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How to watch a video of an NES Classic Edition being unboxed and disassembled

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If you can't get your hands on an NES Classic Edition — and many can't — here's a video to fetishize every last detail of it, for your vicarious enjoyment.

Thrill to the grippy rubber of the start and reset buttons. Admire the blue plastic wrapped about the controller's tut-tut-tut 30-inch cable. Is that blue plastic on eBay yet? If so, for how much?

Watch as JerryRigEverything sticks his long-shaft Phillips-head screwdriver (his words, folks, not mine) into the four holes underneath the footpads to disassemble the NES Mini. He discovers inside not a tiny magical city where Super Mario is mayor and Gumshoe is the chief of police, but a rather unattractive and inelegant motherboard where all 30 of its games live.

For more on the NES Classic Edition, here is how to read our coverage of it.

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