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August 2017 Retro Gaming Article


August 1, 2017 Retro Gaming Blog Post:

If your right-thumb is itching for an NES D-pad, the Goofy Foot controller is for you

The Goofy Foot NES controller
It's not about being left-handed or rolling right-foot-forward on your board. The Goofy Foot controller is for those looking up boost their skills & scores.
The Goofy Foot controller for the NES is a reversal of the standard control layout - it's backwards, in a good way. This isn't a controller for everyone. It's designed for those who have felt their right-thumb was better suited to guiding their gaming via the D-pad. Traditionally, this has been a left-thumb duty, but who says that's the only way to play? Not Steve DeLuca!

Creator of the Goofy Foot NES controller, Steve DeLuca, offers this labor of love to those seeking an alternate way to play NES video games. If you've ever thought you may have more control skills in your right hand... check out this slick controller. Currently fully-funded, the Goofy Foot controller Kickstarter, page outlines what may be the most unique accessory you've ever tried.

This is a really cool project and you can back it for varying levels of "kits" or a complete ready-to-play controller. It even has an open design with an accessible board that includes additional power and grounds to accommodate your own mods like custom LEDs. Check it out and see if this is something you want to back and be a part of.

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