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Rasp-Pi Personal Arcade w/ 3D printed joystick top

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Rasp-Pi Personal Arcade w/ 3D printed joystick top by VirgilVox Aug 29, 2012
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I ordered my raspberry-pi a couple weeks back (waiting on it still) and decided to prepare a project for it.

I had done personal arcade sticks before for a retro gaming night at our hackerspace, HeatSync Labs
Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nebarnix/5984014818/

Back then we hadn't gotten our laser in. Having one now, I made this nifty unfinished device.

Also heres the tour hackaday did of our space, you can catch me near the beginning talking about the arcade http://hackaday.com/2012/08/09/southwest-tour-heatsync-labs-in-mesa-arizona/#jp-carousel-82169

3D printed joystick top
Laser Cut body with holes for a rasp-pi

Once I get one of those nice scarce little boards and wire things up and install MAME and what not, I'll post more build pictures and video!

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Why a skull? Why not a raspberry?

late reply/ Because hackaday came to visit :P

I would like to build one of these. Can you please point me to the schematic and stl's for the buttons and such, if you have them handy. THANKS SO MUCH!

The buttons were actually bought off amazon as well as the joystick. it takes a bit of work to get the original joystick top off. you have to saw the plastic top in half to pry it off the metal rod.