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PowKiddy A13 Hardware Mods — Buttons, Joystick, and Weight Rebalance

PowKiddy A13 Hardware Mods — Buttons, Joystick, and Weight Rebalance

In this video we’ll upgrade some hardware components of this nifty little tabletop arcade device. Let’s add in a new joystick, buttons, and some adhesive weights to balance everything.

Buy a PowKiddy A13 here.

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10,000 YouTube subs — thank you! (and a giveaway)

10,000 YouTube subs — thank you! (and a giveaway)

I’m overwhelmed by the support and love I’ve seen in my first few months with this website and channel. Thank you to everyone who has joined me on this journey, and I hope that my guides and insights have been helpful for you.

To celebrate, a kind (anonymous) viewer who goes by “LWC” donated two RG351Ps to give away. I’ve pitched in a couple 128GB SD cards to sweeten the deal.

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Guide: RetroArch NetPlay on Handheld Devices

Guide: RetroArch NetPlay on Handheld Devices

Last updated: 12JAN2021 (see Changelog for details)

RetroArch has a neat feature that allows you to play multiplayer games on different handheld devices. But the setup is more complicated than you might think. So this guide will walk you through all the things you need to know before beating the utter daylights out of your best friend in Street Fighter II.

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PocketGo S30 Starter Guide

PocketGo S30 Starter Guide

Last updated: 17JAN2021 (see Changelog for details)

The PocketGo S30 has its share of flaws (see my video review for more on that), but one of its best features is that it is easily customizable. So in this guide I’ll show you how to squeeze as much functionality out of your device as you can, as well as how to tweak the user interface to fit your needs.

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Review: PS Vita Grips with L2/R2 Buttons

Review: PS Vita Grips with L2/R2 Buttons

Let’s test out these PS Vita grips that have L2/R2 trigger buttons, making them a viable option for PS4 Remote Play or PS1 emulation. With Hori grips selling for $150+ right now, are these JEC budget grips worth $30/20?

PCH1000 grips:
https://amzn.to/3nfe7QH
https://www.play-asia.com/l2r2-button-grip-cover-for-pch-1000-black/13/709ikh

PCH2000 grips:
https://www.play-asia.com/l2r2-button-grip-cover-for-pch-2000-white/13/708qs5

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Guide: LZDoom for RG351P (ArkOS)

Guide: LZDoom for RG351P (ArkOS)

Last updated: 17JAN2021 (see Changelog for details)

The ArkOS operating system for the RG351P now supports LZDoom, which opens up a bunch of possibilities when it comes to DOOM mods. So let’s look at how to set up your system for maximum fun.

Note that LZDoom is supported on other devices that can run ArkOS, like the RK2020 and RGB10/RGB20, although these devices have only one analog stick, so it might not be as nice of an experience.

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