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Scale Gameboy arcade
« on: October 24, 2013, 04:29:07 pm »
We had a break, but now we're back...........The bartop isn't even finished yet and we've started the next project

it will be free standing, have a green/black hyperspin theme, and two nes controllers so we can play nes!

we're thinking of having a remove-able cartridge as well......

watch this space.


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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2013, 11:25:50 pm »
The hardest part of this build will be to find a 17", 160x144 grayscale monitor.  ;)

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« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2013, 02:28:40 am »
Yvan is right. What is you plan for the monitor? Even if you go with a nice LCD is it going to have a gray scale tint to it? It would be cool to keep it scale but it would kill playing NES and other games with it.

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2013, 08:21:40 am »
In all seriousness I think the major problem will finding a GB emulator that will run at full screen res and not look goofy.  Good idea.  Looking forward to seeing this one completed.

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #4 on: October 27, 2013, 03:42:58 pm »
Some progress updates;



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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #5 on: October 28, 2013, 05:10:20 am »
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« Last Edit: February 12, 2015, 03:57:02 pm by Louis Tully »

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #6 on: October 28, 2013, 12:58:54 pm »
I think this is super cool.
Perhaps GameBoy emulation might not look that good, but I'm sure its still worth playing.
I think this would look amazing in someones games room.
I'm looking forward to watching this come together.
F'n cool!

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #7 on: October 28, 2013, 02:23:00 pm »
Bonus design points if the speaker is place on the bottom right.  Are you going to add that weird chin in that same spot?  What is its depth going to be?

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #8 on: October 28, 2013, 03:02:24 pm »
Planned a build like this with my lady friend. If I build it it would have a real GBC in it and woudl hack it to output to VGA, so no emulator. This way the giant game carts I make for it would really work!

Damn these giant gameboy builds makes me want to go back to my workshop in the USA  :hissy:

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #9 on: October 28, 2013, 03:06:02 pm »
Yes the speaker is going to be in the coner...and so is the funky angle..... going to be scale..... 8x infact  :D

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #10 on: October 28, 2013, 03:42:09 pm »
I went to a gamestop or gameworks what ever was next to hollywood video that had a neat setup.  It was a 4' by 3' (whatever scale is) that hung from the corner like a hospital TV.  It was promoting the Nintendo Game Cube and Gameboy player along with the wavebird.


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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #11 on: October 29, 2013, 06:27:42 am »
More progress pics;








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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #12 on: October 29, 2013, 10:17:23 am »
Holy cow, it's going to take quadruple-D batteries for that thing!

Bonus points if you really put a scaled batteries compartment on the back with removable panel and all details.  ;D

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« Reply #13 on: October 29, 2013, 10:20:06 am »
this is too awesome
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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #14 on: October 29, 2013, 03:14:44 pm »
Festool..... I like Festool! Lucky  :censored:

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« Reply #15 on: October 29, 2013, 04:06:29 pm »
AMAZING, great concept idea. Would you be able to perhaps source a large sheet of tinted plexi for the screen bezel?

And to take it to the next level you could paint it with that plati-coat paint to give it the classic 90's texture

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #16 on: October 29, 2013, 04:58:59 pm »
This is an interesting build.
Looks like some fancy saws you have there too.

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« Reply #17 on: October 29, 2013, 09:14:33 pm »
Holy cow, it's going to take quadruple-D batteries for that thing!

Bonus points if you really put a scaled batteries compartment on the back with removable panel and all details.  ;D

Watch this space!  ;)

Would you be able to perhaps source a large sheet of tinted plexi for the screen bezel?

We use a local glass merchant. we make a template from paper...... the machine scans it, then CNCs (yes CNC) the glass sheet. I was amazed!

But i'm getting ahead of myself now...... i don't want to spoil everything for you just yet  ;)

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #18 on: October 30, 2013, 05:34:56 pm »
Got chin!








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« Reply #19 on: October 30, 2013, 05:46:15 pm »
Very impressive

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #20 on: October 30, 2013, 05:49:29 pm »
Wha?  It looks like your mdf melted.

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #21 on: October 31, 2013, 08:07:12 pm »
Oh god, Festools.  Sooo jealous.  I love that pro-sawboard setup they sell.

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #22 on: November 01, 2013, 01:12:51 pm »
Very nice idea for making that corner! But how will you merge that franken-corner with the bottom and right-side panels?

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« Reply #23 on: November 01, 2013, 03:49:03 pm »
I gotta see this!
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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #24 on: November 01, 2013, 07:27:50 pm »
two nes controllers

Wait, wait.  The giant d-pad and buttons are going to be functional right?

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #25 on: November 01, 2013, 07:48:41 pm »
the icade 8bitty blue tooth controller is cheap on thinkgeek. It was yesterday anyhow.  It still is today.
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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #26 on: November 01, 2013, 08:10:12 pm »
If it is going to have functional giant buttons, I can't imagine trying to do a diagonal jump.

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« Reply #27 on: November 01, 2013, 08:40:56 pm »
If it is going to have functional giant buttons, I can't imagine trying to do a diagonal jump.

Couples bonding time.

'Nuf said.

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #28 on: November 02, 2013, 05:34:55 pm »
Button and D-pad details;




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« Reply #29 on: November 02, 2013, 06:25:24 pm »
OH GOD THIS IS AWESOME!

Please, please put a real gameboy in it! Then do the VGA mod to the gameboy so you can port it to the bigger screen. Then make working giant games that you can put in the top. OH GOD PLEASE!!!

You can take apart the old games PCBs and make a giant case for it and a giant PCB connector!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #30 on: November 02, 2013, 06:36:00 pm »
OH GOD THIS IS AWESOME!

Please, please put a real gameboy in it! Then do the VGA mod to the gameboy so you can port it to the bigger screen. Then make working giant games that you can put in the top. OH GOD PLEASE!!!

You can take apart the old games PCBs and make a giant case for it and a giant PCB connector!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I second this!  or as a backup plan It really wouldn't be that hard to use a Super Gameboy in an SNES if you can't get a hacked gameboy to work properly.

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #31 on: November 02, 2013, 07:08:01 pm »
So do you measure a gameboy?  Have you dismantled it?  Or are you using measurements found online?

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« Reply #32 on: November 02, 2013, 09:25:35 pm »
OH GOD THIS IS AWESOME!

Please, please put a real gameboy in it! Then do the VGA mod to the gameboy so you can port it to the bigger screen. Then make working giant games that you can put in the top. OH GOD PLEASE!!!

You can take apart the old games PCBs and make a giant case for it and a giant PCB connector!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

hmmmmmmmmmmmmm that sounds awesome! lol

So do you measure a gameboy?  Have you dismantled it?  Or are you using measurements found online?

if i understand your question correctly..... we just measured a Gameboy and up scaled it.

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #33 on: November 02, 2013, 10:18:41 pm »

So do you measure a gameboy?  Have you dismantled it?  Or are you using measurements found online?

if i understand your question correctly..... we just measured a Gameboy and up scaled it.

What is the ratio anyhow?

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« Reply #34 on: November 02, 2013, 10:57:35 pm »

hmmmmmmmmmmmmm that sounds awesome! lol


The mob has spoken at this point. I think you're almost morally obligated to appease this idea or get out of town as fast as you can.

(i just want to see a giant scale removable Tetris cartridge, with artwork, that has a small hidden slot for plugging in any actual size cartridge.) You get that nailed down and this build is headed for Gizmodo quality publicity. Tech/Geek blogs everywhere would eat this up with your level of precision.

