Techknotts Dreamcast Portable inspires musings on art, life..

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by Vidboy10, Aug 16, 2010.

  1. Vidboy10

    Vidboy10 Tsardom

    Dec 15, 2008
    Vancouver, B.C

    A portable game console mod is like a still life: sure, it's been done before, but it's very satisfying when it's done well. Or, to take the analogy further: where a still life lets the artist arrange the design elements with in a composition any way he wants, the modder works with elements necessary for game play, but is free to arrange them in the manner of his choosing. Our man Techknott, who once thrilled us with his Wireless Visual Interface for the PS3, is back on the scene with the third iteration of his very own Dreamcast Portable -- and it just might be a work of art in its own right. This bad boy features: a PSone LCD display, both a built in VMU and a removable VMU slot, CD drive, SD card slot, A/V out, and original Dreamcast controls -- all in a custom CNC acrylic case. You want one, right? Peep the video after the break to see it in action. And be sure to check back next week, when we'll trace the origin of the Bomblympics back to the worship of Zeus in Ancient Greece.[/p]
  2. Potticus

    Potticus GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Apr 30, 2010
    United States
    Ahh brings back memories.
    Very very cool though.

    I remember wrapping the controller in a blanket to silence the VMU's tail tail squeal so I could sneak in some late night gaming.
  3. VashTS

    VashTS Beat it, son

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    Mar 14, 2009
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    whats with the sd card?
  4. KingVamp

    KingVamp Haaah-hahahaha!

    Sep 13, 2009
    United States
    small homebrew or another way of saving data?
  5. JinTrigger

    JinTrigger Asentrix Studios

    Jun 25, 2008
    United States
    ....I so want one of these....
  6. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

    Feb 4, 2010
    United States
    Cave Entrance, Watching Cyan Write Letters
    I almost drooled.