This clever DIY mod requires minimal parts and results in a polished looking table-top arcade machine that makes it easy to kick back on the couch and enjoy some old-school gaming.
IKEAHacker reader Jon Bonilla threw together an assortment of IKEA parts (and IKEA coffee table and shelf) with his XBox 360 and computer monitor for a simple but slick look-down style arcade console. You could easily substitute the guts he used with an alternative gaming platform (like a Raspberry Pi running emulators) for an even cheaper build.
Hemberg Coffee Table “Look Down” Arcade Hack [IKEAHacker]
Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on Google+ if you'd like.
- Published 08/20/12