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Redditor Builds a Portable Xbox 360, May Convince Xbox Players to Finally Leave the House

Playing your Xbox in a bar just became a reality.
 Redditor Builds a Portable Xbox 360, May Convince Xbox Players to Finally Leave the House

The finished product. (Photo: Imgur)

If your notion of a DIY project is “rosettes” crafted from duct tape, prepare to have your mind blown. A redditor with the username DBrizzle spent the last eight months hacking on a portable Xbox 360, and the results are rather magnificent.

DBrizzle took apart an old Xbox 360 slim and transformed it into a portable laptop-like device with a functioning Xbox 360. The device opens and closes like a laptop, and measures only a little over two inches when closed. The whole thing cost him about $520, which is about twice what an Xbox 360 currently costs. But getting to play the new Borderlands 2 somewhere other than a darkened room? Priceless.

Being the Redditor that he is, DBrizzle took his prototype to the local pub to test it out. “Since finishing, my favourite thing was a visit to see friends on the release of the latest DLC for Battlefield 3 – I took it along and when I met them we gave it a go IN THE PUB!” he wrote on Reddit.

We sense a wildly successful Kickstarter project in DBrizzle’s future.

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