcade by JDRamos http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-To-The-Arcade-by-JDRamos/
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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 16:01:01 PST
Couch KBM (keyboard/mouse on the couch) http://www.instructables.com/id/Couch-KBM-keyboardmouse-on-the-couch/
Couch KBM (keyboard/mouse on the couch) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/LA91/IGWM1UFJ/FZTLA91IGWM1UFJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/LA91/IGWM1UFJ/FZTLA91IGWM1UFJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/LA91/IGWM1UFJ/FZTLA91IGWM1UFJ.SMALL.jpg richfiddler11 It's nice to sit on the couch and play games, watch videos (or maybe even work) with your big-screen TV as a computer monitor. Wireless game controllers and combination keyboard/touch-pads like the Logitech k400 are an option, but sometimes (often) you need a real mouse. Unfortunately, using a mous...
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 21:34:25 PST
A-10 Jet Aircraft cardboard cockpit replica http://www.instructables.com/id/A-10-Jet-Aircraft-cardboard-cockpit-replica/
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By: Don Walker

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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 14:36:09 PST
FNAF 4 Nightmare Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/FNAF-4-Nightmare-Costume/
FNAF 4 Nightmare Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/UBG0/IGJR0PVY/FU7UBG0IGJR0PVY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/UBG0/IGJR0PVY/FU7UBG0IGJR0PVY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/UBG0/IGJR0PVY/FU7UBG0IGJR0PVY.SMALL.jpg enaviganda So this Halloween my son wanted to be Nightmare from FNAF 4. It's a creepy "Animatronic" bear with large claws and a huge mouth with lots of teeth. I figured that the best would be to use foam so I ordered a super cheap sheet of foam 1/2 in thick, a new glue gun, and some glue sticks in Amazon. F...
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 18:41:31 PST
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/GA63/IG3WWLQQ/FSTGA63IG3WWLQQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/GA63/IG3WWLQQ/FSTGA63IG3WWLQQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/GA63/IG3WWLQQ/FSTGA63IG3WWLQQ.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
Back To The Arcade http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-To-The-Arcade/
Back To The Arcade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/MAZB/IFWRL7U9/F1UMAZBIFWRL7U9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/MAZB/IFWRL7U9/F1UMAZBIFWRL7U9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/MAZB/IFWRL7U9/F1UMAZBIFWRL7U9.SMALL.jpg mrønde I'm a hugh fan of Back to future trilogi. and i decide to make a arcademachine with the movies i memory. Making of the cabinet I cut out some mdf plates mounted some support list Takeing form add the middelplates Kontrolpanel this will be my kontrolpanel and painted the first time KP ...
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Sun, 18 Oct 2015 11:00:34 PDT
Drakan - Grey Dragon http://www.instructables.com/id/Drakan-Grey-Dragon/
Drakan - Grey Dragon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/E3ME/IF6NMSB0/FLVE3MEIF6NMSB0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/E3ME/IF6NMSB0/FLVE3MEIF6NMSB0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/E3ME/IF6NMSB0/FLVE3MEIF6NMSB0.SMALL.jpg Metalfist Remember Drakan: Order of the Flame? Well here is the grey dragon that you could play in multiplayer in paper :)! I have no idea if the multiplayer dragons even have names as I haven't found that anywhere? It was quite a hassle to get him out of the game and into Pepakura, but here it is! I will pro...
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Wed, 30 Sep 2015 05:31:12 PDT
DIY Fallout Bomb Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Fallout-Bomb-Prop/
DIY Fallout Bomb Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/XQRF/IF0XVALU/FFIXQRFIF0XVALU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/XQRF/IF0XVALU/FFIXQRFIF0XVALU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/XQRF/IF0XVALU/FFIXQRFIF0XVALU.SMALL.jpg FPSXGames In this awesome instructable I'll show you how I made a bomb/nuke prop from the video game Fallout.Things NeededOne large plastic easter egg One foam matt (only need about 10% of it)PVA (white glue)Hot glue and gunSuper glueEight flat head screwsGrey primer spray paintAcrylic paintEnamel PaintSandpa...
