11 Fun DIY Retro Arcade Machines You Can Make Too

Retro Arcade Machine

Feeling nostalgic? Those were the good old times of arcade games. Playing on arcade machines was an entirely different experience than gaming is today. Why not relive it by making your own DIY retro arcade machine?

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Plug ‘n’ Play Retro Arcade Console

Plug ‘n’ Play Retro Arcade Console: The Plug ‘n’ Play Retro Arcade Console packs many of your favorite classic consoles and games all into one device. The best part is that all you need is to connect your console to your TV’s video input and into a power source.

Click the link for the guidelines.


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Retro Arcade with Arduino

Make sure to follow the instructions.


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Retro Arcade Machine

With the idea of recycling an old PC I had at home, I decided to build a mini arcade machine, thanks to the MAME emulator, we can play to thousands of old games we played as children.

Read the instructions.


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Retro Arcade Cabinet

I set out to build a raspberry pi arcade cabinet but wasn’t sure exactly how I wanted it to look. One thing I did know is I wanted it to have an old school vibe to it, something like an antique tabletop radio/tv. This is what I came up with.

Make sure to follow the guide.


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Arcade Machine

Arcade Machine – Retro Box: As a 80’s child I always liked the arcade machines. Two years ago, I sawthe RetroPi and decided to build one on my own.

See the tutorial.


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How to Build a Raspberry Pi Retrogaming Emulation Console

With these simple, step-by-step instructions for building a Raspberry Pi 3 console loaded with RetroPie software, you’ll be playing your favorite classic games in no time.

Click the link for the instructions here.


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How to Build a Raspberry Pi Retro Game Console

Since its release, the $35 Raspberry Pi mini-computer has been hailed as the perfect all-in-one retro game console. Now, it’s easier to do than ever, and it doesn’t take any Linux knowledge whatsoever. Here’s how to make your own retro game console in under 10 minutes.

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Build Your Own DIY Raspberry Pi All-In-One Arcade Joystick

Pi Retrobox: Build Your Own DIY Raspberry Pi All-In-One Arcade Joystick

Build your own DIY Raspberry Pi arcade joystick and play retro arcade games on your TV using RetroPie! Learn how to make your own Retrobox with this full guide.

Check out the tutorial.


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DIY Retro Raspberry Pi Arcade without Any Programming

The team over at the I Like To Make Stuff website has put together a tutorial together with a list of everything that you require for the Raspberry Pi Arcade as well.

Make sure to follow the instructions here.


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DIY Retro Arcade Clock

We have covered plenty of cool PAC-MAN and other retro clocks for gamers in the past.

Follow the link for the tutorial on this website.


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How to Build Your Own Arcade Machine

Build a home arcade machine that plays all classic video games and those console favorites. Quickly make a polished professional arcade cabinet for cheap!

Follow the link for the guidelines.


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