Sega Saturn Fenrir ODE Firmware Updates

A new firmware was just released for the Fenrir Optical Drive emulator: Purchase Fenrir:  https://8bitmods.com/fenrir/ Firmware:  https://www.fenrir-ode.fr/firmware.html#download The user interface has been tweaked, including fixing the top overscan area.  Non-CRT users might not realize that TV’s in that era often cut off the borders of the signal and game developers compensated for this by not […]

Weekly Roundup #202

Here’s this week’s roundup!  An audio-only version, is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify and for direct-download:  http://www.retrorgb.com/podcast/?name=2020-05-20_202.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 […]

NESessity NES PCB Replacement

Low_budget, creator of the now-discontinued NES clone the Super 8-bit, just revealed his latest project: a complete replacement for the front-loading NES motherboard named the NESessity Designed to fit perfectly inside of an original NES case, the NESessity board’s circuit is closely based on the Super 8-bit layout (Low_budget recently released its full schematics) but the […]

PSIO SIO-X Installation Board

Voultar recently released a custom installation board for the PSIO that simplifies its installation;  The original install had a chip that sits in the center of the motherboard, with wires in all directions and nothing to anchor the chip.  Voultar’s board slides over pins on the motherboard, making it slightly easier to install, as well […]

3D Big Box Collection Archival Project

I just stumbled across bigboxcollection.com, a site that’s dedicating it’s time to posting full, 3D scans of all the PC game boxes they’ve collected.  Just search their site, click on a game and use your browser (mobile or desktop) to zoom and spin the box around. I think this is a really awesome archival project, […]

UNISOUND: Universal PnP Sound Card Enabler

VOGONS User JazeFox has been hard at work with a project called Unisound.  This allows old Plug & Play (PnP) sound cards to easily setup and initialize in DOS based computers without having to go through the hassle of tracking down specific drivers for those devices that may or may not still exist.  Phil’s Computer […]

Everdrive N8 Pro v2.07 Firmware update

Krikzz has just posted a firmware update for the Everdrive N8 Pro, which fixes a few bugs and adds support for new mappers: MMC5 ExRAM fix by domgetter Fixed stuck at the end of level 4-4 in SMB2 New mapper 218 Fixes for mappers 28, 15 Fixed volume control for NSF player Alternate FDS bios […]

PCE CD Support Added to MiSTer

Sorg has just added support for PC Engine / Turbo Grafx-16 CD to the MiSTer project!  More information is available on the GitHub page and changes are below:  https://github.com/MiSTer-devel/TurboGrafx16_MiSTer CD-ROM support, fully rewritten CPU and VDC modules for cycle accuracy by srg320! Arcade Card module. Some games require it to be enabled. Some other games […]

The Story Of Neo Geo

Yahel from Wrestling With Gaming has just posted another excellent documentary, this time about the Neo Geo!  He goes into the origins of the company and walks through the entire span of their reign as the kings of home versions of arcade games! The Neo Geo always had such an allure around it, as it […]

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