RGB-Pi JAMMA Install Tutorial

Goombakid has just posted an easy-to-follow install tutorial for the RGB-Pi.  I’ve personally been using mine for months now and find it really easy to use if you’re already familiar with how arcade machines and the JAMMA standard work.  If not, this tutorial will provide some direction and help out:  https://nostalgaming.blogspot.com/2020/01/setting-up-raspberry-pi-33-and-rgb-pi.html Please keep in mind that […]

Goemon 2 & 3 English Translations Released for Super Nintendo/Super Famicom

Legendary translation group DDSTranslation released English translations of Ganbare Goemon 2 and 3 at romhacking.net today. Long considered gems of the Super Famicom library, the legendary Goemon series is starting to open up for English speakers after decades of pleas from fans. The Goemon games are extremely difficult to translate because of they way they […]

Matt Philips on Computerphile

Tanglewood creator Matt Philips was just featured in a video by computerphile!  He walks up through what it takes to start with nothing and get to “hello world” on an original Sega Genesis / Sega Megadrive. While this video is both informative and entertaining, it’s also a direct look into all the effort that went […]

Unreleased SNES Game Cooly Skunk Found

The unreleased game Cooly Skunk was just found and dumped for the public!  The game was originally announced in 1994 for the SNES and a demo was even broadcast on the Satellaview, but the project was eventually moved to the PlayStation, where the game was received poorly. The Satellaview demo was recently found and after […]

Weekly Roundup #185

Here’s this week’s roundup!  An audio-only version, is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify and for direct-download:  https://www.retrorgb.com/podcast/?name=2020-01-22_185.mp3 Video available on YouTube (above), LBRY and Bitchute:  Please consider signing up as a supporter!  Either hit Join, tip or pledge on this video, or sign up through the following services:  https://www.floatplane.com/channel/RobertNeal  / https://www.patreon.com/retrorgb  / https://www.subscribestar.com/robertneal  / […]

byuu’s ‘The Edge Of Emulation’

Developer byuu just posted a really interesting article about the current state of SNES emulation and pretty much the only thing left to finish:  Individual pixel timings.  While this may only affect raster effect accuracy in emulation, it goes much deeper than that… When I was a kid, emulation was a new, fun way to […]

OSSC 5x Mode Capture Card Shootout

The OSSC is just about the best retro gaming scaler on the market, with only one major shortcoming:  It’s not compatible with all TV’s and scalers.  This video tests a few common capture cards across both Windows and Mac.  While there isn’t a clear winner, this will hopefully point you in the right direction and […]

Sega Triple Bypass v2.0 Now For Sale

Insurrection Industries has just released version 2 of the Sega Triple Bypass:  https://insurrectionindustries.com/product/genesis_triple_bypass_v2/ The Sega Triple Bypass (3BP) project was started as a way to get the best audio and video quality out of every model Sega Genesis / Mega Drive, as none perform “perfectly”.  Generally speaking, Model 1’s have excellent audio, but very noisy video […]

How Game Boy Graphics Work

Modern Vintage Gamer has just released a new video detailing both how the graphics in the original GameBoy worked and the differences between GB and GBC hardware.  It was an interesting overview in how the console was able to achieve some of the very cool graphics tricks that seemed impossible at the console’s launch. I […]

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