Tiny Arcade DIY Kit

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  • DESCRIPTION

    It’s all in the name: an arcade so itty-bitty it fits in the palm of your hand. The Tiny Arcade by TinyCircuits puts the “fun” in “functional,” giving you a miniature that doesn’t just imitate a life-sized machine but performs as one too. Enjoy classic video games on this fully-functioning mini arcade wherever and whenever you want. Whether you are looking to recreate your childhood memories or make new ones, the Tiny Arcade is simple to build and simple to use.

    In addition, watching videos or movies on your Tiny Arcade is simple, just use our TSVconverter-a free tool to convert any MP4 file. Just load the files on to a microSD card and enjoy hours of entertainment!

    If you’re looking to exercise your programming skills, you can learn how to develop your own games to play on the Tiny Arcade and share in the TinyCircuits community under our forum.

     

    TECH SPECS

    • Arduino-compatible platform with powerful 32-bit ARM processor
    • Beautiful and vibrant full-color OLED screen
    • Three games pre-loaded for immediate play (Flappy Birdz, Tiny Shooter and TinyTris)
    • MicroSD card compatibility for additional game and video storage
    • High-quality joystick with two working push buttons
    • Built-in speaker with volume control
    • Rechargeable lithium battery
    • USB port for charging and loading
    • Crisp and clear or sleek black acrylic casing
    • Decorative stickers for cabinet

     ASSEMBLY

    There’s no soldering, no programming, and no glue required to assemble the Tiny Arcade. All you need is the package, the parts in it, and about ten minutes before you can sit back, relax, and get in a retro state-of-mind to play your arcade favorites.

    • Check out our step by step assembly instructions and video here

     

    GAMES

    All games for the Tiny Arcade are free and open-source. Some of our favorites include Flappy Birdz, Tiny Brick, and Asteroids. View all the current games for the Tiny Arcade here, download all the games in one zip file here, or purchase a microSD card pre-loaded with all of the games available here.

    The Tiny Arcade offers plenty of games out of the box, however it is only as good as the games it supports. Being open-source and providing free and customizable content, we look forward to building a community of gamers who edit and develop their own games. Share you work, join in the fun, ask questions and give design tips to others on the forum.

      

      

    Tiny Arcade Assembly Instructions
    The following video is a step by step guide to assembling your Tiny Arcade. The full written instructions are posted below. Have fun!


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    Customer Reviews

    Based on 13 reviews
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    T.

    Had loads of fun putting this together and loading/playing games

    Worked great, packaged well, good instructions

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    N.

    Great kit, eye strain was worth it, but the acrylic cracked a little as the pieces had to fit together perfectly.

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    K.C.

    Building a card house with a full deck is easier than this thing. Because the only pieces that are notched for a snug fit are the display and joystick board it is impossible to get both sides to 'snap' together no matter how much tape you use because ther

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    r.

    Wonderful! My brother LOVED it!

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    M.B.

    Tiny, yet cute. It is something that will make you think of lego for some time untill you make it whole, then you can start programming. Fun! Also, it is actually a working console! :D