Super Mario World SA-1 Patch

Romhacker Vitor Vilela has just released an updated rom patch for Super Mario World.  Vitor’s patches use the SA-1 enhancement chip to allow higher performance than the original Super Nintendo could have provided. These hacks can be played on the MiSTer, via the FXPak & FXPak Pro, via software emulation…and if you’d like to go […]

Weekly Roundup #232

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=2020-12-16_232.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   T-Shirts:  https://www.retrorgb.com/store.html All equipment used […]

GPiMate Plus for CM4 Lite by Retro Game Restore

Retro Game Restore just opened pre-orders for the second iteration of their GPiMate series, the GPiMate Plus. The GPiMate‘s main purpose is to serve as an upgrade/replacement to RetroFlag’s GPi Case (a Raspberry Pi based handheld system) custom interface board. The DMG looking GPi originally could only fit a small cartridge containing a Raspberry Pi […]

Xbox System Link Tested Across All Four Generations

Modern Vintage Gamer has just posted a video demoing the original Xbox’s System Link feature working with the game Crimson Skies.  He was able to run an original Xbox alongside an Xbox 360, Xbox One and Xbox Series X also running the game, but in their backwards-compatibility modes.  With all connected to the wired LAN, […]

SSDS3 Firmware v1.03 Released

Terraonion has just released a firmware update for the Super SD System 3;  A ROM Cart + ODE for the PC Engine, Turbo Grafx-16 and SuperGrafx.  The menu system has been upgraded to match the Mega SD’s, which means there’s no longer two separate tabs for CDs and HU Cards! Download the new firmware (registration […]

Interview with Jose Tejada aka Jotego

A few days ago, I spoke to Jose Tejada aka Jotego, the creator of some pretty amazing FPGA cores.  It was a really fun chat, with a mix of tech talk and general conversation.  I think anyone who’s a fan of MiSTer, FPGA’s, or just retro gaming in general might really enjoy this one! Patreon:  https://www.patreon.com/topapate […]

Laser Bear’s Sega Nomad Rechargeable Battery Pack

Greg from LaserBear has just completed his rechargeable battery pack project for the Sega Nomad!  The kit does not come with the batteries you’ll need and it’s strongly suggested you only purchase batteries that have been verified: LaserBear Nomad Battery Pack:  https://laserbear.net/shop/ols/products/sega-nomad-18650-lithium-battery-pack Rechargeable Batteries (buy two):  https://www.nitecorestore.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=BAT-18650-3500-NITE-NL1835HP The kit itself includes the case and connectors that allow […]

Capcom Arcade HDMI Mod (CPSHDMI)

Markus, the creator of the Open Source Scan Converter, has created a true digital HDMI mod for the Capcom Play System 1, 2 and 3 arcade boards.  While many people have been enjoying these games digitally via emulation, there’s a large group of people out there who still prefer using original arcade hardware.  If you’re […]

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