I mean, just look how simple this thing is inside. I doubt it would be hard to hack a couple old ones found in a game trader, or off ebay.












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« Reply #35 on: November 02, 2013, 11:18:36 pm »
10 year old me just had a heart attack looking at those pics of a gutted Gameboy.   :o

Very nice project, keep the pics coming.


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« Reply #36 on: November 02, 2013, 11:38:28 pm »
 ;D

I remember owning a first run gameboy when i was little. it was so old it didn't even have security screws holding it together. That came in handy when the black version came out. I grabbed a #2 phillips and gutted it to paint the enclosure.  I know that thing is around my place here somewhere. I wish i'd have kept it in the same place as my gameboy colour.

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #37 on: November 03, 2013, 11:17:12 am »
I second the idea of going with a SNES + Super GameBoy and giant game cartridges.

Extra bonus points if you make giant game cartridges with labels and everything for these four classic games:
  • Tetris
  • Super Mario Land
  • The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening
  • Metroid II: Return of Samus

You might want to have those carts made by CNC to have a giant "Nintendo" engraved at the top like the real carts.

Also, I am wondering how you made the concave areas around the gamepad and buttons.  :dizzy:

P.S.: are you going to round up the edges of the select and start buttons slots? Will you add a 1/4" stereo audio jack on the bottom panel once you're at that point in the build?
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« Reply #38 on: November 03, 2013, 01:27:42 pm »
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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #39 on: November 03, 2013, 02:35:54 pm »
This ones already way better then that one.  Like come on? Door handles?

I know it's your call no mater what way you decide to go with it, but my vote is you sacrifice a couple gameboys before you go the super gameboy copout way.

Oh yeah, and milling the Nintendo into the carts would be bad ass.

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« Reply #40 on: November 03, 2013, 02:42:19 pm »

The mob has spoken at this point. I think you're almost morally obligated to appease this idea or get out of town as fast as you can.


We are in discussion about this project now..... it's kinda moving away from what we intended it to be...(and that's fine)...we caught it early......so its not too late to make some giant headphones to go with it lol.

We enjoy building and documenting the build process of the cabs, and love the feedback we get from the community......that's what it's all about. so watch this space!.......

Am i right in thinking you guys would like to see a 8 x scale Gameboy running official Gameboy internals......with removable carts?

the monitor has two video inputs....so in theory we could switch between Gameboy hardware and emulation (for snes, nes etc)

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« Reply #41 on: November 03, 2013, 02:54:31 pm »
Some skilled Router work is all you need for the Nintendo logo. I wish I was in California so I could start building my own, but living vicariously through this thread is all I got right now man!!! I needs ma fix!!!  :hissy:

http://gameman.loungespot.com/play/

Can't find it, but does this guy use a computer in it? In which case he doesn't have real working game cartridges.

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« Reply #42 on: November 03, 2013, 03:00:14 pm »
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« Reply #43 on: November 03, 2013, 03:43:25 pm »
Thanks tully.

Then here is your time to shine man! Make the thing a legit giant gameboy!!!!!

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« Reply #44 on: November 03, 2013, 03:46:41 pm »
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« Reply #45 on: November 03, 2013, 04:01:31 pm »

The mob has spoken at this point. I think you're almost morally obligated to appease this idea or get out of town as fast as you can.


We are in discussion about this project now..... it's kinda moving away from what we intended it to be...(and that's fine)...we caught it early......so its not too late to make some giant headphones to go with it lol.

We enjoy building and documenting the build process of the cabs, and love the feedback we get from the community......that's what it's all about. so watch this space!.......

Am i right in thinking you guys would like to see a 8 x scale Gameboy running official Gameboy internals......with removable carts?

the monitor has two video inputs....so in theory we could switch between Gameboy hardware and emulation (for snes, nes etc)


I don't know, and this is only my opinion. But with such an amazing job you've done blowing up in scale like this, i'd almost say the work you've done thus far would be slapped in the face if you didn't sacrifice a gameboy to run it. I say go official gameboy internals. Make life easy on yourself and make one removable cart (i don't know, Tetris, just cause it was the original bundle) but have a hidden place on that cart you can put in real GB carts. Maybe you have to actually take out the giant cart to fit in the actual one. Maybe the slot for actual carts is on the back inside of the giant cart slot of the gameboy itself. That way you wouldn't have to wire the big cart to the big gameboy.  Or you could go all out and scrap small carts to put in a handful of big ones that will work like the real thing.

Then yeah, throw a shuttle PC in for regular emulation. that sounds really cool.

...but for the love of god. Please, no door handles.   :laugh:

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« Reply #46 on: November 03, 2013, 04:23:24 pm »
This one looks alright....

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« Reply #47 on: November 03, 2013, 04:52:55 pm »

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #48 on: November 03, 2013, 04:57:04 pm »
But with such an amazing job you've done blowing up in scale like this, i'd almost say the work you've done thus far would be slapped in the face if you didn't sacrifice a gameboy to run it.

Hyperbole much?  ;D
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« Reply #49 on: November 03, 2013, 05:01:23 pm »
But with such an amazing job you've done blowing up in scale like this, i'd almost say the work you've done thus far would be slapped in the face if you didn't sacrifice a gameboy to run it.

Hyperbole much?  ;D
As a matter of fact I just got done bowling a ton of hyper bowl.

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« Reply #50 on: November 03, 2013, 05:10:00 pm »
The problem is taking the Game Boy video output and converting it to VGA or DVI. It can be done, but it's much more complicated than simply using a SNES with a Super Game Boy.

The good news is, someone else already did all the hard work:

As for the carts, you absolutely need to have a scaled PCB with "pins" on the giant carts, with wires inside the cart to go to a real cart housed inside. At that scale, I'm guessing a hand-made edge connector for the giant Game Boy will work fine and be relatively easy to do.  ;D

edit: I just read the "Intercepting the Gameboy LCD" page and it's quite easy to do if you have something fast enough to capture the data. Converting that data into a VGA or DVI signal is another story but I think there's boards out there to do exactly that.

The last problem will probably be about scaling the image properly so that it doesn't look like washed-out crap. You do want clean, sharp, big square pixels on that giant display, right?  ;)

The Game Boy is/was 160x144 pixels, so you have a choice between the following resolutions if you want perfect scaling:
  • 160x144
  • 320x288
  • 480x432
  • 640x576
  • 800x720
  • 960x864
  • 1120x1008
  • 1280x1152

It's a perfect match on the horizontal scale for normal VGA/SVGA/etc resolutions but it's another story for the vertical scale. For perfect scaling you will need to use a resolution that's one-scale behind the native resolution of the display (ex: 1120x1008 on a 1280x1024 display). That means a border around the Game Boy image but the pixels on the real console didn't go completely to the edge either, so it's still "perfect" when you think about it. What display are you going to use? Since you have already cut the LCD area I'm guessing you already have one ready to use and the scale of your giant Game Boy is probably based on that display, so what size is it, what is the resolution and which inputs does it have?

edit 2: added templates of the native LCD resolutions vs the maximum perfect scaling of 160x144 that can fit inside each.
edit 3: removed the black/grey images since I posted new ones with Zelda screenshot a few posts below.
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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #51 on: November 03, 2013, 05:32:31 pm »
As for the carts, you absolutely need to have a scaled PCB with "pins" on the giant carts, with wires inside the cart to go to a real cart housed inside. At that scale, I'm guessing a hand-made edge connector for the giant Game Boy will work fine and be relatively easy to do.  ;D

This is exactly what I was trying to describe!