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Sun, 27 Sep 2015 13:21:01 PDT
How To Build A Gaming Keypad http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Gaming-Keypad/
How To Build A Gaming Keypad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/RCJZ/IEB7Z2ZE/FGORCJZIEB7Z2ZE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/RCJZ/IEB7Z2ZE/FGORCJZIEB7Z2ZE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/RCJZ/IEB7Z2ZE/FGORCJZIEB7Z2ZE.SMALL.jpg Mr Tesla This Instructable will show how to build a gaming keypad out of a Logitech controller. This was designed for League of Legends (or, so as not to alienate anyone, DOTA), but it will work for any game (I've done quite a bit of Starcraft with it as well). The examples for key setup will be for League t...
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Tue, 8 Sep 2015 11:49:10 PDT
Sega MegaPi http://www.instructables.com/id/Sega-MegaPi/
Sega MegaPi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/HK50/IE7J382J/FC4HK50IE7J382J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/HK50/IE7J382J/FC4HK50IE7J382J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/HK50/IE7J382J/FC4HK50IE7J382J.SMALL.jpg GavinN My interest in this started from reading a magazine where they shoved a raspberry PI into a ZX Spectrum and an original Sega Megadrive. I started looking around and was further inspired by this: I built something similar using Chameleon PI.So given this success I started scouring around for brok...
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Sat, 5 Sep 2015 20:39:27 PDT
Mod Gamecube Power LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Mod-Gamecube-Power-LED/
Mod Gamecube Power LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/MXGN/ID7UU31V/F1YMXGNID7UU31V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/MXGN/ID7UU31V/F1YMXGNID7UU31V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/MXGN/ID7UU31V/F1YMXGNID7UU31V.SMALL.jpg Slot1Gamer Stock color LEDs are BORING! No matter what the color is..Make your GameCube stand out!This tutorial is great for people wanting to get a start in modding consoles and electronics, so let's get started! Parts and Tools Required You will only need a few tools and about 20 minutes of time to do thi...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 22:05:12 PDT
How to Modify a PlayStation 4 Controller: Paint and Thumb Sticks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Modify-a-PlayStation-4-Controller-Paint-and/
How to Modify a PlayStation 4 Controller: Paint and Thumb Sticks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/1EAK/ICWFW2R8/F1M1EAKICWFW2R8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/1EAK/ICWFW2R8/F1M1EAKICWFW2R8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/1EAK/ICWFW2R8/F1M1EAKICWFW2R8.SMALL.jpg PiratePanda The PlayStation 4 (PS4) controller is a great step up from previous generations, but there is always room for a little modification. The stock analog stick are a bit too smooth for me causing my fingers to slip off at times, and the stock black is great but why not decorate it up a bit. In this tuto...
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 15:47:27 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/58N1/ICO0CWL0/FIB58N1ICO0CWL0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/58N1/ICO0CWL0/FIB58N1ICO0CWL0.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Batman Arkham Knight Utility Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-Arkham-Knight-Utility-Belt/
Batman Arkham Knight Utility Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/W74O/IC6IL8E2/F83W74OIC6IL8E2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/W74O/IC6IL8E2/F83W74OIC6IL8E2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/W74O/IC6IL8E2/F83W74OIC6IL8E2.SMALL.jpg sradtke I'm a big fan of the costume design from the Batman Arkham video game series. And when I saw the fantastic utility belt Batman wears in the latest game Batman Arkham Knight, I set about to make my own. It's an unusual design with oversize pouches with leather flaps, funky scalloped wings on the buck...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 21:50:48 PDT
Making a Space Invaders Toilet Roll Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Space-Invaders-Toilet-Roll-Holder/
Making a Space Invaders Toilet Roll Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/Z7R3/I9M0871U/FWOZ7R3I9M0871U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/Z7R3/I9M0871U/FWOZ7R3I9M0871U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/Z7R3/I9M0871U/FWOZ7R3I9M0871U.SMALL.jpg FPSXGames My kids broke off our toilet roll holder and I couldn't be happier. It gave me the chance to make something awesome to replace it, so I made a Space Invaders toilet roll holder, like ya do!Print out the plans and stick to MDF board, I used 3/4 inch (18mm). Homemade Space Invaders toilet roll holde...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 02:21:48 PDT
Crossy Road Chicken Made with Papercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Crossy-Road-Chicken-Made-with-Papercraft/
Crossy Road Chicken Made with Papercraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/75Y7/IB6C41PI/FPO75Y7IB6C41PI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/75Y7/IB6C41PI/FPO75Y7IB6C41PI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/75Y7/IB6C41PI/FPO75Y7IB6C41PI.SMALL.jpg FPSXGames In this awesome instructable I'll show you how I made a papercraft chicken from the popular mobile game Crossy Road.Things you will need; The printable papercraft templates can be downloaded here; Crossy Road Chicken TemplatesScissors, PVA glue, brush. Print Out the Templates The templates can b...
