Gamers go wild over resurfaced clip of ingenious boy in Venezuela playing ‘Super Mario Bros’ on a Game Boy he has made entirely out of CARDBOARD
A gambling-mad boy in Venezuela has revealed his ingenious creation after making a Nintendo Game Boy console out of cardboard.
The clip shows the artistic child playing on his cardboard Game Boy, with Super Mario Bros as his game of choice.
He demonstrates how it works by using one hand to scroll through the level, where obstacles are hand drawn on paper.
This is the ingenious moment a kid in Venezuela showed off the Game Boy console he made entirely out of cardboard
Meanwhile, your second hand is used to maneuver Mario up and down, aiming to jump over green pipes, over gaps and up stairs, much like the real game.
Social media users were quick to praise the innovative creation, insisting that Nintendo provide the inventor with a real Game Boy of his own.
One viewer wrote: ‘Nintendo better get this kid a real one!’, to which a second replied: ‘Nintendo better hire this kid!’
A third praised the child, saying: ‘This is the type of innovative mind the world needs. Like it.
‘It takes a creative mind to not only conceive it with their imagination, but also innovative to find a way to implement it.
With Super Mario Bros as the chosen game to recreate, the cardboard console is fully functional
Social media users were quick to praise the innovative creation, urging Nintendo to provide the inventor with a real Game Boy of his own
‘That thought process is gold. And if you just want to go a game route, do you know how much the game and toy industry makes every year? They create a ton of products’.
Someone else agreed: ‘This kid is agile. This kid can grow up to be a game developer’.
Meanwhile, another user commented: ‘It’s amazing to see how resourceful and creative this kid was, using what he had on hand to create a beloved video game console’.
Other generous people wrote: ‘Can we get someone to please send the kid a Game Boy? I feel we can do it. No?’ and ‘I’d like to buy him a switch if 100 people tune in’.
Another fan of the youngster gushed: ‘It’s actually great’, while others chimed in with: ‘Smart and creative’ and ‘It’s so cool, super smart’.