You’ll Need a Microscope to Play This Inch-Tall Game Boy Clone

When the original Game Boy arrived, so did hundreds of accessories designed to improve its gameplay experience, including oversized lenses to help magnify its small screen. For the Arduboy Nano, however, you’ll have a better chance at getting the next high score if you stick it under a microscope.

Way back in 2014, Kevin Bates floored us with a credit card-thin electronic business card that put a fully playable game of Tetris in your wallet. That creation eventually went on to become an officially licensed handheld system and inspired the creation of Bates’ Arduboy: an open-source Arduino-based Game Boy clone with a loyal following of developers who’ve created hundreds of free games for it.

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