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Bioshock Infinite Columbia Controller by i---D---i Bioshock Infinite Columbia Controller by i---D---i
I wanted to make a controller that looked like it actually came straight from Columbia. Like a modern Xbox controller was something some craftsman had seen through a tear, and attempted to replicate.

That was the idea I had in mind when I had started this project, and I think I did as good a job as I ever could have imagined. Swapped out the green LED's for some more fitting yellow ones. Styrene for the various adornments, brackets and of course raised letters for the buttons. Apoxie sculpt was used to make the "wooden" handle with some molds made from actual wood grain surfaces. The whole thing is completely and carefully hand-painted with durable model masters acrylic paint.

So what am I going to do now that this awesome controller is finally finished? Go beat Bioshock Infinite on 1999 mode!

~~The latest and greatest new invention of Columbia!~~
* The Handheld all-in-one Control Console! *
Get more precise control of your automatons and machinations!
With its wondrous wooden grips, solid steel frame, bold brass controls and sleek silver adornments, you'll take the city by storm!
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Weston-Uchiha Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013
Did you use any clear?
This is such an awesome job it would be a shame it it where to chip or scratch!

But anyways, Amazing job!! I love it!
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leaptone Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013
Outstanding - specially the metal part.
Though it would me much better if you used real wood (ash or oak might do).
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teduardo Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2013
Wow this came out really phenomenal! Well done! Wish I had one of these bad boys.
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stephen49 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I really like this, of course i'm a ps3 user and would love one for ps3 :D (not hating on xbox) You should see my hoodie idea, i wish someone would make it. [link]
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Vinyl-5cratch Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013
Amazing. Also, if you want any advice about 1999 mode. The hardest bit is the begining with the first fireman, as you don't have enough money to respawn. I was basicaly playing a game of cat and mouse with it. I'd run til there's a huge distance, then have a quick burst of fire before running again.
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stinkycrayons Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome job, really well done! What about making the battery case look like part of a bullet belt?
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i---D---i Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hmm interesting idea. This did get me thinking about maybe adding a bit to the battery case as it did look a little plain. I was thinking of maybe adding a few things to make it look more like the "power source" that it actually is. Thanks for your contribution!
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stinkycrayons Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
That sounds great! You have some great stuff, I love seeing people doing custom work.
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Dualpaint Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013
great job:)
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potsticker13 Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013
Awesome!
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