File this one under nerdy DIY: Somebody over at the Instructables site has figured out how to convert an NES controller into a plug-and-play USB controller that works on Windows or Linux.
There’s a lot of steps to follow, and it’s probably not something that most people will do, but it’s interesting to know that it’s possible, and it would be a great way to play those retro NES games on your PC.
Convert a NES gamepad to USB with Arduino [Instructables]
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- Published 11/8/10