According to Rickards, the hack is based on a previous Arduino-powered experiment of his that let him use his homebrew C64 USB keyboard with the iPad. This gave him the idea to test whether he could connect a standard game controller via USB.
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Yet, Rickards didn’t choose the latest Wiimote, instead opting for his original NES gamepad. If it wasn’t vintage enough, he also decided to throw all the cables into a Lego case:
But it’s not just about nice looks; as you can see in the image below, it works very well:
Want to do the same? Then head over to Rickard’s blog where he’s shared the code needed to try it for yourself.