I made an arcade stick without a laser while I wait for my Glowforge

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#1

I can only imagine I’ll be able to make a much better one of these with my Glowforge. March can’t come soon enough. Until then, free cardboard from the post office, tape, and cheap chinese parts.




#2

That is incredibly cool! :grinning:


#3

See, boxes are the worlds best toy :grinning:


#4

LOL, more cheap Chinese stuff…:grinning: - Rich


#5

Cool! Arcade stick is on my list of thing to make as soon as I get my GF! How are you liking the “cheap chinese” stuff? You think it’s worth getting that or springing for some “quality”?


#6

Sweet!!!


#7

I think for just starting out, the cheap stuff works really well. It’s almost definitely a knockoff sanwa stick and buttons, but they function pretty damn well, especially for the money.


#8

Nice, I’m no arcade connoisseur so I will definitely buy cheap to start out!


#9

if you want it to really replicate the arcade experience, remember to pour a coke over the buttons for that perfectly sticky and failure-prone feel.


#10

I’m pretty sure that will happen organically :grin: