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Pikachu Xbox 360 Controller by CARDI-ology Pikachu Xbox 360 Controller by CARDI-ology
Well -- here it is! My first REAL custom controller. I put a lot of blood, sweat and tears into this (Okay, so not really.. LOL)! I made SO MANY mistakes, and I know it's not perfect -- but I wanted it as close to perfection as possible as I learned some new creative skills. I really enjoyed making this -- and I look forward to making some more in the future!

-ABOUT THE CONTROLLER:-
This controller was inspired by the Pokémon series created and released by Nintendo in 1996 for the Gameboy handheld system. It is modeled after Pikachu, one of the vast number of species in Pokémon.

(What is a "Pikachu"? = en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pikachu .
More info on what Pokémon is here: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pokémon )

The front plate of the controller represents Pikachu's face. The center Guide Button, which is normally inhabited by the Xbox logo, has been customized with a Pokéball, accented by white Back and Start buttons. The original lights surrounding the Pokéball have been replaced and personally soldered by Yours Truly with red LEDs in quadrants 1 & 2, and white LEDs in quadrants 3 & 4. This same color scheme can also be found on the controller's bumper and trigger buttons on the topside. The black battery pack and trim on the underside of the controller complete the controller for a well-rounded balance.

I may put a little more work into this as ideas come up, but I think I'm pretty much done with this remote for now.
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:iconbooklover00:
booklover00 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014  Student General Artist
This is fantabolus!!!
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CARDI-ology Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you!  Since then, I've actually given it a new coat using some techniques I've learned along the way -- and it's MUCH shinier now!  I'm working out some kinks with the left joystick... then I'm looking to post the 2.0 and sell it.  :)
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booklover00 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014  Student General Artist
My one of my best friends(fandomsforall)loved it. 
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Pioxys Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Simple as this
:iconsquidwardwantplz:
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Growlytastic Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2013
Keee, want :3

I'll have to keep my eye on this when you decide to auction it ^.^
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CARDI-ology Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks!  Will be within the next week!
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49QnA Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013
Highly unrealistic.
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CARDI-ology Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
A girl can dream, can't she?  lol
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legitred Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Ill take two!
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CARDI-ology Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Heh!  Thanks!
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