This 18-year old wants you to build your own game console

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Handheld game consoles are a nice present for your kid (and you, and everyone). But you know what’s an even better present? A game console that teaches you about programming, electronics and Arduino.

A Kickstarter project called Makerbuino offers a cheap, Arduino-based 8-bit console that comes as a kit, meaning you’ll have to acquaint yourself with soldering iron to make it functional.

Therein lies the fun. In the estimated 5-hour build time, Makerbuino claims, you’ll learn how to connect electronic components, how to program a microcontroller and how to use a 3D printer to build your own custom case for the console, among other things. …

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Via: Mashable: Gadgets

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