Another Bad Mod Shop Exposed

ATTENTION:  The video above and thoughts in this post are regarding PROFESSIONAL MOD SHOPS.  By no means are we referring to DIY’ers, or beginners, only people who run businesses modding. Voultar has just posted another video about him repairing work done by a “professional” modder.  It’s heartbreaking that after all the work the retro gaming community […]

Xeno Crisis for the Genesis / Mega Drive Reviewed

Since its reveal a few years back on Kickstarter, I’ve kept a close eye on Xeno Crisis.  If you haven’t heard of Xeno Crisis, it’s reminiscent of  classic arcade games such as Smash TV.  As far as new games for old consoles go, Bitmap Bureau seemed to want to provide a “triple A” experience on […]

Koryuu Production Has Started

Production has started on the previously announced Koryuu converter, targeting an early 2020 target release date: The Koryuu fills what (in my opinion) is a fairly important need in the retro gaming world:  A Composite and S-Video to component video conversion.  While that might seem odd at first, think about how many RGB monitors or […]

Game Boy Advance FPGA Core Released for MiSTer

FPGA developer Robert Peip aka FPGAzumSpass had just released a MiSTer core for his FPGA implementation of the Game Boy Advance.  HDMI output is currently supported with analog (RGB/Component/VGA) in the works. At the moment, the core can be downloaded simply by running the MiSTer update script (either “update” or “update_console” depending on your version), […]

OSSC Profile Maker

FirebrandX has just released a video that demonstrates how to use paulb_nl’s Open Source Scan Converter (OSSC) profile creation website to make your own profile packs: The combination of Paul’s profile import feature, the new firmware with both an on-screen display and more advanced timing support and FBX’s optimal timings is so substantial that […]

New Super Mario Land for Super Nintendo Released

New Super Mario Land is a new homebrew release that re-imagines Super Mario Land, the iconic Game Boy title, on the Super Nintendo. It was developed in secret by a mystery coder and 30 custom cartridges of it were sent out to select people to celebrate the Game Boy’s 30th Anniversary. ChronoMoogle posted pictures and […]

Calculating Thevenin Resistance

About once a month, I’ll send a message to Ste asking him:  “Hey, if I plug your cables into this new device, will the voltage be okay?  I measured on the scope at X volts.” …and every time, he’d respond saying he “doesn’t have enough information to answer that”, throwing adult words at me like […]

Weekly Roundup #176

UPDATE:  Marseille has responded and confirmed the OSSC isn’t compatible with the mClassic. Here’s this week’s roundup!  An audio-only version, is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify and for direct-download: Video available on YouTube (above), LBRY and Bitchute:  Please consider signing up as a supporter!  Either hit Join, tip or pledge on this video, […]

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