Pixels Past

Pixels Past projects provide resources and accessories for retro gaming enthusiasts. 

All designs are distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license. No technical support will be provided for the information herein.

Printed Circuit Boards

Build your own video game cartridges using these custom PCBs. Designed to fit the console's standard cartridge housing. Originally manufactured and distributed by AtariAge.

Atari 2600 2K/4K

Atari 2600 2K/4K (Activision)

Atari 2600 8K/16K/32K Bankswitch

Atari 2600 8K/16K/32K Bankswitch (Activision)

Atari 2600 64K Bankswitch

Atari 5200

Atari 8-bit Computer (400/800/XL/XE)



Atari 2600 Cartridge Housing

Cartridge housing design for the Atari 2600/VCS that simplifies manufacturing (injection molding or 3D printing) and assembly. Co-created with tool. in 2002.

Game Genie to NES Top Loader Adapter

Interface board to allow proper connection from the Game Genie to the NES Top Loader. Provides the necessary 1.2mm (0.047") PCB thickness to prevent damage to the console. Requires a harvested Game Genie cartridge connector.