Weekly Roundup #212

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=2020-07-29_212.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 […]

Mega MIDI Interface for EverDrive X7/Pro

Robert Hargreaves has just finished implementing the Mega MIDI Interface for the Mega EverDrive X7 and X7 Pro models of krikzz’ designed flash carts for the SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive.  This is a tool that allows composers to use krikzz’s cart for music creation in addition to its gaming capabilities.  Providing a solution similar to the […]

Analogue Pocket Pre-Orders Opening Monday August 3rd

Analogue has just announced that thay’ll be opening pre-orders for their “pocket” handheld FPGA system one week from today on August 3rd, with delivery expected in May of 2021.  The Pocket is an FPGA-based device that plays GB, GBC and GBA games, while also supporting GG, NGPC and Lynx via cartridge adapters (sold separately).  The […]

Interview with SFII Remastered Creator Gabriel Pyron

Smokemonster and I sat down for a discussion with Gabriel Pyron, the creator of many amazing “color restoration” hacks for the Sega Genesis.  Smoke and I are both huge fan’s of Gabriel’s work and have been following him for years.  I was first made aware of his work when I discovered his patch for Out […]

FXPak Super Game Boy Updates

There’s been a few more updates to the Super Game Boy core for the FXPak Pro:  https://github.com/redacted173/sd2snes/releases The full list of changes since the last update include many bigfixes and tweaks, as well as an update from ikari himself.  Hopefully that means SGB support will be rolled into an official firmware update soon, just to make this […]

Mega EverDrive Pro v4.02 Firmware Update

Krikzz has just posted a new firmware for the recently released Mega EverDrive Pro:  http://krikzz.com/pub/support/mega-everdrive/pro-series/OS/ This update has some fixes and an improved FM sound core for the SMS.  Another update is the ability to automatically apply .ips patches that are in the ROM folder (as opposed to the patch folder). Fixed pause for MegaSG in […]

More Nintendo Source Code Leaks

It looks like there was another leak of Nintendo source code and this time the full source for a few of the most iconic Super Nintendo games were part of the release.  There were also prototypes of games released, some with alternative music that’s never been heard before and I’ve linked to a few exampled […]

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