26 Jan '15, 12pm

The Proper Use for a Gameboy Advance Carrying Case

The Proper Use for a Gameboy Advance Carrying Case

About a decade ago, Nintendo released a Game Boy Advance carrying case in the shape of a Game Boy Advance. It was the obvious answer to the original brick Game Boy carrying case every eight year old had in 1990. This jumbo-sized Game Boy Advance case also makes a really good platform for a console mod, which is exactly what [frostefires] got when he put an N64 in one. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen this bit of old Nintendo paraphernalia used to house an N64 . A few years ago, [Hailrazer] used the same GBA carrying case as the body of an N64 build. There were a few shortcomings in that build, most importantly the removal of the D pad. [frostedfires]’ build fixes this oversight. Inside the GBA enclosure is a 4.3 inch screen, a replacement Gamecube joystick, an SNES D pad, and of course the entire N64 circuit board with a few modifications. [frostedfires] entered this i...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2015/01/26/the-proper-use-for-a-gameb...

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