DIY Arcade Stick
To recall faithfuly the feeling of playing vintage 1980s arcade games, one can use Mame on his favourite PC.
But nothing can replace old fashion brute-force-friendly arcade sticks and buttons when it comes to playing those games.
Fortunately it's easy nowadays to reproduce the feel of those controllers, by simply hooking them onto your favorite emulator.
Here's mine, and the how-to build it: