Tag Archive: gaming

Aug
08

Ben Heck enhances gamer mobility with two Xbox 360 accessibility controller mods on element14’s “The Ben Heck Show”

Ben Heck enhances gamer mobility with two Xbox 360 accessibility controller mods

Guest appearance by pinball engineer John Popaduik provides exclusive insight into pinball design. In the latest episode of the “The Ben Heck Show,” sponsored by element14, the first collaborative community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts, modding guru Benjamin J. Heckendorn, a.k.a. Ben Heck, deconstructs and reconfigures standard Xbox 360TM gaming controllers into …

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Jul
06

Success of element14’s “The Ben Heck Show” reflected in multi-million strong fan base

element14, a collaborative social community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts, has confirmed that the first series of “The Ben Heck Show” has now surpassed all expectations in terms of viewing figures. The twenty episode run, which started back in mid September 2010 will draw to a close in a few weeks …

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May
17

Ben Heck Mods Game Share Controller for a Healthy Cause on this Week’s Episode of element14’s “The Ben Heck Show”

Game Share Controller

Modding guru’s latest project supports the Games for Health Project to support parent and child interaction. element14, the first collaborative social community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts, and modding guru Benjamin J. Heckendorn, a.k.a. Ben Heck, transform common gaming tools into a game share controller designed to promote parent-child interaction in …

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May
16

Could Gaming Have Health Benefits?

Playing computer games has often been widely criticised as being bad for your health. Several studies conducted over the years have claimed that gaming can have a whole host of negative effects on a person’s physical condition, mental state and personality. However, it might be that gaming does not deserve such a bad reputation, as …

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May
03

Modding Guru Ben Heck Enlists Arch Nemesis Jeri Ellsworth for Pinball Machine Build in element14’s “The Ben Heck Show”

Ben Heck Pinball Machine

Longtime rivals bury the hatchet to conquer Ben’s latest pinball challenge. element14, a collaborative social community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts, and modding guru Benjamin J. Heckendorn, a.k.a. Ben Heck, race against the clock to add some essential features to his “Lost-inspired” pinball build in today’s episode of “The Ben Heck …

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Mar
22

Ben Heck builds 1970s Atari-Style Xbox 360 system in new episode of element14’s “The Ben Heck Show”

Ben Heck builds 1970s Atari-Style Xbox 360 system in new episode of element14’s “The Ben Heck Show”

Benjamin J. Heckendorn, a.k.a. Ben Heck has incorporate the old with the new as he combines a 1977 Atari console with an Xbox 360™ laptop system in the latest episode of “The Ben Heck Show.”  In this episode, Ben works on a custom mod for Atari to create an Xbox 360 portable laptop with the look …

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