MiSTer IO Data Shootout

Porkchop Express, the person behind the misteraddons.com website and awesome input latency list has just posted another important MiSTer-related analysis:  How fast games load via different storage methods.  WiFi is (obviously) the slowest, followed by MicroSD, USB and ethernet via a NAS.  One of the most important points Pork makes in his analysis is that […]

FreeCalRec601 – DVDs for calibrating CRTs

Before I start, I offer my apologies to my US friends for the spelling of the words “grey” and “colour”, as well as a big hello to my fellow Australians and English speakers in the UK and Canada. Some time ago I released a series of YouTube videos that covered the basics of colour science […]

Krikzz releases v1.05 update for GB Everdrive

Hardware developer Krikzz released an updated firmware for their series of Game Boy Everdrives today, although the changelog on this one is brief and cryptic: GBC-OS-v1.05 29.12.2021 1)System changes required for carts with FPGA core v6 or later versions 2)Minor bugfix Support RetroRGB with these affiliate links: Stone Age Gamer – Everdrve GB X5 Stone […]

RetroRGB NES “Test” Game

Steve from Dutch Island Games just sent over a 1-level mini-game that uses the RetroRGB likeness used in most video openings and also features music from cosmicgem829 inspired by the theme song.  While it’s only one basic level, it was nuts to open and play a new NES game with my likeness on it!  The […]

Weekly Roundup #285

Here’s this week’s roundup, available as a video and on audio-only podcast services, such as iTunes, Google, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music and direct-download: If you enjoy these videos, please consider supporting this channel via monthly support services, tips, or even just by using our affiliate links to purchase things you were already going to buy […]

Sunset Riders is Coming To The Sega Genesis… Again

Sunset Riders Arcade EditionIf you were a gamer during the 16-bit generation there’s a good chance you’ve heard of Konami’s incredible Sunset Riders game for the Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis and Arcades. Sadly though, if you were also a Sega gamer, chances are you were less than impressed with the disappointing port on the Genesis. Well, all that […]

The History Of NES Light Gun Games

Norm the Gaming Historian recently released a video detailing the history of the NES light gun – Both the hardware and software.  Norm traced the origins of the NES Zapper, showed how it worked and even showed alternatives on both the Famicom and NES.  Also, every NES light gun game was demo’d, including the only […]

Mortal Kombat Patch Restores Arcade Presentation

If you were a fan of Mortal Kombat during its release then I don’t need to remind you that its 16-bit console ports were competent but also rough around the edges. Whether it was simplified art, missing sounds, load times, or extensive censorship, each home release presented a hodgepodge of compromises that held them back […]

Vector Monitor in Super-Slo-Mo

The Slo Mo Guys just posted a video that uses ultra-high-speed cameras to show how a vector monitor’s beam draws the image on-screen.  This is one of the best “CRT demo” video’s I’ve ever seen, as it clearly demonstrates how unique vector monitors are compared to standard CRT’s and modern displays – If you’ve ever […]

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