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Scratch Build – In Progress BIG BAD BATTLE BOX!

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by abbas-it, 20 Sep 2020.

  1. abbas-it

    abbas-it We came, we saw, we mod, you awe!

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    Welcome to my worklog for the Peripheral challenge in the CMWS2020
    this one is gonna be fun to make and fun to play with afterwards.
    Based upon a ........ it will........ and also one can use it to........
    having said that, I will use a .......... to make it.............. so that it can not only be used as a ....... but also as a .......
    Having said that, I of course dont want to give everything away yet, so stay tuned to see what happens next. Please keep this information confidential, I have already given enough info about its......... [​IMG]

    more to come..... [​IMG]
     
  2. kim

    kim hardware addict

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    :hehe: really ? I would say, enough to aroused my curiosity :grin:
     
  3. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    :lol: Nothing says, 'you don't have anything, but there's a deadline for starting a contest post' quite like that post.
     
  4. abbas-it

    abbas-it We came, we saw, we mod, you awe!

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    :clap:yeah i know. that wasnt fair. am just gathering the stuff i need then i will let the cat out of the bag:grin:
     
  5. abbas-it

    abbas-it We came, we saw, we mod, you awe!

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    so guys, here goes, now i can show you something.
    this build is going to be the best of both worlds.
    both worlds in this case being the modern day pc and the retro style and functions of an arcade with the good old arcade games.
    it will have both raspberry pi as well as a pc based hardware constellation and what makes it special, a set of two monitors, keyboards and arcade game buttons and joyticks opposite eachother, to enhance the opponent feeling.
    it will have some special switches to switch from pc to arcade mode and two sets of loudspeakers.
    i picked up the two second hand 23" monitors on ebay. and just started the mdf woodwork from there.
    so here goes with the first pics.
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  6. abbas-it

    abbas-it We came, we saw, we mod, you awe!

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    and a few more. DSCN2265.JPG DSCN2266.JPG DSCN2267.JPG DSCN2268.JPG DSCN2269.JPG DSCN2270.JPG
     
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  7. Karrek

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    wow, quite a bit of progress! Very cool! Will it be one computer (and raspberry pi) controlling both monitors and inputs? I'm interested to see how you split up the controls for that...
     
  8. abbas-it

    abbas-it We came, we saw, we mod, you awe!

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    hi karrek, yes indeed, thats the plan. both side have a set of buttons, keyboards and joysticks.
    and can be switched back and forth. the keybs will be attached to the pc only, and that will further be plugged along with the PI into an internal router. the pc will also have wifi. everything i need to save on the pi will be over the self sufficient network and all other stuff from outside through the pc wifi. new roms etc..
    the gamer buttons and joysticks are both connected to the PI. so i just need to switch monitors actually. lets see, maybe i come up with a better plan.
    it will have two sets of speakers on each side and also sound recognition for the array of leds all over the case.

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  9. abbas-it

    abbas-it We came, we saw, we mod, you awe!

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    some more.
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