Super Gameboy

Blogs relating to the Super Gameboy build.

Switch V2.0

Posted by on Nov 20, 2013 in Super Gameboy

Switch V2.0

After some feedback from some of our fans, We decided to redesign the power switch. We already had the sliding feature, So we instead removed the push button and made the slider toggle power ON and OFF. We then also added the TFT bracket. Button removed. And redesigned. Micro switched added. In the ON position. Top view OFF. Top view ON. And the TFT...

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Power Switch

Posted by on Nov 19, 2013 in Super Gameboy

Power Switch

Once the side was completed we were able to start on a sliding power switch. The power ON/OFF switch is the black button in the pictures below; Top view of the switch, Switch in the OFF position. Switch in the ON position....

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Paint & Glass

Posted by on Nov 15, 2013 in Super Gameboy

Paint & Glass

We added a undercoat of paint to get a “feel” of what it would look like. The glass also arrived, so we just couldn’t help our selves. Splash of paint. The glass is here! Awesome...

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D-pad & Button Details

Posted by on Nov 2, 2013 in Super Gameboy

D-pad & Button Details

We’re also very happy with this set in the project. The button have a very slight dimple behind them. We replicated this by sand behind the buttons until the required depth was achieved. A hole was drilled for the power LED, along with some detailing along the top of the Gameboy. Dimples sanded. Another...

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Gameboy Chin!

Posted by on Oct 30, 2013 in Super Gameboy

Gameboy Chin!

I’m very pleased with how this came out! In my opinion, it one of the Gameboy’s most distinctive features, So it had to be right! I think we succeeded. Chin cut. Another angle. Another angle. Front...

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Started Cutting

Posted by on Oct 29, 2013 in Super Gameboy

Started Cutting

So Wol started cutting tonight. He’s really excited about this project as the Gameboy has a special place in his heart. He had one in the 90’s! First cuts. Speaker grill cut. Started cutting the screen. Almost done. D-Pad cut also. And the...

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Gameboy Started!

Posted by on Oct 24, 2013 in Super Gameboy

Gameboy Started!

The Bartop isn’t even finished yet and we’ve started the next project. It will be free standing, have original Gameboy hardware inside. And NES controllers so we can play with pads. we’re thinking of having a removable cartridges as well…… watch this space. 8 x...

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