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Make your own video game console

Filed under: Buy — mgrusin at 12:56 pm on Monday, November 20, 2006

Back in the day, video games (computer or console based) were coded up on slow microcomputers with small amounts of memory. This created a breed of programmers versed in squeezing every last drop of performance out of those systems. Here’s a kit that lets you try your hand at writing such code (with a few modern conveniences, such as an 80MHz Scenix microcontroller).

http://makezine.com/xgamestation/