battlecade - portable vintage gaming system by love hulten
 
battlecade - portable vintage gaming system by love hulten
aug 30, 2015

battlecade - portable vintage gaming system by love hulten

battlecade – portable vintage gaming system by love hulten
all images courtesy of love hulten

 

 

 

 

‘battlecade’ is a conceptual arcade console for two players, influenced by classic board games like ‘battleship’ and ‘duke nukem’. instead of the classic side-by-side setup, love hulten decided players sit facing each other. with a mid section including two 12 inch LCD monitors, neither can see the other’s game strategy. it has built in storage for quick access to accessories like power supply and detachable joysticks. when not in use, the console folds into three sections to a convenient carrier. 

 

video courtesy of love hulten

 

 

 

love hulten is a swedish designer, craftsman, and innovator fuses modern technology with traditional artisan knowledge, to create a unique blend of function and aesthetics. the ‘battlecade’ is produced, polished and assembled in hulten’s one man studio in gothenburg, sweden. check out love hulten’s hand made ’tempel’ work bench here to further see the craftsmanship from the past.  

love-hulten-battlecade-designboom-02features pre set 16 bit arcade games

 

love-hulten-battlecade-designboom-04the console is handmade in sweden 

 

love-hulten-battlecade-designboom-05controls include six solid plastic buttons 

 

love-hulten-battlecade-designboom-06joystick has variable movement 

 

love-hulten-battlecade-designboom-07panels are removable for storage 

 

love-hulten-battlecade-designboom-08made of american walnut

 

love-hulten-battlecade-designboom-09the console folds into a portable carrier

 

love-hulten-battlecade-designboom-10carrier includes comfortable leather strap

 

  • is it available? how much price? can it be posted to Australia? does it need extra software? thank you jmw

    john witcombe

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