There are many NES mods on the internet, but this one is pretty awesome. From Ben Heck forum:
Do you have a broken NES system lying around somewhere at your house? This video shows you how to fix it yourself with very few tools required.
Check out this three-part series on how to play Super Smash Bros. Melee (advanced). This is not a beginning tutorial for all you newbie gamers, it's more detailed and advanced for pros, or semi-pros.
No more q-tips! No more alcohol! No more blowing in your cart! Did you know alcohol actually damages the carts? This is a much more effective, safe and long term way to restore the connection.
This video shows how to remove a rental sticker from a Nintendo NES game cartridge! All you need is: 1) Goo-Gone or De-Solv-It 2) 1 cotton ball 3) A smidgen of patience
The board does not always look like this: occasionally the nearby capacitors aren't present. Also, Pin 4 is the 4th pin from the L on the bottom. This is the side closest to where the cartridge loads, also, the writing on the chip should be right-side up. Please note this is a console, not a game cartridge.
This is a DIY cleaning video for NES Nintendo game cartridges. Using Brasso and alcohol seems to work to clean the connectors in the cartridges. It seems Brasso will turn black even if the connectors are clean. Base the results on the cleanliness of your connectors rather than the cleanliness of the rag. Games go from broken to working. Don't use a brillo or scour pad as it may strip the metal pins in 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).
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 eats dinner. For more information on making beats with LSDj and a Nintendo Game Boy, watch this video tutorial.
Sometimes the save feature stops working for the old Super Nintendo games. But you can't fault them for that, everything has a limit and chances are you've drained the poor battery dry. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to replace the SNES game battery. So before you throw away that game, check out this tutorial instead.
Super Nintendo cartridges are very prone to accruing dust and for those few faithful who still plug away in this classic console, some maintenance is called for. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to clean out your old SNES cartridges. This tutorial also includes replacing the game save battery in the SNES, pretty handy.
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to cause Link to seemingly float around the map in Zelda: A Link to the Past. This effect also allows Link to interact with the environment while he's floating around (slashing monsters, etc. ) The easier way to keep yourself in glitch form without the use of spells is be near the tree so when you are inside the Like Like, talk to the tree and when you are free you get bounced back by the angry tree and during that stun you can let go all ...
By performing the mirror glitch, it's possible to perform a glitch in the game aptly dubbed the reset curse in Zelda: A Link to the Past. This instructional video shows you how to perform the reset curse glitch which causes a number of odd things to occur such as the inability to pick things up and discoloration. Note that this trick only works on the Game Boy Advanced version, not the Super Nintendo.
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.
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to use a glitch that allows Link to scroll past walls and obtain the key item in the Tail Cave dungeon. From the classic Gameboy game Zelda: Link's Awakening, this glitch occurs in the sidescrolling boss pit screen in the first dungeon.
For those familiar with game design and programming, the classic Sonic 3 game offers a variety of very interesting bugs. One such case in in Mushroom Hill. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to perform the Blimp bug on this map while on debug mode. If done correctly the scrolling background will approach speeds up to 32,769 pixels a frame!
In Zelda: A Link to the Past, the Cane of Somaria (a recurring item in the Zelda series) could not traditionally be obtained until later in the game in the Misery Maze dungeon. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to get the Cane Somaria early on with the mirror glitch. This trick does not work on the Super Nintendo console, only on the emulator and the Game Boy Advanced.
Leveling up in the original Final Fantasy Tactics for the Playstation is a long, grueling task. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to level up your characters quickly in no time at all. With ten level ups in under ten minutes, you'll be able to access the high tier job classes of FFT in no time.
Watch this how to video to learn to fix you old school Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). This quick fix will have you playing Zelda and Mario in no time.
Watch this video to learn how to recored your video games on to a windows computer. This works with all console video game systems. This uses the dazzle video recorder.
In this video you will learn to properly clean a Nintendo 64 game. This can be helpful if you are thinking of throwing any of those old games away. A Nintendo 64 is one of the first systems, and has very large games which break easily.
Remember the good old days before “aerobic gaming,” when you could just sit on your butt and wiggle your thumbs?
These videos show you how to beat Turok 2 Seeds of Evil for the Nintendo 64 (N64). Part 1 of 150 - How to Beat Turok 2 Seeds of Evil for the Nintendo 64 (N64).
Heres a sequence of videos that shows you how to beat every level of Super Mario World for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. It even shows you how to beat every door on the last level, and how to cross the lava pit on one of the last levels.
Heres a complete walkthrough that shows you how to beat 007 Goldeneye for the Nintendo 64 (N64). Part 1 of 24 - How to Beat 007 Goldeneye for the Nintendo 64 (N64).
Heres a series of videos that teach you how to get ALL 120 stars in Super Mario 64 for the Nintendo 64. (Now you can finally talk to Yoshi!)
These videos show you how to beat Castlevania Aria of Sorrow (CAoS) on the Gameboy Advance (GBA). Part 1 of 24 - How to Beat Castlevania Aria of Sorrow (CAoS) for the GBA.
Here is a sequence of videos that walk you through how to beat the popular PS game Final Fantasy 9, part of the Final Fantasy Series, for the original Playstation.
Heres a sequence of videos that shows you how to beat Super Mario world for the Super Nintendo. Part 1 of 3 - How to Beat Super Mario World for SNES.
A tutorial on how to be the old school game A Boy and His Blob in under 10 minutes. Part 1 of 2 - How to Beat A Boy and His Blob in under 10 minutes.
Some basics of removing and repairing an arcade monitor including: disconnection, tools for soldering, boards and caps.
Instructional using a cap kit to cap an arcade monitor board.
How to discharge an arcade monitor for repair or another project.
Game|Life's Chris Kohler and his brother Dan show you how to use eBay and a screwdriver to fix your broken NES.
Here is a short guide on how to organize your games into folders on a Playstation 3 (PS3)
This is a guide on how to fix the disk read error on the Sega Dreamcast this if for people with a Dreamcast that no longer reads disks (this may not always work).
Boner Jones from bonersgames.com shows his setup for recording his gaming with his computer. He uses a tv tuner card.
Here I show you the best way to clean an NES game. You will need:
See how to get all 75 krem coins on level 1 of Donkey Kong Country 2, or DKC2, for SNES. Get all 75 krem coins in Donkey Kong Country 2 for N64.