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 03:37:35 PDT
Legend of Zelda Bartop Arcade Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Legend-of-Zelda-Bartop-Arcade-Cabinet/
Legend of Zelda Bartop Arcade Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/R5ME/IB49VC6N/FKQR5MEIB49VC6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/R5ME/IB49VC6N/FKQR5MEIB49VC6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/R5ME/IB49VC6N/FKQR5MEIB49VC6N.SMALL.jpg phrazelle I've always wanted my own arcade cabinet. One of my dreams is to own an arcade at some point. After diving into the realm of Raspberry Pi-based emulation for a previous project, I decided I would take it up a notch and build a bartop arcade cabinet. I'm glad I did, because the final build exceeded...
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 00:05:33 PDT
How to build an Arcade Machine in 4 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-an-Arcade-Machine-in-4-minutes/
How to build an Arcade Machine in 4 minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/OGPV/IADRI4BG/FV6OGPVIADRI4BG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/OGPV/IADRI4BG/FV6OGPVIADRI4BG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/OGPV/IADRI4BG/FV6OGPVIADRI4BG.SMALL.jpg cestymour The video above shows all the steps described in this instructable so please watch the video before reading more.Okay, actually, it is only the video which lasts 4 minutes,but the construction took about 200 hours. But if you plan to do it, do not pay attention to the whole workload.I will explain a...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 11:20:49 PDT
Portable Wireless MAME Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Wireless-MAME-Controller/
Portable Wireless MAME Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/O23N/IAAWNWFV/FDPO23NIAAWNWFV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/O23N/IAAWNWFV/FDPO23NIAAWNWFV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/O23N/IAAWNWFV/FDPO23NIAAWNWFV.SMALL.jpg steverleroux Description:This project will allow you to fabricate a Portable Wireless MAME Controller. The MAME (Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator) box I used was a Raspberry Pi running Advanced Mame but any box supporting USB can be used.The Idea:Many years ago I made a upright MAME arcade cabinet with a persona...
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Sat, 30 May 2015 16:00:24 PDT
MakeyMakey: How to play Gravity Guy by jumping http://www.instructables.com/id/MakeyMakey-How-to-play-Gravity-Guy-by-jumping/
MakeyMakey: How to play Gravity Guy by jumping - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/LTYU/IA56P1H0/FMGLTYUIA56P1H0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/LTYU/IA56P1H0/FMGLTYUIA56P1H0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/LTYU/IA56P1H0/FMGLTYUIA56P1H0.SMALL.jpg makerspace_burch Playing games in a traditional way with your keyboard or mouse can be really boring. To make a great system for group playing you only need a MaKey MaKey and a few wires, along with a bit of aluminum foil. Making a platform for jumping You simply need to cover 5 notebooks with aluminum foil and g...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 05:35:17 PDT
Making a Crossy Road Chicken http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Crossy-Road-Chicken/
Making a Crossy Road Chicken - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/JZLE/I9FGRM7I/F4QJZLEI9FGRM7I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/JZLE/I9FGRM7I/F4QJZLEI9FGRM7I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/JZLE/I9FGRM7I/F4QJZLEI9FGRM7I.SMALL.jpg FPSXGames Here's how I made a wooden chicken from the popular mobile game Crossy Road. I used scrap wood for this project, mostly MDF. I didn't have any measurements for this when I made it, I just winged it, (pun intended).I started with the body, using an offcut of MDF which was 3x 18mm glued together fro...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 12:09:15 PDT
NES MAX Joystick Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/NES-MAX-Joystick-Mod/
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By: Nickel-less

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Sat, 2 May 2015 20:34:40 PDT
