Can NEScape Make it out of Kickstarter Funding and Onto Your NES?

NEScape is the latest title in a resurgence of new games for classic consoles to make its rounds on Kickstarter.  Like many of its peers, NEScape met its goal relatively quickly, so it appears that it’s a safe bet that the Kickstarter campaign will be a success when it reaches its funding deadline. https://ksr-video.imgix.net/projects/3652672/video-960005-h264_high.mp4 Created […]

Soko Bananas: A New NES Game Just Made its Goal on Kickstarter

A new homebrew NES game just made its goal on kickstarter with 17 days left as of the time that I an writing this article.  The game, named Soko Bananas is an overhead puzzler that reminds me of classics such as The Adventures of Lolo, and Kickle Cubicle. https://ksr-video.imgix.net/assets/025/060/588/f129389f3c5aa5e6a981a05df1c37399_h264_high.mp4   Per Flip for Fate, the […]

Easier Dreamcast Overclock Mod

Dan has just posted a method of overclocking the Dreamcast that allows for a 10% gain in speed by changing the 33.333Mhz clock to 36.7Mhz.  While there have been other mods available in the past that can overclock even higher, this is a much easier mod to perform:  Simply remove the three resistors in red […]

Widescreen 16:9 SNES Emulation

SNES hacker ShiryuGL has just released a video showing progress of a true 16:9 hack for A Link To The Past.  This hack doesn’t stretch the screen, but renders a wider playing view.  Sometimes this is able to present a perfect and fully playable 16:9 screen area like shown below: Other times….at least in this beta…you’ll […]

GBA Consolizer Pre-Orders Open!

Game-tech has just opened pre-orders on the GBA Consolizer – The 720p HDMI kit for your Game Boy Advance!:  https://www.game-tech.us/product/gba-consolizer/ Prices start at $140 and there’s a ton of options being offered at an addition cost: 40/32 pin adapter kit to ensure your GBA is compatible A cap kit, for preventative maintenance Over 60 choices of […]

Weekly Roundup #149

Here’s this week’s roundup!  Audio-only version, available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify and for direct-download:  https://www.retrorgb.com/podcast/?name=2019-05-15_149.mp3 Video available on YouTube (above), LBRY and Bitchute: 

History of Analog Luma in Video Signals

YouTuber “Displaced Gamers” just released another educational video in his series covering analog signals, resolutions, aspect ratios, and more.  This video covered “Luma” and the history of brightness and its uses in television and video signals.  As well as its applications to video signal and how the human eye perceives it.  Special care and attention […]

Retron 5 Custom Firmware

It seems that a custom firmware for the Retron5 is now being tested!:  https://circuit-board.de/forum/index.php/Thread/27960-ROM-RetroN-5-0-3-1-pre-rooted-deutsch-in-Blau/ According to the post, the CFW works by flashing an SD card with an image file (like with a Raspberry Pi image).  Then, booting the Retron5 with that SD card and a wired controller (not the wireless it comes with) will auto-boot to a […]

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