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How To : Mod your NES controller to play on PC

This is a HouseholdHacker mod teaching you how to mod your old Nintendo controller to work with your PC computer games. Today we'll show you how to convert your old Nintendo controller into a retro gaming icon on your computer desk! You will need a few parts for this: NES Con ...more

How To : Get titan's mitt early in Zelda: A Link to the Past

In Zelda: A Link to the Past, the Titan's Mitt is a handy item that allows Link to lift heavy objects. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to get this time early in the game by using the mirror glitch. In order to get this item, you will need the magic hammer.

News : Ultimate NES Cartridge Mod

There are many NES mods on the internet, but this one is pretty awesome. From Ben Heck forum: "My nesP is basically a no-name china brand portable media player, with the advantage of being able to play nes roms, and a nes controller hacked to the controls. First off, the but ...more

How To : Create a portable Nintendo 64

Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. Search Systm on WonderHowTo for more DIY episod ...more

News : Military Technology Used to Create Video Game Drone

An iPhone-controlled drone unveiled at the recently held CES is expected to revolutionize the world of video gaming. Called the AR.Drone (AR stands for augmented reality), this new product will literally bring video games to the streets. Via Daily Mail, "The flying saucer-li ...more

How To : Use Little Sound DJ to make beats on a Game Boy

In this video tutorial from 8BITches, 8BIT Ché explains how he uses Little Sound DJ, or LSDj,—the Game Boy/Game Boy Color tool of choice for amateur & professional musicians and composers—to make hot beats! Big Pick Zel expounds on his knowledge of Gameboy history, and Li'lBIT ...more

How To : Download Digimon World 3 on your computer

Digimon World 3, also known sometimes as Digimon World 2003 is a role-playing game created for PlayStation. Learn how to play DIgimon 3 on your computer, playing the role of Junior inside the world of Digimon Online. In this video, learn how to get this beloved video game on y ...more

How To : Get gil, XP, and JP quick in Final Fantasy Tactics

Final Fantasy Tactics for the Playstation marked a different type of RPG game in the prestigious Final Fantasy series. Modeled after the War of the Roses, this game incorporated war-like stratagems in combat. Unfortunately, this made the task of leveling up and accruing gii a ...more

News : Custom Made MAME Arcade Cabinet

JeremyThroopityThroop posted this awesome hand built MAME arcade cabinet to the WonderHowTo Company Blog. Check out the stats here, and if you're interested in building your own, fellow WonderHowTo user Walter Teruya has also contributed a two-part tutorial, which can be found ...more

How To : Walkthrough The Smurfs (1994) on the SNES

The Smurfs. The Super Nintendo. Together, they're a nostalgic combination of our youth. Hanna-Barbera and 16-bit video games. There's nothing better than taking a trip down memory lane… and kicking its butt! This series of videos gives a walkthrough for The Smurfs video game ...more

How To : Hack Super Mario Bros to get infinite lives

This video will take you step by step on how to do some basic memory editing and hacking in Super Mario All Stars: Super Mario Brothers 3. In a matter of minutes, you'll find yourself plowing through Super Mario Brothers without worrying about losing lives. This particular h ...more

News : Human Hamster Balls Are the Future of Arcade Gaming

Arcade gaming just got about a million times cooler. VirtuSphere offers an interface that captures the players movements in 360 degrees, and then translates these movements into a video game. Rumors of the technology first emerged back in 2006, but the real life application ha ...more

How To : Repair Atari paddles once and for all

This is a simple easy to follow walkthrough on replacing the Potentiometer on the old Atari 2600 paddles. This is a classic video game console from the 80s. The paddles are the old school controllers for the Atari console.

How To : Get debug mode in Sonic & Knuckles

Ever wonder how you get debug mode in the classic Sonic and Knuckles game? It's not directly possible, but, by exploiting a class 7 bug (very severe as it'll crash the game) with Sonic 3 & Knuckles, you can. There's only one requirement: you've obtained all the emeralds and ha ...more

How To : Build a MAME classic arcade machine

The guys from Systm guide you through the makings of a MAME-based classic arcade machine including building the cabinet, mounting a TV, buttons and speakers, and configuring the arcade emulation software. Part 1 of 5 - How to Build a MAME classic arcade machine. Part 2 of 5 - ...more

How To : Mod XBOX, PS2 and Nintendo Game Cube

In the 3rd episode of thebroken Kevin and Dan show how to mod the original XBOX, the PS2, and the Gamecube. But the show kicks off with a couple 40z and some easy tips on how to crack windows passwords. Ramzi busts out with his best hacker tip yet, a self-destructing laptop! a ...more

How To : Cherry mod the Sanwa JLF video game joystick

Sanwa Denshi's JFL series joystick is one of the most popular ones on the market, and a lot better than the standard joysticks out there. If you want great gameplay, you need the right equipment, but that's not to say the JFL doesn't have it's faults. Sometimes, even the best ...more

How To : Make your own Atari 2600 games using BASIC

It's hard to believe that gaming consoles have been around for almost forty years. It seems like only yesterday that we all needed a tempermental joy stick to play Atari Space Invaders or were dying to get our hands on a Game Genie so we could beat Nintendo's Super Mario Bros. ...more

How To : Purchase and hook up an Atari 2600

In its heyday the Atari gaming console was the Playstation of the 80s. Sure, you could download some wannabe emulator, but why not go a step further and purchase an actual Atari. They're still floating around and just think how cool it'll be to play pong in hi-definition. Cla ...more

How To : Clean an NES Nintendo & recondition the connector

Clean a Nintendo NES game console and recondition the connector for great retro gaming. You need a 72 pin connector, brasso polish, rubbing alcohol and a flathead screwdriver. This is a great restoration video for Nintendo game consoles or NES (Nintendo Entertainment Systems). ...more

How To : Get 20,000+ gold per hour in Ultima Exodus

Like most RPG games, accruing money in the classic Nintendo game Ultima Exodus is a long grueling task. Take a look at this tutorial and learn how to quickly gain the cash you need to save the world. With this video, you should be able to rack in at least 20,000 gold in an hour.

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