You want your own NES arcade cabinet in your living room? Don’t want to spend a lot of money? Make your own!
Hit the jump to see how.
It’s fairly simple if you’re even remotely mechanically inclined. There is a bit of wood work and some soldering, but that’s about it. It even allows you to use your own NES controllers if you or Player 2 don’t feel like using the joystick and the big red buttons. Although honestly, who could say no to the big red buttons?
Take a look at the completed cabinet:
According to russm313, it only cost about $70 in parts besides the PC and monitor (did I mention it’s running an emulator?), and I’m sure you have some spare monitors and computers sitting around the house anyway, right? Hop to it!
Until you can make a trip to the hardware store in the morning, here are some pics to tide you over: