Forget GPUs! Mine Bitcoin With Game Boy + Raspberry Pi Pico

March 28, 2021

Nothing is safe from cryptocurrency mining -- not even 32-year old tech. YouTuber stacksmashing (via TweakTown) has successfully repurposed his old Game Boy to mine Bitcoin. The mod won't turn you into a millionaire overnight, but it does prove that you can teach an old dog new tricks.

First of all, the modder used a standard USB flash card to load the his compiled ROMs onto the Game Boy. If you're interested in the software aspect of the project, the YouTuber explains it pretty thoroughly in his video