Game Boy Modding Resources
Interested in modding Game Boys yourself or want to know where I get some of my parts? Here’s a list!
BennVenn – The creator of the AGS-101 GBC ribbon cable and many other Game Boy mods and hacks
Retro Modding – BennVenn’s primary distributor of the AGS-101 ribbon and lots of other parts and accessories
Bluish Squirrel – Custom lenses and shells
Hand-Held Legend – Tons of great modding supplies
Deadpan Robot – More modding supplies
kitsch-bent – Even more modding supplies, lots of stuff for making chiptunes
Rose Colored Gaming – Display stands for your collection!
KRIKzz – EverDrive Store
Catskull Electronics – Unique products for making chiptunes, home of the Arduinoboy
sudomod – Modding community, home of the Game Boy Zero, mintyPi, and many other projects
Dangerous Games – Replacement boxes and manuals
Thursday Customs – Variable clocks, pro sound, knobs, and more.
Nonfinite Electronics – Very specialized parts for modding, BennVenn occasionally resells products here.
Since I mostly only do the backlit Game Boy Color mod, here are some other modders who specialize in other areas:
Gamechanger Mods – Frontlit Game Boy Colors
AspirationMods – Custom paint jobs and other mods
8bit.jay – 3D printed parts, backlit Game Boys
Jellybelly Customs – Tons of high quality mods, custom molds, etc.
KyleAwsm – Kyle makes some of the best tutorials on modding Game Boy Colors as well as other fun videos.
The Retro Future – YouTube channel on retro gaming, mods, and more.
sjm4306 – In-depth tutorials on retro gaming mods, fixing issues, and other electronics.
Roarkes Retro Corner – Touch controls for RGB backlighting of DMGs and lots of other mods you won’t find anywhere else.