Racing Seat 2.1 + Passenger Seat http://www.instructables.com/id/Racing-Seat-21/
Racing Seat 2.1 + Passenger Seat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/ZUFX/I9JR4IHV/FIXZUFXI9JR4IHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/ZUFX/I9JR4IHV/FIXZUFXI9JR4IHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/ZUFX/I9JR4IHV/FIXZUFXI9JR4IHV.SMALL.jpg Handkaes One day we were playing a racing game on the Xbox 360. Had to find out that playin racing games on a little tiny controller is not that much fun. So we came up with the idea to get a racing seat, Force Feedback Steering Wheel with pedals and started constructing and building a need gameseat. We call...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:28:48 PDT
Digital High Score Display for Game Room / Arcade http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-High-Score-Display-for-Game-Room-Arcade/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 22:47:12 PDT
Vibration triggers on PlayStation 3 Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Vibration-triggers-on-DualShock-3/
Vibration triggers on PlayStation 3 Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/EUU3/I8EBHSJH/F2QEUU3I8EBHSJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/EUU3/I8EBHSJH/F2QEUU3I8EBHSJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/EUU3/I8EBHSJH/F2QEUU3I8EBHSJH.SMALL.jpg tbukreev Hello, everyone!Have you heard that new Xbox One has 4 vibration motors? 2 in the handles, as usual, and 2 built into the bumpers (triggers)? Like so, it can provide force feedback when you shoot somebody's head off in Call of Duty. Well then, those are just two small motors – why can't we have them...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 22:15:27 PDT
Foamboard Master Sword (unpowered) from Legend of Zelda Windwaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Foamboard-Master-Sword-unpowered-from-Legend-of-Ze/
Foamboard Master Sword (unpowered) from Legend of Zelda Windwaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/Y3I0/I6YY1Q55/FLWY3I0I6YY1Q55.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/Y3I0/I6YY1Q55/FLWY3I0I6YY1Q55.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/Y3I0/I6YY1Q55/FLWY3I0I6YY1Q55.SMALL.jpg Cairdy Crafts Welcome to another instructable from Cairdy Crafts!Recently, I've got into making foamboard swords and shields in a big way and, being a big Legend of Zelda fan, I started looking into the different swords Link wields. It turns out he handles over 50 swords spanning the different LoZ games. So, I ...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 15:43:13 PDT
Board Game - MakeyMakey http://www.instructables.com/id/Board-Game-MakeyMakey/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:39:25 PST
Dragon Age Inquisition Foam Board Shield tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Dragon-Age-Inquisition-Foam-Board-Shield-tutorial/
Dragon Age Inquisition Foam Board Shield tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/RTOW/I63EZV06/FQTRTOWI63EZV06.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/RTOW/I63EZV06/FQTRTOWI63EZV06.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/RTOW/I63EZV06/FQTRTOWI63EZV06.SMALL.jpg Cairdy Crafts Hey there! If you're a bit of a gaming geek like me and have really enjoyed played Dragon Age Inquisition (farewell social life...) then you might be wishing you could make your own momento of the game. Well, look no further! Follow these instructions and you can make your very own Dragon Age Inq...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 12:58:38 PST
Cardboard Feet DDR http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Feet-DDR/
Cardboard Feet DDR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/REBD/I50XP4PZ/FY7REBDI50XP4PZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/REBD/I50XP4PZ/FY7REBDI50XP4PZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/REBD/I50XP4PZ/FY7REBDI50XP4PZ.SMALL.jpg smalltortoise For more projects and a summary follow up from our January build night, please see this thread!This is a fun project that lets you control a Dance Dance Revolution type of game with mini cardboard feet.This uses the MaKey MaKey, an electronics invention kit that connects to a computer with USB 2.0. ...
