Hobbyist uses a 3D printer, Switch Joy-Con, and a Galaxy Flip Z to create a Frankenstein DS
Oh, the humanity!
Feeling a little nostalgic for the DS? Sure, you could dig into your closet, find your DS, and fire it up again…but what’s the fun in that? MikeDubbz over on Reddit had a much better idea of how to revisit the DS, and all it took was a ton of extra time, work, and hardware!
In a Frankenstein creation of his own doing, MikeDubbz decided to take the Switch Joy-Con, build a 3D-printed grip for them, and then slot them into his Galaxy Flip Z phone to create a facsimile of the original DS. Is it as nice looking as the DS? It certainly isn’t, but maybe it’s just as comfortable? It’s definitely more eye-catching, if for all the wrong reasons.
Even if MikeDubbz went out of his way to make a solution for a problem that doesn’t exist, you really have to appreciate the ingenuity!
That’s very cool. Maybe in 20 years we’ll get a new Nintendo clamshell with a folding screen.