Giant gameboy carts, that actually work!!!

The thing with the super gameboy is a good idea but doesn't it have some lame border around the game you are playing? I faintly remember that annoying the hell out of me......

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« Reply #52 on: November 03, 2013, 05:38:24 pm »
The thing with the super gameboy is a good idea but doesn't it have some lame border around the game you are playing? I faintly remember that annoying the hell out of me......



I totally forgot about those, but wasn't there a way to play zoomed-in to remove the border?

Anyway, since all the hard work of decoding the LCD lines has already been done, I don't see the SNES + Super Game Boy idea as a valid option anymore, especially if the result of reading the LCD data from a real Game Boy can give giant sharp square pixels with no anti-aliasing whatsoever.  >:D
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« Reply #53 on: November 03, 2013, 06:24:20 pm »
Black screens with grey borders doesn't do it justice, here's real results without anti-aliasing for the Game Boy zoomed display. A 1280x1024 LCD is clearly needed to have the biggest, perfectly-scaled image.

Then again, the Game Boy-style LCD overlay/bezel could simply mask the giant black border around the Game Boy image.  ???

You need to click on the 4th image to display it at its native size.








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« Reply #56 on: November 06, 2013, 09:18:30 pm »
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« Reply #57 on: November 07, 2013, 04:42:08 am »
NAH BRA!

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« Reply #59 on: November 07, 2013, 10:41:38 am »
Three months since the last update, what's happening?  :P

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« Reply #60 on: November 07, 2013, 10:46:08 am »
What ever happened to this build?  It's been 3 years since it was updated.  Rize zombie thread, RIZE.

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« Reply #61 on: November 07, 2013, 10:56:23 am »
Giant carts is a little overkill unless one cart runs every game.

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« Reply #62 on: November 07, 2013, 12:07:35 pm »
The project got scrapped.  He's making a giant Wonderswan Color instead.

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« Reply #63 on: November 07, 2013, 12:31:27 pm »
Nope, doing a 5:1 scale replica of the following, but how do you output the video?

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« Reply #64 on: November 07, 2013, 12:47:27 pm »
Giant carts is a little overkill unless one cart runs every game.

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« Reply #65 on: November 07, 2013, 01:36:41 pm »
I am sorry for outburst earlier....I have gotten myself intoxicated and saw the error of my ways.

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« Reply #66 on: November 07, 2013, 02:51:19 pm »
Giant carts is a little overkill unless one cart runs every game.

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What was that from?

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« Reply #67 on: November 07, 2013, 09:27:43 pm »
Giant carts is a little overkill unless one cart runs every game.

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What was that from?

Fudge nuts. I can't remember. Anchorman maybe...?

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« Reply #68 on: November 07, 2013, 10:49:22 pm »
Giant carts is a little overkill unless one cart runs every game.

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What was that from?

A Billy Mays Meme pic/variant or Popular (1999-2001)?


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« Reply #69 on: November 07, 2013, 11:01:57 pm »
Giant carts is a little overkill unless one cart runs every game.

YOU SHUT YOUR WHORE MOUTH
What was that from?

A Billy Mays Meme pic/variant or Popular (1999-2001)?


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Yep. I use that one all the time :D    It's I'm quite popular around here.  ::)   #Sarcasm

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« Reply #70 on: November 09, 2013, 09:08:51 am »
LOL ok ok........

Ok i've been looking at the gameboy to VGA converter....... this goes way...beyond anything i have done with electrics before...... does anybody know of a kit....or a site that will give me more info that a utter VGA noob can understand.......


More updates;

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« Reply #71 on: November 09, 2013, 09:42:19 am »
Hell I would do the VGA mod for you if I were still at home (USA). There aren't any kits that I know of, perhaps we can help you understand the information better?

 :applaud:

Looks pretty crisp on a VGA too. This would look badass in your giant gameboy!

Gameboy VGA video output to monitor



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« Reply #72 on: November 09, 2013, 10:05:17 am »
The mod seems to be pretty involved, you may have much difficulty accomplishing this hack. Integrating it into an FPGA might be a bit tricky if you have never messed with one before.

Does anyone know it playing a non-color gameboy game on a gameboy advance looks legit? I ask this because there is a GBA to tv adapter already

http://www.gameboy-advance.net/accessories/gba_to_tv_adapter.htm

Hmmmm.......

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« Reply #73 on: November 09, 2013, 10:25:28 am »
Actually this might even work better if the original GB games look good on it.

http://www.k1gba.com/gba-console-team-hardware-system-multiplayer-out-p-37.html

It is a fake gameboy advance sp, but it has dedicated video out to a television!

2012 GBA Clone (Multiplayer, 100% Compatibility, Homebrew, TV Out)


Hope all of this helps somehow.


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« Reply #74 on: November 09, 2013, 04:04:55 pm »
Hell I would do the VGA mod for you if I were still at home (USA). There aren't any kits that I know of, perhaps we can help you understand the information better?

 :applaud:

Looks pretty crisp on a VGA too. This would look badass in your giant gameboy!

Gameboy VGA video output to monitor



When I read this the first time I thought Cory Typed " This would look badass in our giant gameboy!

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« Reply #75 on: November 09, 2013, 05:05:43 pm »
haha  :laugh2:

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« Reply #76 on: November 11, 2013, 08:29:12 pm »
6 month thread bump!

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« Reply #77 on: November 11, 2013, 10:54:21 pm »
I'm just wondering what kind of giant LED will be used for the power indicator.

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« Reply #78 on: November 11, 2013, 11:04:53 pm »
I'm just wondering what kind of giant LED will be used for the power indicator.

Smart money's on a 6 D-Cell Maglight with a red filter. maybe laid on its side with a mirror directing the light to the hole. Cause i mean, it's bright enough for scale, but with 6 D-Cells, its just a bit too long to put directly up to the hole...


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« Reply #79 on: November 11, 2013, 11:05:56 pm »
...swear to god, if you guys wire in a maglight i'm gonna laugh.

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« Reply #80 on: November 11, 2013, 11:45:35 pm »
The Maglight's too wimpy.

Use one of these with a red filter.   >:D

Bezel Diameter - 1.37 inches
Output White Light - 500 lumens    :dizzy:

You'll need to use an external power supply and about 3" of 5/8" dowel to make a replacement battery plug.  :lol


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« Reply #81 on: November 12, 2013, 12:17:10 am »
The Maglight's too wimpy.

Use one of these with a red filter.   >:D
Bezel Diameter - 1.37 inches
Output White Light - 500 lumens    :dizzy:

You'll need to use an external power supply and about 3" of 5/8" dowel to make a replacement battery plug.  :lol


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« Reply #82 on: November 12, 2013, 01:18:24 am »
I thought we were going for "over-the-top" ideas, but figured the 12v 1-million-candlepower spotlight was just a bit too big for this one.   :laugh2:




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« Reply #83 on: November 12, 2013, 05:56:02 am »
I'm just wondering what kind of giant LED will be used for the power indicator.

Smart money's on a 6 D-Cell Maglight with a red filter. maybe laid on its side with a mirror directing the light to the hole. Cause i mean, it's bright enough for scale, but with 6 D-Cells, its just a bit too long to put directly up to the hole...


wish I had that problem

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« Reply #84 on: November 13, 2013, 08:26:45 am »
Was thinking a red LED arcade button, this would be behind the glass bezel and won't be press-able.

that just one idea though...... worried about this VGA converter though.


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« Reply #85 on: November 13, 2013, 09:04:43 am »
some times the simplest Ideas......
Was thinking a red LED arcade button, this would be behind the glass bezel and won't be press-able.

that just one idea though...... worried about this VGA converter though.



