Game Boy Macro

Have a broken Nintendo DS just collecting dust? Then it may be time to transform it into a Game Boy Macro. It’s essentially a DS modded to run without a top screen, and when paired with a nice looking outer shell, it becomes a whole new console, similar to the Game Boy Advance. For those wondering why there’s a black border, the modded console creates this to maintain the same aspect ratio/resolution of a Game Boy Advance. Click here for more pictures. Continue reading for a three part tutorial video series on how to make your own.

“Regardless [of the black border], I still far prefer the Macro to an SP or any other iteration of the GBA. The form factor and battery life are incredible. How long does the battery last? Easily 10 hours on the brightest setting. This will vary based on the life of your battery,” said its creator. More information.