By: smalltortoise

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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 21:15:10 PST
Stand Up Arcade Controllers using Adult Walkers http://www.instructables.com/id/Stand-Up-Arcade-Controllers-using-Adult-Walkers/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:44:49 PST
How to make a Minecraft axe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Minecraft-axe/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 15:35:28 PST
Plywood Arcade Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Arcade-Machine/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 21:53:26 PST
Project Ingrid – turns your chair into the pilot seat! http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-Ingrid-turns-your-chair-into-the-pilot-sea/
Project Ingrid – turns your chair into the pilot seat! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/OIDS/I49RQ9AN/FUIOIDSI49RQ9AN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/OIDS/I49RQ9AN/FUIOIDSI49RQ9AN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/OIDS/I49RQ9AN/FUIOIDSI49RQ9AN.SMALL.jpg Mikhail Yurasov Project Ingrid is the first Internet-connected gaming controller that allows you to control VR applications and games by simply tilting your body while sitting in your favorite chair. Powered by Intel Edison platform it uses load sensors along with custom device driver that allows it to be used as ...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 05:10:57 PST
Mario Mural http://www.instructables.com/id/Mario-Mural/
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 13:04:57 PST
Full scale Fighter Jet Cockpit from cardboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-scale-Fighter-Jet-Cockpit-from-cardboard/
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:13:19 PST
Ikeakade - Hidden Arcade Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikeakade-Hidden-Arcade-Cabinet/
Ikeakade - Hidden Arcade Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/Q2M0/IASCUSFV/FSLQ2M0IASCUSFV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/Q2M0/IASCUSFV/FSLQ2M0IASCUSFV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/Q2M0/IASCUSFV/FSLQ2M0IASCUSFV.SMALL.jpg processedmeat Welcome to Ikeakade! 99.5% Done! As a child of the 80's, I've always had a place in my heart for these arcade games that I spent countless hours and quarters on. Some of my fondest memories include my generous dad taking me and my younger brother to the arcade, giving us a bunch of tokens, hanging ...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 23:12:24 PST
Supercade - How to Design and Build a Bar Top MAME Arcade http://www.instructables.com/id/Supercade-How-to-Design-and-Build-a-Bar-Top-MAME-A/
Supercade - How to Design and Build a Bar Top MAME Arcade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/TTN3/I327LP01/FFPTTN3I327LP01.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/TTN3/I327LP01/FFPTTN3I327LP01.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/TTN3/I327LP01/FFPTTN3I327LP01.SMALL.jpg rghoff Doing a MAME (Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator) machine build is one of the more challenging DIY projects you will come across in terms of skill sets and tools. By the time you are done, you will have used your wood working/furniture building, electrician, painting/finishing, PC building and, final...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 19:13:10 PST
Zelda cross stitch clock + pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Zelda-cross-stitch-clock-pattern/
Zelda cross stitch clock + pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/QMGE/I301LY9A/FQEQMGEI301LY9A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/QMGE/I301LY9A/FQEQMGEI301LY9A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/QMGE/I301LY9A/FQEQMGEI301LY9A.SMALL.jpg ExquiseMarquise I made this clock after BunnieBard's great tutorial for a boo clock. All credit goes to her. Thanks for a fantastic idea!I'll shamelessly copy what I have written about cross stitching in my other cross stitching tutorials. If you're already familiar with cross stitching, you can go directly to ste...
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:25:52 PST
Raspberry Pi Emulator Console for the Backseat http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Emulator-Console-for-the-Backseat/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 19:58:56 PDT
Kinect Laser Harp http://www.instructables.com/id/Kinect-Laser-Harp/
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 09:43:11 PST
Puzzle and Dragons beginner's guide (updated for version 8.0) http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-and-Dragons-beginners-guide/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:52:50 PDT
Super Mario Mushroom Birdhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Mario-Mushroom-Birdhouse/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:52:06 PDT
Foamboard Minecraft Diamond Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Foamboard-Minecraft-Diamond-Sword/
Foamboard Minecraft Diamond Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/DE3S/I0HYSM0Y/FPIDE3SI0HYSM0Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/DE3S/I0HYSM0Y/FPIDE3SI0HYSM0Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/DE3S/I0HYSM0Y/FPIDE3SI0HYSM0Y.SMALL.jpg Cairdy Crafts As a final project for Minecraft Month over at CairdyCrafts, we will be making diamond swords out of foam board! Check out the video below for a step by step video guide to go with this Instructable! Edit: There may be a bonus Minecraft project coming out this coming Friday! Stay tuned... Coll...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 12:32:27 PDT
Video Game Console Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Video-Game-Console-Cabinet/
Video Game Console Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/S5O5/HZ88RL2A/FYMS5O5HZ88RL2A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/S5O5/HZ88RL2A/FYMS5O5HZ88RL2A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/S5O5/HZ88RL2A/FYMS5O5HZ88RL2A.SMALL.jpg ThereIs0nly0ne This is an all-in-one cabinet I designed and built for my son's XBOX. I wanted something a little unusual looking and able to accommodate the console itself and a speaker system. The height of the middle of the screen is at eye level when he's sitting in front of it.Skill level - intermediate.Materi...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 05:27:38 PDT