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« Reply #86 on: November 13, 2013, 09:12:41 am »
I like the idea of the button for the power led.  I was just wondering if it would be conducive to actually cut a hole out of plexi or put install it so that it sits above the plexi serving as both the power led and power button.  Just a thought.

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« Reply #87 on: November 13, 2013, 09:48:21 am »
http://www.k1gba.com/

Get the GBA SP I mentioned before and it already has TV out

I think that would work best for our your projcet if you can't tackle the VGA mod on an original. Or if you have the money I am sure you can find someone on a forum somewhere that has one or is willing to mod one for you.

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« Reply #88 on: November 13, 2013, 11:59:55 am »
The red button is a great idea. It should give the same look and feel of the LED on an actual Gameboy. I would stick with it under the glass. If your going to make this b*tch as realistic as possible build a real working power switch.  I'd assume your planning on painting the backside of the plexiglass grey for that same top glass effect?

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« Reply #89 on: November 13, 2013, 12:22:10 pm »
You guys have apparently forgotten what the Gameboy era was truly like, a day when these were slapped on everything:

http://www.amazon.com/Rhode-Island-Novelty-Police-Beacon/dp/B0011CZV5A

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« Reply #90 on: November 13, 2013, 04:27:04 pm »
Please tell me you'll be using RetroArch's Gameboy shader for this project.....


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« Reply #91 on: November 14, 2013, 08:12:38 am »
Please tell me you'll be using RetroArch's Gameboy shader for this project.....




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« Reply #92 on: November 14, 2013, 09:36:32 am »
Are you not paying attention!

We They are using an LCD screen with a real gameboy!

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« Reply #93 on: November 14, 2013, 09:54:17 am »
it will be free standing, have a green/black hyperspin theme, and two nes controllers so we can play nes!

Are you not paying attention!

We They are using an LCD screen with a real gameboy!

Well, I you want them to use a real gameboy.  That wasn't the intent in the beginning.

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« Reply #94 on: November 14, 2013, 10:40:01 am »
it will be free standing, have a green/black hyperspin theme, and two nes controllers so we can play nes!

Are you not paying attention!

We They are using an LCD screen with a real gameboy!

Well, I you want them to use a real gameboy.  That wasn't the intent in the beginning.

Eric don't interrupt Cory when he's talking about what jahilton doesn't want.   >:D

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« Reply #95 on: November 14, 2013, 10:47:18 am »
Eric don't interrupt Cory when he's talking about what jahilton doesn't want.   >:D

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« Reply #96 on: November 14, 2013, 12:04:02 pm »
it will be free standing, have a green/black hyperspin theme, and two nes controllers so we can play nes!

Are you not paying attention!

We They are using an LCD screen with a real gameboy!

Well, I you want them to use a real gameboy.  That wasn't the intent in the beginning.

Eric don't interrupt Cory when he's talking about what jahilton doesn't want.   >:D

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« Reply #97 on: November 14, 2013, 06:00:26 pm »
Cory is in charge now?

Why do I feel like we're all on a bus heading down the freeway and we just discovered our bus driver quietly just died in his sleep. 

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« Reply #98 on: November 14, 2013, 06:29:39 pm »
This can't end well LOL

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« Reply #99 on: November 14, 2013, 07:48:44 pm »
Cory is in charge now?

Why do I feel like we're all on a bus heading down the freeway and we just discovered our bus driver quietly just died in his sleep.


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« Reply #100 on: November 14, 2013, 09:16:52 pm »
Don't mess with Cory, Not when he's, we're, they're building a hive.

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« Reply #103 on: November 15, 2013, 07:33:47 am »
When the Festool saw and carvex jigsaw made apperances I was like whoa, someone's got some pro-am power tools with serious intent . . . . . and then Cory.

Great project, keep rocking it.

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« Reply #105 on: November 15, 2013, 11:49:01 am »
When the Festool saw and carvex jigsaw made apperances I was like whoa, someone's got some pro-am power tools with serious intent . . . . . and then Cory.

Great project, keep rocking it.

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« Reply #106 on: November 15, 2013, 10:33:07 pm »
More updates;

Ok i'm really starting to stress about the vga out now.......the GBa tv out thing......can that be convert to VGA? does the GAa even play GB classic games???? also i'm sure we'd lose points if we used a GBa and not GB Classic!

If anybody knows anybody that can really help me with the VGA output (or where i can buy one!)....please post away!

WTF........








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« Reply #107 on: November 15, 2013, 10:49:24 pm »
Yes, the whole GameBoy line is back compatible up to the GameBoy SP, the first folder model.  The SP will play GameBoy, GameBoy Color, and GameBoy Advance games.

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« Reply #108 on: November 16, 2013, 06:59:29 am »
Looks lovely!!!

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« Reply #109 on: November 16, 2013, 07:02:10 am »
You can use any RCA to VGA converter to handle that. I used one on my recent Half-Size build and it was perfect.

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« Reply #110 on: November 16, 2013, 01:01:56 pm »
Just throw a computer in there and be done with it. ;-)
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« Reply #111 on: November 16, 2013, 04:21:31 pm »
JUST WOW

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« Reply #112 on: November 16, 2013, 05:01:52 pm »
Just throw a computer in there and be done with it. ;-)

NOOOOOO!!

Has to have giant gameboy games that actually work. Even if you can't do the VGA mod easily, at least it will be easy to use a GBA SP w\tv out. Won't be actual gameboy but still......

Since this one is being tackled, when I return I may have to make a giant GBA....oh la la

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« Reply #113 on: November 16, 2013, 10:19:10 pm »
No, the challenge will be a giant Gameboy Micro!

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« Reply #114 on: November 17, 2013, 06:19:47 am »
No, the challenge will be a giant Gameboy Micro!

Like this?


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« Reply #115 on: November 17, 2013, 06:42:19 am »
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« Reply #116 on: November 17, 2013, 08:37:45 am »
Started on this side.






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« Reply #117 on: November 17, 2013, 12:24:07 pm »
Super cool project.

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« Reply #118 on: November 17, 2013, 12:41:03 pm »
I can't wait to see this thing finished....super awesome

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« Reply #119 on: November 17, 2013, 05:09:27 pm »
how did you pull off the curved edge? I can't really tell by the pictures? Kind of looks like a 3" dowel ripped in half and recessed to accept 1/2" MDF.

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« Reply #120 on: November 17, 2013, 05:34:29 pm »
You know, i was just thinking, you're gonna need something like an air compressor to be able to properly blow on those cartridges when they games fail to play. 


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« Reply #121 on: November 18, 2013, 02:26:37 pm »
If I had more time I could try to help with the video side of things.  :badmood:

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« Reply #122 on: November 18, 2013, 02:50:24 pm »
I think I got here just in time. I don't see any mention of or any pictures of a name/logo.

This needs to be called Game Man.

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« Reply #123 on: November 18, 2013, 06:15:24 pm »
I think I got here just in time. I don't see any mention of or any pictures of a name/logo.

This needs to be called Game Man.

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Or "Game Manboy"

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« Reply #124 on: November 18, 2013, 06:21:17 pm »
How about Big Boy?

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« Reply #125 on: November 18, 2013, 06:49:29 pm »
How about "Game Boy", scaled to the appropriate dimensions?

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« Reply #126 on: November 18, 2013, 06:51:48 pm »
Well what sense does that make?

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« Reply #127 on: November 18, 2013, 07:21:29 pm »
Or we could call it 

Made the power switch...................










