Gameboy Zero - Handheld Edition

A project in Downtown Toronto, Canada by Eugene Andruszczenko

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Looking for a no frills multi system emulator that fits in your pocket? Look no further! This is it, Gameboy Zero - Handheld Edition!!!
Backers: 115
Average Pledge Per Backer: $119 CAD

Funded: $13,712 CAD of $5,000 CAD
Dates: Oct 8th -> Nov 22nd (46 days)
Project By: Eugene Andruszczenko
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Latest News

Holiday Express Update

November 17th - via:
Hey All We got an update from our production / manufacturing house that they will be shipping us the Holiday Express version on November 30th Doing some math, a few days to our door, packaging a few days and sending to you a few days We will provide... (Read More)

Sounds about right

November 14th - via:
Backers,  This is big, huge, we are talking 3D high quality usb sound cards! FREEWe are so excited that we have exceeded the 200% mark in funding this project that we are going to send everyone who backed us a free USB sound card...  ...yup, free... (Read More)

The 2x Gold Multiplier

November 10th - via:
What? 2x Gold!!!Backers, spread the love! Because we are! At 200% Funded, couldn't do it without you! We have decided to release yet another value add! Everyone loves when your in game money doubles! How about when your real life money doubles! If... (Read More)

We broke the rules... ...on the 'Built To Last' Limited Edition Sponsor

November 9th - via:
Hey all KickStarter sent us a polite message that we broke the rules and that this reward will be removed. This only impacts:'Built To Last' Limited Edition Sponsor To everyone who endorsed this reward. Your money is coming back. Below is the email... (Read More)

Power Supply

November 9th - via:
Hey all We’ve had a few people send in questions about batteries. The good news is that you can use any standard 3.7v LiPo battery Additionally, or even better news. You can plug directly into the TP4056 module on the back (it’s the blue circuit... (Read More)

'Built To Last' Reward Up - All proceeds to ALS

November 8th - via:
@Everyone Built To Last (Click to Read More)   THIS IS IT. With exceeding out expectations on this campaign, we have released the final reward. It is the the 'Built To Last' Limited Edition Sponsor. Perhaps a first in @KickStarter Gaming and Tech... (Read More)

New Rewards and Stretch!

November 8th - via:
Hey Backers! Happy Hump-day! You have been amazing in your support!First off, we have released two new rewards. The Half Plastic Sponsor  The Full Plastic Sponsor  These are the layered plexi case! Top View Top View   Side Profile Side Profile... (Read More)

Getting Plexi With It

November 7th - via:
Here’s a sneak peak of our stretch to be announced today Stay tuned. Noon EST  (Read More)

talking all that splash

November 4th - via:
Hey all Things are moving along well Here’s one of our splash screens  (Read More)

Happy Solder'day

November 4th - via:
Yeah, it's a bad joke, get it, solder'day = saturday? Hey BackersWith the success of our KickStarter campaign, we wanted to treat all our backers to a 'from scratch' build. In the video is the final prototype (production has already started) being... (Read More)

You said free?

November 2nd - via:
Hey Backers!Happy Thursday.Here's your chance to win a free Game Boy Zero - Handheld Edition? The bag of buttons Above is an image of a big bag of buttons.Fill in the blank and tweet the following with your guess.'@eugeneyevhen #winagbz _______' The... (Read More)

holiday express update

October 30th - via:
the prototype boards can win last week a few minor tweaks finalized our BOM got some supplies (image is of test assembly) we go into production this week  (Read More)

Component Placement Test

October 27th - via:
PlacementHey Backers, Late night, and getting a cold...  ...some good news though, we got our green PCBs back from the production house for testing. Here are a few sneak peeks for your peepers. Both side of the bare boards Due to the excitement of... (Read More)

Trick or Treat

October 27th - via:
Hey backers Just in time for Halloween we present you a sweet The treat. A supporter keychain pcb The trick. We will be reaching out for your mailing address Happy weekend  (Read More)

Holiday Express Reveal

October 25th - via:
Hey Backers Yes, i know, we are like 2 months away from the holiday season, but we felt we should reveal our Holiday Express Silkscreens! It's pretty straight forward, some festive candy, presents and icicles Top Silk   Bottom Silk Make sure you... (Read More)

2.8” Have Arrived

October 23rd - via:
Slowly but surely our supply of TFT LCD for the Kit Based Backers are coming in Here’s one running EmulationStation on an older prototype boards. Notice how much bigger it is that the 2.2” prototype  (Read More)

Production house selection

October 19th - via:
Hey backers Quick update It's been busy and you are all due for an update With the recent success in funding we've moved into high gear Quotes from fabrication houses have been coming in and we are narrowing down the choices based on a few standard... (Read More)

Fit for a case

October 15th - via:
Hey all Here a quick snap of the top layer plexi with buttons and directional caps in place (no board) We are letting you know that one of our stretch goals is to offer a plexi case Let us know what you think  (Read More)

The Funded Goal

October 13th - via:
Hey backers! Thank you so much for helping us realize our goal! As a Funded Goal surprise, you will all be receiving a Keychain PCB It's our little token to you as a Thank You We should have them in hand in the next few weeks, after which we will... (Read More)

screen time

October 12th - via:
We just got our first sample order of the 2.8" screens We will build up one of our earlier prototypes hopefully this evening and post an update tomorrow  (Read More)

Theres a case for that.

October 11th - via:
Plexi CaseThe design for the layered plexi case are in the 'case' folder of our GitHub repository. It consists of 5 layers: TOP (optional for screen protection) SCREEN (fits over 2.8" TFT LCD) PI ZERO (fits around the Raspberry Pi Zero and TF4056... (Read More)

"Give me some skin"

October 11th - via:
Just a quick update today on the silk screens.We have removed all and any possible copyright / trademark things. You know, because we want to get this into your handsHere are the new minimal skins. top silkscreen (flat)   bottom silkscreen (flat)  ... (Read More)

Legal EZ

October 10th - via:
Due to some legalities, we have white labeled the silk screens as to not conflict with any 'Well Known' characters We certainly hope this does not deter you from the project itself.As always, everything is honest and open source. And appreciate your... (Read More)

The 50% mark update

October 10th - via:
Okay, first things first THANK YOUWe have officially hit the 50% funding mark. We could not have done this without you! OpenSource FTW!As we have mentioned and to continue our commitment to Open Source Hardware, we have created a new... (Read More)

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