In the spring of last year, I had the opportunity to play in my first remote Tabletop RPG (Star Wars), and while it didn’t last long, I had a really good time! Next thing I know, I’m reading the D&D Player’s Handbook and designing a mimic dice box as a gift for the friend who introduced me to it all.
Got a 1st-gen GBA approximately 1,000 years ago back in February, and finally got around to making a mount for it. Since most of the groundwork was laid in the original set, the effort was thankfully as minimal as the design.
For obvious reasons (you know, like knowing nothing about making video games), I’d never participated in a Game Jam before this one. Since MakeCode Arcade is so intuitive and easy to pick up, and with the theme being a 5-second minigame in the thread of Warioware, I knew I had to come up with at least one entry.
I recently picked up an old GameBoy Color and have been reacquiring some of my favorite games from childhood. Because entropy will always increase in a closed system, most second-hand cartridges lack the original cases. This… will not do.
As mentioned at the end of my last post, Adafruit did indeed figure out how to get RetroPie to work using their TFT screens, which was awesome, because it allowed me to use the one I had previously purchased without issue, and finally build my own GameBoy: