Spring is here and so is the Midwest Gaming Classic! Located in Brookfield Wisconsin just outside of Milwaukee, the Midwest Gaming Classic (MGC) is an all encompassing video game enthusiast event catering to you, the gamer. Hundreds of Arcade Machines/Pinballs set to freeplay, nearly every console in existence on display (even the SNES Playstation!), industry speakers, podcasts, indie developers, videogame-centric bands, and a large Vending area are what is available for your pleasure all weekend, with the Hotel packed to the Brim with very nook and cranny devoted to Video Games. The best part? Bitbuilt will be there, as part of the Benheck Experience!
Hidden in the tall grass of Outset Island with a Camouflaged paint job is the Gamecube Portable by modder Bakuku, And it is awesome.
Tis the season, and a Merry Wiimas to all. Figgy Pudding is out and Wii Mods are in. Toss a Gamecube in the fire and gather around the Bitbuilt Tree for what Pizza Claus and his modding elves have brought for all this year; a sneak preview on what is in store for the modding community for 2017.
Miceeno over on the forums has been busy at work on his latest Nintendo 64 portable dubbed the Nintendo Sixty 4or the Win. The unit is truly a marvel that redefines what the average person knows as elegance.
We’ve officially launched the store! In our first batch of products we are featuring replacement parts and user created boards for numerous console mods. Check it out by clicking the Store button in the forums, or at store.bitbuilt.net
Human Portable Making Machine Gman keeps the production line going with his latest, a Nintendo Wii portable trimmed down small enough to fit, along with all the other necessary components, inside a Gameboy DMG case. How is such a thing possible? Is it just a Mirage? Perhaps just a PCI capture card inside an Atari Jaguar Shell? Has Gman obtained the schematics to the fabled Electromagnetic Shrinking Machine, last seen in the 1989 hit Honey I Shrunk the Kids? The Secrets Revealed, Exclusively on Bitbuilt.
We here at BitBuilt have just completed our very first building competition! With 18 forum members participating, we had a diverse range of projects and designs (even if the top three were Wii projects). The three winners are as follows (drum roll please):
Aurelio’s Portable Piizza is the Piizza free delivery.
Aurelio’s Piiza is the Piizza very ta-as-ty.
Aurelio’s Piiza is the Piizza absolutivaly.
[AirConditioner] (a.k.a Fluxedo) has built a gorgeous GameCube Portable, dubbed Dolphin Boy 2.0; with a fully-custom designed 3D printed case, external controller ports, and a WASP Fusion, you can store tons of games and play with your friends too!
What’s more, this portable boasts approximately 5 hours of battery life and circuitry for both charging the batteries and playing from wall power.
Even through several iterations, the Atari Flashback 2 is still the favorite among console modders, collectors, and Atari enthusiasts. While we have seen our fair share of hacks, cartridge port mods, and of course, portables, none push the envelope quite like this. After 8 years of off and on planning, lovablechevy combined all her acquired data, knowledge, and skills to create the Pocket Atari, a complete portable inside an Atari 2600 cartridge.