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Man hacks GameCube controller for the Wii with tremendous effort

Jacob Schulman writes:

"Admit it. You've got an old GameCube from yesteryear laying around, and the slow economy (and fear for your life) is holding you back from running to your nearest brick-and-mortar to pick up a Classic Controller for your Wii. You know you want to play Super Mario 64 to work off that turkey, but you can't justify laying out the cash. Fret not; YouTube user marcan42 has you covered, courtesy of a PIC18F4520 microcontroller and makeshift GameCube connector, along with a chopped off Nunchuk extension cord. Of course, you could just pick up a different model, but that would be way too easy. We didn't say it was pretty, but if you're still intrigued, check the full vid after the break."

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Smacktard3247d ago

Uhh... I'm pretty sure I can play Super Mario 64 with a Gamecube controller anyways...

Edman8883246d ago

Question: Have I seen anything more pointless in my life?

Answer: No.

steve30x3246d ago

That guy needs to get a life

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MasterChief36243246d ago

Was there really a point to this? I mean... You can use your GameCube controller for Mario Kart Wii and Virtual Console games, anyways. So what's the point of him making something like this?

I guess I'm just a bit confused. Is it really as pointless as I think? :P

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