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    Gameboy Wireless Link Cable (DMG1)

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    When the original Game Boy came out there were no smartphones and WiFi didn't exist, so wired multiplayer gaming was perfectly acceptable. But what if it were possible to add wireless capability to this classic handheld? Join us as we build what may be the world's first Game Boy wireless adapter. We'll also see how console games were programmed 30 years ago... in assembly language!


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    Bill of Material:



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    Additional Parts:


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    Bakelite Universal Perfboard Plates x 2

    Lithium Ion Polymer Battery - 3.7v 2500mAh x 2

    2-Position 1P2T SPDT Vertical Slide Switch, 3 mm x 2