Hacked Gadgets Forum

January 29, 2008

Wire a NES Controller to a Computer to play NES Emulator Games in Style

at 5:15 am. Filed under Computer Hacks, DIY Hacks, Electronic Hacks, Game Hacks

Hacked Gadgets Forum member Turd wanted to go all out to play NES emulator games. Instead of just playing the old NES games on a PC using a keyboard or modern joystick why not wire in one of the original NES joysticks and play the games like they were meant to be enjoyed! He wired the joystick into the parallel port and wrote some custom interface software using Free Basic. Have a look at his wiring diagram after the jump.

Go to his article for the code download