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Students designing alternative to popular gaming consoles

Students designing alternative to popular gaming consoles

Parker Nolan

Senior Anthony Pezzulli tests certain parts of his Project Phi system, a computer Pezzulli and senior Connor Redding hopes to rival popular consoles.

Cameron Stapleton, A&E Editor
May 26, 2017

While millions of people all around the world log into their console of choice to enjoy a video game, far fewer people ever think about making their own console or PC. But seniors Anthony Pezzulli and Connor Redding have done just that, dubbing their new idea Project Phi. “We were brainstorming problems we saw in the real world that we could try and solve through this class and I had a couple of ideas that didn't really fly,” Pezzulli said.  “I pitched to Coach [Brian Lidington], ‘Hey, what about making a computer that was small and could compete with consoles?’ But Connor already ...

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