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    Noooooo. The GP2X is no more

    It was always a device I'd hoped to get my hands on, but apparently they are no longer to make them, so if you have on, look after it!

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    If you don't know what it is, or rather was, the GP series of handheld games consoles basically ran emulators so you could use them to play MAME, Megadrive, SNES and a whole raft of other platforms games on, and at just over 100 was a bargain
    It would have made a great travel companion, but now sadly Gamepark (the makers) have decided not to produce any more hardware

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    It was always a device I'd hoped to get my hands on
    The Raspberry Pi should be available in a matter of days, so you can make your own.

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    There are also quite a few emulators for Android smartphones. If you want the full retro-gaming experience you can even buy wireless NES-style joypads...


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    I'm already planning to make a small MAME device out of one to attach to the TV, but the GP2X was a tiny bundle of portable gaming joyesness. I'll just have to keep tabs on eBay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    I'm already planning to make a small MAME device out of one to attach to the TV
    I reckon I can figure out how to make a case to fit the Raspberry Pi, some batteries and a screen (assuming someone else publishes instructions on how to attach a small LCD screen via the internal header pins), but how would you do the controller buttons?

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