It's been a hot minute since the Nintendo Switch was released and the reception has been quite good, aside from some minor issues. But whether it's taking in the beauty of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild or sharing the laughs of 1-2-Switch with pals, most of us have been pretty busy playing Nintendo's latest wonder. However, other unfortunates have been pretty busy trying to re-create some of that entertainment with what they've got lying around. In this case, what they've got is a whole lot of cardboard.
A Japanese Fifth Grader Has Made His Own Nintendo Switch—You Can Too!
This is the result:
This iteration is so endearing, I would be surprised if this kid's mom didn't change her mind. The verdict is still out on whether or not the appeal worked out but we'll obviously be keeping an eye on the situation. In the meantime, there's plenty we could learn about creative resilience from this little guy's show of genius.
Have you found yourself in a similarly Switch-less situation? You, too, could make your own Nintendo Switch. Fortunately, I've compiled a list of some of the greatest inspiration across the internet for this purpose.
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While some options are a bit classier than others, it looks like there's a method out there for everyone. So, if you still don't have a Nintendo Switch but really want one, just know that where there's a will, there's an incredibly trashy way.
Forgot what a real Switch looks like? Refresh your memory with a trailer: