X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop! Follow Us: Subscribe | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest
AWESOMER MEDIA SITES: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Sega Genesis Shock Collar Mod: Failure is Not an Option

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

Sony has DualShock controllers, but Sega has literally shocking controllers. Not by default of course. A modder has made a couple of Sega Genesis gamepads that actually electrocute players via a shock collar. Now that’s hardcore.

genezap sega genesis controller shock collar mod by furrtek

The mod is called Genezap and it was made by a modder going by the moniker Furrtek. He connected a shock collar and a microcontroller to each gamepad and then wrote custom software so that certain conditions in the game will prompt the microcontroller to activate the collar. Furrtek then inserted code in several Genesis games to work with the painful experiment. For example, he edited Battletoads so that the player will be zapped if he loses a life. He also edited the original Sonic game to deliver a shock if the player dies or loses rings. Skip to about 1:25 in the video for the demo:

I may not understand French, but pain is a universal language. Head to Furrtek’s website (also in French) for details on this crazy mod.

[via Joystiq]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Advertisement

More from Awesomer Media...

Bandai Unveils New Pacific Rim and Pacific Rim: Uprising Action Figures

Bandai Unveils New Pacific Rim and Pacific Rim: Uprising Action Figures

Stranger Things Season 2 Trailer Brings Back the Hawkins Gang

Stranger Things Season 2 Trailer Brings Back the Hawkins Gang

Close Enough (Teaser)

Close Enough (Teaser)

Parallax.3: The Corporations

Parallax.3: The Corporations

Dodge Viper ACR Dominates the Green Hell

Dodge Viper ACR Dominates the Green Hell

Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo Production Begins: WAGONS HO!

Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo Production Begins: WAGONS HO!