Atari fan with too much time builds 15x working model of classic joystick

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Atari may be dead in all but name now, but there’s still a lot of nostalgia around for the iconic gaming company.

Take a look at this video from Boing Boing which shows the work of Jason Torchinsky. He’s built a 15x scale working model of the classic Atari 2600 joystick — remember, the one with the little red button.

Brilliant, if not highly practical – you need two people to have any hope of playing with it.

(Via Boing Boing)

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