Remember earlier this year when we showcased a system builder that created a working portable Wii system out of an Altoids can? Well, he's back- and with something way more comfortable for you handheld fans.
Mii was. Say hello to the PiiWii!
In the video, Shank goes into detail on how to manage the system together, utilizing a beautiful control system built with GameCube games in mind (though Wii games work on it too). It also has a 3.5 ”screen, making games easier to see than on the Kill Mii.
It was made using a real Wii system, which was cut down and then rebuilt to run properly in the portable build. It has an active cooling system, voltage regulators and a battery as well, so it will last longer than Shank's previous system, which only ran for a few minutes at a time.
, Virtual Console and "any other games that Wii can do," according to Shank. It can also run emulators and homebrew games too, if set up properly with the system.
He actually started designing the system three years ago, utilizing a special project box build that comfortably fits the controls and screen, so everything is nicely centered . However, it has lacking motion controls. But you can still sync a Wii remote and Nunchuk to it.
Now, as far as how games run, Shank loads them from a 1
Shank did an amazing job with this system, if it's definitely take one of these for the office. Alas, it really doesn't have any plans to sell, since this was built as a fan project. But you never know – this can definitely go a long way.
Check out the video above, and then head to this channel to see more. Keep it, Shank!