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R2-D2 Made Into Ultimate Retro Games Console

If we all knew how to build real droids (and perhaps even grow up to master the Dark Side), we'd all have ourselves an R2-D2. Now more than ever, we wish we could have our very own R2-D2, and this is why:

 

PopSci reader Brian De Vitis took an R2-D2 cooler and stuffed it with the innards of eight consoles (by our count, it has an Xbox, PlayStation, NES, SNES, N64, Genesis, Dreamcast, and Atari 2600) along with a projector and a sound system to make it all make sense.

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  • jdog2076
    That is multiple kinds of awesome.
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  • touchdowntexas13
    That's probably one of the coolest things I have ever seen. For me I would have done away with the Dreamcast, PS, and xbox, and instead used a 360, ps3, and ps2. Does the projector display out of the R2D2 eyepiece?
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  • this is awesome in every sense of the word. i want one.
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  • scook9
    ya this guy is pretty much the shit
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  • Ed Brown
    Epic win is Epic.

    ...I'd recommend adding some dry ice "thrusters" that pop out of the sides of the legs just for more effects, heh heh.

    *Bleep-o-beep'a-bleeeeep!*

    What's that R2? ...he says he needs a working "3po's" to serve drinks this time around.
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  • fonzy
    Is that the Genesis controller in the front....my favorite of all time.
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  • brother shrike
    the only way he could have made that better is with a PS2 in there.
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  • cletus_slackjawd
    The only thing that would make this cooler if it made R2D2 talk and moved it's body posture around like at the starwars motion ride at Disneyland.

    Pretty awesome dude.
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  • tektek
    C3P0: Theres no time R2.. hurry or Lord Vader will downgrade your firmware and install windows ME on you.
    R2D2: TOOOOoooooooot (scared sound made when chewbaka threatens to dismantel him).

    Ok i've reached deep into my inner geekness to pull that out.. never knew i had it.. never care to bring it out again..!!
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  • Montezuma
    touchdowntexas13That's probably one of the coolest things I have ever seen. For me I would have done away with the Dreamcast, PS, and xbox, and instead used a 360, ps3, and ps2. Does the projector display out of the R2D2 eyepiece?touchdowntexas13That's probably one of the coolest things I have ever seen. For me I would have done away with the Dreamcast, PS, and xbox, and instead used a 360, ps3, and ps2. Does the projector display out of the R2D2 eyepiece?
    The point of that project was a retro console gaming combination, not a combination of all of the newest gaming consoles.
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