GameBoy fans with access to a 3D printer may be interested in a new smartphone controller and gamepad which has been created by Thingiverse member “Ydasof”. Who has made the design available to download and print to create your very own. The project creator has tried to integrate as many details from the iconic GameBoy Classic console as possible into the smartphone controller, and has even integrated a 8-bitdo zero BT gamepad and smartphone holder into the into the new GameBoy handheld controller.
To be able to create your very own you will need light grey PLA 3D printing filament, a couple of rubber bands, a 8bitdo0 gamepad, which are available to purchase via both eBay and Amazon and of course a smartphone. For more details and instructions on how to create your very own, as well as the ability to download all the .stl files you will require to 3D print build your very own GameBoy smartphone gamepad, jump over to the official Thingiverse website and Ydasof project page by following the link below.
If you do own a 3D printer you might also be interested in the new box3d 3D printer enclosure which has this week launched via Kickstarter and provides a great way to soundproof, extract fumes and help your 3D printer keep a stable temperature during a 3D print. Jump over to our previous article located here for more details.