Then we redesigned it;













And of course the signature tft mount.....


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« Reply #128 on: November 18, 2013, 07:37:55 pm »
A scale power switch!? ---fudgesicle--- off. That's cool.


...best build currently on this site.  Seriously.

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« Reply #129 on: November 18, 2013, 07:48:18 pm »
A scale power switch!? ---fudgesicle--- off. That's cool.


...best build currently on this site.  Seriously.

WOW thanks man!

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« Reply #130 on: November 18, 2013, 08:39:11 pm »
A scale power switch!? ---fudgesicle--- off. That's cool.


...best build currently on this site.  Seriously.

Absolutely.
It's all the little extra details you're doing. That power switch is awesome.

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« Reply #131 on: November 18, 2013, 08:43:41 pm »
Yeah, yeah.  All the little extras

You can't have an authentic GameBoy experience unless your build includes the magnifier, external speakers, and joystick expansion.  I want to see a full replica man!

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« Reply #132 on: November 18, 2013, 09:09:42 pm »
Yeah, yeah.  All the little extras

You can't have an authentic GameBoy experience unless your build includes the magnifier, external speakers, and joystick expansion.  I want to see a full replica man!

Come on Slippy, Gotta leave something for Cory to build.

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« Reply #133 on: November 18, 2013, 09:17:56 pm »
BYOAC - Where Feature Creep Happens.

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« Reply #134 on: November 18, 2013, 09:38:30 pm »
oh yeah
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« Reply #135 on: November 19, 2013, 12:33:39 am »
You guys are crazy! MORE is BETTER.  Who ever said they want LESS steak on their plate, or LESS carbon fibre in there McLaren MP4-12c, or LESS lingerie models in their threesome, or only one package of Pez candies when they buy a dispenser, (thats heresy)?!

Even bad things, More Sharks, More blood thirsty zombies, More Geddy Lee?  (ok, maybe Rush is the ONE exception. (Rush sucks)).

I say: turn this b*tch up to 14 from the 11 it's hovering over right now.

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« Reply #136 on: November 19, 2013, 12:37:33 am »
You guys are crazy! MORE is BETTER.  Who ever said they want LESS steak on their plate, or LESS carbon fibre in there McLaren MP4-12c, or LESS lingerie models in their threesome, or only one package of Pez candies when they buy a dispenser, (thats heresy)?!

Even bad things, More Sharks, More blood thirsty zombies, More Geddy Lee?  (ok, maybe Rush is the ONE exception. (Rush sucks)).

I say: turn this b*tch up to 14 from the 11 it's hovering over right now.

I say, when you have a build with a plan, stay on target, lest you end up with:



Because you WILL end up with

Oh, and I've seen Rush in concert TWICE.

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« Reply #137 on: November 19, 2013, 01:31:22 am »
...Oh, and I've seen Rush in concert TWICE.

Yotsuya just went from a 6 to a 4.   ;D


That gives me an idea for a future build: "The Homer"




But seriously, back on topic, please don't waste time with accessories until the "Gameboy Massive" is complete.  (There, there's the name, calling it now)

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« Reply #138 on: November 19, 2013, 02:53:25 am »


Archretro filter looks awesome;


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« Reply #139 on: November 19, 2013, 10:07:19 am »
It does look awesome.  If you really want it to look authentic you need to use an LCD with horrible viewing angles too, haha.

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« Reply #140 on: November 20, 2013, 02:14:35 pm »
Made the power switch...................



Dude, for all the amazing progress you've made so far, you're going to settle for something like that? Are you nuts?


Then we redesigned it;



That's much better. You even have the lock for the future giant Game Boy carts too.  :cheers:


Archretro filter looks awesome;



Awesome is too poor a word to describe how amazingly awesome it looks like.


Have you found a giant red LED yet? I remember seeing something on Sparkfun, Adafruit or somewhere similar.

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« Reply #141 on: November 20, 2013, 08:04:32 pm »

You even have the lock for the future giant Game Boy carts too.  :cheers:

ssssssssshhhhh you're the only one to have noticed that!  :applaud:

Have you found a giant red LED yet? I remember seeing something on Sparkfun, Adafruit or somewhere similar.

See past post....we're using a led arcade button...


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« Reply #142 on: November 20, 2013, 08:12:41 pm »

You even have the lock for the future giant Game Boy carts too.  :cheers:

ssssssssshhhhh you're the only one to have noticed that!  :applaud:

Have you found a giant red LED yet? I remember seeing something on Sparkfun, Adafruit or somewhere similar.

See past post....we're using a led arcade button...


Thanks for your comments

Working Gameboy giant game cartridges CONFIRMED!!

wait........gameboy is 7 letters....7+5=12.....12-9=3.....Half-Life 3 CONFIRMED!!!

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« Reply #143 on: November 21, 2013, 01:19:07 am »
wait........gameboy is 7 letters....7+5=12.....12-9=3.....Half-Life 3 CONFIRMED!!!

Best post of the week.  :applaud:

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« Reply #144 on: November 21, 2013, 11:00:40 am »
It would be nice to see one of my GBTK-Movie demo cart run on this once it's completed. I vote for Terminator 2.   ;D
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« Reply #145 on: November 23, 2013, 01:46:55 pm »

It's the little things;




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« Reply #146 on: November 23, 2013, 05:55:05 pm »
If you are going to be using a PC, an emulator and giant crafted cartridges, you could use NFC tags to tell the emulator what game to load............ somehow

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« Reply #147 on: November 23, 2013, 05:56:56 pm »
If you are going to be using a PC, an emulator and giant crafted cartridges, you could use NFC tags to tell the emulator what game to load............ somehow

Nope.  He's mounting an actual GameBoy inside this masterpiece.

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« Reply #148 on: November 23, 2013, 06:15:03 pm »
If you are going to be using a PC, an emulator and giant crafted cartridges, you could use NFC tags to tell the emulator what game to load............ somehow

Nope.  He's mounting an actual GameBoy inside this masterpiece.

HE BETTER BE!!!

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« Reply #149 on: November 23, 2013, 06:40:25 pm »
probably both..... i'm struggling with the whole vga thing

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« Reply #150 on: November 24, 2013, 06:59:27 am »
probably both..... i'm struggling with the whole vga thing

Can anyone state-side help our man get a VGA mod done to a Gameboy? I know there are a couple of you EE guys out there.

If not Jahilton, just get one of the GBA SPs I linked that already have TV out and be done with it. It would be in color though........hmmmmm.....

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« Reply #151 on: November 24, 2013, 11:23:29 am »
After searching a bit, I found the following solutions:

Given the scope of your project, I think it would be best to contact someone who has done the VGA adapter on an FPGA.

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« Reply #152 on: November 24, 2013, 02:32:40 pm »
Get an SNES with Gameboy player. Connect the SNES to a cheap CGA->RGB converter. Output to your monitor via VGA.
SNES' can output RGB without modifications, you just need to hack up the AV cable and connect them to the right pins on the CGA->VGA video input.

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« Reply #153 on: November 24, 2013, 03:30:57 pm »
Get an SNES with Gameboy player. Connect the SNES to a cheap CGA->RGB converter. Output to your monitor via VGA.
SNES' can output RGB without modifications, you just need to hack up the AV cable and connect them to the right pins on the CGA->VGA video input.

Can you get rid of those awful looking boarders it produces?

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« Reply #154 on: November 24, 2013, 05:34:18 pm »
Just Do a direct VGA mod to the gameboy it wont be overly hard...
You can not have come this far and put an emulator in it.

