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GamePad Zero: a Raspberry Pi Retro Gaming Rig inside an Original NES Controller #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

April 15, 2017 Jessica

Via howchoo

What’s cooler than running all your favorite emulated games on a $10 computer? Putting that computer into an original NES controller, of course. Introducing: the GamePad Zero.

I decided to install a Raspberry Pi Zero W (wireless) into an original Nintendo controller, solder the original controller’s circuit board to the Pi’s GPIO (general-purpose input/output) pins, and 3D print a new bottom half of the controller housing to store it all neatly. This allows us to play games using the original controller. Pretty neat.

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