Built by SRK member NeoBlood, the Royal Companion is basically an old typewriter that was gutted and then converted into a functional arcade joystick. The modder took the micro switches off arcade-style push buttons, glued them onto the typewriter keys, and custom-fitted an authentic Sanwa (or Seimitsu?) joystick to top things off. Continue reading for more pictures and a video.




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