I would love to do it for you but i am located in Australia, and don't have a gameboy to experiment on they are long gone.
You have a pinout so the hard part is done... send it to a convertor just measure the voltages from your gameboy and lower or raise it to the sepcs of the convertor, knowing these things i would say it would be lower. (Best thing about electronics is its all maths :) there is a formula for everything )

Find the exact res that gameboy is producing then find a convertor that can do it, if none exist then go find a chip that can do it, build a PCB on EAGLE-CAD print it out on a laser printer then iron it on, drop it in some acid and away you go, however a convertor may need a grounding plate.

When in doubt about things like this it is best to leverage off other-people and this is not an electrical forum.
You have some awesome skills and there would be many people that excel in this space close to you that are on electrical forums. do a short description of what you want to do and pictures of the project, will be an awesome step to learn another skill set.

Maybe start here http://forum.allaboutcircuits.com/forumdisplay.php?f=3
Awesome project
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« Reply #155 on: November 24, 2013, 06:02:19 pm »
Get an SNES with Gameboy player. Connect the SNES to a cheap CGA->RGB converter. Output to your monitor via VGA.
SNES' can output RGB without modifications, you just need to hack up the AV cable and connect them to the right pins on the CGA->VGA video input.

Can you get rid of those awful looking boarders it produces?
I do remember one of them was just black.

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« Reply #156 on: November 24, 2013, 06:55:16 pm »

It's the little things;


Agreed. There's nothing bigger.

Which is why I say to hell with these suggestions of using anything but a real gameboy to power this. Not because it is easy, but because it is hard. Your build hasn't come this far to stop short on such a key important part of realism.

Mind you, I also say modify the LCD so there's no backlight, and it gives the same green feel naturally with a painted LED Defuser for that realistic green look. But hey, I'm an extremist.

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« Reply #157 on: November 25, 2013, 11:24:59 am »
Which is why I say to hell with these suggestions of using anything but a real gameboy to power this. Not because it is easy, but because it is hard. Your build hasn't come this far to stop short on such a key important part of realism.

Indeed, all the hard work has already been done by other people, so I also vote for putting a real Game Boy in there. I offer to help with the giant cartridges interface too.

Quote
Mind you, I also say modify the LCD so there's no backlight, and it gives the same green feel naturally with a painted LED Defuser for that realistic green look. But hey, I'm an extremist.

Painted LED diffuser? I'm not sure what you're talking about. LCD is liquid crystal display, the only LEDs are for the backlight and if the display is old enough it's not even LEDs doing the backlighting.

I say he needs to disable the backlight and put a light green filter sheet on top of the whole display. Getting the perfect shade of green will be the biggest challenge.

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« Reply #158 on: November 25, 2013, 02:11:27 pm »
The craftsmanship in this thread:  :o
The comments:  ;D
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« Reply #159 on: November 25, 2013, 02:56:33 pm »
I know how LCD's work. Haha, that's exactly what I meant.

 :dunno

Autocorrect on my phone typed "LED defuser" when I was trying to say LCD. i just don't care enough to proof read.

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« Reply #160 on: November 29, 2013, 08:47:47 pm »
oh yeah

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« Reply #161 on: November 29, 2013, 11:56:12 pm »
That shirt sucks unless you swallow an actual GameBoy.
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« Reply #162 on: November 30, 2013, 04:04:26 am »
That shirt sucks unless you swallow an actual GameBoy.

+1.  The kid wearing that in the picture wasn't even alive when the Gameboy Color was released.

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« Reply #163 on: November 30, 2013, 04:10:22 pm »
More detailing added tonight.




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« Reply #164 on: November 30, 2013, 04:31:43 pm »
I was gonna post that I have children older than the gameboy then I checked Wikipedia and Gameboy was released 2 years prior to my first brood.
That shirt sucks unless you swallow an actual GameBoy.

+1.  The kid wearing that in the picture wasn't even alive when the Gameboy Color was released.

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« Reply #165 on: November 30, 2013, 04:50:15 pm »
More detailing added tonight.

Those small details are the reason this build is awesome.  :cheers:

Can't wait to see the giant carts. Have you planned how you're going to cut the "concave" logo? Has anyone with a CNC offered to help?

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« Reply #166 on: November 30, 2013, 04:58:24 pm »
OMG wait this is incredible, and SO inspiring!

wow wow wow

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« Reply #167 on: November 30, 2013, 07:08:55 pm »
Can't wait to see the giant carts. Have you planned how you're going to cut the "concave" logo? Has anyone with a CNC offered to help?

We've thought of a number of things, Vac form, CNC etc etc

we have access to a few tools between us, but we haven't really thought too much about yet if i'm honest. we still have to upscale the male/female cart sockets first.

anybody know where i can get Gameboy "spare parts" ... namely, game cart socket....and a blank game cartridge slot?

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« Reply #169 on: November 30, 2013, 10:30:42 pm »
Nice work on the detailing. I want to see a giant pair of hands reaching down from the roof to play this monster. When it's done you need to make a mock tv commercial with it.

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« Reply #170 on: December 01, 2013, 08:37:47 am »
we had a few ideas about how to do the contrast and volume wheels...... this is what we went with.... we're very happy with the results;






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« Reply #171 on: December 01, 2013, 10:24:18 am »
Amazing

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« Reply #172 on: December 01, 2013, 10:52:50 am »
we had a few ideas about how to do the contrast and volume wheels...... this is what we went with.... we're very happy with the results;



Very nice! I love the fact that you even have the little grooves on the side of the wheel. That's attention to details.  :applaud:

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« Reply #173 on: December 02, 2013, 07:31:29 am »
I think I got here just in time. I don't see any mention of or any pictures of a name/logo.

This needs to be called Game Man.

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« Reply #174 on: December 02, 2013, 04:29:08 pm »

http://gameman.loungespot.com/play/
http://gameman.loungespot.com/build.html

I think I already voiced my opinion on why this one fails a couple pages ago.  :D

The moment the first sheet of wood for this build was purchased was the same moment it's coolness surpassed the one in those links.  No comparison.

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« Reply #175 on: December 02, 2013, 04:36:44 pm »
Doing the raised letters on the carts shouldn't be too hard.

1. Using a stencil of the word "Nintendo" draw and then cut out the letters.
2. Make the giant concave area around the cut outs.
3. Add a thin layer of wood under the concave section,
4. Place the cut out letters back into the holes of the concave section. 

Vola, raised letters on a concave area.  No carving or CnC needed.
 

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« Reply #176 on: December 03, 2013, 03:45:57 am »

http://gameman.loungespot.com/play/
http://gameman.loungespot.com/build.html

I think I already voiced my opinion on why this one fails a couple pages ago.  :D

The moment the first sheet of wood for this build was purchased was the same moment it's coolness surpassed the one in those links.  No comparison.
Sure, no argument from me.  I was merely referring to the name of an existing project.

The sheer attention to detail in this project is inspirational to say the least.  :notworthy:

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« Reply #177 on: December 03, 2013, 12:54:45 pm »
Simply awesome !
This is an amazing project.
May I ask will this be stand alone in a room somewhere or part of a larger games room ?

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« Reply #178 on: December 03, 2013, 04:54:15 pm »
Simply awesome !
This is an amazing project.
May I ask will this be stand alone in a room somewhere or part of a larger games room ?

we have two other arcades so it will have company for a short while at least!

