Sega SC-3000 preservation – making rare games available in a web browser

Anyone who has browsed The Internet Archive over the years would have likely stumbled across their pages where they offer old video games running from within your browser.  Over the years they’ve added countless games from classic systems in a way that is incredible accessible for anyone, regardless of technical skill. Take a browse through: […]

Virtual Boy Controller 3D Printed Rear Cover

Kevin Mellott has just released an stl file of a 3D printed cover for the Virtual Boy controller’s rear slot:  https://www.virtual-boy.com/downloads/1043263/get/1043264 While this is a bit of a niche use, people who’ve consolized their Virtual Boy will most likely be powering it from the console and no longer from the controller.  This 3D print will […]

Spark Plug: PCE & TG-16 RGB + Composite Output

The Spark Plug is the latest, high-quality plug & play audio and video solution for PC Engine and TurboGrafx-16 consoles.  It provides RGB, Composite and (properly amplified) stereo audio via a Genesis 2-style MiniDIN.  Check out the video to see how it performs! Spark Plug:  https://insurrectionindustries.com/product/spark-plug-rgb/ Here’s other things mentioned in the video as well: Grafx […]

Exclusive: 2 New Nintendo FDS Unlicensed Dumps

As a proud digital archaeologist, I have the honor of passing along two new Nintendo Famicom Disk System (FDS) unlicensed dumps, both of which were sold on discs in Japan. I will pass them along to proper preservation initiatives as well. This adds two new titles to the relatively short list of FDS unlicensed dumps […]

Road Rash II MSU-MD Released

An MSU-MD patch for Road Rash II was just released that ads the full soundtrack remade by Dean Harris.  This should be playable on the Mega Everdrive Pro, Mega SD, the MiSTer, some software emulators…and even on a real Genesis/Sega CD combo by running the ROM on a Genesis cart (or ROM cart) and burning […]

Analogue Duo Announced

Analogue has just announced a console that looks like a PCE Engine / Turbo Duo that plays original Hu Cards and CDROM discs.  Pre-orders will be up sometime in 2021 and the price is $199, plus shipping and import taxes.  For more info and to sign up on their mailing list for notifications, check out […]

RGB-Pi Fall 2020 Software Updates

The RGB-Pi team has been hard at work on quite a few software updates lately, with three updates in the past few months!  Installation instructions are here:  http://www.mortaca.com/rgb-pi/wiki/index.php?title=OS_Installation There’s a very long list of changes, fixes and additions, so head to the main wiki for all info:  http://www.mortaca.com/rgb-pi/wiki/index.php?title=Changelog#RGB-Pi_OS_2_.28Final_1.3_20201011.29 For anyone unfamiliar, the RGB-Pi products offer either SCART, […]

NeoVGA Now Open Source

Mike Moffit has just open-sourced his “NeoVGA” project:  https://github.com/Mikejmoffitt/NeoVGA Mike originally wrote this project when he was a student learning VHDL for a class.  The project targeted an Altera Cyclone II EP2CT144C6N FPGA, but should work on anything with enough block RAM.  While Mike says there’s room for improvement, the current features are as follows: […]

Sega Golden Axed prototype and Streets of Kamurocho

Sega are continuing their 60th anniversary celebrations this month by releasing two interesting games on Steam for a very limited time. The first is a cancelled “Golden Axed” prototype.  This will be available on the 18th of October for around 24 hours only: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1368460/Golden_Axed_A_Cancelled_Prototype/ The second is titled “Streets Of Kamurocho”, and looks to be […]

GCLoader Firmware Fixes Audio Streaming

GCLoader, a GameCube ODE made by Daniel Kraak and Dan Kunz, received a new firmware update today that improves audio streaming performance. Attentive readers may have seen that audio streaming was also addressed in a previous firmware update, v1.1.1, but that update was pulled because it functionally bricked certain revisions of GCLoaders by causing Disc Read […]

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