Video showing how to modify the Old Skool NES Raspberry Pi case by adding a Power Indicator LED to the front. For a more detailed write up, see my project blog:

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One-upping the NES Classic Edition with the Raspberry Pi 3 and RetroPie

NES Classic is no more, but thankfully low-cost hobbyist boards are great for small projects.

Last November, Nintendo pleasantly surprised everyone by going back to its beginnings and releasing the NES Classic. The fabulous emulator/nostalgia-fest began uncontrolled requirement, including near-instant supply issues and 200-percent-plus markups in secondary markets. So in December of 2016, we made a decision to build our own version as an alternative. Since Nintendo bizarrely announced that it won’t be making any more of the hard-to-find mini consoles this week, we’re re-running this piece to help people with a DIY streak once again build your own. Hardware recommendations have been updated to reflect current availability and pricing for April 2017.

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Meet MintyPi 2.0: Raspberry Pi Video Game Emulator Packed Into Tiny Mint Tin Box

A YouTuber and designer has disclosed mintyPi 2.0, a project that transforms a normal mint tin box in to a mobile or portable gaming console.

MintyPi 2.0, powered by the Raspberry Pi tiny computer, is the 2nd attempt at the project, bringing with it a handful of betterments as compared to the original mintyPi.

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JB Hi-Fi Just Received The Mother Lode Of Nintendo Classic Minis

Christmas 2016 will permanently be remembered as the year people went legit bananas for a old style NES console. The thing was a piece of plastic that just played 30 games from the 8-bit era – but nostalgia is a potent thing. So powerful that demand utterly eclipsed supply, causing crashed websites, exhausted stock and lots of empty-handed clients.

For the people still on a Zelda-like pursuit to buy this mythical device, we’ve got some great news: the Nintendo NES Classic Edition is now accessible in JB Hi-FI stores, In australia. Hurrah!

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