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DIY Game Controllers

Homemade hardware to take your gaming experience to the next level!

Homemade Controllers

These posts cover the creation of your own homemade game controllers and other DIY input devices.

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Alpakka the Ultimate DIY Game Controller

Introduction I’d been wanting to do a writeup for the Alpakka DIY game controller for quite a while now. However, I wanted to get the microcontrollers post covering the Raspberry…

Add USB Support to ATmega328 with V-USB

Introduction The Arduino Uno is without a doubt one of the most popular microcontrollers for hobbyists of all time. One drawback to the Uno is that it lacks native USB…

Is a PIC Microcontroller a Viable Arduino Alternative?

Introduction With the ongoing chip shortage, and retailers price gouging anything with a microchip on board I figured it was time to look at a some less popular — hopefully…

Setup Bass Shakers for your Sim Rig pt2

Introduction This is the second in the 2-part series “Bass Shakers for your Sim Rig.” In the first part which you can find at the previous link we covered the…

Setup Bass Shakers for your Sim Rig pt1

Introduction *This post got so long that I have decided to break it into a 2 parter. Part 1 is here and concentrates on software, part 2 found here covers…

DIY Joystick: Using the Arduino Joystick Library 2.0

Introduction This is mainly taken from the Arduino Joystick Library GitHub page and lightly edited by myself. To see the original as well as additional help and support visit the…

Make Your Own Cardboard VR Goggles

This is something I happened to come across from back in the bad days of the pandemic. In this writeup Volkswagen (the car company) issued instructions for how to make…

Homemade Game Controller using an Arduino Leonardo

Gamers are always looking for new ways to enhance their gaming experience, and what better way to do that than to construct your very own homemade game controller? The Arduino…

Awesome DIY Controller for WWII Flying Sim and VR

Introduction I found this terrific homemade DIY Controller while searching around the web for info on an article I plan to post in the not-too-distant future. A guy named Chris…