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« Reply #179 on: December 03, 2013, 05:35:27 pm »
I wonder if Nintendo themselves would buy it once completed. It would make an awesome work of art to have in their lobby in Japan.  ;D

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« Reply #180 on: December 03, 2013, 06:13:58 pm »
Maybe only only if we used original hardware!

on a side note, We just re-launched our showcase site, give it a look! http://www.premierarcades.com/


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« Reply #181 on: December 03, 2013, 06:50:59 pm »
HOLY SH%*

That is freaking awesome

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« Reply #182 on: December 03, 2013, 11:50:35 pm »
Maybe only only if we used original hardware!

on a side note, We just re-launched our showcase site, give it a look! http://www.premierarcades.com/


Finally! Been waiting for this :) 

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« Reply #183 on: December 11, 2013, 09:30:08 pm »
BOOBEE BUMP!!

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« Reply #184 on: December 12, 2013, 02:37:19 am »
Is that some kind of like, "Care Bear Stare"?  ...or something?   :-\

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« Reply #185 on: December 12, 2013, 06:57:26 am »
Is that some kind of like, "Care Bear Stare"?  ...or something?   :-\

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« Reply #186 on: December 12, 2013, 08:21:52 am »
I dug through my bins, I have a Super gameboy I'd gladly donate to the cause, I'll even pay shipping. I think I have a wrestling cart for it too.
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« Reply #187 on: December 14, 2013, 10:47:12 am »
Whats your timeframe for completion,  just curious.

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« Reply #188 on: December 14, 2013, 12:04:31 pm »
More updates......these rounded edges are a *itch to do!

I dug through my bins, I have a Super gameboy I'd gladly donate to the cause, I'll even pay shipping. I think I have a wrestling cart for it too.

Thanks really sweet of you man.....however we're gonna try our best to go Gameboy hardware......even if that means it takes a little longer (or we have to run emulators in the interim)

Kudos for the offer tho fella thanks!

Whats your timeframe for completion,  just curious.

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« Reply #189 on: December 14, 2013, 12:42:08 pm »
No wonder there hadn't been updates in a while, that corner was making me nervous. However, you totally pulled it off! Nice work!!  :cheers:

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« Reply #190 on: December 14, 2013, 01:41:37 pm »
Wow simply amazing....again. yeah ill definitely check out the site.

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« Reply #191 on: December 14, 2013, 02:45:02 pm »
Watching the step by step of the corner take shape was epic!  Made my morning.

Are you guys going to add the screw holes and headphone jack?

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« Reply #192 on: December 14, 2013, 02:56:21 pm »
Watching the step by step of the corner take shape was epic!  Made my morning.

Are you guys going to add the screw holes and headphone jack?

we haven't discussed doing scale screw-heads......we have however discussed sound output using headphones...........big headphones.........just ideas however, nothing is set in stone....the on-board speaker will be functional.



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« Reply #193 on: December 14, 2013, 05:21:27 pm »
Those were exactly what i was thinking.  :applaud:

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« Reply #194 on: December 15, 2013, 08:07:11 am »
More detailing added, also fitted the screen. also some news in reference outputting the Gameboys screen to vga/DVI to follow






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« Reply #195 on: December 15, 2013, 10:50:18 am »
More detailing added, also fitted the screen. also some news in reference outputting the Gameboys screen to vga/DVI to follow.

Wait, what?  ;D

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« Reply #196 on: December 19, 2013, 05:54:37 pm »
Added headphones and power sockets:




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« Reply #197 on: December 19, 2013, 08:19:41 pm »
Golly, thats awesome!

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« Reply #198 on: December 20, 2013, 03:24:04 pm »
 :notworthy: :notworthy:

 :censored: :censored: What a fine piece of art  :censored: :censored:

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« Reply #199 on: December 23, 2013, 05:30:44 am »
The Gameboy VGA struggle

As some of the Gameboy project followers are aware. One of our main concerns was how to output the Gameboy’s screen to a VGA monitor. This has given us a major headache, as we simply having no idea (at all) how to do this.
We searched the internet hi and low and found nothing but “dead-end” projects. We finally stumbled across this gem of a site;



http://www.fpgaarcade.com/

The owner of the site (AKA Mike), is in the progress of developing and manufacturing a FPGA board designed specifically for the gaming/Arcade community. The “Replay” board...............Click here to read the full article
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« Reply #200 on: January 04, 2014, 09:49:13 am »
BOOBEE BUMP!

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« Reply #201 on: January 04, 2014, 10:14:38 am »
Damn, how huge are your hands?  JK...  This is looking awesome.  My wife loves it too...
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« Reply #202 on: January 25, 2014, 04:25:23 am »
Updates?????

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« Reply #203 on: January 25, 2014, 06:02:32 am »
Don't worry Mr bee, the project is still alive..... just we're running out of space at premier HQ and recovering from the xmas/new year period.

we are also in talks with maybe starting two commissioned projects, which of course take priority. we also have a the bartop to complete.

We don't want to rush the Gameboy and want to do it right.

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I'll keep you guys in the loop don't worry.

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« Reply #204 on: January 25, 2014, 07:11:18 am »
This is quite a project !
:)

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« Reply #205 on: March 04, 2014, 03:24:02 pm »
The Gameboy Hacks have started

As mentioned before. Mike over at www.fpgaarcade.com is helping us make our Gameboy project a reality.
He sent use a picture today that got our attention!
here’s what he had to say;

I’ve attached the victim to a Replay board and captured the video signal.
The picture below is a bit fuzzy, but I had to add small resistors to protect the FPGA from the 5V signals.
The next step is probably to remove the gameboy crystal and send a clock over from the Replay PLL. This will allow me to lock the VGA and the gameboy video together to avoid any tearing.



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« Reply #206 on: March 04, 2014, 03:37:28 pm »
Sweetjesus! It's alive!!

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« Reply #207 on: March 04, 2014, 03:44:17 pm »
 :applaud:


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« Reply #208 on: March 21, 2014, 11:58:56 am »
HEY-O

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« Reply #209 on: March 21, 2014, 12:04:17 pm »
Agreed! We want more!

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« Reply #210 on: March 29, 2014, 06:13:13 pm »
Anyone home?  ???

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« Reply #211 on: April 02, 2014, 07:59:12 am »
Well I didn't plan on taking an hour and a half to read this whole thread while at work...but I'm glad I did!  This is going to be entertaining as hell when its done.  I cant wait to see how the d pad ends up working.

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« Reply #212 on: June 24, 2014, 06:46:11 am »
"Peer pressure to make more progress bump!"

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« Reply #213 on: June 24, 2014, 08:23:28 am »
LOL We're still here.....

Everything's a bit full on at the moment, Birth of a 3rd child (Yes third!) and the starting of a new business (not arcade related)

shameful plug! currently under construction, http://www.elmesjoinery.com/ (My uncle AKA the cab builder!)

This project HAS NOT been shelved, We just need to come up for some air!

Thanks

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« Reply #215 on: June 25, 2014, 08:13:04 am »
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« Reply #216 on: June 25, 2014, 08:18:58 am »
So you don't have to come up for air.  Doi. 

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« Reply #217 on: June 25, 2014, 08:24:24 am »
See what you did there!

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« Reply #218 on: June 25, 2014, 04:11:37 pm »
Congratulations  :applaud:


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« Reply #220 on: June 25, 2014, 05:45:28 pm »
Let it be known that I slaved through Google image search for 5 minuets to find the perfect image to use for that snorkel set.

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« Reply #221 on: June 26, 2014, 09:00:11 am »
Let it be known that I slaved through Google image search for 5 minuets to find the perfect image to use for that snorkel set.
Which five? Bach's?

