Right JoyCon Mod (Gotta Love Ben Heck)

Discussion in 'Switch - Hacking & Homebrew' started by TiMeBoMb4u2, Jun 26, 2017.

  1. TiMeBoMb4u2
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    Saw that a few days ago in my youtube recommendations, it was pretty neat however I wish he would have used the same color of plastic as the JoyCon and then somehow covered up the hole in a way that looks seamless, that would make it look almost like it was designed that way. Or alternatively just 3D printed a whole new shell for the JoyCon, that would look even better.
     
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    I saw it, but it looks pretty bad imo
     
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    Good luck to any player 2 trying to use that as a standalone controller on its side
     
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    That's honestly what I expected him to do, as it was the far easier of the options.
     
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    Im still waiting on someone to 3d scan the shells so i can print my own colors.
     
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    Plans are already up with a simple google search. came across the by accident a few days ago. Wish I had a 3d printer, wold love to make my own Joycon shell colors. hell, redesign them abit to fit nicer into the hands. More "grip" like.
     
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    If you find them please post a link or pm me.
    I look just about everyday for 20mins.
    I have found one, but it was a bad scan.
    Im looking for just the shells i already a full model for making grips and stuff
     
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    Since he was basically just making a prototype, it's possible he wasn't concerned about the color.


    It could be better, but I'm sure it's much more comfortable. In theory, they could have avoided the whole thing by just using the Pro Controller, which is WELL worth the $70 price tag, IMO.


    Since the Left JoyCon was Gray, the Right one may have been a spare, or one they didn't mind breaking. Besides, it's not like you would have to use that one for Player 2. Another JoyCon could be synced-up.
     
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    I clicked a picture and it zoomed way in to the dood's gross ass thumb.
     
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    I understand that, I'm just saying they've taken away some major functionality for a moderate comfort adjustment. Doesn't seem worth it in my opinion.
     
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    For people that mostly play single player and don't have much intentions for multiplayer, Ben's mod to the controller is reasonable for a prototype. Outside of that, for people that do a lot of 2p stuff on a single console its not as much of a viable solution unless you have multiple sets of controllers.
     
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    That's why it's a "mod". One person may not see the "worth" in a chair with wheels, but to someone else it dramatically improves their situation. Thank you for your input, though.
     
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    I understand why it exists, I just personally don't think its worth it, again in my opinion.
     
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    I can't really say I see what about this mod is more ergonomic or comfortable than moving the right joystick down to be parallel with the left one, and moving the home button elsewhere...
     
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    Where are the third party joycons with proper d-pad and right joystick placement? That'll be the day!