The Scopeterx – Play Vectrex games on an Oscilloscope!

Retro computer hardware expert Eric Schlaepfer aka Tube Time just released the full schematics of a Vectrex motherboard replica. The Scopetrex, as he calls it, plugs right into an analog oscilloscope and takes advantage of its vector-based monitor to accurately display Vectrex games. Tube Time designed the Scopetrex PCB layout from scratch after carefully studying […]

Noobow for Game Boy, One of the ‘Sweetest’ Games Ever Made

Jimmy Hapa just posted a video about the history and gameplay of Noobow; A mascot from a Japanese chocolate company that end up with its own Game Boy game.  An English translation of the game is also available:  https://www.romhacking.net/translations/3618/ WARNING:  This video will make you hungry.  If you like snacks, take caution before watching the beginning […]

Sega Saturn 3D Controller Cable Clone

The Sega Saturn “3D Controller” was the first official Sega controller to offer an analog stick.  It was originally released alongside NIGHTS into Dreams and was also compatible with a number of other Saturn games, including some racing games where the analog controls came in handy. One odd thing about this controller is the cable […]

Adaptive Composite Blending Added to MiSTer Core

The MiSTer team has just implemented an “adaptive” transparency blending technique for the Sega Genesis and Sega CD cores.  In some cases, this is an improvement over the previous composite blending technique, as it tries to detect the layer that would benefit from the blending and blur only that layer. For those unfamiliar, developers in the […]

Weekly Roundup #200

Here’s this week’s TWO HUNDREDTH roundup!  An audio-only version, is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify and for direct-download:  https://www.retrorgb.com/podcast/?name=2020-05-06_200.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:  […]

AM2r Playable on a Raspberry Pi in 240p!!!

Just this morning, a Raspberry Pi pre-configured OS called “Raspbian X” has been released that includes a pre-installed copy of Another Metroid 2 Remake, which is arguably the best version of Metroid 2!  This marks the first time (at least that I’m aware) the game has been playable on a RPi.  What makes this a […]

Nintendo Code Leak

It looks like there was a massive leak of source code, for many Nintendo consoles and accessories.  It appears the company that made the iQue was hacked and the info was stolen from them. The information leaked spans from the N64 to the Wii era and could lead to some pretty cool developments, but with […]

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