This neat little device is an open source GameBoy you can build yourself (it’s fully DIY – do it yourself).
Besides being a cool retro handheld device, MAKERbuino is also an educational device shaped like a game console. It’s a great (and also fun and cool) tool for learning and/or teaching various forms of STEM skills (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics).
Solder your own game console, play cool retro games, learn STEM through fun and interesting tutorials, make the game of your dreams, share with a large community.
In this MAKERbuino kit, you’ll get all the components needed to build and program your own game console.
A detailed guide with lots of pictures is included to make assembly super-easy.
*you’ll need some basic soldering and assembly skills to put the kit together.
*some basic tools are needed for assembling the MAKERbuino (not included).
The design is fully open source, programmable in Arduino and compatible with various Arduino modules.
MAKERbuino was designed to make the assembly process as easy as possible – all components are big enough to be soldered by hand and are not sensitive to overheating (which might happen if an inexperienced user is soldering).
MAKERbuino is also compatible with Gamebuino and its vast game library.
- unassembled MAKERbuino kit
- 128MB SD card loaded with games
- USB-TTL programmer board (for connecting your MAKERbuino to a computer and programming it)