ben heck

  • Ben Heckendorn's Apple IIgs hardware mod

    Ben Heckendorn's Apple IIgs hardware mod

    Remember the Apple IIgs? I had an Apple IIc but my friend across the street had the Apple IIgs, the lucky bastard. Oh what I wouldn’t give to be a kid again. Not a care in the world except trying to get from the castle to the bottom of the mountain without falling to my death in King’s Quest III. Anyway, Ben Heckendorn has built a gorgeous laptop version of the Apple IIgs with… Read More

  • Ben Heck Presents Atari 2600 Portable

    Ben Heck Presents Atari 2600 Portable

    Ben Heck is at it again, and this time he’s decided to go old school (I mean, really old school) and put together an Atari 2600 portable. The Nintendo DS-esque handheld lets you play those old Atari games that most of us have grown to love. Sure, maybe I wasn’t alive when Atari was big, but that doesn’t mean I can’t love it now, does it? Of course you’re gonna have… Read More

  • Xbox 360 Controller Mod

    Xbox 360 Controller Mod

    The Xbox 360 wireless controller may very well be the best gaming controller I’ve ever used. The analog sticks fall right under your thumbs, the right and left triggers feel like actual triggers and the vibration isn’t disabled. There’s really no reason to take the controller apart unless, you know, you couldn’t grip the controller with both of your hands. As it turns… Read More