You’ve got an empty room in your house, a couple of young kids who like to play Nintendo games, and a penchant for DIY projects. What do you do?
This, apparently, if you’re anything like Scottsburg, Indiana teacher Rorie Lizenby:
Pretty intense! But Lizenby brushes off the project as little more than a two-week diversion (while working full-time as a teacher, no less). Here’s how she did it!
First things first: schematics!
Lizenby based her work on a NES-inspired print, originally created by Allen Swart.
“Initially, my intent was not to create an accurate depiction of the original Nintendo controller, just a generic retro gaming controller,” Lizenby told Business Insider. “
The first thing she did was put up a background for the massive NES gamepad on the wall.