If you are into hacking old tech or just want to see the NES do things you never knew it could, check this video out. It has a bit of a strange setup. To quote the video description, "The video begins in a strange way and gets stranger, but then, ideally, you understand why."

Yeah the intro is a little long and strange before the payoff, but it's impressive what he gets out of an unmodified NES. I won't spoil the fun for you in case you want to follow along with the joke he presents.

AdamPFarnsworth wrote on 06/01/2018 at 06:54pm

Man, that was really, really cool. I didn't think of it much like a "joke" (he goes into *why* it's a joke at the beginning, but that still didn't make it "funny" for me. Very, very cool though), but was super interesting. I recommend watching the whole thing. Thanks for sharing this, Travis!

Will_Ball   Game Mod   Member wrote on 06/01/2018 at 10:25pm

My SNES looks better.

AdamPFarnsworth wrote on 06/02/2018 at 12:04am

Lol ;)

Travis   Admin   Member   Post Author wrote on 06/02/2018 at 04:17am

Yeah this definitely isn't a thing you do with the intention of using it to play SNES games. Just a cool project to see what you can do. I was surprised to see that it was even possible.

And I agree Adam, I didn't feel like it was a joke exactly. At least, I didn't get it if it was.

jdodson   Admin   Member wrote on 06/08/2018 at 03:39am

I saw this video make the rounds online and I almost turned it off after starting to watch it until I realized what it was. The guy is pretty smart and it's a really cool project. Nintendo enhanced the SNES power by adding the Super FX chip and this is essentially the same kind of idea just MUCH more advanced.

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