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Liliputing Giveaway: GameShell modular DIY handheld game console

The Clockwork GameShell is a handheld game system that looks like a Nintendo GameBoy… when it’s fully assembled. But there are a few things that set the GameShell apart from other gaming devices. It runs open source software and it features a modular design. Clockwork sent me one earlier this year and it took me […]

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Clockwork updates its hacker-friendly GameShell handheld (and the mini PC that powers it)

The Clockwork GameShell is a handheld game console designed that ships as a kit that you assemble yourself — I put one together in about a half hour a few months ago. The some-assembly-required nature of the GameShell has a few advantages for folks that aren’t worried about getting their hands dirty. First, it teaches […]

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Gameshell modular DIY handheld game console: unboxing, assembly, and first look

The Clockwork GameShell is a modular, hackable handheld game console that runs open source software and comes as a DIY kit, with some assembly required. When fully assembled, you can use it as a handheld gaming device capable of running classic console games or indie titles. But first you need to assemble it. Last year […]

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GameShell is a modular, DIY handheld game console (some assembly required)

The Clockwork GameShell is a handheld device that looks a bit like a GameBoy. But it has a color display, more buttons, and a GNU/Linux-based operating system with support for emulators that let you run games from a bunch of different consoles. Oh, and the GameShell is also a modular device that you can assemble […]