MAGFest 2017 is happening this Thursday through Sunday (January 5-8). As the biggest video game party on the East coast, it is so choice. If you have the means, I highly recommend coming out. There is no end to the gaming goodness happening at the Gaylord in National Harbor. Whether you like arcades, consoles, PC, board gaming, Cosplay, or maybe you just want to be in control of a Starship (Artemis), all that and more will be here in Washington, D.C.
For those of you that may not have heard of MAG, here's a recap video of my adventures from last year. Hope to see some fellow NAers this weekend!
MAGFest 2016: "The best MAGFest video you'll never see." from Christian A. Deitering on Vimeo.
I'm going to call it a holiday blunder that I didn't realize this project had launched. With only two weeks left, the Goofy Foot Controller's Kickstarter is up and running, with some great press right off the bat. But it's the back story that I love...
Originally posted by: TotalRadNES
I wanted to share my Goofy Foot project with you all, since The Brewery NA crew are who inspired me to put in the hard work to make it happen. In 2015 at PRGE - watching the Classic Tetris World Championship finals, I was struck with the idea, that I would have the power to dominate if only my right thumb was on the D-Pad.
After hacking a couple controllers, I decided to build a replacement circuit board instead of drilling out the traces and rewiring every button. My mod works great, but the buttons are all at the top of the controller and the cord comes out the bottom, which is weird. My next goal is to build a proper Goofy Foot, a Homebrew of hardware. This is where the Kickstarter comes in…