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« Reply #222 on: June 26, 2014, 09:17:14 am »
AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH...that's funny!

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« Reply #223 on: June 26, 2014, 09:57:59 am »
Which five? Bach's?

I'd have paid five Bach's not to have heard this joke.

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« Reply #224 on: June 26, 2014, 10:00:08 am »
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« Reply #225 on: June 28, 2014, 11:43:32 am »
Calm down your game, boys, otherwise we'll have to scale this thread back a bit.

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« Reply #226 on: June 28, 2014, 11:44:30 am »
Calm down your game, boys, otherwise we'll have to scale this thread back a bit.

You killed it with the italics, Yvan!  >:D
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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #227 on: June 28, 2014, 12:18:04 pm »
Agreed, :( instead of tricking my brain to "see what you did there", I just found it hard to read.

Aww, and it bet that took longer to type too? :(



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« Reply #228 on: October 28, 2014, 03:55:39 pm »
BUMP!

This needs an update.  It's making me sad. :(

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« Reply #229 on: October 28, 2014, 04:15:27 pm »
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« Last Edit: February 12, 2015, 05:53:06 pm by Louis Tully »

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« Reply #230 on: October 28, 2014, 04:16:54 pm »
Don't be sad we're still here,  :lol

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« Reply #231 on: November 18, 2014, 01:46:23 am »
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« Reply #232 on: November 18, 2014, 05:54:49 am »

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« Reply #234 on: November 18, 2014, 10:27:25 am »
Leave the man alone!
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« Reply #236 on: November 18, 2014, 12:18:43 pm »
am i the only one who thinks the gba SP would make a great bartop scale project.
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« Reply #237 on: November 18, 2014, 01:13:53 pm »
am i the only one who thinks the gba SP would make a great bartop scale project.

 ;D Nope

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« Reply #238 on: January 25, 2015, 07:28:48 pm »
Hi Guys,

Just to let you know, we haven't abandoned this project.

You wouldn't believe the number of emails and msgs we get on this thing from all over the world.....Lots of eyes are watching this build, so we want to get it right.

The main reason we haven't progressed much on this build is because of the video output issue.

This project is now our only project at the moment.... Hopefully 2015 will be a good year :)

..................... oh and i think a door just opened for us ;)

Gameboy VGA video output to monitor

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« Last Edit: January 25, 2015, 07:32:16 pm by jahilton2002 »

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« Reply #239 on: January 25, 2015, 07:32:53 pm »
I've been waiting for an update.  :applaud:  this is above and beyond one of my favorite projects EVER. Gizmodo/Chive worthy.

Finish it, then bask in the Gamer Glory and fame.

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« Reply #240 on: January 25, 2015, 08:03:52 pm »
Hi Guys,

Just to let you know, we haven't abandoned this project.

You wouldn't believe the number of emails and msgs we get on this thing from all over the world.....Lots of eyes are watching this build, so we want to get it right.

The main reason we haven't progressed much on this build is because of the video output issue.

This project is now our only project at the moment.... Hopefully 2015 will be a good year :)

..................... oh and i think a door just opened for us ;)

Gameboy VGA video output to monitor

[/quote]

I've glanced at this project from time to time. Is there any reason you can't use a SNES with the Game Boy Adapter? If it's because you really have to have a Game Boy in there, I fully understand, but the SNES and adapter is pretty close (",)


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« Reply #241 on: January 25, 2015, 08:05:34 pm »
Personal opinion: anything other then an actual Gameboy in this is a miss.  If it was easy it wouldn't be worth doing.  Just saying.  ;)

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« Reply #242 on: January 25, 2015, 09:04:18 pm »

Also, just remembered that the SNES adapter emulates a GameBoy bezel as well, so that would look crap. It would look like your Gameboy is emulating a GameBoy  :D


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« Reply #243 on: January 26, 2015, 02:06:25 am »
Subscribed.

Take your time, but finish it quickly!  :hissy: jks

I've read a lot of build threads on this site and this is simply the most ambitious while also delivering. Well done guys and keep up the great work.

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« Reply #244 on: January 26, 2015, 06:03:58 pm »
Soooooooooo..........................

Things just got a little more serious!

Yesterday i posted a link to a video referencing to the "hdmyboy" website.

The hdmyboy fits in between the front section and the rear section of the Gameboy. It intercepts the buttons and video signals and outputs via HDMI.

When i visited their website i learned that they had a kickstarter project in the pipeline and have a number of prototypes available for sale.

Its a joint project between brothers Zane and Josh.

Zane and Josh live in the Netherlands. We John (me) and Peter (Wol) are based in Manchester England.

I decided to email them via their website and show them our website and Gameboy project so far. I did this at 1.10am!

I got a replay back about 20mins later........ I have posted the email exchange below;

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On 26 January 2015 at 01:30, hdmyboy wrote:
Hi John & Wol,
That looks beautiful!
Josh and I will be flying to Manchester for a family event today and flying out tuesday am.
Where are you based and will you be around? We will be in Radcliffe in the morning and staying in Rochdale. We will have a car.
I don't think we will be to bring a test prototype, but we will try.
Mail me,
Zane

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On 26 jan. 2015 at 11:18, <jahilton2002> wrote:
WOW really, what are the chances of that!

I know it's real short notice.....but yes you could could pop round and have a look at one of our arcades and the current progress of the Gameboy.

we are based here... <info removed>

We'll be in after 6.30pm

keep me updated.

regards

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On 26 January 2015 at 14:40, <hdmyboy> wrote:
Would 7:30/8:00 work for you?

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On Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 4:08 PM, <jahilton2002> wrote:
Sounds great!

8:00 it is... <info removed> is the address. My number is <info removed> if you need it... or just email me.

Did you manage to get hold of a prototype?

regards

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On Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 16.25 PM, <hdmyboy> wrote:
Hey John,
We weren't able to bring a prototype, but we will discuss lending you one later.
See you at 8,
Zane

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So yeah........ they turned up at 8ish and left around 10ish......

I have lots to tell you all............ but for now.......it just got REAL!

Big thanks to Zane and Josh for popping round at such short noice. It was great to hear the journey you had made with your project.

it's amazing that considering how big both this community and the communities Zane and Josh are involed in, we were totally unaware of each others projects......

Pictures were taken, hands were shaken and we all had smiles on our faces.

Watch this space!

Here are some links you guys might find interesting;

http://www.hdmyboy.com/play/ Their website

https://www.facebook.com/pages/hdmyboy/524452527689003

https://twitter.com/hdmyboy

https://www.youtube.com/user/playhdmiboy

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« Reply #245 on: January 26, 2015, 06:55:14 pm »

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« Reply #246 on: January 27, 2015, 11:42:59 am »

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« Reply #247 on: January 27, 2015, 12:19:38 pm »
I've built my own!

http://www.gamoover.net/Forums/index.php?topic=25526.0 <- mon WIP borne d'arcade "mame"
http://www.gamoover.net/Forums/index.php?topic=25529.0 <- mon WIP mini bartop eeepc
http://www.gamoover.net/Forums/index.php?topic=25733.0 <- mon WIP logiciel jukebox pour borne d'arcade

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« Reply #249 on: July 11, 2015, 01:43:47 pm »
FINISH THIS PROJECT OR THE DOG GETS IT!!


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« Reply #250 on: February 19, 2016, 01:18:17 pm »
Ben Heck making a giant gameboy



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« Reply #252 on: August 24, 2017, 12:13:59 pm »
Thats so cool!

Glad this project isn't DOA. :D

  
 

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