How To Make A Custom Gamecube Controller – Step-By-Step Guide

There’s nothing quite as fun as a good game, and there’s nothing better than playing it with a controllers that feels just right. This article will show you how to make a gamecube controller using readily available materials. By following our guide, you will be able to produce a controller that is exactly tailored for your needs. So whether you’re looking for comfortable and tailored controller for your next gaming session or just want to improve your gaming experience overall, make sure to read through this guide!

What You Will Need

To make gamecube controller, you will need the following supplies:

-Controller layout software (such as

-A printer

-Gamecube controller buttons and sticks

-An image of the desired controller layout

-Computer with a design program or photo editing program

-Scrap paper or cardboard

-Ruler or measuring tape

-Hot glue gun and glue sticks

First, download the desired controller layout software. This will allow you to print out your desired controller layout. Next, print out your desired controller layout onto scrap paper or cardboard. You will also want to create a copy of your image of the desired controller layout. Now, it is time to begin designing your custom gamecube controller! First, measure where each button and stick will be positioned on your printed control map. Once you have determined these measurements, use a ruler or measuring tape to draw a line connecting each point on the map. Then, use hot glue gun and glue sticks to attach each button and stick position on the control map to the corresponding line on the original image. Be sure to leave enough space around each button and stick so they can be easily manipulated during gameplay. Now, it is time to test out your gamecube controller! Simply plug your original gamecube controller into your computer and load up any favorite games!

Prepping Your Controller

If you’re looking to modding your gamecube controllers, this is the guide for you! In this guide, we’ll go over the basics of how to make a custom controller.

First things first, we need a controller template. There are many online sources for controller templates, but I found one specifically made for modders: Controller Template Maker. Once your template is downloaded, open it up in Adobe Photoshop or another image editor.

In Photoshop, create a new layer and rename it “Top Shell.” Then use the Elliptical Marquee tool to select the area that contains all of your buttons (see screenshot below).

Next, use the Pen Tool to draw a line across the top of your selected area (see screenshot below). This line will be the outline of your top shell. Make sure that both ends of the line are lined up exactly with each other to form a perfect circle. Save your file as “top_shell.psd.”

Now we’ll start creating our top shell in 3D space. To do this, we’ll need to create a new file and rename it “top_shell_3d.psd.” In this file, we’ll use the Polygonal Lasso tool to create lines around our circle representing our top shell (see screenshot below). You can use as many or few polygons as you want – just make sure they’re all connected and

Wiring the Controller

If you’ve been eyeing a custom gamecube controller but don’t know where to start, this article will walk you through the entire process. You’ll need some basic electronics knowledge to start, but the rest is easy enough for anyone with a little patience and ingenuity.

Required Materials:

– Gamecube Controller

– Proto-Board (or equivalent breadboard)

– Jumper Wires

– Soldering Iron and solder

– Standard CR2032 battery (optional)

Step 1: Remove the Gamecube Controller’s Board

First thing we need to do is remove the gamecube controller’s board. It can be done easily by unscrewing the six screws that hold it in place. Make sure to save all of the screws! We’ll be using them later on. Once the board is loose, disconnect all of the cables from it. If you’re handy with a screwdriver, you can also rip out the connector ports on the back of the board, as they’re not particularly important for our purposes.

Step 2: Preparing Your Proto-Board Next, we’ll need to prepare our proto-board (or equivalent breadboard). This is where we’ll connect all of our components to ensure everything is neatly organized before getting started. There are different ways to do this, but one simple way is to group all of your Jumper Wires into one area, and all of your component

Testing and Finishing Up

If you have been following, you should now have a custom gamecube controller. In this final step we will cover some basic testing procedures to ensure that your controller is functioning as intended.

1) Verify the Button Mapping: The button mapping should be correct if you have followed the steps closely. To verify this, first press each button on the controller in turn and make sure that the corresponding action appears in-game. You will need to reconfigure the button mapping if there are any discrepancies.

2) Test Joystick Movement: If everything has gone according to plan, your joystick movement should be correct. To test this, first move your character around the screen and make sure that they move correctly based on where you are pressing on the joystick. If there are any discrepancies, you will need to adjust the joystick movement settings in the game.

3) Test Button Presses: Finally, test each button by pressing them one at a time and ensuring that they work as expected. These procedures can be done while playing your game or before starting a new one for further assurance.


Making a custom gamecube controller is a great way to personalize your gaming experience and add a bit of convenience. This step-by-step guide will show you how to make your own controller from scratch. We will cover everything from measuring your hands to designing the artwork, so read through all the instructions before beginning. Once you have completed the project, you will have a unique and special gamecube controller that you can proudly show off to your friends.

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